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No more concensus about what is on and off topic

This is becoming a joke. Exactly what is happening with our policy. This is the second time that @toscho leaves 95% of questions open that we close vote. (Those of you with 10K+ reputation can check ...
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What are first party plugins?

The question arose - in The Loop chat - because Automattic now acquired Woocommerce. Personally I don't think that this makes Woocommerce a first party plugin. We don't consider all those other ...
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Cut out off-topic questions - an idea

Scenario: On site review CLOSE VOTES everyday we deal with a lo-ooo-t of Third Party plugin/theme/product-specific questions. Most of the questions are closed because they are not in the scope of ...
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Customizer on the rise - JS Acceptable?

With Themes Requiring Customizer over Theme Options I imagine we'll see a rise in JavaScript and customizer related questions. My question is, how tolerant should we be of JavaScript Questions? ...
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Migrating WordPress related posts from StackOverflow

I just read Question like this on StackOverflow: WordPress: How do I get all the registered functions for 'the_content' filter - StackOverflow and there are plenty of them, at least, on the ...
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No “ping notices” in my inbox today!

It looks like the "user ping notices" in the comments are not showing up in my inbox today. For example is Pieter Goosen using @birgire in two comments today: here and here, but there are no notices ...
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Why do you allow bullying by Thomas Shultz and his gang on these forums?

I don't appreciate being bullied by a group of people who support Thomas Shultz ( and each other ) because i down vote low quality answers by them. And i don't appreciate this gang ( because thats ...
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Voting to migrate proposal

I know it is still very early days, but as some of you know, someone has eventually taken that next step to propose a stack for woocommerce questions. As we all know, we get bombarded with a lot of ...
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Is it harder to get upvotes on WPSE than other SE sites?

It seems to me that it is 'harder' than on other Stack Exchange sites to get up votes on WPSE. Certainly if I compare it to UXSE that I also frequent. This is similar to the 'Why are questions not ...
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asking for a framework that allows to [cut]

I'm searching a framework that allows to... [cut]. I fear that such a question would be closed on stackexchange wordpress. Where can I ask it and hope to receive some useful answers? Thank you.
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Ban wordrpress tag

A new tag was created, wordrpress. Can we get that removed and banned?
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Community Bumping Bot

It seems like the <>Community bot bumps old unanswered questions but lately ( today ) it seems like all the questions that have been bumped have legitimate answers but OP just hasn't come back ...
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stackoverflow tag?

A new question was just asked which is tagged with the tag stackoverflow so I visited the tag page, which has 12 questions. My question is, why do we have this tag. I don't see any relevance or need ...
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Speaking of 3rd partyies is OT but there are 1,5 million pages in SE speaking of 3rd parties

3rd party services (such as Google) are off topic on this site. Speaking of them is stated clearly as one of the reasons available for closing a question. See: ...
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Are questions of the type “What plugin is this?” allowed?

Often times, one finds resources, plugins, scripts or libraries on websites that one would like to identify. For example, would a question like this be acceptable: "I found this gallery on this ...
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What if … third party specific questions would be on topic?

Think We as community (that includes you, the reader) have the stance that 3rd party/non-core plugin and theme specific questions are off topic on our site. That rule excludes three parts: Plugins ...
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Why there are so many “aggressive” people on WPSE

And by the way am not the only one talking about it... Look at other Meta Questions and you will see am not the only one thinking like that. Yes many people brought it up before today... But I think ...
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Are plugins planned to be added to core in or out of the scope of WPSE?

From my point of view, plugins developed as "feature as plugin" that are not included in the current version of the core and are planned to be added to the core at some point in the future, are out of ...
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Off Topic Wording

When a question is closed as offtopic, because it relies on a 3rd party plugin or theme, the text of the close message is clear. However recently someone asked a question about why their site didn't ...
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How can I see who voted to close my question?

I believe that someone incorrectly voted to close my question. Do I have any recourse? Is it possible to see who voted to close a question?
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Does my edit “not make the post even a little bit easier to read”?

I'm not a WordPress expert so can't add as many answers as I'd like but I've been trying to contribute as best I can. Shame then that an edit on this post was rejected. It's a great post by gmazzap ...
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Can we migrate all 3rd party plugins' questions to StackOverflow?

It's been a long we are acting hard toward any 3rd party plugins for many reasons. Yes, after long discussions we are agreed that it's not an injustice. So the sum up is: Close 'em as off-topic. So ...
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What if just want to make some text BOLD in question? which is posted by other user

I just tried to make some text BOLD in question which is posted by someone else. But it says me : Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this post? Some time it ...
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Questions Related to WordPress Plugins

I recently asked a question related to a certain WordPress setup, and was put on-hold with a statement that this is a third party question that is out of scope. I think this should be changed. ...
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Happy New Year! How About Some Stats?

