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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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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 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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Should we increase participation on meta?

In a discussion about community vs. moderator decisions, MikeSchinkel made a valid point: "We don't currently have enough people here to get a valid consensus; mostly it's the 3 moderators and you and ...
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How important are tag wikis?

I think they are good thing to have, but as for their prominence they seem way on outskirts of the site. How important (visited, useful) they are to the site? How much effort should be spend on ...
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Tag for off-topic subject: wordpress.com

So, we've stated explicitly that wordpress.com (use, setup, features, account, support) is off topic. Yet, we have almost 200 questions tagged <wordpress.com>. Should these posts be auto-...
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Should we always default to related Meta.SO answers to our own Meta questions?

Often, a question is asked here in Meta, and the initial answer begins with, "this question was asked on Meta.SO, and the accepted answer was..." (with a link to the referenced question. I question ...
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Community Ads for 2021

September update: Community Ads are now live network-wide. Since none of ad proposals on this site made it past the score thresholds, none will be displayed — go to the main post on MSE for a list of ...
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Asking questions re: plugin development critiquing

Is it considered off-topic in WP.se to post plugins we've created (or are creating) and ask for critiques, feature recommendations, likelihood of demand, etc.? I'm talking about plugins that haven't ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020 [duplicate]

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Are Amazon affiliate codes appropriate?

If someone asks a question and the legitimate answer is to list books like I did here is it appropriate to include an Amazon affiliate code or not?
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Extend FAQ to deny support for stolen/not-paid commercial plugins & themes

Note: I'm using the term »Software« for plugins & themes. Sadly we've lots of Qs like this one which ask for support for commercial »Software«. Most paid »Software« has support included or at a ...
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Are woocommerce questions not allowed wordpress.stackexchange.com? [duplicate]

One of my questions was put on hold here. stating that woocommerce questions are off-topic. But there are many questions(not asked by me) that were allowed. Take this for example If the above is ...
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How to make localized questions on debugging on-topic?

The question Error 500 while updating plugins is put on hold for this reason: Questions that are too localized (such as syntax errors, code with restricted access, hacked sites, hosting or support ...
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Problem WordPress StackExchange Email Notifications

I seem to receive email notifications from this forum a day or more late. Is this a problem with the StackExchange system, or is there a setting in my profile somewhere that sets a delay for email ...
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Should questions about error 500 be duplicated to a canonical debugging question?

In a comment in How to make localized questions on debugging on-topic?, I'm suggested that the standard process to debug is to: disable all the plugins, switch to the default theme, then enable ...
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Should we downvote (on meta)?

The Stack Exchange system lets you upvote answers you like, and downvote answers you don't like. I think nobody has a problem with upvotes, they feel like a pat on the back for good work. However, ...
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Tag renaming from plugin-reccomendation to plugin-rec

Like it has already done on other stack sites with webapp-rec and game-rec I would like to suggest use plugin-rec instead of long form plugin-reccomendation. What do you think?
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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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Proposal: Questions about programmatically interacting with third-party plugins (API) should be on topic

Currently, third-party plugins are considered off-topic for this site. There are solid historical reasons for this which make sense once understood. In all likelihood, third-party support questions ...
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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 to ...

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