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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Are rooms associated with per-site-metas shown when viewing a question?

I will include a rather lengthy explanation, which might be unnecessary for users familiar with the stuff I describe. Therefore: TL;DR: Per-site-metas can have chat rooms associated with them, too. ...
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Is the Q&A format of metas suitable for discussion?

IIRC, SE emphasizes the fact that QA format of SE sites are designed to discourage discussion. But sometimes on meta we need to discuss issues, they can be lengthly and can go back-and-forth and that ...
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Users with only the association bonus can answer protected questions on per-site metas

A user on Photography has only 103 rep, and has the association bonus rights. So their rep without the association bonus is 3. Yet they were able to post this answer to a protected question on the ...
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How do weekly topic challenges work?

A handful of sites have conducted a variation of the "weekly topic challenge" idea. I, myself, have become quite fond of them since they do seem to be effective at increasing asking rate and can be a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Per-site metas no longer have an apparent way to retag [closed]

The retag button is gone and only edit remains. This has made a few negative changes for users with the retag privilege but not the edit privilege. On a child meta site (i.e. a meta site other than ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Per-site “hot meta questions” are still hot after being deleted

I often click on the questions in the "Hot Meta Posts" section of the sidebar. Today when I clicked on one of the questions I noticed that it had already been deleted. I view this as a bug, though ...
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Hat not showing on site meta

I've selected my hat, it's showing up great on my user profile and on my posts on the main site: but it isn't showing up on the site's meta: but it is showing up on this Meta (as you can see below). ...
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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Broken links to per-site metas [closed]

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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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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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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Please copy profiles to meta sites

The last time I edited my profile (around 2011-09-26 22:00) and the next-to-last time (a couple of weeks before), I edited it on Stack Overflow and clicked on “Copy Profile to all Stack Exchange ...
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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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Add link to allow editing profile from Meta

Here's what happened to me just now: (It took me an embarrassingly long time looking for an edit option on my meta profile to get to this step though) So, I realize that it makes sense that we don't ...
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Adding more logins on meta sites redirects to 404 pages

I've seen this behavior on multiple meta sites, for example: Ask Ubuntu Meta Magento SE Meta Meta SO As soon as you choose to add a new login (To be honest I only tried Google, Facebook and the ...