Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

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

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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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Featured questions from meta.SE are not shown in community bulletin on per-site-metas

I have tried several sites and noticed that community bulletin is displayed differently on the main site and on the local meta. The difference being that the community bulletin on the local meta does ...
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In the flag queue, make it more obvious when there are flags on the per-site-meta

The flag queue for moderators looks like this (when empty): Even it may not be obvious to the uninitiated, my attention as a moderator is mainly on the left side (where the red text is), because this ...
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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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A bot script needs to be run to convert meta.[site] URLs to [site].meta URLs

The Community bot already ran through posts to convert internal http:// links to https://, which is great, but it needs to be run one more time: this time, it needs to convert links of this format: ...
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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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What is the difference between the “scope” and the “on-topic” tags on most child metas?

In most sites I participate, their child metas have simultaneously two seemingly similar tags: scope and on-topic (or off-topic, on-topic-ness, off-topic-ness). Is this redundant? If yes, shouldn't we ...
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Should I ask for help to forming question in metas?

Sometimes I have a vague idea for a question, but asking it right away may result in a confusing or unclear question, or after receiving answers I realize that I haven't asked the right one. Sometimes ...
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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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HTTPS certificate error for meta redirect pages (meta.<site>.stackexchange.com)

Visiting https://meta.security.stackexchange.com displays an HTTPS certificate error in Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 10. For reference, meta.<sitename>.stackexchange.com is the old URL ...
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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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Searching for meta posts on the Stack Exchange network

I want to do a network-wide search that covers all meta sites on Stack Exchange. Specifically, I'm looking to find site-specific announcement posts so I can research which communities have site-...
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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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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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Convenient button to switch between main site and meta site on the Android app [duplicate]

Currently, to switch from a main site to its meta (and vice versa), one needs to search for the other site in the side bar. I think we can make the process more convenient of the switch button is ...
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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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Empty “Personal Information” menu title should be removed from per-site meta

In each per-site meta, under the Settings tab we can see the list of menus. In per-site meta, PERSONAL INFORMATION is not clickable, i.e. doesn't have any sub menu items. Maybe the menu title is ...
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CSS Bug on Crypto Meta

I'd like to report a bug concerning at least crypto.meta.se for which it appears that the CSS has "died". I've got this confirmed from two other users. Steps to reproduce: Visit Crypto Meta SE ...
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Show your work: one simple trick to make meta effective

Every day, good-hearted people come to these sites and run into serious problems. And then you come here or to another meta site, seeking to propose a solution to the problem you've encountered... And ...
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User with only per-site meta profile

I found a user that have only Meta profile. Trying to open main profile via link on the meta profile page gives 404 error. I don't think this is normal. User is currently banned in chat for 189 days:...
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As of 2017, how exactly does per-site meta work?

I searched on this site MSE before asking this question. All search results are more than 6 years old (and I found most of them talking about things that's already changed). In those posts I searched, ...
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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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Flag for “official answer” on this and other metas

It would be nice to have a "flag for official answer" on questions on this and other metas for getting the attention of SE employees on feature-requests and bugs where the community has weighed in ...
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Strange tag-related error message on visiting a per-site meta [duplicate]

I visited Beer, Wine, and Spirits Meta, from the supercollider, and got this cryptic error instead of a list of questions: Say what? I wasn't searching tags, as you can see from the URL. This ...
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Requirements for posts on meta-sites

I know, that the meta sites (e.g. meta.stackoverflow.com, ell.meta.stackexchange.com, etc) exist for discussing the corresponding main sites (i.e. stackoverflow.com, ell.stackexchange.com, etc). ...
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Where is the meta of Software Quality Assurance & Testing? [closed]

I would like to ask if someone could create a tmap tag, but there is no meta site for Software Quality Assurance & Testing.
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If the bug is fixed and the post is not yet changed to status-completed, how can I notify to moderator? [duplicate]

If there was a post reported with bug tag months or even years ago on Meta Stack Exchange or a per-site meta, and now the bug is fixed and working fine, but nobody has changed the status to status-...
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Unable to suggest edits on meta sites with mobile app [duplicate]

When using the Stack Exchange iOS app, the edit button for suggesting edits appears to be missing when viewing posts from a per-site meta. App Version: 1.6.4 Device: iPad mini 2G (Wi-Fi) OS Version: ...
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Is it acceptable to cross-post questions to site *metas*?

I recently posted this discussion on MSO when pursuing options for Directing Prior Art Searches from Ask Patents. After reviewing the newly added example prior art request, I'd essentially like to ...
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Google.ca sent me to the wrong URL for Android Enthusiasts Meta, so my browser gave the error: SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN

I found a bug. It's either Google Canada's fault or Stack Exchange's fault, or a combination. I'm not sure which. Steps to reproduce Do a Google Canada search for: [ android stack exchange questions ...
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Disappearing meta chatroom

(I previously asked this question at Mathematics Educators meta, where this answer suggested that I report it as a bug here on the main meta.) I regularly visit the Mathematics Educators chatrooms ...
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CodeGolf.SE Meta site fails to load with ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS

Here is an example of the problem: I have HTTPS Everywhere installed if that may be doing anything.
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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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Do we want a data.meta.stackexchange.com?

Unfortunately, the data SE doesn't have any meta site. It could be a very useful feature, people could share their tips and experiences about the site.
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“New users” reputation tab should be removed (or at least changed) from per site metas

Per site metas don't have visible reputation for users. But the user list on the new users tab sorted by reputation contains users with no activity on meta. The top new user hasn't actually ...
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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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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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What is the “Participation” user sort on Meta sites? [duplicate]

I notice that users on per-site metas are, by default, sorted by something called "participation". I would assume this to be Meta-pseudo-rep, but it seems that someone who has basically no Meta ...
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Link for search help via meta site ignores keyword

If you open the contact page via meta site, you can see a form with search box, e.g. in 3d printing meta: Searching for example for "privilege" gives you some results with a link at the end: ...
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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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Please disable “tag in title” warnings for meta sites [duplicate]

So I recently discovered that feature requests such as this and this have already been partially implemented. Any title beginning with a phrase in [square-brackets] will trigger a popup warning: ...
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Should we be retaining a user's opinion in meta if they delete their account?

As confirmed by Shog9, votes may be retained on the meta sites, if a user deletes their profile for that Stack Exchange site. This originates from another post, where a user has brought up various ...
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Should we be able to change our votes more freely on a meta site? [duplicate]

On a meta site, votes are intended to imply agreement with the question/answer. In contrast, votes are intended to imply quality, on the general site. Overall, when we cast a vote, we have a brief ...
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Inconsistency with link styles of suggested edits on main and meta sites

History of the suggested edits on main sites have same style for links to suggested edit itself and to post: On meta sites they differ:
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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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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
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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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Should any Meta post that calls out a user by name be deleted, not just downvoted?

How can I report a specific bad user? suggests that calling out by name is, at the very least, discouraged. The context is when the Meta post reports "bad behavior" and suggest a ban for the user. I'...
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Related Meta discussions in the sidebar [duplicate]

Scenario: I see a dubious question A on basketweaving.SE, and I want to discuss its appropriateness. So I open a question B on meta.basketweaving.se. Of course question B will contain a link to ...
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The imported tag-info for default tags is ignored in revision history

There are several default tags which are automatically imported to all metas. (See also here.) It seems that some of them have been also imported with the tag-info. By looking at metas of some ...