Questions tagged [site-lifecycle]

For questions about the overall lifecycle of a site, i.e. the overall process of sites moving from private beta to public beta to being launched and getting a custom design.

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I suggest to consider adding a unified structure for asking questions to all STEM network sites

Humbly, I have 7 years experience in the network and have asked about 1,500 questions throughout different sites in it. I have recently joined Medical Sciences SE where I was managed to ask 37 ...
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Has there been a significant change of activity in the 29 old beta sites that graduated in August 2019 since the graduation?

In August 2019, 29 of the oldest beta sites graduated (in name at least) in an attempt to "mean the end of the monolith we currently refer to as "Graduation" in favor of a well-defined set of small ...
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Will the recent flush of Beta graduations impact sites that meet criteria?

In the recent big news Congratulations to our 29 oldest beta sites - They're now no longer beta! a bunch of sites got "Promoted" and I think that is great and I don't have any issues with it. But ...
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What should the criteria be for Stack Exchange sites to leave beta?

Today SE removed the "beta" label from 29 established sites, recognizing a need that has been plaguing many of our sites for years. Until today, under SE's rules there were two states: "graduated" if ...
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Congratulations to our 29 oldest beta sites - They're now no longer beta!

If you're a user on a long-toiling beta site that's been waiting 7-8 years to get out of beta, this may be the post you've been waiting for. The 29 Beta sites that are 7+ years old no longer have the ...
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Is it possible for moderators to move a proposal backwards through the phases?

Based on the comment on this answer from Joel S., I'm curious if a proposal can be reversed through the phases. So for example, in the case being discussed in that question, say a bunch of ...
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Is moving to the next phase done manually, or does it happen automatically after some time?

Currently the Pro Webmasters Proposal on Area51 has enough to go to the Commitment Phase, yet is still in the Definition Phase. Is moving to he next phase done manually or does it happen ...