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Questions tagged [support]

A request for assistance with one of the site's features, or a question where you're expecting a concrete answer, and not discussion. If your question is not reporting a bug, requesting a new feature, or soliciting open discussion, this tag is probably the right one.

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Counter on the close vote dialog starts from 50, but I can only cast 40 a day

Immediately before casting my 40th vote at the end of yesterday (GMT) the close vote dialog showed 11 votes remaining: After casting that vote I was shown that I'd hit my 40/day maximum: And now ...
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Where should I ask questions about using plugins with my WordPress site?

Could I have support for finding an appropriate place to ask? I am aware of wp.stackexchange.com, but they seem to focus on core WordPress (not plugin features), and is a development site (as opposed ...
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Can you get multiple “Notable Question” badges for the same question?

I was wondering if you could get a "Notable Question" badge for the same question twice? For example, if I have 2.5K views on a question, then I get another 2.5K views for it, will I get two "Notable ...
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Is there a way to link users to their profile page? [duplicate]

Say I'm writing a post on meta, and I want to direct the reader to a specific section of their profile page. One thing one can do is to just link to the profile page of the OP who asked the question, ...
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Why do timeline review events sometimes show the number of reviews of each type and sometimes don't?

When looking at the timelines of several different questions, I've noticed something strange: on some sites, timeline review events show the number of reviews of each type completed in that review ...
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Which Stack Exchange site handles morality-based questions?

I am having some questions based on morality, such as which is right or wrong, etc. I checked the list of available Stack Exchange sites and could find any. Examples: Explain a real-life ...
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'Enter' is instantly submitting questions and answers on Android

How are you supposed to to start a new paragraph or line break on here using a basic keyboard? Or maybe I should ask "What's the preferred method?", as using the normal button (Enter) will post a ...
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Why there is a “start a bounty” link on questions with an accepted answer? [duplicate]

Now I know this may be a duplicate of "Why I am getting an option to start a bounty for a question with accepted answer?", which however, has been inactive for 9 years, plus, it is marked as a ...
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Is there a Stack Exchange site for questions about finding data?

As the question states, I want to find data about a particular project and I am wondering what the right place is to ask people how they go about searching for it. Would Stack Overflow be it?
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Cannot format code

I am trying to format the code from the link using the Stack Exchange app but when I cut and paste the code wall the spaces get removed and the hash marks disappear in the output. How can I fix it? ...
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Where can I ask for payments module documentation?

I am trying to setup my own merchant-plugin-interface for our payments module but can't find any source which can give me request/response formats for vareq/vares/pareq etc. api calls. I suppose these ...
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Accessing the latest comments on a site from the Stack API

Context: As a moderator on a relatively small beta site, I often notice spam, chatty, rude or entirely unrelated comments on old posts. It'd be nice if I had an easy way to monitor them. From the ...
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Is there a way to prevent appearance of untranslatable strings in SE code base?

Being a part of "Stack Overflow in Russian" translation team I'm wondering why do some new strings not able to translate due to the lack in translation database? As far as I know for the string ...
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What exactly “duplicate comments” will be upvoted if I cast a subsequent dupe vote?

This is not a duplicate of Autocomment when voting to close as duplicate as that simply indicates that the feature exists. This is a "how" question asking how this feature actually works, which that ...
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Is there a sandbox chat room for testing the API? [duplicate]

Right now I have one (1) reputation and I need 20 to be in a chat. How do I test the chat API? Do I need to get more upvotes to chat or is there a "sandbox" chat that does not need rep? I know that ...
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Where do I find a history of changes to Stack Exchange's API?

As the title says is there a place where I can find a history of changes to the API? The API I am talking about is here: https://api.stackexchange.com/ I want something more detailed than what is ...
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How can I get a notification when a new Stack Exchange dump is made available?

How can I get a notification when a new Stack Exchange dump is made available?
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When linking to GitHub, what's the policy on permalinks (specific commit) vs up-to-date info (master)?

E.g. see suggested-edits/22923009 which changes https://github.com/…/33d6380103576782901c208e68488cc0b5af433b/… to https://github.com/…/master/…. I intentionally put a GitHub permalink in the ...
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Bad moderators behavior - Account deleted without any reason [closed]

I was deleted from Italian SE, my username was DaniChi, now I see “user5372". I opened yet a ticket on May, 1st and my daughter (Marybnq) opened one too but for now, we had no response. My daughter’s ...
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Why do some questions have a favorite count of 0 while others have none?

I was playing around on SEDE when I noticed some questions have a favourite count of 0, while the majority have a favourite count of NULL. What's the reason behind this? For the questions with a count ...
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What happened to this chat message that it is so thoroughly deleted?

Warning: Transcript links may contain spoilers for Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones. Today, @Jenayah brought my attention to this case when she asked what happened to a message she had posted in ...
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Is there a site on Stack Exchange where it is allowed to ask for website reviews?

So I've been working on my own website for a while now, and now it's in a decent condition so I thought I'd ask for some reviews, opinions of other users, to know what I could add yet to improve the ...
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What to do when you put two days of formulating a question and it still gets downvoted? [duplicate]

I have spent hours reading, formulating practice questions, using grammar check, and studying research papers. I have taken a break from Stack Exchange for probably 4 days, hoping that this will ...
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Can the Description for the CloseReasonTypes be added for the newer Close Reasons?

