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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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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 ...
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Better sample question for our tour

Today, we noticed that our tour page showed a question about WooCommerce, tagged plugin-recommendation. Well … We can change the question and use one of a fixed list. But all questions in that list ...
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Automatic information for Off-Topic/Low-Quality seeming questions

I do not know if other SE-sites have the same amount of Off-Topic questions, but I sometimes get really frustrated browsing through the questions. Just like the section "Questions that may already ...
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1answer
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Get Updates on Favorited Questions

I'm not sure if this is a Stackexchange thing or a WP Meta question exactly but I was wondering why, whenever you favorite (click the star) on a question, you don't get alerts / notifications whenever ...
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Uncapitalized automatic comment for close-as-duplicate vote

Anyone else noticed the not capitalized automatic comment when voting a question to be closed as duplicate? possible duplicate of Title of the Original Question Here. Would it be too much to ask ...
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1answer
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How to suggest a new tag name but with less reputation

I was thinking to suggest a tag name in the WP Answers community but it seems like I don't have the privilege to do that. So if I have some tag that I think is good enough to be added, where can I ...
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1answer
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Can we gift users rep for answering a question that should be deleted?

A short while back I asked a ridiculously simple question and it was marked as "On Hold - Off Topic". Looking at it I realized I should have known the answer, but as I tried to make clear I was having ...
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1answer
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Removing unanswered questions

Often, we come across questions that do not have answers or more than a few comments for the question. Sometimes it seems like they are abandoned even by the user who asked the question. So in those ...
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Why there is no “minor edit” checkbox like on other wikis?

Most of the wikis I've used have "minor edit" checkbox which you can check when you're editing post. When you check it, the edited post doesn't come back on front page after this edit. Here we ...
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Buggy behavior when turning ignored tag into synonym of favorited tag

I just wondered why some plugin-related questions were grayed out, while I even chose <plugins> one of my favorite tags. I then took a look at the favorite and ignored tags, and found ...
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Can we have wireframes? Like on UX.SE?

One thing I really like on UX.SE is that you can add a quick sketch to your question or answer that shows what you thought about, what to expect, etc. In WordPress we often have that need, but need ...
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A dynamic community promotion ad for the current bounties

Apple folks were so kind as to share the following dynamic ad: Number live as of NOW at WPSE, UTC 2013-11-24 at 1:33 Yes, just go to any Stack Exchange site, open any post and paste the following ...
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Can we have non-generic help shorthand links?

The existing shorthand links are very useful when answering or to be exact mostly commenting to help mainly new users to improve their questions or show them the way to get into how WPSE works. But I ...
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Comment Shorthand Links Too Deeplinked

Re: this help resource: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/editing-help#comment-formatting These shorthand links are incredibly useful, but the page is nearly impossible to find.: Help -> Our Model ...
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★ A better name for our site ★

Currently our question header states WORDPRESS ANSWERS but in our FAQ, filed under "How to ask", we can find the following important bit of text: What topics can I ask about here? ...
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5answers
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WooCommerce dumping its support here in a direct menu link

As of 2013-09-30 13:22:00Z the menu link at Woo site iscompletely removed. Related post: http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/q/115966/12615 There, we come to know on the OP words that That's ...
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Upvoting ♥: Lower comment upvote timeout

stuff, I honestly read fast. And I understand English quite well. Please lower the 5sec. timeout. I know when I want to upvote a comment. Please lower it at least for "trusted" users. If you already ...
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Bot for “WordPress” [duplicate]

With much edit experiences, I've seen a common mistake by all the newbie is typing "WordPress" as "Wordpress" or "wordpress". Is it feasible that we have a bot account to correct only the mistakes in ...
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Why not a direct link to “Community Wiki”?

Question like: Where can I find just Community Wiki questions? is always fascinating. When we have a different area or type of Q&A with more elaborative works, then why not we put a simple ...
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Self-resolved narrow-scope Questions need to close permanently

A question like THIS is not irrelevant no unwelcoming too. But when the Question-asker himself/herself solved the problem and such a condition can never happen to anybody. And if happen, he/she can ...
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1answer
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What if Upvote on Comments raising reputation?

If I'm not wrong, I've seen somewhere (can't remember, where) that, an upvote on comment raises the reputation with +2. If it's never implemented, that can be implemented, because: There are many ...
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Faving multiple chat messages

As some might know, we have LoopChat, which often features hilarious quotes. All those were extracted from our favs list - the "starred messages". But often "starred"/faved quotes get out of context ...
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1answer
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Can we implement a “Your Open Questions” section on the sidebar?

When a user is logged in, can we implement a sidebar widget displaying his/her Open Questions for quick browsing or attention? +-------------------------------------+ | YOUR OPEN QUESTIONS ...
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1answer
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Would requiring new users to take a quiz on the FAQ improve question quality?

