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Spelling on “Help Center > Asking”

On Help Center > Asking there is: try StackOverflow ... administration - try ServerFault ... try WebApps That should be: try Stack Overflow ... administration - try Server Fault ... try Web ...
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Is there a sister / referred forum for more general “process” questions?

I know opinion based questions are not reasonable here, and definitely understand why. My question is do we have a different site that I could go to in order to get opinions on a development of a ...
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Line numbers removed from answer

I provided an answer here that included line numbers, such as: 1 <?php 2 3 apply_filters( 'the_content', function( $c ) { 4 // blah 5 } ); I came in today to find a message about an ...
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I was banned from asking although I have a positive score here

Today I wanted to ask a question, it turns out that I was banned from asking and the only way to regain the ability to ask again is to improve my existing questions. I have a positive score here, ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Misplaced “Tools” link on the Review page

The "Tools" link on the "Review" page has been misplaced for some days or even weeks now. It was on the left side before and looked just like the "Review" link, and now it is on the far right side and ...
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Looking Back at 2018 - Numbers and Info!

Welcome to a new year! Shoutout to all of those who participated this past year one way or another. Your contributions continue to make this site a great resource for WordPress information. Previous ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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end “shopp”ing: eliminate the tag "plugin-shopp'

I propose the tag "plugin-shopp" to be eliminated (I don't know if you can use here on this Meta the term "burninate" like on Stackoverflow). The tag's wiki says it is off-topic. It has currently 1 ...
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What is short-url/address for wordpress.stackexchange.com?

With what short-url can we access this website (rather than typing wordpress.stackexchange.com in address bar) ? Any official short-link there?
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Improving a question closed as duplicate

I have a question which was closed as a duplicate. As I see it, the accepted duplicated asks the how, whereas my question is about the why. I've tried to improve the question a bit. Is it still a ...
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Am I not understanding the “Unsung Hero” badge?

I was at first hesitant to ask this question, but I did see a related (yet much older) one here in meta: Is there a bug with Strunk & White badge or am I not understanding it?. However, if I turn ...
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Let's kill “best-practices”

Whenever I see the tag best-practices, I wonder what it is good for. No one is ever asking for a mediocre or even worst practice. We expect all answers to show the best way to solve an issue. It ...
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Question of etiquette on this forum

If there's an established question and answers that almost, but not quite, address the issue you are having, is it okay to add your question to the comments? If you don't and ask a very similar ...
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Why wordpress questions are not part of stackoverflow?

This is actually some kind of meta-question, but I couldn't find any other dedicated place to submit it, so it's here. I am just wondering: Why PHP->WD development questions are part of ...
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Can I ask wordpress plugin recommend question on this site?

Can I ask wordpress plugin recommend question on this site? I want to let my site provide the database's data to REST APIs for my mobile development, but I am not sure whether there have those type ...
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WordPress Development's updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Where can I get help with this Question?

I have a question about my WordPress Development Stack Exchange post: Problems With WP Bannarize Plugin I've been trying for days to find a place where I can get this answered and am told it's off ...
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Is question about WordPress.org site is on topic here?

Is question about WordPress.org site is on topic here? This is the question, I need to ask. I am building WordPress plugin directory under categories. Then I want allow users to sort & ...
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Are question about unworkable JS code on WP on-topic?

From What topics can I ask about here?, I think asking about unworkable JS code on WP is not off-topic, because the code should work in principle. But to make sure, is it on-topic? Below is the draft....
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How to give old Bounty without starting new one?

I started Bounty to this question, but I forget to give it. The accepted answer edit the question and solve my question totally. But I forget to give them. Actually I thought it will apply for ...
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How can I up vote a single user to get them in the review queue quicker?

So this is what I wanted to do: Since there are almost always around 200 posts in the Close Vote review queue, and the system doesn't have enough active users with 3k+ rep, so I thought why don't I ...
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Call to a member function get_setting() on a non-object in [closed]

my theme name is buisness. add_action('wp_head','buisness_customize_css'); function buisness_footer_callout($wp_customize){ $wp_customize->add_section('buisness-footer-callout-section',array( '...
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Can we re-discuss plugin related questions with popularity in mind?

