Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

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

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How do I “answer” a feature request?

I regularly see feature requests on Meta, sometimes with heavily upvoted answers. A feature request is not really a question with an answer since the poster is asking for a feature to be added to the ...
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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 ...
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Can the tag wikis for the mandatory tags and moderator-only tags be propagated to all the other meta sites?

A question was raised on NothingToInstall's Web Apps chat about missing tag wiki's for [status-completed] etc. I went and created some, but realised that these would be the same for all meta sites, ...
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How do per-site Metas differ from Meta Stack Exchange, and where should I go to ask my question?

How do per-site metas, such as Meta Writers Stack Exchange or Meta Stack Overflow differ from the general Meta Stack Exchange? Where should I go to ask my question? Return to FAQ index
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Why would any meta site have a minimum reputation of 5?

The site where 'Is this an appropriate question to ask' is on-topic is meta; but on meta.ux the minimum reputation to ask a question is 5. Compared to that, it seems silly that the main ux site allows ...
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Can we show how many meta reviews there are? [duplicate]

Can we show how many meta reviews there are, like all other review tasks? Just add a number in the blank space on the left.
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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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Is asking for user stories off-topic on meta sites?

On English Language & Usage Meta there has been a recent debate about a question asking users for stories about: how you ended up on ELU, how it has helped you, and perhaps more importantly, ...
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Is there a reason why we gain ghost reputation on the meta of an SE website?

Is there any reason behind the ghost reputation we gain on the meta of a Stack Exchange site? This reputation doesn't add up to anything, but it still shows me I have gained some. Is this supposed to ...
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Why do Super User and Server Fault have “Meta” before their names?

Other sites do not. Why is that? Is this a bug?
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I received the Announcer badge for a link to a site-meta shared on a hot network question

I received the Meta Academia’s only Announcer badge for linking this question. If I am not very much mistaken, the only place where I shared this question was this comment on a popular question. ...
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Answering Town Hall Chat sessions that you could not attend

Suppose you're a candidate in a moderator election and you could not attend the town hall chat nor post in the chat room until after the digest has been posted. What is the proper procedure to answer ...
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Can we get an Announcement required-tag for (secondary) meta sites?

For the secondary meta sites, we have tags like discussion, feature-request, etc. I really think we could use a tag like announcement as one of the allowed required-tags. I'm thinking of questions (!) ...
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Banners of questions migrated from per-site metas prior to HTTPS changeover link to the origin site's old URL, resulting in certificate error

I was browsing through the question Favicon of Earth Science and Spanish are too similar (exactly the same in HNQ list) which got migrated from Earth Science Meta: As you see, the link points to ...
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Prevent [featured] questions from being closed

For the third time now in a short period, there's a close/reopen war on a featured MSO question. When it's closed, it disappears from the sidebar. Seems like a relatively simple check to add so this ...
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Meta.SU seems to be broken… in multiple ways

I was originally going to post about an unrelated bug The posting page on MSU telling me I have no title or tags and not letting me do so. . I've tried changing the title, and adding more tags. ...
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“privileges” links on child metas should point to the main site's /help/privileges page

As of a couple months back, a link to /help/privileges can be found on your profile page: This is a problem for child meta sites, since privileges there are (mostly) inherited from the main site. As ...
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The “off-topic” close reason on Meta sites should refer to Stack Exchange, not the individual parent site

When voting to close a question on a Meta site such as Meta Super User, there is a predefined close reason for off-topic, and it states that questions on this site should be related to Super User. ...
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Remove the “click here to edit” link on a Meta profile

When the "about me" section is empty, it contains the following: (your about me is currently blank) click here to edit Meta profiles can't be edited, and the "edit" link is removed from them. ...
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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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Rename [exact-duplicates] to [duplicate-questions]

Going by this question, there once was a time when what we now know as duplicate questions were called exact duplicates. Fortunately, this has been changed with exceptions to the tags on Meta SE and ...
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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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“Take the tour” message about how to obtain first badge doesn't make sense on child metas [duplicate]

