Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

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

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Update the “new contributor” indicator on meta to say “new contributor to meta”

Earlier today I saw the New Contributor indicator attached to a user who had 2,700 reputation and had been a member of the site for over 2 years. When I went to leave a comment, I saw a banner of “(...
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Two years later: How has moving the Meta link affected Meta usage?

Two years ago the link to a site's Meta was moved from an always-visible position in the top bar to subitems in the help and Site Switcher menus, as part of the top bar redesign progressively rolled ...
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The black hole known as Meta Stack Apps

Firstly, there isn't a Meta for Stack Apps. However, Stack Apps' help centre seems to disagree: Meta Stack Apps is the part of the site where users discuss the workings and policies of Stack Apps ...
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Meta reviews on review page

I've just noticed on the review queue for all sites that Meta Reviews appears as below. On Super User to use a specific example I noticed there are outstanding review items on meta but on the main ...
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Novice users confuse main site and meta site too easily - give them an explicit reminder

On Math Stack Exchange (and on Stack Overflow, and presumably other sites as well), there are sometimes questions intended for the main site that are asked on meta instead. This is presumably because ...
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A bot script needs to be run to convert meta.[site] URLs to [site].meta URLs

The Community bot already ran through posts to convert internal http:// links to https://, which is great, but it needs to be run one more time: this time, it needs to convert links of this format: ...
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SE employee appearing on the mod list on every per-site meta

Similar to this question, but not a duplicate: this is a new issue. Laura, a "product manager at Stack Overflow", has appeared on the moderator lists on various per-site metas: meta SFF meta M&...
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When should comments be flagged/deleted on per-site metas?

We all know what comments are for -- and aren't, but that guidance is, naturally, geared toward main sites, where we want to keep things clean and focused. Meta, on the other hand, is a site's "...
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Allow suggested edits on beta site metas

There is a long standing ban on allowing suggested edits on per-site meta: Why can't I suggest edits on SE meta sites? I would like this relaxed on beta sites to allow broader participation to ...
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Reputation loss from offensive flags does not carry to per site meta

Meet my sockpuppet. He's only got reputation on meta and it's been that way since February the 9th. That's because on February my sockpuppet... volounteered to a test on offensive flags and how ...
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Per-site meta notifications don't ask you to see your profile

The notifications panel of the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ likes to give you an opportunity to bask in the glow of a new badge by providing a direct link to your profile on the ...
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Improve site name in “What is meta?” Help Center article

Today, I posted a comment linking to the Help Center article What is "meta"? How does it work? on Ask Different. I noticed that the Meta site was called 'Meta Ask Different', which is wrong; it's 'Ask ...
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Suspension reason shows on main, but not on meta

I recently discovered that there was a high-rep user suspended on Arqade, so that they could calm down a bit. When I was looking at their profile, I noticed that the suspension reason was shown on ...
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Please remove some redundant tags from the list of default tags on child metas

As seen in the answer to What tags exist by default on child metas?, there are some redundant tags in the list of defaults. From the following list, please remove one of each pair: tags or tagging ...
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Link to parent site on the sidebar for per-site-metas

In my opinion, the sidebar in the new theme is helpful but underused. The sidebar could be helpful, but it has too few useful links, which makes it a waste of space. One possible use of all of this ...
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The site description in the hero header is wrong for Meta sites

The hero header contains the same description for the Main and Meta sites. Here's the one for MSO: Meta Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast ...
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Featured On Meta section doesn't list MSE posts on meta sites

The Featured on Meta section of the Community Bulletin on a per-site Meta only lists its own featured posts, while the section on a main site also lists the featured MSE posts. Is it by-design? Any ...
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Android app chokes on per-site meta profiles

Steps to reproduce: Go to a per-site meta. Find any post. Touch the user that posted it. See something like this (click to enlarge): As you can see, it says "Stack Overflow" as the site, and ...
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On meta sites, the link in “Why was your post deleted? See the faq.” takes to a not existing section of the FAQ

On a meta site, similarly to what happens on the main site, deleted answers shows the following sentence. Why was your post deleted? See the faq. The linked section doesn't exist in the meta site, ...
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Alias “Post Link” in data.stackexchange.com generate invalid links for “Meta sites” of pt.stackoverflow and es.stackoverflow

I create a query using [Post Link] and [Comment Link] and I noticed that the generated links are inverted for some sites, for example: This http://data.stackexchange.com/ptme/query/775699/bug-in-...
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Some per-site metas have the incorrect blue “main site” theme instead of the correct black on mobile

Summary: Unlike the desktop site, all mobile main sites (except SO and its language variants and A51) have the same blue theme and all mobile meta sites (except bugged ones) have the same black theme. ...
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Are there best practices for individual sites to use their per-site-meta [faq] tag?

A question arose in Literature chat recently about the use of the meta FAQ tag, what goes in there, and how best to curate it. After looking into this, we realized that there doesn't really exist any ...
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How often is the meta participation ranking updated?

On per-site meta Users page, instead of reputation tab, there is a participation tab, e.g. on Meta Stack Overflow: How often is the list of users by meta participation refreshed? I'd assume every ...
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Example Newsletter of meta sites results in Oops! Something Bad Happened!

