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

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Meta profile's reputation area looks odd

Meta and main: The graph has been removed due to meta having no reputation, but why is the main reputation still shown? There's a grey rectangle (touching the "top NN% overall" text). What ...
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Why is the Twitter bot tweeting Meta posts (again)?

I noticed that the Twitter account for Music: Practice & Theory SE is tweeting posts from the site's Meta, for example: Jun 23: How should we respond to questions whose answer depends on the ...
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What are the magic links for Meta Stack Overflow, Meta Super User, and Meta Server Fault? [duplicate]

I found out that the Meta Stack Overflow magic link is not included in this list nor this list. There are generic links that follow the pattern [<something>.se] -> [meta.<something>.se]....
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Having an account on meta but not on the main site and vice versa? [duplicate]

Under what circumstances can a user have an account only on (site).meta.stackexchange.com and not on (site).stackexchange.com? And vice versa. The thing is that I saw a user account on math.meta ...
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Post notice for posts migrated to per-site Meta gives wrongly worded reasoning again [duplicate]

On the New Post Notices announcement, this bug has previously been reported as an answer: feature-request migration per-site-meta status-completed The wording on the migration banner is kind of ...
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Add an explanation about the difference and role of the per-site and networkwise meta to the Help center

I just crossed paths with a very new (and highly active) user in chat, and it turned out that he had never known about Meta - and when he tried to visit it, he clicked the featured question of the ...
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Pre-2017 meta links remain broken in 2020

Back in 2017, SE changed their meta URL hierarchy, so their URLs are no longer meta.site.stackexchange.com, but rather site.meta.stackexchange.com. While the Community user did a good job fixing all ...
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Reputation on math SE and math meta differ by 12K points [duplicate]

My reputation on Math SE and Meta Math SE differ by almost 12,000 points. I know the meta rep only updates every once in awhile, but I was pretty sure it is every day. It's been almost a year since my ...
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Please change the “ask the community to create a tag” link on the ask question page on per-site metas to not point to Meta Stack Exchange

When tagging a question, there is a dialog box that shows up explaining the purpose of tags, and there's a link to ask the community to create a tag for you. On main sites, this links to the relevant ...
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Server error when attempting to log into Network Engineering Meta

I haven't been able to access https://networkengineering.meta.stackexchange.com since being directed there by a mod about a concern I had. This was nearly a week ago. I constantly get... We ...
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Appearance of new meta posts in diamond dropdown seems broken

Last night someone posted a new question on Science Fiction & Fantasy Meta. I'm a moderator on Science Fiction & Fantasy, but this post didn't appear in the diamond dropdown menu which is ...
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Community Ads questions on newly 'graduated' sites don't show template in answer box

JNat just posted a couple of 2020 Community Ads questions across the network. I noticed that in some cases, the answer box is already filled with the template (see the screenshot below): Stack ...
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Could we go to the meta sites more quickly?

Currently when wanting to see the current questions in a meta site of a specific community (without using the URL because that would involve extra work), this means I have to: click in the site ...
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Add a “became hot meta question” timeline event

As I understand, per-site meta questions can become "hot". For example: However, this event doesn't show up on their timeline. For the example above, its timeline shows: This is unlike non-...
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How can I see all of the current per-site “Featured on Meta” posts?

I often find that ideas on one site's meta are useful for other sites. However, I often only discover them years later because I don't frequent every meta site. Hence... Question: How can I see all ...
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How should we treat “axe to grind” X.Meta questions?

I've noticed a couple of "axe to grind" X.Meta.SE questions recently. You can tell because the OP is critical of other users' behaviour, the answers going against the question get highly upvoted, and ...
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Can a meta site be used to formulate a question? If so, how do I do it? [duplicate]

According to a comment on the question Is the education system in Finland particularly good?, it's okay to formulate a question on a Meta site. I asked the question Should there be a question on ...
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Did this question require editing?

This question is already asked on local meta. I want answers based on experience of other sites. I could've asked in moderators team, but I prefer public sites whenever possible. Yes, I'm a moderator ...
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Child metas Profile pages are Oops

I've tried a half dozen child metas, the main site's Profile pages are fine but the child meta Profiles are oops. The child meta site's pages (not my profile) work fine. Examples: Oops - https://...
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Moderator Resignations are now being un-featured early. Is this the only solution? Why can't we moderate them as usual? [duplicate]

Ex-Moderator Madara Uchiha's resignation notice was recently untagged as featured by a staff member, which removes it from the featured box on the related community's sidebar. This is rather early for ...
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How long can Moderator Resignation notices be featured?

How long are moderator resignation posts allowed to be featured in the sidebars of our sites?
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What is the process for having a site's close threshold lowered?

Stack Overflow now has a 3 close vote threshold We’re lowering the close/reopen vote threshold on Stack Overflow from 5 to 3. Shog9 then made this comment Other sites can have whatever ...
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Is there an overview of your accounts on all Meta sites?