The table CloseReasonTypes in The Stack Exchange Data Explorer holds the id, name and description for the various close reasons. When the close reasons got a major overhaul the new close reasons got ...
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Unable to post question [duplicate]

I composed a question on Stack Overflow which had lots of text. I tried to format it, mostly using <pre> tags but was unable to post it. The website gave the warning that my post contains ...
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Add a login for all my Stack Exchange accounts [duplicate]

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE. The other question was about merging two accounts, my problem is to add a login for all the StackExchange sites I visit. I was logging in with OpenID, but now that it's gone, ...
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Stack Overflow: unable to to 'Post a Question' [closed]

I am trying to post a question regarding Mysql. I have finished editing it and previewing it- it looks alright to me. However, in the last step (image below), once I click the the Stack Overflow(SO)...
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Where to ask about electric car battery technology?

Which is the best site to ask a question about the batteries used in electric cars including environmental stuff?
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Conditions for keeping reputation in case of post deletion

In an answer for Deleted Question: Impact to Reputation, it's quoted that reputation earned from posts with score ≥ 3 "visible on the site for ≥ 60 days" would be retained despite their deletion. I ...
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How to relate another question on a different site (not meta)

I have a proposal for the FAQ, section "Editing and Formatting": What is the recommended way to refer to another question? If I copy the title, no link is "automagically" created If I copy the link, ...
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How can I find all my questions (all stackexchange sites)?

I'm active on many stackexchange sites, and I've asked a question recently. I know the topic of the question, but not the exact tile, and more specifically, I forgot on which site I had been asking (...
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Can you transfer some of your questions to your second account?

I'm contemplating different accounts for each subfield of a subject, to streamline organization. Imagine that I prefer this account to focus on antinatalism at Philosophy SE. If I make a new one for ...
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Problem with Stack Overflow reputation league [duplicate]

I was quite impressed when I saw this week's Stack Overflow leaderboard: But the user's reputation activity doesn't quite match: What's going on?
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Jobs section in the Stack Exchange Android app [duplicate]

I can't see the section of Jobs in the Stack Exchange app. Do they exist in the app or is it focussed only on the web application?
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Why was this question manually removed from Hot Network Questions despite already being closed?

I recently came across to this question (revision history). I saw that it was a Hot Network Question and flagged for moderator intervention to ask them to remove it from the HNQ and possibly delete it ...
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Why wasn't this question automatically protected after receiving a combination of spam answers and non-answers?

As per the FAQ on protection, questions are automatically protected as a result of deleted answers if the number of deleted answers from new users, plus the number of deleted answers with helpful spam ...
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Which StackExchange site should I use for clarifications on standards documents?

As I read through published standards documents (e.g. RFC2616 (HTTP/1.1) or Unicode Standard or Bluetooth 5) I have some questions about specific uses of terminology, as well as higher level concepts. ...
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How to block unregistered users?

I have not seen a single good question or answer by an unregistered user yet. I can understand that some people are still interested in searching for the "gold nugget" in these very special ...
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Chat in mobile app isn’t logged in

When I click the button to open Chat in the mobile app on my iPhone, the Safari page that loads within the app isn’t logged in, even though I am logged in to Chat in the actual browser and am logged ...
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Why are deleted answers not counted on questions list, but counted on the question page?

Almost everybody here know that 10k+ users can see deleted posts. For example when a question has deleted answers the total number of answers is counted on the question page (where the list of answers ...
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Is there an equivalent for suggested edit ban for 2k+ users?

In the editing guidance provided in the help center, it is clear what happens when someone without edit privileges submit too many rejected edits. What happens if someone suggests a bad edit? ...
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Where can I ask questions for technical data of a TV?

I want to ask a question about a technical detail on a TV that I want to buy, namely interpolation value. Which site should I be using to ask for help?
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What is this clock icon near the voting buttons?

On the image from Nick Craver’s tweet where the screenshot of my post is displayed I noticed a clock icon on the left hand side of the post below the favorite star icon. What’s the purpose of ...
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Close votes not showing up on the closure banner

There was a question I remember voting to close, but my vote doesn't show up on the closure banner: My vote was cast about two hours before the mod closed/voted it.
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Stack Exchange chat page is the same as Stack Overflow Chat? [duplicate]

The best way to explain this is to show you: https://chat.stackexchange.com: As you can see, the logo is not right. Also, the font is orange, and all the logos on the chat rooms are one of Stack ...
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Is there a site for mobile app usage questions?

Do we have a Stack Exchange site available yet for using mobile apps? Looked through the list, but didn't notice one, though of course it could have a name that didn't trigger my search function.
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What kind of history events can only be performed by moderators?

There are the following post history types (from SEDE): Initial Title - The first title a question is asked with. Initial Body - The first raw body text a post is submitted with. Initial Tags - The ...
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Retrieve list of top 100 user on stackexchange for a specific tag sorted by posted content?

I am trying to replicate the top user page with user sorted by number of post for a specific tag. Suppose there are two users for tag. User 'A' with 5608 post for tag. And User 'B' with 2627 post. ...
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What can moderators do about suspended chat users who attempt to engage with users via their chat profiles?

Recently, we encountered a rather persistent user in a chat room, repeatedly attempting to engage with other users in the chat by editing their chat profile description and repeatedly leaving and re-...
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How does a network-wide suspension work when the account is unsuspended on at least one site?

I've run into an account that seems to be hitting some edge cases with the network wide suspension process. From what I understand, accounts with a network-wide suspension are prevented from creating ...