Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

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

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Hide employee reputation points on per-site Metas

Stack Overflow is growing, and an increasing number of employees do not have a lot of reputation points on the SE main sites. Many of them are interacting with the community on the respective Meta ...
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Provide a link to per-site Meta

The iOS app has no convenient way to get from a main site to its Meta. You have to go to the full site list and search for the specific Meta you want. Could a link be provided somewhere? My first ...
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Meta Stack Overflow is the only meta on the network with the “Etiquette” section in the FAQ, it should be in all the metas

I was looking at some of the FAQs on some of the other metas in the network, and I was surprised to see that a great deal don't have them. However, Meta Stack Overflow does. Given that many of the ...
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Bug when mod migrating - very easy to migrate to a site's Meta instead of main site

Somewhat related: Improvements to the mod-only migrate tool Mods have the ability to migrate to any site on the Closing > Off-Topic > Migration page using a text box to select a site. This list ...
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Searching in any meta site should include results from Meta.SE [duplicate]

This was an idea in response to my answer on Meta hasn't changed at all. As we migrate questions from Meta.SO (or any other meta) to Meta.SE, those questions will be removed from the original ...
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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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What's the protocol for requesting a tag warning?

On a particular site, RPG Stack Exchange, we've decided on our meta on a couple of tags that should have tag warnings, and on what those tag warnings should say. I am a diamond moderator on the site ...
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Are post banned users eligible to post on a per-site Meta

Given one of the most common duplicate posts on the current Meta Stack Overflow deals with "Why can't I ask questions" (or to a lesser extent, "why can't I post answers"), I am curious about how the ...
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Per-site metas don't have ability of suggested-edits

I love the suggested-edits feature that was recently added onto Stack Exchange. However, this feature seems to be missing in per-site metas. For instance: Server Fault Meta: DBA Meta The parent ...
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“Join this community” gives 404 when called from add comment on a site meta

Steps to reproduce: Goto a post on a meta site you don't have account on (this is lowest user count site if you want to try) Click "add a comment" Click "join this community" Click "confirm and ...
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Have a special lock for meta sites for historical (out of date) policy decisions

Some sites have gone some significant changes of scope policy over the years. At one time the homework tag was policy on Stack overflow. It isn't anymore. And then there's the entire early history of ...
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Can bug reports and feature requests requiring SE Dev attention be reported on per-site metas, or do they need to all go here?

A member of one of the sites I participate in is experiencing a bug exclusively on that site. Since being concrete is generally helpful, this is the bug. There is some concern over whether bugs get ...
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Why doesn't Area 51 have its own Meta?

According to the blog, per-site Metas have opened up for all sites except for the special case of SO/MSO. (Discussion about the special case is discussed further here.) Area 51 is not mentioned, ...
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Which tags are automatically added to per-site metas? [duplicate]

The four necessary tags (discussion, feature-request, bug, support), plus the various moderator-only tags (featured, faq, status-completed et al), are presumably automatically included as tags on ...
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What's happening with reputation on meta sites?

I've noticed something odd happening on the Drupal Answers meta site. The reputation shown in the top bar keeps jumping from: to: Am I (and my print screen function) just seeing things?
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Is Community ♦ supposed to have 1 rep?

After finding Community♦ has gone crazy on Code Review meta, I thought about inspecting Community's ♦ profiles. What did I notice? Community ♦ have more than 1 rep on some meta sites. Code Review ...
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“You must have 1 reputation to participate on meta”

The minimum reputation required to post on a per-site meta is a per-site setting (that defaults to 5). I don't know how many sites have this setting adjusted, but at least Code Golf and Ask Patents ...
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Editing a site-meta post with an expired featured tag requires me to restore it

This happened here. I wanted to add a new tag to and remove another obsolete tag from a question on a site-meta and I could not do so without adding a featured tag, which had been added to the post by ...
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Add indication of the existence of Meta.SE on all meta sites

Prompted by this answer of a relatively new SO user that he did not know there was a Meta.SE: I suggest putting a notice on all Meta sites. A good place would be to extend the bottom text of all ...
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Include the child metas of closed sites in their data dump

When a site fails, its questions and answers (plus some other data) are shoved into a data dump, which is attached to the Area 51 proposal. The associated child meta site, however, is not included (...
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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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How to calculate per site meta reputation?

The displayed reputation on per site meta is the same as on the respective parent site. However, out of curiosity, I'd like to see the actual reputation users would have on a meta if it was counted ...
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Why doesn't Stack Apps have its own meta?