On child meta sites, new users (those who don't have a badge yet) see the message "Take the Tour and earn your first badge" in their profile page. The message is the same as on the normal Q&A ...
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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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Why the limit of only 1 post every 40 minutes on meta sites for trusted Stack Exchange contributors? [duplicate]

People like myself are Stack Exchange trusted users with thousands of reputation points and hundreds of badges. In other words, we've proven ourselves as people who are assets to Stack Exchange and ...
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What happens when a user is suspended from a meta site? [closed]

In particular: Can the suspended user still access the main site normally? Can the suspended user still access chat normally? (This question doesn't really apply to MSO, as this is not a proper per-...
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Is it fine to promote an Area51 proposal on any meta site?

I am not much of a meta guy but I do understand that the meta sites are usually scoped to their related main sites. I saw a proposal on Area51 and I liked it. Since there is a related existing SE ...
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How should we deal with questions that seek to identify deleted users?

It’s happened occasionally that a new user will wonder about the identity of a deleted user, whether, on the main meta or on a per-site meta (or indeed on one of the non-meta sites). Often such ...
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Is the [feature-request] tag being misapplied in lieu of [support]?

Recently, I've been working my way through child-metas on the SE 2.0 sites (I've been cycling through old support, bug, and feature requests) and noticed an odd pattern. Many users ask a question ...
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Which per-site-metas are offered in the chat-room creation dialogue? [duplicate]

Chat rooms can be associated with meta sites, as discussed, for example, here: Why can meta sites be parents of chatrooms? (In this post you can notice that there were some recent changes concerning ...
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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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status-completed and status-bydesign posts should not show up in the unanswered list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove questions with moderator tags from the Unanswered list I was going through the unanswered question list and saw that a lot of them are tagged as either status-completed ...
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How do I navigate out of meta?

Are there any links from meta sites to the parent sites, for example from meta.travel.stackexchange to travel.stackexchange ? Or is meta the Hotel California of Stack Exchange?
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How does reputation between the main site and its meta work on SE 2.0?

I noticed that the reputation from the main site carried over to meta on Gaming (at least the first upvote), I guess that doesn't work the other way around, right? Is it then impossible to have a ...
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I don't yet have my I Am Your Father hat [duplicate]

I posted to Mi Yodeya Meta 4 hours ago, and did not receive the badge on that site. Are there any hidden requirements for the badge (post a positively-scored answer?) that I need to fulfill?
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What happened to OnStartups' meta site? [closed]

The meta site for OnStartups has disappeared. What happened? Late last night I tried to access meta.answers.onstartups.com, but I received a message from Stack Exchange saying that it was undergoing ...
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Meta participation privilege should require 5 rep or… something else [duplicate]

So, you've got a new user. They ask a really poor question (P.SE 10k link) poorly written, off topic, or any other number of other things. There is no way to redeem such a question on the site, it ...
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Do “positive contributions” to get out of question ban include contributions to Meta?

Help Center: The ban will be lifted automatically by the system when it determines that your positive contributions outweigh those questions which were poorly received. Does the "positive ...
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Reputation requirements for posting on Meta Stack Exchange and per-site metas

To post on a per-site meta you need to have at least 5 reputation on the parent site. To post on Meta.SE you need to register, but you don't need to have any reputation on an SE site. Now, Meta.SO is ...
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Meta sites infinite redirect loop

Since yesterday, meta.mathematica.stackexchange.com redirects to mathematica.meta.stackexchange.com. At the same time, my browser (Chrome) goes into a redirect loop, so I cannot visit the site. If I ...
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Link to official SE response on [status-*]'d feature requests

Sometimes when poking around MSE (or any meta site, really), I'll come across an interesting feature-request, read through it, think it's a great idea, and notice that, oh hey, it's already been ...