Since it seems like every website is doing some sort of year end review, I was wondering if some awesome mod would generate some 2014 stats for us: Most Viewed Question Most Upvoted Question Most ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2015

The dawn of a new year, 2015, now approaches, or has already approached, either way it means that it is now time to reset our Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community ...
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Why was my answer deleted?

I don't have enough reputation to comment, and apparently I can't answer broad / bland question in poor limericks... Here's the answer in, uhh, question! Define theme information other than through ...
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Reference to a plugin

When a question or problem arise for a user, is it allowed to reference to a plugin that solves or fulfils the requirements set in the question?
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jetpack to edit inline theme CSS — on topic?

Is it on topic to ask about using jetpack to edit inline CSS for a theme? While I see similar questions, it seems to be regarded as off-topic. The question I want to ask on the WP Devel. site is: ...
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Spoilers and code formatting not working

Please fix that as it does already work on Puzzling.SE (or show me what I am doing wrong). Thanks in advance. The following code is not hidden when using >! hidden/spoiler mark up.
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Could account abilities be based on total lifetime combined rep points rather than actual?

Being new to WP.SE, I had a question I really needed answering and put it up for bounty for 100 rep points. This took me from 109 to 9. Now, I don't have the reputation to up vote, down vote, or ...
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(Guide) How to add database details to your question

As we got quite some questions dealing with migrating other CMS or custom databases to WordPress, we need a guide on how to attach the minimum needed data. Those posts have some views, but there are ...
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Is markdown for reference-style links not working?

I am using the syntax for reference-style links as shown here: Markdown Editing Help - WordPress Development Stack Exchange From the example: Here's a reference-style link to [Google][1]. [1]: ...
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1answer
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Embed vs oEmbed tags

What is the difference between embed and oembed?
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Downvoting of WooCommerce related questions

I have noticed that pretty much any questions tagged with woocommerce receives downvotes, most of the time instantly. The current tag page of it looks insane. Basically, what is going on? I saw some ...
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Stop replying with “it doesn't work”

If I could get just one reputation point for every time I've been replied to or just seen a reply to someone else saying, "it doesn't work", and even seeing it inside a question, I would have been ...
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SE network ads still use the old site name

After Site Name: The Final Chapter it would appear that that name "WordPress Answers" is dead, but it survives in the cross-site promotion ads that SE shows in the sidebar. I saw this one just now, on ...
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Should one answer a (borderline) off-topic question?

Consider the following scenario: A (new) user asks a question that is related to a specific plugin. It may or may not employ core functionality, but is at least borderline, if not entirely, off-topic. ...
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Why keep plugin-specific tags when all plugin-specific questions are considered off-topic?

There's several threads which seem to justify why Q&As for specific plugins / themes are harmful to WPSE, but all of the tags regarding specific plugins are still in circulation - is it not worth ...
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Enhanced sidebar: question-related information

The sidebar on WPSE is already providing a lot of helpful links and related questions. Nevertheless I would find it helpful to have some more question-related information (like the linked section). ...
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1answer
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Why Down-vote Question Instead of Closing/Commenting

I figured I'd find an answer to this on my own but can't. Sorry if this has been asked or answered elsewhere. I'll delete it if so. When should someone down-vote a question as opposed to close-vote ...
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Is It Open Season On WooCommerce Questions Yet?

I've been spending more time in the review queues lately, and ran into a string of WooCommerce questions. While this has been discussed in Meta previously (Woocommerce questions flooding WPSE, among ...
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How big and commited are our community?

@toscho told me one day in a very brief discussion in chat that this community doesn't need moderators to moderate it, this is a community driven site (as is every site in the stackexchange network) ...
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Vandalism, spam! What to do?

This user has editted my question with nonsense text and put the same text on the answer: What to do in this cases? ps: the question
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BuddyPress Question Flagged as Off-Topic on WordPress SE

I asked this question on WordPress SE 3 years ago and it has recently been flagged as off-topic. I found this puzzling first of all due to the immense belatedness, but most of all for the fact that it ...
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Update of our tour page

The 2014 cleanup program are good under way. The tags needs to be edited still, but that can be done later. What I'm concerned at is our tour page. Currently, there are no mention that shopping ...
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Summer/Winter clean up. What now?

@kaiser has launched a brilliant clean up program, ♥ Summer clean up ♥, which I extented with the ♥ Winter clean up ♥, hahaha. OK, these questions goes on hold, and eventually a few days later gets ...
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♥ Summer clean up ♥

A user just pointed me at our sidebar. It shows related questions and she wrote the following, complaining why her plugin recommendation-question was closed as off topic. ok, I dont want to sound ...
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Comments are comments and plugins are not solutions to developer questions

It's really frustrating to be trying to figure out the answer to something searching previous questions, Google, etc.. and a bunch of posts come up with similar questions but rather than answer the ...
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Curious Badge: What is a “well-received question”?

Is the Curious badge new? What constitutes a "well-received question"?

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