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 per-site Meta questions and answers to network profile Top Questions and Top Answers lists

When I look at my own Stack Exchange profile, I can see all my top questions and answers by their score on there. Even MSO is there. But some of my best posts are on Meta Super User. Looking at others,...
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Can mobile Stack Overflow have a link to meta in the footer?

So meta has a link to the main site in its footer, but there is currently no way to get to meta from the main site short of editing the URL yourself (not cool on a mobile). As noted in the comments, ...
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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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If a question is tagged [stackoverflow], propose to directly post it on meta instead

Some new users seems to have trouble grasping the idea of meta.SO vs SO itself and post questions about the site on SO using the tag stackoverflow. Sure, its tag wiki excerpt has this disclaimer If ...
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Why can I not comment though I have “comment everywhere” privilege on Meta Ask Patents?

Why can I not add a comment on Meta Ask Patents to, e.g., Question 47 although I have the "comment everywhere" privilege (only 1 rep. needed)? First, I was hesitant to raise this question as I found ...
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Include a link from the meta profile to the main profile

As I'm sure everyone knows, the user account on meta sites of new SE beta sites are tied to the user accounts of the main site and the profile pages on the meta sites are slightly cut down (there is ...
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Is there an easy way to get here from the meta sites? [duplicate]

Some questions that address basically the software behind SE sites seem to appear sooner or later on every meta site. But they have already an answer here on META... Would it be possible to make the ...
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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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Why are badges on per-site-metas separate?

Badges earned on per-site meta sites are separate from the main site, but reputation is carried over from the main site (because you don't earn any on Meta). I perfectly understand keeping the rep ...
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Is there even an automatic ban on meta?

Somewhere I heard the automatic question ban on Meta is set lower than on the main site. But looking at the profile of this user on SR.SE it looks like there is absolutely no automatic ban on meta. ...
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Are meta site questions linked to each other?

I do not know if this is feasible, as I do not know the current design of meta sites. This also might have been implemented already, for all I know. I think that without linking to SO as the ...
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Allow diamond moderators to create tag synonyms on their meta sites from the synonyms page?

Over on Robotics Meta, I have just tried to create a tag synonym of tags for tagging† since there seems to be some confusion as to which to use, and people end up adding both. † ...
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Let /m/[number] link between Main and Meta

Proposal http://judaism.stackexchange.com/m/1473 should link to Meta.Judaism.SE post #1473. http://meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/m/1473 should link to Judaism.SE post #1473. And, of course, ...
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Why do some SE sites have a quorum badge on their meta page?

I'm thinking specifically of the great outdoors, where the meta page shows the quorum badge (and the similar convention badge.) Is this a bug or is there something I'm missing? I can't see any good ...
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Why can't I find Community user on Meta sites?

You can find him on main site. For example, on Stack Overflow: But can't on Meta Stack Overflow:
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I am suddenly locked out from all the meta sites

I have been active on various Stack Exchange sites for about a year and a half, that includes the meta sites. Suddenly, I cannot log into the the meta sites. When I go to one of them, I am not logged ...
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Why can meta sites be parents of chatrooms?

Not sure if it counts as a bug or not, but some per-site metas can be the parent sites of chatrooms. This room is a living example, where the parent site is MathOverflow meta. Here is a beautiful ...
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Can't post bounty on a per-site child meta

I found this post, which shows when this Meta gained the ability to post bounties. However, this doesn't work on per-child meta sites. I realise there's a problem in that rep is copied from the main ...
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Deleting suggestions posted as answers when they are implemented: Is this problematic?

On Meta Stack Overflow en Español we have some practices that I would like to know if there other child Metas that use them, but particularly if those practices could eventually become problematic. ...
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How to promote questions on child metas [duplicate]

I can't start bounty on questions on child metas. How to promote them then? I think it is better do so as I can offer a bounty on it, points for which will be deducted from my main reputation.
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Make flags from child meta sites appear in the main site's menu and vice versa [duplicate]

Flags on child meta sites are only shown to the site's mods when they visit meta. On sites whose metas are not very active, this means that it could be several days before a mod notices the flag. ...
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What happens to NAA flag on a local meta?

