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Link only answers from mods caries more weight

I was flabbergasted to see that a mod undeleted his answer which was deleted by another mod as poor quality due to the answer being a link only answer. IMHO, this answer is nothing better than the ...
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Complete reference for scheduling

I see there are many questions and answers about scheduling. So I decided to create some sort of reference question that explains every bit of scheduling in WordPress. Is it even correct to create a ...
8
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1answer
140 views

What did I do wrong with this answer?

I really don't take "down votes" personally but do try to use them to learn how I can improve. I'm relatively new here and want to give back a bit to other new members when I can help answer a ...
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Do we need an iframe tag?

Following up on this little discussion with @toscho in chat I went through the first 50 most relevant of 800 questions that contain the word 'iframe' and found there a actually quite some questions ...
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Low quality flag does not display on old answers

This has now happened a couple of times where the low quality flagging option is missing on old answers. You only have the options to flag the answer as spam, rude, not an answer and then the custom ...
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Let's get the unanswered rate under control

I'm relatively new as an active user here, so I'm still in the honeymoon phase where tackling 20,000 unanswered questions looks like fun. So, I thought I'd get together some ideas/tips/motivation to ...
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What naming convention should we use for tags?

As some of you have noticed I am busy cleaning up the tag database, removing meaningless ones like showcase and challenge, retagging the relevant posts. In the process @toscho and I ran into a bit of ...
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Should we reorganize the Off Topic review section?

Currently, when we flag questions for closing because they are off topic, there are five possibilities to choose from. These five also lead to messages under the closed question. As a reminder: ...
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Excluding Meta-Commentary From Tag Wikis

Thanks to some very helpful users, our tag wiki is becoming more and more populated with informative descriptions. A trend I've been noticing though is adding terms like off-topic to certain wiki ...
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1answer
57 views

Mention users in post

I was just wondering that when someone mention username in post like here does user get notification about this? Or mentioning with link do that ? I got mentioned few times but I never got any ...
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What is the policy on moderator elections?

While browsing through all the site's possibilities I found that there seem to be irregular moderator elections. Last time was 2014. This makes me wonder if there is any policy: how often are there ...
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53 views

Giving the site design an overhaul

Many of the recently graduated StackExchange sites have attractive designs. Here at Wordpress.SE, while not as plain as the beta sites, we don't have a whole lot of branding. Knowing how easily I am ...
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Is there a way to receive notifications from specific questions updates?

Sometimes, there are questions that let you really curious about what will be the final solution (if there is finally a solution). And I wonder if there is any way to subscribe to that question, and ...
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Script that downloads, installs and activates WordPress plugins!

I've been working on a script that automatically downloads, installs and activates WordPress plugins. I wanted to share it with fellow users. Here's the solution I came up with: HTML: <input type=...
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3answers
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On or Off topic: Is wordpress good for such a type of site

I'm wondering if a question like this would be on topic, or would be better suited elsewhere: I want to make a site that has this and does this. Is Wordpress a good or okay choice for this?
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WordPress mini-logo looks like Wikipedia's “W”

I'm a regular stackexchanger of other sites, and I just want to let you guys know that the 'W' of your mini-logo that appears under the "Hot Network Questions" looks an awful like Wikipedia's "W" (and ...
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1answer
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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 questions:...
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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
56 views

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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2answers
455 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
65 views

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
56 views

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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40 views

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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339 views

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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0answers
96 views

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 answer ...
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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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0answers
84 views

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
101 views

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
55 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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0answers
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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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0answers
32 views

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
274 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 ...
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2answers
420 views

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
60 views

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 issues,...
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1answer
50 views

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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1answer
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
119 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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239 views

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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4answers
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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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