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Why is my question getting voted down?

I'm a long-time user of WP StackExchange - and I'm legitimately curious why my question is getting voted down with no comments indicating why. Did I not provide enough information? Perhaps I didn't ...
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New overall design for Wordpress.SE

I'm using Wordpress.SE a lot in the moment and every time I visit the site I ask myself where I'm actually at. Sure, this is very subjective but in my opinion the design of the site does not reflect ...
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New Profile Design

It seems like many of the other Stack Exchanges have adopted the new profile design ( Stack Exchange, Workplace, Arqade, Webmasters, etc. I think it's a pretty cool design and was wondering why we're ...
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Feature request: Stack Snippet

It is possible to get the feature Stack Snippet also on WPSE? At first I think is the default much helpful for snippets with html, css, javascript. Perhaps is enhancement to work with a WordPress ...
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Increase Number of Close Votes

If possible, it would be nice to see the the increase of close votes from 20 to something like 35-40. It seems like there are an abundance of Close Votes Reviews and once I hit 20 ( which is the queue ...
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New here, can I get some forgiveness for this mistake please?

I am new to this site and it is not the easiest to figure out. Someone was trying to help me on a question I asked (my very first post) and finally helped me by pointing me to a different thread of ...
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Question in Stackoverflow about Wordpress,

Should I move my question to this forum? And if so what is the right way to go about doing that?
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Should typo fix edits be rejected?

This informal survey suggests that 60+ of WordPress users would not trust a WordPress company that misspells WordPress. With this edit I corrected "wordpress" and "Wordpress", plus a rather grating ...
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What is WP.SE's definition of more/less accurate answer?

I just had my first rejected edit and would like to understand what constitutes acceptable and not acceptable editing so in the future I don't waste my time making such edits nor waste someone else's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Danger of being blocked from asking questions

I came across this question and you guys here are successful in bringing this feature. Here is the message that shows up when you are about to ask a question which I think is good. The help section ...
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How to welcome new users on WPSE

Again and again there are people who are new, haven't read the FAQ and post off-topic or badly researched questions. I am not here to complain but to find the best way to help them while not telling ...