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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. ...
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Can we get rid of the disclosure triangles that don't disclose anything on the edit screen?

I can't count the number of times I've tried to click one of these triangles: Could we change them to something more... non-clickable? Like these little things: ● ● ● ●?
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Stack Exchange Moderator FAQ

As per the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites, this FAQ will serve the following purposes: To be the canonical reference for moderators across the Stack Exchange sites for things that are beyond question (...
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Planned maintenance scheduled for March 17, 2018 at 13:00 UTC (9AM US/Eastern)

Update: The maintenance went as planned. We were read-only for less than 10 minutes and everything is back online and working as expected. tl;dr; Planned service interruption that will impact all ...
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Allow retracting flags from the API

For a project I'm working on, it'd be nice to be able to retract flags through the API. We allow people to retract flags from the web. Could this functionality be extended to the API? It could work ...
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Could mods have “add comments to chat” to supplement “move comments to chat”?

Moderators can move comments to a chat room associated with the post, and now we don't even have to wait for 20 comments to be posted in a short period of time -- we can do this at any time via the ...
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Improving Tag Synonyms

Executive Summary Jon Ericson asked, Does the tag synonym suggestion system work? The answer, unfortunately, is no. Tag Synonyms were introduced in August 2010: It’s been clear for a very long ...
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Tool for peer-reviewed no-bump mass retagging

Cleaning up a bad or ambiguous tag is a very annoying and disruptive process. While there are moderator tools for renaming and merging tags, there is no tool that helps splitting a tag or removing a ...
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Markdown change: Intra-word emphasis now works

There are tons of questions I could maybe post this as an answer to, but before choosing the best one, I'll just post this as an announcement question that can be linked elsewhere. The short story ...
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Posts destroyed as spam should trigger a retroactive audit failure for previous “No Action Needed” votes

As a moderator on Stack Overflow, I regularly look through the review history of obvious spam that has lasted more than an hour or so on the site. I often find one or two reviewers who voted "No ...
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Bump a deleted answer when it's undeleted, not when it's edited

When a deleted answer is edited, that bumps the thread to the front page and to the active questions list. When a deleted answer is undeleted, that does not bump the thread. That edits on a deleted ...
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Boost duplicate post search results by incoming link count

When you try to close a post as a duplicate, you are given the opportunity to search for the dupe target. Still, searching for that dupe target you know exists is hard and more often than not I have ...
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Can we have *.stackexchange.com aliases for sites that have their own domain names?

I have a Chrome search engine of the form http://%s.stackexchange.com/ that I use to quickly move between various SE sites (I find this more efficient than bumbling my way through the multicollider). ...
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The Twitter bot should not Tweet posts that have flags on them

While reviewing the flags on a Programmers post I found this: You can clearly see that the post was flagged 5 minutes before the post was Tweeted. While in this case the post remains open, it might ...
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List of communities with base css updates completed

By January 2016, All communities have been updated The design team has been rolling out design updates to sites as part of network-wide update to a new base css framework. The updates allow us to: ...

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