When i follow the link http://stackexchange.com/newsletters/newsletter?site=meta.security.stackexchange.com the Oops! Something Bad Happened! with Panda Style opens. I also tried the example ...
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Meta participation vs main reputation and associated badges

Meta.SO runs as a stand-alone site on the SE network. Therefore, it has its own reputation system and, consequently, votes and badges are easily identifiable. This is different on the child-Meta sites ...
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Question moved to Meta doesn't trigger moderator's notification

Just moved a question from Ru.SO to Meta Ru.SO. This action didn't trigger a moderator's notification (when black diamond becomes blue and the question appears in the feed). First line in the feed ...
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Users with <5K rep should not see the suggested-edit queue enabled, on per-site metas

Apparently, the only possible thing to review in the suggested-edit queue from per-site metas are suggestions on tag excerpts and tag wikis. I don't have the necessary reputation yet to review such ...
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Meta.Programmers is blocked by WebSense for “Uncategorized”

It actually appears that Meta.*.stackexchange.com is, but Meta.StackOverflow is not. In a previous discussion about the blocking of Chat by WebSense, it looks like there's not much Stack Exchange ...
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Magic links not working for alternative URLs on meta

In chat just now, I was trying to mention some meta sites using the magic links. Just as [maths.se] and [fantasy.se] and [thefinalfrontier.se] should (and do!) render as links to Mathematics SE, Sci-...
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Signup button in “Thanks for the feedback!” dialog on meta.*.stackexchange.com redirect to the meta via HTTPS

Visit any question on http://meta.*.stackexchange.com/ without logged-in Upvote that, you will get "Thanks for the feedback!" dialog Click "Sign up using Email and Password" Then redirected to https://...
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Tell me when a tweeted question is from Meta, please

I found out recently that the automated twitter accounts for SE sites also tweet hot Meta posts. While I have no objection to this, I would greatly prefer if this were to be made clear to followers, ...
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Per-site metas: Inform of impossible badges; And change incorrect “can earn rep” statement

Per-site meta badges Some badges on meta sites are impossible to earn on the meta site. This could cause confusion as the badge is being viewed within the per-meta site's own "badge" area, and so ...
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Feed for all activity on a SE2 meta, including comments?

Is there a way to get a feed of all activity on a SE 2.0 meta, including new comments to any question or answer? Since the comments are used much more like a discussion forum it can be annoying to ...
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Overflowing text in Hot Meta Posts box

I've noticed the text of the Hot Meta Posts box is not within its limits. I guess this would happen for any question with a word that's long enough:
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Make error message if a new user removes or misplaces the mandatory header text of meta questions about their own post more clear

Currently, when a new user makes a meta question about their own post specifically, they are prompted to enter a link to their post, and then they are given access to the per-site meta's question ...
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Add link to post which earned you the Quorum badge

Some badges, especially most of the ones which awarded for a single post, like Nice Answer, have a link to the post(s) where you earned that badge. For Quorum (one post with score of 2 on a child meta)...
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Broken links to per-site metas

Accessing per-site metas over HTTPS is officially unsupported and known to be broken (Accessing per-site metas gives 403 forbidden from cloudflare-nginx, Untrusted connection when visiting per-site ...
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Have “Questions that may already have your answer” on other meta sites show results from MSE as well

The following question appeared on meta.webmasters: Accepted answer appearing below most voted answer However, it's already covered multiple times here on Meta Stack Exchange e.g. Vote ordering of ...
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Add the “can no longer be reproduced” and “does not seek input and discussion” close reasons to all meta sites

Meta Stack Exchange and Meta Stack Overflow have two very useful off-topic close reasons in the closing dialog. I'm talking specifically about these two: This question does not appear to seek input ...
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The imported tag-info for default tags is ignored in revision history

There are several default tags which are automatically imported to all metas. (See also here.) It seems that some of them have been also imported with the tag-info. By looking at metas of some ...
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Should we be editing answers that have incorrect instructions now that the users' profiles interface has been redesigned?

For example I ran into this answer about how to access your flair. It had outdated information since the flair page link is not where it used to be now. So I edited it with a new screen shot and ...
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Android App and Baby Meta Sites

I would like to see the ability to switch between a site and its meta quickly in the android app instead of individually pinning the meta to the "Your Sites" tab. Users who have high reputation in ...
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Revision history links for wikis/excerpts for standard tags on metas (status-*, bug, discussion, etc) result in 404 error

The history links for the "standard" tags that are present on all metas (the mandatory ones like discussion and the mod-only ones like featured) don't work unless the tag has been edited at least once ...
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How is Yearling badge awarded on metas?

How is yearling badge calculated on (per site) metas? In particular, what is used as reputation? I would expect that the upvotes from meta are used here, bud this does not seem to be the case. (The ...
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Why do I get two notifications for the same question?

Since I am one of the moderators for Drupal Answers, I get notifications for every question asked on the meta site. Some minutes ago, I got two notifications for the same question. I have checked, ...
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Padding / bg-color issue in all the per site meta - activity tab

In all the per site metas, on the Activity tab - REPUTATION section, the reputation score is displayed with the background color: #eff0f1. So it looks like the "top n% period" link is (200+ reputation ...
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How about having “Frequently Asked” at right panel on child metas also?

On the home page of Meta Stack Exchange, the list of FAQ are displayed at the right panel: How about applying the similar feature on child metas who are having faq? I mean listing those questions ...
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The initial default version of the tag-excerpt not shown on the tags page

When looking at the tags on Physics Meta, I've noticed that many tags do not have the tag-excerpt. To my surprise, after I clicked on some of them I found out that they have a tag-info. (In fact, it ...
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Meta Stack Exchange stats pages for non-existent review queues

It is possible to go directly to a URL for a stats page for a queue type that does not exist on meta sites. Clicking "start reviewing now" on these pages leads to a Page Not Found error. Examples: ...
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Can I get Meta sites on my combined flair?

I have a good idea of what my top SE site is. I have a large base of answers, a few that are high-scoring, a lot of badges, and I'm a few answers away from have my first tag badge. I even have the ...