Questions tagged [post-notices]

For questions (and discussions, etc.) on Meta Stack Exchange about post notices. A post notice is a relatively brief banner message that appears above a post. Post notices typically either explain why the post is locked, or (for questions) what type of answers are needed.

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Unable to translate "Want to improve this answer" notice

There's no string to translate notice (can be added by mods manually) on answer: Want to improve this answer? Add details and include citations to explain why this answer is correct. Answers without ...
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Improve post-notice for sourceless answers

On questions like this one that have a tendency to be answered by low-rep users who don't cite any sources, mods can add the following post-notice: Want to improve this post? Provide detailed ...
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What does "the traffic data in this chart is outdated" mean on the site analytics pages?

I encountered this message at the Chinese and Math analytics pages and don't know what it means: Effective May 10th 2022, the traffic data in this chart is outdated. We are working to resolve the ...
Rebecca J. Stones's user avatar
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"Go get it" button for editing badges should link to the 'Annotated Posts' page

If I'm tracking one of the edit badges and click on the progress bar, it offers me a link to 'go get it': Clicking on the button takes me to the Low-Quality Posts review queue. It's actually quite a ...
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No space between "bounty" and the username in bounty notices [duplicate]

This might be the smallest bug, however, it is irritating to see the username is connected to "bounty" with a period. There have been times when I think that could be a particular syntax on ...
Apass.Jack's user avatar
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'Thanks for submitting an edit' banner is missing a space

After you submit an edit, the following banner is shown: Thanks for submitting an edit.It is only visible to you until it’s been approved by trusted community members. It seems that there is a space ...
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Closed post message "List of close voters is only viewable by users with the close/reopen votes privilege" is misleading

It says List of close voters is only viewable by users with the close/reopen votes privilege Apparently, that's not the case as mentioned in How could we improve our planned post notice improvements?...
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"edit your question" link on author-only guidance on duplicate questions has wrong URL on sites other than Meta Stack Exchange

When a question is closed as duplicate, the post owner has their own guidance to edit their question. The guidance also include "edit your question" link. The link is supposed to redirect ...
Meta Andrew T.'s user avatar
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Empty text field next to light bulb on questions closed with multiple community-specific (off-topic) reasons

It seems that recently, a bug was introduced in the post notice on questions that were closed with multiple community-specific (off-topic) close reasons. There's a spot for a text field next to a ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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Questions self-closed as duplicates by their authors (auto-closed by Community) show an incorrectly worded notice; rephrase it to refer to author

When a question is closed as a duplicate, other users viewing the question will see a notice like below: Some community members have associated this post with a similar question. or, if it was ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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Update the post notice for post content hidden in the edit history (displayed for posts flagged as spam/rude/abusive) to mention plagiarism

Could the wording in the post notice which is displayed when the post content is hidden from non-moderators who can see deleted posts (done when there is a helpful spam or rude/abusive flag) be ...
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Post notices are not instantly displayed

I think within the last day or two a new bug has arisen: when a mod applies a post notice, it is not instantly displayed to them. Instead the mod must refresh the page to see it. This is quite ...
curiousdannii's user avatar
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If a question was closed with multiple revamped community-specific (off-topic) reasons, the close notice may not properly describe the reasons

Here's a close notice from a question that was closed with multiple off-topic (community-specific) close reasons, relating to only one specific network site and no longer reproducible: (For context, ...
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Inconsistent styling and formatting in the notices for closed questions

While using my Android v.11 Galaxy XCover Pro, with Google Chrome app version 12.41.19.23.arm64 in "full site" view at Law SE (the only site where I have the necessary privileges)... Both ...
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Add an explanation of how to resolve the "needs citation" post notice

Moderators can add "post notices" as a banner at the top of the post; there are some custom notices for certain sites, three moderator-added notices that exist network-wide, and additional ...
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Post notice should indicate a self-deletion even if the author's account has been deleted

When a user deletes their own post, the banner at the top of the post will clearly tell it was done by the post author: However, when the account has been deleted, it will revert back to showing the ...
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Community effort questions banner repeated

On this question: What technical details should a programmer of a web application consider before making the site public? Community effort questions banner is repeated. Chrome: stable Android: 5/6/7
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Highly active inactive question?

I've just stumbled upon a highly active question: Well, 2 years and 3 months ago is almost yesterday? I suppose it's the lock manually applied to the controversial questions, but aren't they expect ...
Danubian Sailor's user avatar
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Answers on migration stub questions include a false notice that they were converted to comments

This question was recently migrated from Sustainability.SE to Politics.SE. There was already an answer when it was migrated, and as expected, that answer was included with the migration. However, back ...
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The mod page for editing close reason notices doesn't show the delete question button

Today, I was in the interesting situation of closing my own meta question as off-topic (don't ask) and discovered that instead of the Edit question button I expected, there was only a Delete question ...
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Double post notices are possible if submitted at nearly the same time

It appears possible that post notices can show up twice if moderators add them to the post at roughly the same time (in this case, it was only about 3 seconds apart from the edit history): If I ...
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How to access 'Private feedback for you'?

I got this on a question I asked (no big deal - I don't care if somebody closes it). Is this a feature? How would I access "private feedback"?
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Please allow users without the close/reopen votes privilege to see the full details of close reasons

Let me first establish what I'm not asking about: I know that there are posts that don't show a specific close reason to anyone when three different reasons were chosen. I know that users who don't ...
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Closed post message, "Viewable by the post author and users with the close/reopen votes privilege" is misleading

The closed post message, "Viewable by the post author and users with the close/reopen votes privilege" to see who voted to close a question is misleading, as the list and message are only ...
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"Comments only" lock notice on closed questions mistakenly says that question is still accepting answers

When a question has a "comments-only" lock, the following notice is displayed on top of the question: Locked for X days. Comments on this question have been disabled, but it is still ...
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When are multiple closure reasons provided in the post notice?

