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Should we clarify the Tour to add 3rd party themes/plugins to the off-topic list?

I've noticed I tend to be flagging a lot of plugin questions as off-topic (often Woocommerce related). In What topics can I ask about here?, we clearly state: Note that we do not handle ...
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Is there something like jsfiddle or codepen for wordpress?

Starting to learn WordPress theme development and being used to show jsfiddle or codepen links illustrating the problem with static sites. How is this done on wordpress.stackexchange.com please? Is ...
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Are the submission rules/guidelines for this forum posted anywhere?

A question of mine in this forum was edited by a moderator. A couple of the edits seem a bit non-standard. So I would like to know if there is some reference I can consult before posting, so I know ...
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Can code snippets on WP SE be used in a distributable WP project?

I've been trying to get my ahead around open-source software licensing (which I probably should have done much earlier than I am!) From what I can tell, because posts made on WP SE are automatically ...
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Did changing the site's name reduce the number of bad questions from new users?

A few years ago, this site was called WordPress Answers. After much negotiation, the Community team agreed to rename it to WordPress Development. That change occurred around March 1, 2014, so it's ...
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Benevolency required

I volunteer for a community health website, and I need to ask a question by posting a comment on this thread, after the 2nd question. My question would be: "Where is this function ...
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Why is there no tag for WAMP?

I was surprised to find no defined tag for the WAMP stack. Is it considered off-topic? There exists a tag for XAMPP, though.
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Newsletter design not up to date with site design [duplicate]

While our site (both meta and main) got a new design, the newsletter still says "WordPress Answers" and reflects the old design. Please update that one as well.
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Is WooCommerce off topic?

I kinda hate to ask this question again, but are WooCommerce questions off-topic/out of scope? I try to hit the review questions whenever I visit and while the questions may be well formed and even ...
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1answer
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Problem with badge section

I've noticed a strange behaviour with badge section at the bottom. Here's the picture of it. Some css file needs to be fixed. I've encountered this few minutes ago. It happens on Wordpress stack ...
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1answer
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Bookmark useful questions

Is there a feature to bookmark the questions/answers one finds particularly useful for future reference?
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Can someone ask questions about a particular website for WordPress theme testing?

I want to ask how can one do WordPress theme testing using WPTest. I have read that specific plugin issues will not be covered so I am wondering if it fits or not. Thanks
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Minimal Working Example (MWE)

Simple idea/question: Should or could we make a minimal working example a prerequisite? Like it e.g. is common in the LaTeX world/community. It surely isn't the same for our area, but to generalize ...
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Why does the Twitter tag exist?

One of the questions that recently popped up on the homepage had only one tag - twitter According to the Help Center, only the following topics are allowed: WordPress Stack Exchange is for ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. As such, we can now restart the Community Promotion Ads for 2016! Keep in mind, we have updated some of the guidelines compared to ...
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Old design for newsletter

I just got our newsletter and discovered that it still has the old design and the even older name, besides the new name in the subject: Subject: WordPress Development Weekly Newsletter - Thursday, ...
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1answer
41 views

Not able to answer protected question despite enough reputation

Why would I not be allowed to answer? My reputation is 101. Is it because the reputation count includes 100 bonus reputation? On the privileges page, I am able to see that I have the rights to ...
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0answers
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Welcome to The New Year WPSE, Here's Some 2015 Stats!

Traffic During 2015 WPSE had 21.6 million page views with an average of 434,000 views a month! Questions and Answers The highest voted question with 40 votes, highest voted answer with 60 votes, ...
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Why was my question put on hold?

UPDATE: For all user with less than 10K reputation, the linked post is now deleted by Mr Community with message RemovedAbandonedClosed ORIGINAL POST: Why was the question of mine off topic? The ...
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Auto comment on off-topic questions

Background With reputation over 3000 a user can cast vote whether to Close or ReOpen a question. I think the reputation, for a user, is well-enough understanding the site. Scenario In a systematic ...
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3answers
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Support for generic CSS and JS issues

Why are we supporting generic CSS and JS issues when such questions are closed (and deleted) on Stackoverflow due to really bad quality. A styling issue (CSS) question was asked on SO, received 7 ...
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1answer
53 views

What is the best place to ask css questions?

I know wordpress.stackexchange is not the place to ask generic css questions. What is the best place within stackexchange to ask those questions?
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Flag count numbers are hard to read again

We had this problem some years ago, now it is back: the flag count in the moderator dashboard is barely readable. It is not just the contrast: the letter spacing and the pure font size are also too ...
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Typo in http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/chat-rooms?

there is a typo in the last line of this page i think. http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/chat-rooms At 100 reputation you also get access to the "Upload image" button in chat. It ...
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3answers
273 views

How to deal with people who are not willing to research for harder questions?

I am currently kind of struggling with how to react to people who obviously put no real effort in trying to find a solution for themselves. I find myself to get more and more uncomfortable about those ...
24
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2answers
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Fixing the new design

Many of you had concerns regarding the new design, so let's try to fix all these issues together and come with a better design for this community! So first, let's list what we need to fix: Color ...
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Design update is now live

I'm addressing concerns here: Fixing the new design EDIT: I realize many of you have concerns about the change in logo and color scheme; I had good reason to adjust both of these, but did my best ...
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1answer
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Downvote to cast delete votes

One of the privileges we have as 20K+ users is that we can vote to delete poor quality answers or anything posted as an answer that is not actually an answer. This all great, but there are some ...
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1answer
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Can we make a page saying primary debugging in WordPress

Can we make a page saying the primary way of debugging in WordPress in brief? The disabling of all the plugins, The switching to a default theme, The turning of WP_DEBUG on, Then the enabling of ...
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68 views

why do i need 50 reputations minimum to post comments on questions?

I was trying to help someone out earlier and I needed more information on the issue at hand. When I clicked on add a comment I was alerted that I need a minimum of 50reps to add a comment. I do not ...
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1answer
118 views

For who's looking for plugin recommendation, should we suggest them to ask in Software Recomendation?

I just ask in the meta of Software Recommendation about the on-topic-ness of Wordpress' plugins, and their answer is yes. So should we suggest who are seeking for a recommendation of plugins to ask in ...
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Can we grant Gabriel 2K rep so his/her/its most excellent editing doesn't need approval?

@Gabriel does amazing work editing questions into shape - but I'm tired of approving his/her/its edits - is it possible for Someone to grant it/her/him the necessary rep so it's automatic??
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Is there any point in close voting questions as off-topic?

By looking at the woocommerce tag It doesn't seems like closing woocommerce related questions removes them from the site as the oldest was closed two years ago and it is still around - Woocommerce Add ...
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UPDATE: A design update is coming!

UPDATE While I was converting the site to the new framework, as I said in this post, I also decided to refresh the design and layout. I'm aiming for a cleaner and more modern look which match the ...
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1answer
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Is WP SE an appropriate place to ask for plugin recommendations? [duplicate]

I need some suggestions for an ecommerce plugin that will allow users to register and seller and/or buyer to sell/buy digital products. The seller will be given time to produce the digital product and ...
3
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3answers
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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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1answer
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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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Declined flags for posts not being in English

I would like the moderator who declined my flags to answer me this question: If my code is correct, or looks be correct, can I write my answer in Afrikaans as English is not my native tongue? My ...
5
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1answer
134 views

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 ...
10
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1answer
104 views

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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0answers
135 views

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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2answers
169 views

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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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