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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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1answer
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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 ...
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SSL Certificate for WPSE Meta invalid

I just realised that https://meta.wordpress.stackexchange.com/ doesn't have a proper SSL certificate set as the site kind of broke when using HTTPS Everywhere. The main site is fine, just the meta ...
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Best Way to Respond to Email Requests for Free Help?

One of the downsides of answering questions on a StackExchange site is that people frequently contact us via email and Twitter DM asking for free help with their development problem[1]. And while I ...
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Expand the scope of the site

I've noticed there are a lot of useful questions that get locked down on this site because they don't fit the site's rules, and that's fair enough people make rules for good reasons. But there are a ...
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What is on topic and what not?

I'm a bit perplexed here. Last night I answered the following question: Use a higher than 230px logo image with 2013 theme. I was surprised this morning to see that the question was put on hold due to ...
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Revisit question “Best Collection of Code for your functions.php file”

I'm referring to this question: "Best Collection of Code for your functions.php file". This question if I can call it one, was raised towards the end of 2010 as was quite active till the start of 2012 ...
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Using Moderation to Improve/Clean Up Questions

Background: Pagination not working for custom author page As-written (and as it remains currently), the question was marked as a duplicate of this question: How to fix pagination for custom loops? ...
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What's the best way to approach asking a question that needs to be asked again because of age?

I need to ask a question that has been asked in the past. How to let authors only see website stats for their posts? However that question is more than 3 years old. Since significant technical ...
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Constant SPAM question

During the last week the same SPAM entry has been posted to WPSE, something about a moving company from India. This question has been posted daily to the site from different users, but I suspect that ...
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1answer
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Troubleshooting upgrade issues - On topic?

I have a question about a Wordpress installation I have on my own server at home. I can't upgrade the themes or plugins, without deleting them first. Is this a question I can ask about here? I realize ...
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Should you approve edits of a low quality post?

Stumbling over this quite a few times, I see people editing very-low-quality questions (most of them OffTopic or DoThatForMe-Stuff with really bad spelling and grammar), to turn them into ...
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Is there a version of this forum in Spanish?

Wondering if anyone can point me to forums like this but in Spanish? Gracias.
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Is it okay to ask a question about how to use a specific plug-in here?

From the description of this stack it seems to me that specific questions about how to use particular plug ins would not be welcome. Is this true? If so, what are the idea places to ask these ...
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2answers
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Templates for copyright notices

From time to time I stumble about code snippets in plugins, themes or even in questions on this site where people copy/pasted code from some question or answer here on WordPress.StackExchange without ...
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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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How to draw more attention to my question

I submitted a question 9 days ago. It has had 12 views in 9 days. How can I gain more views for my question if I don't have enough rep to post a bounty? Thanks.
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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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1answer
60 views

Flagging pop-up screen covered by answer text field

When I'm at work and have free time, I usually spent that time on WPSE anwering or editing or flagging a question. I'm currently using my phone to do that, which is a Blackberry 9320. I've picked up ...
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2answers
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Plugin recommendations are NOT offtopic

I contend five points: 1. Specifically: my question was put on hold but is directly relevant to WP development A simple reality is that Wordpress is a CMS, not a framework. Therefore development ...
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1answer
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Woocommerce questions flooding WPSE

I've lately become very involved in WPSE. One thing I noticed is that the side gets overflowed by woocommerce question. Somedays about 70 percent is woocommerce related. To my understanding, ...
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1answer
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My question is on hold

Buddypress - get activity meta along with query Hello, this question went on hold. Can I ask why? I think its directly related to wordpress, since if I wanted to hack it with my own query, I would do ...
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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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How to see the my own deleted questions?

I raised a question in WordPress Stack Exchange few months before. Now I found a answer for that question, So I was searching my question in my profile. But I don't see any where in my question ...
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1answer
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How to “report” a user

We can flag posts in WPSE, whether it's spam or something. Today I found a registered user like: user:equipment is a spammer. But couldn't flag the account. But how to "Report" a user?
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1answer
34 views

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
48 views

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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3answers
91 views

Should you use the URL or the share-URL for linking to questions/answers?

I just stumbled about this, and I am not sure what the correct procedure is here. Mentioning Rarst's chart, I was not sure whether you should use the URL of the question or the URL produced by the ...
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0answers
33 views

Question overlaps sidebar on Google Chrome

The question overlaps to the sidebar as can be seen that the word 'website' overlaps the word 'ASKED', using Google Chrome Version 32.0.1700.107 on Ubuntu 12.04 EDIT My screen resolution is 1024x600 ...
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6answers
191 views

2014 Community Moderator Election Results

WordPress Stack Exchange's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the three new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please ...
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3answers
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From a community stand point, is it worth me answering old unanswered questions?

Often I take a look through the unanswered questions and start to answer them only to realise it's a year or more old and subsequently, I abandon answering them. From a community stand point is it ...
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0answers
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How is the “Helpful flags” count on the Election page calculated?

I only ask because the number displayed by my nomination is different from that on my profile. Are these only recent helpful flags, or some such? Potential bug?
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6answers
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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1answer
33 views

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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0answers
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Flagging modal is hidden/obstructed on mobile view

I'm experiencing a ui/ux bug when using WPSE on my phone, using the mobile view of this site. Whenever I try to flag a question, the modal ends up being hidden behind the answer textarea or answering ...
8
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7answers
167 views

2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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0answers
100 views

2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three ...
9
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3answers
108 views

Should we do a cleanup of shortened links?

I've been seeing a fair bit of link shortener use on this site while trawling the lists. Some number of the links are references to the services themselves, but most seem to be actual shortened links. ...
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3answers
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Linking/Referring to Alternate Answers Within Answers

Often times I continue to conduct research on the subject of a question even after submitting an answer. I like to return to posts to add links to any useful resources that I have found with the ...
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0answers
57 views

Q&A for external plugins

Firstly, sorry for the awkward title. I just couldn't come up with a short description of what this question is about. I'm interested in how you feel about the following situation. Someone involved ...
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8answers
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Site Name: The Final Chapter

UPDATE: The new name is live in the header image!! It'll be updated in various text sections shortly. Original post follows. Let's be honest, Empire was awesome, but the middle part of a Trilogy ...
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1answer
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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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4answers
162 views

Merge all plugin-* tags into [plugins]?

In his question Our wooes and future of platform plugins at WPSE Rarst proposed the following at the end: Extension-specific tags (such as plugin-*) are eradicated. They serve little purpose and ...
4
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0answers
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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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4answers
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Woo Tags Gone - Where to Ask Questions?

It looks like you guys have stopped supporting WooCommernce tags, and Woo Support doesn't seem to want to help unless you're a paying customer - so where's a good place to ask WooCommerce centered ...
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Site Name - The (Unfortunate) Sequel

EDIT: Let's try this again (again). We're about community, and this one's been passionate about its needs. Please go check out the third (and hopefully final) chapter in the naming trilogy. Both ...

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