Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

Questions about the meta site that every Stack Exchange site has (also called 'child metas').

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Add link to allow editing profile from Meta

Here's what happened to me just now: (It took me an embarrassingly long time looking for an edit option on my meta profile to get to this step though) So, I realize that it makes sense that we don't ...
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Don't allow you to choose impossible badges on the new profile page

The new profile pages let you choose a badge to track, but it allows you to choose impossible badges! For example, on per-site-meta sites, where you cannot start bounties on questions, you can choose ...
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Where can I find meta activity stats now?

Previously, bringing up the activity drop down (hovering over your username) used to bring up activity statistics on individual site metas, specifically including information on the number of upvotes/...
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How to properly decide on a new site policy?

This question was asked on meta.codereview.SE for deciding on a new site policy. There was not much for a response but all the response agreed on one thing. Now there seem to be people saying that ...
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On meta sites, show the badges progress only when the user can edit posts

On the review site for the meta site for Ask Different, the review page shows me the following block: As my reputation on Ask Different only allows me to suggest edits, and on a meta site it is not ...
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Featured questions from meta.SE are not shown in community bulletin on per-site-metas

I have tried several sites and noticed that community bulletin is displayed differently on the main site and on the local meta. The difference being that the community bulletin on the local meta does ...
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Top voters tab is not working correctly on per-site metas

The top voters tab is not working correctly on per-site metas. If I am on a tab that is not all time voters, and I click to go to page 2, then it sends me to tab 2 of the all time voters. Example: Go ...
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Why do visitors need to click on help button on discuss.Area51 to get back to the main proposal site?

I wonder if there is actually a good reason, why visitors of discuss.Area51 need to click on the "help" menu button first in order to get back to the main Area51 site: In words, this seems to me more ...
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Reddit-like “contest mode” sorting option for meta threads

Reddit has a feature wherein moderators can set threads to be sorted in "contest mode". As the name suggests, it was originally designed for use with "contests", where the userbase is tasked with ...
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Ability to embed a snapshot of a main site post into a meta post

On any main site, if you post a link-only question or answer you're likely to get downvoted (possibly heavily) and your question or answer closed or deleted. This is good: links can break or change, ...
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Add per-site metas to the stackexchange.com sites list

The page http://stackexchange.com/sites currently only has stats on the main sites on the network. The metas are an important part of how Stack Exchange works By adding them, it demonstrates that ...
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Increase margin for Impact stats on child meta profiles

There's (to my taste) a bit too little margin between 'people reached' and 'posts edited' on child meta profiles (left) when compared to main site profiles (right). It feels kind of cluttered right ...
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How much does community bulletin add to visibility of the question?

It seems that posts on meta which are displayed in community bulletin get more views than other posts. Of course, this could have many reasons. (Maybe the discussions were interesting enough to ...
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“too old to migrate” doesn’t show on meta sites

When the 60 day limit has been reached for a question on a main site, the option for the “off topic” close reason is changed from off-topic because... to off-topic because… (too old to migrate) ...
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No differentiation between main and meta sites on mobile web anymore

Previously, on mobile web, main sites had a blue bar and meta sites were dark. Now, though, they're both the same color:
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In the flag queue, make it more obvious when there are flags on the per-site-meta

The flag queue for moderators looks like this (when empty): Even it may not be obvious to the uninitiated, my attention as a moderator is mainly on the left side (where the red text is), because this ...
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Empty “Personal Information” menu title should be removed from per-site meta

In each per-site meta, under the Settings tab we can see the list of menus. In per-site meta, PERSONAL INFORMATION is not clickable, i.e. doesn't have any sub menu items. Maybe the menu title is ...
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Horizontal scroll bar visible when hovering on the faq tag in MSE and per-site meta

In the MSE and per-site meta (communities which you were already joined) main page, the faq tag is in the right hand side bottom of the screen. When hovering on the tag, there is a horizontal scroll ...
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Why is meta.unix.stackexchange.com not recognizing me as logged in when unix.stackexchange.com is?

I wanted to ask a question on Meta Unix & Linux (http://meta.unix.stackexchange.com). I'm logged in to Unix & Linux (http://unix.stackexchange.com), and it's showing just over 700 rep for me. ...
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Reputation in meta site user view should indicate that it's from the parent site

According to http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/07/new-per-site-metas/ and How does the reputation on parent and on meta site work? Reputation is always inherited from the parent site. However it ...
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What are the differences between tag pruning on main sites and their metas?