As far as I can tell, when an answer on a main site is flagged as "not an answer" it enters the low quality posts review queue.1 What happens on per-site metas? On meta sites the only review queues ...
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Wrong tooltip for greyed out edit link on locked meta post

When I was trying to edit a locked question on a per-site meta, I noticed the edit link is disabled, so I hovered over it, and was surprised to see the generic tooltip: Or in words: Suggested ...
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“meta user” link doesn't work for all users

Just noticed the "meta user" link under the picture and reputation on the Stack Exchange user's page. It doesn't seem to work for all users. Error is "Page Not Found". Not working: SPSE user / Meta ...
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Reputation link leads to a Page Not Found on per-site metas

Jeff says in this question that they don't have the privileges page because it's not necessary on the per-site metas. Then in this one, he says it is now linked through the reputation in the header. ...
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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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Flags from per-site metas are not forwarded to main anymore [closed]

The forwarding of per-site-meta flags to the main site is broken. After a flag of mine on a per-site meta is pending since two months, I got suspicious and flagged one of my own meta posts on a site ...
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Featured MSE posts are not listed in the sidebar of child Meta sites [duplicate]

Stack Overflow currently shows two featured posts in the sidebar under Featured on Meta: MSE: A proposed philosophy of question migration MSO: Documentation Update, September 29th Meta Stack ...
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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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What exactly are 'non-tag-wiki posts'? [duplicate]

I noticed that I cannot edit this meta question. The tooltip explains that Suggested edits are not allowed on non-tag-wiki posts on meta sites After searching I found this post and this post ...
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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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Are general tag discussion threads ever useful?

I've seen “tag spring cleaning” meta threads on many sites, where people are invited to raise problematic tags, one tag per answer. They usually end up in a mess: after the first few, nobody pays ...
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Why are per-site metas under the meta.stackexchange domain instead of their main site's domain?

Let's take for example the Blender SE site. The UI makes it clear that a Meta is an accessory to the main site: (also the word "main" makes a point on its own). The "what is meta" page says: Meta ...
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My Area 51 reputation is different from my Area 51 discuss reputation

At time of writing this question, my Area 51 reputation is 222, while my Area 51 discussion reputation is 207. It has been this way for weeks. I thought that Area 51 discussion was a meta site for ...
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Reputation sync from main to meta is stalled

It appears that updating the reputation shown for users on per-site meta sites stopped working sometime yesterday. (I think I have it narrowed down to a span of a few hours.) Here are the data ...
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Should I vote to close discussion and feature-request questions that are about the same topic as duplicates?

Let’s say I have 2 questions with exactly the same topic, asked by 2 users. There is but one difference : The first one wants to discuss solutions (what can be done?) about the problem and only ...
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Stack Overflow meta migration - historical questions

Since the split between Meta Stack Exchange and Meta Stack Overflow, my questions were all migrated to the new Meta Stack Exchange site. However I remarks there is a tag stackoverflow for those ...
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Can't get to per-site metas from the iOS app

I'd like to be able to easily browse the per-site metas of some sites. Unfortunately, there isn't an easy way to do this from the iOS app. I tried searching for 'meta' in the other site chooser gizmo,...
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Per-site metas are not linked properly from the Data Explorer

I was looking through my results from this cross-site query when I noticed that the results for the questions I asked on the Arqade meta pointed to http://meta.gaming.stackexchange.com/q/<####> ...
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Untrusted connection when visiting per-site meta over SSL [duplicate]

Steps to reproduce: In Firefox (with HTTPS Everywhere), visit a non-trilogy Stack Exchange site (for example, http://movies.stackexchange.com) Get redirected to the HTTPS version Click on meta link (...
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What is the “best way” to keep selected discussions on all meta sites synchronized?

Tl;Dr There is an announcement about the new communication processes between international communities and Stack Exchange Inc. One of the processes is to keep the relevant posts on meta sites ...
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In Linked/Related questions list mark the questions with a status tag (Meta sites only)

On meta sites (both per-site and MSE), I don't really care for accepted answer. What I do care about is the status of a bug report or feature request. Currently, the Related/Linked questions in the ...
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Ghost of deleted users left on Stack Exchange 2.0 Meta sites

Roger Pate has left, together with most of his user profiles. But strangely, a search for site:stackexchange Roger Pate turns up two instances of his profile on SE 2.0 Meta sites, on Programmers ...
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I cannot load the PPCG meta

When I try to go to https://codegolf.meta.stackexchange.com/, I get an error just like this: I'm not sure what the problem is and i'm pretty sure this is a bug This has been happening since last ...
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Welcome message for per site metas is not able to localize

If you open any of localized meta site in browser's private mode, e.g. ruSO.meta you will see untranslated text on the top right corner: This message is not found in Transifex, hence unable to ...
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Should suspensions on parent sites follow through to meta sites?

If a user is suspended on the main site, should that suspension carry over to the meta site? For example, vgv8 is here asking about their suspension on SF and SU. These questions should be asked on ...
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Quotation of code on meta sites differs from the main ones

When I add code in quote on main sites it looks fine: But if I do same on meta, result is significantly differs: As you can see, only the text is highlighted, not the whole line. Pictures ...
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Broken “go get it” link for “Strunk & White” on meta sites

"go get it" link for "Strunk & White" badge on ruSO.meta refers to 404 page: Same on enSO Also redirect to 404, because not available/exist Loq Quality Queue