The stackexchange.com site has a nice overview of all your network accounts, listing your reputation and number of badges and posts on each site: However, this overview is limited to main accounts. ...
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Please don't inbox notify me that I asked a Meta question on the site where I moderate

♦ moderators have a separate 'inbox' which contains notifications about moderator messages but also new questions on the child meta site. According to Please don't inbox notify me that I ...
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Please don't bring The Loop to per-site metas

On my fourth reading of the blog post introducing The Loop, I noticed something that seems to indicate that the company wants to introduce changes in how the child metas function - something I didn't ...
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Disable auto-protection for meta questions

I just saw this question and one line jumped out at me: I mean a question with a lot of posts by users who are new to Meta. These posts are explicitly open to new users. A feature request was made ...
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What parameters does Stack Exchange use to decide to create meta sites? [closed]

We have dedicated meta sites for the community such as Stack Overflow, Hinduism, etc. while some sites such as Super User, Mathematics, etc. do not have meta sites? Are there any parameters (...
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Meta Stack Overflow doesn't load on any of its pages - questions, users, etc. when logged in [closed]

After going to https://meta.stackoverflow.com/, https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions, and https://meta.stackoverflow.com/users, none of the pages load. About 60 seconds after attempting to load ...
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Make flag counters in flag dashboard sidebar clickable

It doesn't happen too often on my sites, but sometimes there's a flag on the meta site instead of the main site. In that case, the sidebar of the flag dashboard shows a widget like this: The problem ...
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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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Allow access to per-site meta posts' code via edit

The edit option is useful not only to edit, but also (and more importantly to me) to know/copy-paste the code that the user has typed in to obtain the given display. Yet when I try to use this on ...
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How have more people edited their profiles on main sites than on per-site metas?

Look here at Autobiographer on main OR Stack Exchange: Complete "About Me" section of user profile. Awarded 484 times. Look at the meta site's equivalent of the badge: Awarded 166 times. ...
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Attempt to signing up for meta sites via Google or Facebook leads to a 404 page

In browser private mode opening any meta site (in case of existing the main site) allows you to sign up. For instance SO.meta: On the following page you can choose Google or Facebook as an ...
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Is there a link to the corresponding meta site? [duplicate]

Do Stack Exchange sites have a link to their respective meta site somewhere?
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Chat makes old per-site meta links HTTPS and broken

I was looking at an old chatroom when I found a link from a feed that was from before per-site metas switched from meta.%.stackexchange.com to %.meta.stackexchange.com. This link, however, was changed ...
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How can a user have a different reputation on a per-site meta than they have on the main site? [duplicate]

A certain user (I won't mention them here) has 4 reputation on a Stack Exchange site's per-site meta and 1 reputation on the site itself. The user is not banned or "temporarily suspended" on either ...
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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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Child meta sites mistakenly suggest user to acquire a badge which isn't avalable on that site [duplicate]

Check the following screenshot from CS meta: It says, Take the tour and earn your first badge Clicking the button redirects to the tour page of the main site and scrolling it doesn't change ...
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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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SEDE generates incorrect links for localized Stack Overflow Metas [duplicate]

Stack Exchange Data Explorer generates wrong (outdated) links for localized child metas Example query on Stack Overflow em Portugues Meta generates this url: https://meta.pt.stackoverflow.com/q/1 ...
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Please help me to understand (and eventually to explain) when it's necessary to use expletives in a Meta site

Tl;Dr When talking about the use on expletives on local or network-wide Meta, that are not about the name of tool, programming language, or the word itself on a language site, what do we understand ...
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Are questions posted to the “Meta” of a Stack Exchange site eligible for Hot Network Questions? [duplicate]

Well, I have been on the Stack Exchange network for a while and you know, your eyes often go to the Hot Network Questions page or pane, maybe both. I never saw a question posted to a Meta of the ...
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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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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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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 with less than 5 reputation uses the feature to ask about their own post specifically, they are prompted to enter a link to their post, and then they are given access to the ...
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Provide an easier way to find the meta of each Stack Exchange site [duplicate]

I could not find the meta of Web Applications. It should have been easier to find (I did not find it actually, I just added "meta" to the URL).
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Icon for election is different on community bulletin for main and meta sites

Physics SE has an ongoing election. Here is a screenshot of the community bulletin visible on the main site: This is what I see when I'm on the physics meta site: I believe that the meta ...
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Different text for network-wide suspended users on meta [duplicate]

If you look at a profile of a user who is suspended networkwide, you get the text: "This account is temporarily suspended network-wide. The suspension period ends on..." However, if you click on "...
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Meta question that has an answer in help center

From time to time I see questions on ruSO meta (I think that any other metas have the same situation) when user asks something about site, and there is an answer in help center. What should we do in ...
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Please give suspended users an option to explain their side of the story on the meta site

As it is written here by Jon Ericson (CM), the secrecy of the details of the individual suspensions is reasoned to protect the suspended users: Since suspended users are unable to tell their side ...

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