I'm talking about development questions. I understand the stack's policy is not to allow 3rd party plugins questions, but given Woo's size, are they not allowed, at all? I'm talking about heavy-duty ...
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Banned from asking questions

I am on StackOverflow for around 8 years. I have learned to code from StackExchange sites. My WordPress StackExchange account has is not allowed to ask anymore questions from a year. I was able to ask ...
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Should we bother close vote old questions

"fresh" questions have 14 days to establish a quorum of 5 votes, but old questions have only 4 days for that, which I guess makes it more of moderators decision thing, than a community one. Taking ...
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How would I best phrase this WordPress development question?

How would I best phrase the WordPress question below? The question I have composed is flagged by Stack Exchange as, "The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed." The ...
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Edit own answer

How many times a user can edit his own answer & also when the user questioned and answered his own question, How many time the user can edit his answer?
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results

WordPress Development's fifth moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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How do I know what my stackexchange url is to merge accounts?

I am submitting a query to have multiple accounts merged but it asks for the stackexchange url. I have no idea how to find what these are (definitely not tech savy... at all). The username and ...
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How can we add tips that offer a great advantage to the answers we give, when the tip is unrelated to the original question?

Just a note before: the question refers to both my answers and editing / adding onto people's answers. Lately, I've been trying to be more active on the WordPress StackExchange by contributing, as ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election

The 2018 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 weeks,...
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2018 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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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

WordPress Development is scheduled for an election next week, February 26th. In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the ...
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Are questions related to understanding WordPress Core allowed?

I've recently been exploring the event-driven design and how WordPress tries to implement it and I understand now that this is done through action hooks & filters, which make sense conceptually, ...
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“Watch for hidden gems” - What does this mean in the reviews?

I was reviewing a user's first answer today, and that was when I noticed this line: This is a new user's answer to an old question. Watch for hidden gems, non-answers, and spam. What does the ...
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I'm banned from asking questions

Help me I'm banned from asking questions. I had done all the things as mention in 'How can I get out of a question ban?' but still no luck.
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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Is it okay to ask “How could I better (faster performance) write this [piece of code]?”?

I often have these questions that refer to optimization in terms of speed. For example, just last week I hammered down a function that rendered some social sharing links that took way too much to ...
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why do some questions have yellow backgrounds?

It's probably a silly question, but it's bothering me nonetheless. Why do some of the questions in the WordPress stack exchange have a yellow background? What does that mean?
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Welcome to 2018! Here's Your Yearly Helping of Numbers and Misc Information!

Welcome to 2018 everyone! Glad you've made it through the chaos of 2017. While you're here I've complied some neat information of last year that you may find interesting! Previous Years 2017 | 2016 ...
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Can I post a project to find a freelancer developer to do it?

I'm looking a developer to write a Woocommerce Plugin. Is there any place/way to post my project to find the right freelancer to do it?
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How can I get out of a question ban?

I know about https://stackoverflow.com/help/question-bans, but that doesn't help me. I only have one question with a score of less than zero, but that question is closed, so there isn't really ...
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Whether to comment or answer

I commented on a question which provided link to the same issue and the OP was able to solve his issue. So now whether I should post it as answer or let the OP give his own version. I'm confused as I ...
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Should we actively promote the use of wp-json api/end point for handling ajax requests

We are already long time since the 4.4 release in which that end point was introduced, and while it is far from being perfect it is probably almost always better to use it instead of the admin-ajax ...
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When answers create new questions

I'm no developer by profession and this site has helped me immensely. Recently, an answer to my question, created to me a new (more basic?) question. Specifically, the answer to this question Hidde ...
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Questions Regarding The Formidable Plugin

Why is not permitted to ask questions about Formidable or 3rd party plugins? I feel this is the correct place to ask anything related to WordPress and the community can provide answers. The group ...
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What's the etiquette for Community-bumped questions?

I understand the reasoning for bumping them, but I wonder what the best course of action is when there is not clear "good answer" to upvote and it's not a trivial thing to answer. I read through Let's ...
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Is there a way to mark an answer in draft status so that the contributor can easily reference it?

I have a question about my WordPress Development Stack Exchange post: Pull the category name in category.php out of the loop It would seem that having the ability to mark a question or an answer in ...
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Whether to delete or edit my previously asked questions

I am currently under a ban for asking questions on https://wordpress.stackexchange.com due to some of my previous questions so I need to clarify a couple of things. This question. Nav walker class ...

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