I noticed in this recently closed question that there are multiple close reasons presented. Here's a screenshot of the post notice: From my understanding, only one close reason is selected when ...
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Remove the Delete Question button in the post notice for post authors when their question is closed as a duplicate

As a foreword: I am not asking for the small "delete" button in the post's menu options to be invisible to the post author during duplicate closure, only the large, red "Delete question&...
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In which order are delete voters shown?

When a post is deleted, a banner is shown indicating which users voted to delete the post: What determines the order in which these users are shown? Often, it seems to be a chronological order (like ...
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Remove the suggestion to post a new question from the closed questions post notices

Some user posted a question on IPS twice the past 2 days, and then was rude about the closure of both and the request to edit instead of reposting a slightly recomposed version with the same ...
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Character Overflow™ on "Edit question" button in review on mobile devices

When browsing to a review queue item for a question that has been closed on a mobile device, the new "Edit question" button in the notice overflows the word "question" as: Edit ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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Protected question notice is confusing and incorrect, especially to users with the association bonus

The new notice for protected questions looks like this: Earn 10 reputation in order to answer this question. The reputation requirement helps protect this question from spam and non-answer activity. ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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Show inline editor when clicking "Edit question" button in close notice if user has permission to use the inline editor

Yesterday, a new "Edit question"/"Improve this question" button was added to post closure notices, to more easily provide access to the question editing form. However, this new ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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1 answer
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When is the "Edit question" button shown on close notices?

I noticed now that on closed questions, a new button called "Edit question" shows up: The button also shows for logged-out users, except it's titled "Improve this question": No ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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Historically-locked questions aren't merely "currently" not accepting new answers or interactions

Most manual locks applied to posts, such as content dispute or comment-only locks, are meant to just be temporary, and lifted at an appropriate time. As such, the part of the post notice that says "it ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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1 answer
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Some banners still have the yellow colour scheme. Can it be changed to blue like the rest of the post notices?

When I suggested an edit to a question here on MSE, I noticed that the banner saying "Thanks for submitting an edit" is yellow in colour, which was the colour scheme before the new post ...
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Close voters can be seen by those without the privilege to do so [duplicate]

This is what I see from my account (which has the close vote privilege): It says "Viewable by the post author and users with the close/reopen votes privilege," yet this is not true. Here is ...
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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 ...
Sebastian Simon's user avatar
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Display year in comment lock post notice tooltip if lock expires in a later calendar year

I recently came across a post that had its comments disabled for a very long period of time. According to the notice, the lock won't expire until 3,623 days from now. However, when I mouse over the ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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Target question not shown in duplicate notice on Android Chrome [duplicate]

My recently closed question isn't showing the duplicate target: Other duplicate questions seem to be fine (both mine and others).
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Post was closed before it even existed

I would like to report a bug. This post was apparently closed 2 years ago, but it has only existed for 1 year and 3 months. See a screenshot of the problem below.
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1 answer
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Please replace "above" with "below" in the Controversial Post Notice

Currently, the text of Controversial Post Notice says, Controversial Post — You may use comments ONLY to suggest improvements. You may use answers ONLY to provide a solution to the specific ...
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Close reason banner not displayed to low-reputation post author [closed]

Over at Physics we have a new user whose first interaction with the site was to post an interesting but off-topic question. They were savvy enough to ask about it on Meta, but not to follow the ...
rob's user avatar
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How do I stop having the same "community members have suggested a similar question" pop-up? [duplicate]

I have posted a question here: Is it possible to run a script on power button press with systemd? and every time I come back to this page I have a Some community members have suggested a similar ...
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"(0 answers)" shows up as "( answers)" in new duplicate post notice

This question of mine was voted to be closed as a duplicate, and I received a banner at the top asking Does this answer your question? Auto-delete orphaned tag synonyms ( answers) I presume ...
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Why don't off-topic close notices indicate which specific users voted for specific off-topic canned reasons anymore?

In the old notices, on questions closed as off-topic, the notice would not only indicate all of the close voters who closed the question, but also the specific users who voted for specific canned ...
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Unable to dismiss the suggested duplicate [duplicate]

Today someone suggested that my post was a duplicate of another post. I disagreed and dismissed the message by selecting the [No] button below, and clicking the [Submit] button. This however doesn't ...
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Text of Bounty Grace Period notice is confusing

This bounty has ended. Answers to this question are eligible for a +50 reputation bounty. You have 19 hours to award this bounty. The question to which I awarded a bounty has exactly one answer, by ...
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Notification does not appear in the migrated question

In SOja, notification to the questions that have migrated from the main site to the meta is not displayed. This post is not passed only one day after the migration. (It does not appear in both "Source"...
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"Submit" is not an answer to the question "Does this answer your question?"

"Submit" is not an answer to the question "Some community members have suggested a similar question that may solve your problem. Does this answer your question?" Screenshot from Google Chrome on ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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1 answer
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Can we have a permanent bye to "on-hold"?

Whenever I click on "Close" button to cast a close vote on an already loaded page of a closed question when it wasn't closed, this dialog appears: But since the redesign of post notices, "on-hold" ...
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