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Update Community Specific Closure Dialogue Links from HTTP to HTTPS

All currently active Community Specific closure reasons use links that are http and not https. For example (non HTTPS links indicated with code formatting): Questions that are too localized (such as ...
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Misleading migration reason in automated text box

Whenever we migrate a question to Stack Overflow now, the justification text is misleading the person who asked the question (and probably everyone else): This question was migrated to Stack ...
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"Your question should be specific to WordPress" (updated)

When closing a question as off topic the first option says: Your question should be specific to WordPress. Generic PHP/JS/SQL/HTML/CSS questions might be better asked at Stack Overflow or ...
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Off Topic Wording

When a question is closed as offtopic, because it relies on a 3rd party plugin or theme, the text of the close message is clear. However recently someone asked a question about why their site didn't ...
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Wrong message for duplicates

The message for a duplicate question is wrong: This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question. The ...
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What Off-Topic Close Reasons do we need?

Right now, we can use three custom off-topic reasons. This is what we have: Theme or plugin recommendation requests are off-topic as they're rarely helpful to others. For more information, visit meta....
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Should we close outdated, abandoned questions?

Every now and then, someone asks a question specific to a particular version of WordPress. Many times, these questions are asked on Stack Overflow and migrated here ... the OP doesn't follow the ...
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Commercial, non-GPL code: flag & support

The related Q In this Question on WPSE/WA the author asks a question related to the "PRO" version of a commercial plugin. The Problem The Problem that I have with the Q is that the "PRO" version ...
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