Now that all SE sites have their own meta site, why doesn't Stack Apps have a meta? Sure, Stack Apps is somewhat of a limited site (or rather, a site about a limited subject), so by some counts, it ...
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Per-site metas written twice

The sites drop down in the ask question page shows the per-site metas twice. This is an example screenshot. I noticed this only affects per-site metas. Meta Stackoverflow is not written twice.
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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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When will new Community Promotion Ad questions be appearing in Metas for 2016?

Now that the new sidebar/ad size has been implemented network-wide and SE designers are working diligently on remaking all of the internal ads for sites, I was expecting to see the community promotion ...
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How do users navigate to Meta?

How do you expect users to: Know that a site's meta-site exists (and what it's for)? Find the hyperlink to the meta-site? I know it exists, of course, and how to get there; I'm wondering how (or ...
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Commitment Phase could be improved

I don't think the commitment phase on Area 51 takes too long, as many have suggested. I just think there's not enough to do for members that have actually committed. So here my proposal: Open 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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Add a migration path from per-site meta sites to MSO to avoid dupes across sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Migrate questions from meta stackexchange sites to meta.stackoverflow.com One issue that has come up with the new SE2.0 sites is where to post bug reports. We are seeing bug ...
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Ideas for calling attention to questions in Meta of SE sites without bounty

In other sites of Stack Exchange the Meta has no bounty system. I'm taking part of the new created Stack Overflow PT were the engaged community posts all the suggestion, bugs and questions that are ...
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What is the difference between the “scope” and the “on-topic” tags on most child metas?

In most sites I participate, their child metas have simultaneously two seemingly similar tags: scope and on-topic (or off-topic, on-topic-ness, off-topic-ness). Is this redundant? If yes, shouldn't we ...
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How did the community user gain rep? [duplicate]

I thought the community user was locked at one rep, but here, it says the community user had three rep on meta unix and linux. See this: Why is the community user locked at one reputation? There, the ...
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Show the meta, chat and blog in the top bar for other sites on hover

This feature request originated from here (upon request). Can we adjust the StackExchange button, aka the Stack Exchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™, to show the meta, chat and blog for the 'other' ...
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Double account section on the active section of the profile of per-site meta

I found a weird bug: The account section shows up twice on he active section of the the profile page of a per-site meta. I checked three sites: Math (graduated), Puzzling (public beta), and Language ...
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Read-only no-participation view to discourage meta effect

David Arenburg wrote in "Restrict up vote rights": I won't post examples because I don't want to create any Meta effects This refers to increased voting and other attention given to a post under ...
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Broken links (to meta instead of main) on meta Ask page for users under 5 reputation

Users with less than 5 reputation can only make posts on a site's meta if it's about one of their posts on that site. The Ask page displays a list of the user's most recent posts, so they can find the ...
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Close reasons on meta SE sites should be consistent with MSO

There are 5 close reasons in MSO: exact duplicate, off-topic subjective and argumentative too localized noise or pointless but the noise or pointless reason does not exist on meta SE 2.0 sites, and "...
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What happens to new users with less than 5 rep when their questions are migrated to meta?

Yesterday on Retrocomputing a new user asked a question which I believed was off-topic on main but on-topic for Meta. I voted to migrate the question, and a few hours later it was moved by a ...
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The new default 'custom' Off-Topic close reason on per site metas makes no sense

Per-site meta's get their own separate batch of custom close reasons from their respective main sites. This is awesome. Unfortunately, the default text is a little bit nonsensical. This question ...
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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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Hats don't display on per-site metas? [duplicate]

It seems I cannot show off my awesome new collection of haberdashery on the Meta-sites associated with my favorite Stack Exchange Sites. This is an outrage. Almost as much of an outrage as the lack ...
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Put a meta link for the current site in the Android app's side bar

Currently, the only way I know of to visit a site's meta via the Android app (1.0.16) is to pin its meta to my sites in the sidebar. It's a really good thing I can do this for the metas I visit ...
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How to best implement a “sources are required” policy?

In a Stack Exchange site I am active in (Mythology), we've discussed requiring reputable sources in all answers (for obvious quality reasons). Right now, the consensus we've reached seems to be: ...
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Any way to find out who are the top meta.site.SE users?

As we all know (blog post, explanation), Stack Exchange 2.0 Meta sites "inherit" reptuation from the main site, which works out great for privileges, community transferability, free down-votes, etc. ...
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Add a selection of default tags to all metas

Suppose a new user has a question to ask on a new meta site about badges. The meta site is too new to have a badges tag and the user is too new to have enough rep to create tags. It would be useful ...