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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Finding good questions to answer.. about to give up.

Click Next... next ... next ... next ... I must be doing something wrong. I'm looking for good recent questions to answer. One thought came to mind... Is there a way to filter questions by the ...
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Where to go for plugin recommendations?

As I understand it, any posts asking for plugin recommendations are considered off-topic. I can agree with the reasoning behind this and am not protesting in the least. But does anyone have any ...
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Reconsidering Make Some Plugin related Question as On-topic

Currently all plugin related questions are off-topic. But generally almost every WP developers have used plugins likes Woo-commerce, ACF. And WP developers are most time works (Work mean not just ...
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Do we need more entries in “This question belongs on another site…”?

Some of the questions I vote to close are under the "This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network" category. Currently I only have 3 entries to choose from: wordpress.meta....
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Why are some flags pending far longer than others?

I do understand that WPSE is much smaller in scale than other networks and because of that has less moderators. Is this the (sole) reason why some flags are pending much longer than others? In ...
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The link at woocommerce tag is no longer working

I understand that wordpress development SE doesn't welcome plugin question-- including woocommerce plugin. If you look at the first page of woocommerce tag, you will find that OFF TOPIC. Questions ...
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Requesting Comment on post's moderator hold close

How could I verify whole WP directory before/after working with a freelancer? I'm thinking of the common definition of 'opinion'. "Which is better, chocolate or vanilla?" The question seeks a ...
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Is there way to ask even opinion based or non programming question but if it is useful for WordPress Developers?

Generally opinion based questions and most non programming question are off topic here. Is there way to ask even opinion based or non programming question but if it is useful for WordPress Developers. ...
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Is it possible for moderators to delete a tag?

I noticed that some questions have the wordpress.com tag, which is off-topic here, following by this question. Now i was wondering, can moderators delete a tag? If wordpress.com tag is off-topic here,...
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Why is WordPress still a tag on stackoverflow as well?

To be more clear: Why would I risk posting the question here and have a smaller audience than on StackOverflow. Allowing WordPress questions on StackOverflow is encouraging divergence between the ...
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Understand why suggested edit was rejected so as to learn

Just had a suggested edit rejected on this post and I can't seem to understand why the reason provided is valid. Perhaps, if the reviewer toscho (one of our community moderators) who took the action ...
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I think the logo here needs revision

I am not a professional and famous visual designer but I do think the logo here seems undeveloped, dull, boring per the site's spirit. I mean, besides the term "WordPress" it seems to me unrelated to ...
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is there a place to go to describe my function and see if it's even possible in wordpress?

I have a layout and reveal question and I don't know what it's called. I'm not looking for plugin suggestions from you guys but I don't know what I'm looking for is called. If I describe it, will ...
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How to stop users from choosing inappropriate Profile name

I have seen many users on other platform in which they setup there profile name in a way so that whoever will read their profile name, they surely feel insulting. I have found one here also that's why ...
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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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Which are wordpress related questions and which are not?

I have found some questions was held which are really Wordpress related. I found some questions are put on hold due to plugins, API, etc.... I got several tags that are available in wordpress....
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Where is an appropriate place to ask about best practices for WordPress coding?

If i want to ask a question about coding practices where could I ask that Obviously, it would be a bit opinion based but there would likely be some very logical answers to my questions.
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Can we fix translation related tags

I was about to edit the localization tag. Then I realized that there is no internationalization tag. However, there is a wrongly created l18n (should be l10n) tag as a tag synonym for localization, ...

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