As I have learned from here and here, tags which have no questions are deleted once in 24 hours and tags which have been only used once are deleted after 6 months. I would like to know whether such ...
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What does the number of votes received include, on a Stack Exchange 2.0 meta site?

On Stack Exchange 2.0 meta site, where the users don't gain reputation (or that reputation is hidden), the user drop-down menu reports the number of votes received from the user, instead of showing ...
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Are edits on the tag wiki for a tag used in both a meta site and Meta Stack Overflow preserved?

I am creating a little FAQ for Drupal Answers that would help the users who don't read Meta Stack Overflow, and that contains questions specific for the site (e.g. "Is it fine to cross post a question ...
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Add a magic “question sandbox” tag for question sandboxes on per-site metas

The trend of having a question "sandbox" on a per-site meta so that users new to the site (or not) can post a draft of their intended question as an answer, and have it reviewed by site regulars ...
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Upper case in tips

Please approve the same rules of writing titles in tips on "Русский язык" Meta as they are on the main site. In Russian, only the first letter in a title is capitalized. Correct: Incorrect:
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Should (interesting-tags) be among default tags?

The tag interesting-tags is one of the default tags which are automatically imported to a local meta when a new site is created. (And cannot be removed, even if they are not used in any questions.) ...
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“New users” reputation tab should be removed (or at least changed) from per site metas

Per site metas don't have visible reputation for users. But the user list on the new users tab sorted by reputation contains users with no activity on meta. The top new user hasn't actually ...
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Inconsistency with link styles of suggested edits on main and meta sites

History of the suggested edits on main sites have same style for links to suggested edit itself and to post: On meta sites they differ:
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What's the effect of per site meta's reputation system on the activity?

Since the split of MSO/MSE I noticed that the reputation on MSO does not change according to activity on MSO. This is all by design and okay for me. But then I wondered, how does this impact the ...
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Is the Q&A format of metas suitable for discussion?

IIRC, SE emphasizes the fact that QA format of SE sites are designed to discourage discussion. But sometimes on meta we need to discuss issues, they can be lengthly and can go back-and-forth and that ...
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Automatic cross-meta “linked” sidebar

Duplication across various meta sites is inevitable and okay: A certain amount of duplication between sites is fine — in my estimation about 10 to 15 percent. Each site is slightly different and ...
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Add sub-metas to the data explorer

Now the sub-metas are included in the data dumps and the data explorer has been updated, shouldn't they be listed on the data explorer as well?
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Strange padding around reputation on Meta profile page

The way reputation is displayed in a user's profile page on meta sites is a bit off. There's a gray padding around it: which is not visible on the main site: The 'top x%' label being so close to it ...
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No election/appointed date on moderators page on meta sites

I noticed that moderators page on per-site metas doesn’t have elected/appointed date. E.g. on ELL site: Main: Meta: This looks buggy for me. If it’s intentional I would like to see an ...
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Requirements for posts on meta-sites

I know, that the meta sites (e.g. meta.stackoverflow.com, ell.meta.stackexchange.com, etc) exist for discussing the corresponding main sites (i.e. stackoverflow.com, ell.stackexchange.com, etc). ...
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Disable “Are you sure you want to answer your question?” popup on meta discussions

When you answer your own question on a per-site meta, the following popup appears if you have low reputation (not sure how much): Note how the post is tagged discussion. The main reason why many ...
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Adding a meta question link in a meta question doesn't resolve question title in preview, but does in actual post

Best described with images: When Editing Actual Post (Highlighting by me). This also applies when editing the post after it was posted.
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Give less weight to burninate requests? (as Hot Meta Posts)

These days I've noticed that most Featured posts on meta websites (I've checked SU and SO) are about burninate requests. I guess it's because it's easy to quickly agree/disagree (upvote/downvote) with ...
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Global inbox fails to show new answer on meta

The answer to this question of mine on meta.math.SE did not show up in my global inbox; I had to learn of it by chance. I suspect this may be related to it being a meta site where reputation is not ...
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Add consistency in access to the reputation leagues from per-site-metas

The new display of your position in the leagues in your profile page is also shown on the per-site-meta of the other sites. It is, of course, a mirror of the same value (and link) as the main Q&A ...
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On per-site metas, limit the number of “required tags” to 1 tag per question only

Proposal When adding a "required-tag" to a meta question, allow only one of the four required-tags to be used per single question. No change to which or how many non-required tags can be used in ...
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Should meta be used for hypothetical problems?

A site that I'm active on sees a lot of meta posts for hypothetical problems. By hypothetical problems I mean that a problem hasn't actually occurred, but people want to find a solution to that ...