Was reading some of the other threads on question quality (I kind of like the idea about a mandatory advice page) and another on making WooCommerce questions off-topic (I like WooCommerce and ...
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Could you add a fav system on answers? [duplicate]

There are great answers on this websites which is no secret but no system to fav them. If you find this useless just ignore me ^^
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Improving cooperative efforts to improve our answer rate

If you all are interested, I think we should find a way to combine efforts in answering questions by creating an indicator that "[screenname] is currently answering this question." Reducing ...
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1answer
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Mark unwanted tags (such as plugin-recommendation)

In a comment to a plugin-recommendation tagged question @toscho advised a user of reading the tag's description when/before using it. This is, of course, a good advise. However, let's be honest, who ...
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Add Requested Debug Information to FAQ

Reference this question: Where do I get "Bug Information" to add to a question? We do often ask people to indicate the debugging steps they have taken. This is a reasonable request, as it ...
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Disable migration targets for blocked users

We got the list of common migration targets recently. Nice. Thank you. But some users are question banned on at least one of these sites, and we cannot see that early enough. Not so nice. Please ...
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2answers
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Link resized images to their full-size version

The Facts Images inside questions/answers are resized to fit within the container width. Yet they are stored as is, meaning with their original resolution, for instance. The Question Why not ...
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2answers
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Suggestion for a new flag

As it stands, questions can only be flagged as duplicates if that same question has already been asked and answered. However, all too frequently an impatient user will ask the same question twice (or ...
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1answer
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Spammers, Unregistered Users, User Names

Within the last half hour, there was some spamming on WPSE. The post were created by different unregistered users sharing the same name AirMaxUK. So far, all posts have been removed, one of the ...
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2answers
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StackOverflow migration option

On StackOverflow, there are multiple migration options when you want to flag a post as off topic: On WP.SE, we only have the option for our meta. We get a lot questions that are not specific to ...
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Helping low rep users, and chat

A few times now (it is about to happen again), I have been trying to help a low rep user-- usually rep 1 or so-- with a problem and am getting nowhere in the comments. The comment form starts to ...
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1answer
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Magic Links specific for WordPress Answers

In comments, I'm constantly using the Magic Links: [faq], [ask], [answer] and [about], this last one being quite nice given the About Page 2.0. Would it be possible to have a couple of WordPress ...
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1answer
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Expiration of Close Votes

As gleaned from a comment to a different meta question, I learned that close votes "expire" after a certain time period. It appears, though, that those who have voted to close a question are then ...
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Alternative Format Options

At first: the possibilities to format a question or answer is fine. I like the markdown style, also the buttons to use it via click. But we use not only clients, there have all keys for format a ...
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Is there an alternative to <tt> for inline fixed-width formatting in Questions/Answers/comments?

Many times when asking or answering, or even just commenting, it's desired to have a <tt> or similar functionality. For example, when referencing a function or a variable, you would use something ...
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Please add quick tag edit to question list

When reading through a list of questions, I often see tags that really don't belong to the question. In fact, nearly every second question has tags attached that don't belong there. I really like the ...
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why not use a domain for wordpress.stackexchange.com?

Why wordpress.stackexchange doesn't has a domain for itself? like wpoverflow.com or something else?
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Please add tag to shopping questions when closing/flagging

This is just a general notice: when you come across a 'shopping' question (plugin, theme, hosting recommendation), as well as closing/flagging the question and leaving a comment, please also add the ...
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Tags are getting out of control - sky is the limit

The current situation Currently we got a rough number of 900+ tags. Which is much too much. Even with having this filter, it's more than anyone could search, as we have different variations of the ...
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1answer
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Is there any reason WPSE isn't using rich snippets for search engines?

What is a rich snippet? If you are like me, you have been noticing some new things happening on Google, Bing and other search engine result pages. Many of these changes are related to the use of rich ...
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2answers
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Make WordPress.com more prominent OpenID option

In interface for OpenID login into the site, WordPress.com login option is buried in second tier services. It would make sense for our stack if it was displayed more prominently as first tier option. ...
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Please add zombie features

For the sake of all us, who love zombie movies: Please add a »28 hours later…« feature. Wouldn't that look much nicer, than »1 day later« ? I even added some blood in MS Paint to ...
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3answers
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Troubleshooting WordPress version N.N - Master List

Regularly, I find myself doing the same comment: "Have you already done a full troubleshooting?" In this Question I made the following one that brought me to the Meta: So, ain't nothing we can ...
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Shouldn't notifications methods have some prominence in the FAQ?

Having the SENotifier installed, sometimes I reply in almost real time to comments made in Q&A. And feel it's a pity the other party haven't got an instant notification, so the problem gets solved ...
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Can we remove tag and title edits from “recent activity”?

Generally speaking, tag-soup cleanup is beneficial and encouraged, right? Well, one downside to such effort is that questions that undergo such cleanup are considered recently active by the system, ...
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Mark Question as Abandoned

Related to Should we close outdated, abandoned questions? It would be fantastic if we had a way to either manually or automatically flag a question as "abandoned." Many questions are migrated from ...