Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

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

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Navigating to the edit mode of a not-exist page produces a strange error message

Visiting meta.tex.stackexchange.com/posts/2603 produces "404 error" but visting meta.tex.stackexchange.com/posts/2603/edit produces "There is a pending suggested edit in the queue, try again in a few ...
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How do I draw attention to a meta post? [duplicate]

It's now a week since I have reported this bug on Chess Meta, and the question has received only 13 views. I would like to share this question, but I am also afraid this would be considered spamming. ...
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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 ...
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I want to title this question “[tag] prohibition in titles on meta sites is inappropriate”, but I can't

If you start the title of a question with a construction like "[tag]", you get a red box telling you that: Title contains a [tag] prefix; please use the tag field to enter tags instead. And so, I ...
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What's going on with Meta rep?

I asked a question on meta SO for the first time since the split. I received a couple of up votes (great), yet my rep hasn't changed. Come to think of it, my rep appears to be my SO rep and my old ...
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Tag markdown in About Me section rendered locally in meta sites [duplicate]

I just noticed this profile now. Nothing special but he does have a tag in his About Me: I clicked it, fully expecting to land here, same way as tcl leads to on Stack Overflow. But I landed here ...
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Why don't I get reputation points on this meta site? I do get it on Meta Stack Overflow [closed]

I've over 500 reputation points on stackoverflow.com, and I joined meta.stackoverflow. I got the 100 reputation point association bonus. When I ask a question in meta.stackoverflow, and my question is ...
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Per-site Meta reputation updating… slowly [duplicate]

I answered a question on Stack Overflow and it got an upvote. After a great several minutes I went to Meta Stack Overflow, and was surprised that my reputation was still 10 less than main, indicating ...
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meta.*.stackexchange.com/privileges doesn't exist

I just noticed that there is no /privileges page for the per-site metas. Same for meta.superuser.com/privileges. Is this an oversight or is there a reason behind it? It seems to me that they should ...
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How do you change your display name on a per-site meta?

When I signed up for the Gaming SE, my account was auto-associated with my SOFU/MSO accounts. On SOFU, my name is Lord Torgamus; on MSO, it's Popular Demand. The auto-association process chose to ...
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What is the difference between meta sites and main sites?

I have just installed the Stack Exchange Android app, and have been creating accounts on different sites on Stack Exchange. I noticed that from the main sites, I can reach a "meta site". What is this ...
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New User badge on child metas [duplicate]

The new user badge is showing up on meta for users who really aren't new. In this case it was really obvious - turns out they've been on Stack Overflow for 5+ years, but maybe this is their first meta ...
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Two years later: How has moving the Meta link affected Meta usage?

Two years ago the link to a site's Meta was moved from an always-visible position in the top bar to subitems in the help and Site Switcher menus, as part of the top bar redesign progressively rolled ...
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Bounty-like feature on metas

Sometimes on a site's meta, I want to draw more attention to a question that has been sitting in the dark. Usually when this happens, I am even willing to offer my reputation as a bounty. But metas ...
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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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The black hole known as Meta Stack Apps

Firstly, there isn't a Meta for Stack Apps. However, Stack Apps' help centre seems to disagree: Meta Stack Apps is the part of the site where users discuss the workings and policies of Stack Apps ...
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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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Allow suggested edits on site metas and show them in the main site queue

Suggested edits are disabled on per-site metas, which means that only users with full edit privileges (>2k rep on graduated sites or >1000 rep on public betas) can edit posts on a site meta. This has ...
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FAQ sidebar for per site metas

Meta Stack Exchange has a nice side bar over when you are on the main page (the one you hit when you go to the 'meta' link, not the 'questions' tab). It's great. You can see there is a 'faq' ...
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How do I track voting activity on my meta.[sitename].stackexchange posts? [duplicate]

Meta sites (with the exception of meta.stackexchange.com) do not alter reputation. Thus I do not get any sort of alert when my posts are upvoted or downvoted. How do I track or receive notifications ...
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Remove impossible badges from per-site metas

Per-site metas lists some badges that are impossible to get. For example https://tex.meta.stackexchange.com/badges lists: Altruist Benefactor Beta Investor Precognitive Promoter But these are ...
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Why doesn't the default “off topic” close reason appear when you add a custom close reason?

I've added the following close reason to three of the four meta sites where I moderate: The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. Changes to the system or to the circumstances ...
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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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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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Should site-specific Twitter feeds be tweeting meta questions?

Like the title says: Should site-specific feeds be tweeting meta questions? I say no. It doesn't serve much of a purpose, to be honest. The twitterbot tends to tweet crap in general, but lets ...
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Bring back the visible meta link for logged-in users

(If your regular hangouts are limited to SO and MSO, you probably won't understand this post. This is all about the people who have no idea what SO and MSO are.) A lot of Stack Exchange sites suffer ...
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Bring more users to meta.<sitename>

If you've been to any of the new Stack Exchange sites, you've seen that each new site has its own meta. And at the top of each site, you'll see a byline to invite people into meta: got a question ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Allow site-specific metas to indicate duplicates of questions on the main meta

One of the users on Academia just posted the question "Should comments with multiple @ references be allowed", which is a duplicate of the question "Allow more than one @name notification per comment" ...
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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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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 makes a meta question about their own post specifically, they are prompted to enter a link to their post, and then they are given access to the per-site meta's question ...
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Can't create a new tag wiki SE 2.0 meta sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Proposing tag wiki creation does not work on meta sites Looks like creating tag wikis on SE 2.0 metas isn't working. To reproduce, go to the "moderation" tag page on ...
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Rep Gain/Lose on Per-Site Metas

There are quite a few questions floating around asking about earning/losing rep on per-site metas. Some of them are marked as duplicates to this question: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Should MSE related questions be allowed on independent meta.SE sites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which meta am I supposed to post on? Support, feature requests, or bug reports for the core Stack Exchange engine that powers all Stack Exchange websites are asked on MSE. I ...
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Adding a meta question link in a meta question doesn't resolve question title in preview, but does in actual post

Best described with images: When Editing Actual Post (Highlighting by me). This also applies when editing the post after it was posted.
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Can the Meta sites have non-color-based visual cues to help distinguish them from the Main sites?

A color-blind user posted a feature-request on our English.SE site, asking for non-color-based visual cues to help distinguish the Meta site from the Main site. I think it is an excellent request to ...
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Why do site meta questions get posted on Twitter?

I follow the Twitter accounts of the sites where I moderate. Over the weekend I noticed that they were Tweeting meta questions. These questions were really esoteric questions that only someone very ...
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Please don't inbox notify me that I asked a question

I love the new moderator feature that alerts us of new questions on the Meta site we belong to. I always keep on top of the Gaming Meta while I'm online, but this does a lot to either speed up my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...