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Can we have wireframes? Like on UX.SE?

One thing I really like on UX.SE is that you can add a quick sketch to your question or answer that shows what you thought about, what to expect, etc. In WordPress we often have that need, but need ...
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Give moderators ability to set delayed close on questions with insufficient details

I find myself wasting a lot of (moderating) time on questions that are valid, but don't have sufficient details and are hard (short of lucky guess) to try and answer. I need to leave comment asking ...
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Enhanced sidebar: question-related information

The sidebar on WPSE is already providing a lot of helpful links and related questions. Nevertheless I would find it helpful to have some more question-related information (like the linked section). ...
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Links to Codex pages

This is a similar request to this question, (which suggests a feature which would be just as useful). When questions/answers are linked to, it appears on the right side-bar under a title 'linked'. I ...
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Better sample questions for our tour

Today, we noticed that our tour page showed a question about WooCommerce, tagged plugin-recommendation. Well … We can change the question and use one of a fixed list. But all questions in that list ...
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A dynamic community promotion ad for the current bounties

Apple folks were so kind as to share the following dynamic ad: Number live as of NOW at WPSE, UTC 2013-11-24 at 1:33 Yes, just go to any Stack Exchange site, open any post and paste the following as ...
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Upvoting ♥: Lower comment upvote timeout

stuff, I honestly read fast. And I understand English quite well. Please lower the 5sec. timeout. I know when I want to upvote a comment. Please lower it at least for "trusted" users. If you already ...
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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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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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Comment Shorthand Links Too Deeplinked

Re: this help resource: https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/editing-help#comment-formatting These shorthand links are incredibly useful, but the page is nearly impossible to find.: Help -> Our ...
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Add Requested Debug Information to FAQ

Reference this question: Where do I get "Bug Information" to add to a question? We do often ask people to indicate the debugging steps they have taken. This is a reasonable request, as it ...
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Please add quick tag edit to question list

When reading through a list of questions, I often see tags that really don't belong to the question. In fact, nearly every second question has tags attached that don't belong there. I really like the ...
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Please add zombie features

For the sake of all us, who love zombie movies: Please add a »28 hours later…« feature. Wouldn't that look much nicer, than »1 day later« ? I even added some blood in MS Paint to ...
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Automatic information for Off-Topic/Low-Quality seeming questions

I do not know if other SE-sites have the same amount of Off-Topic questions, but I sometimes get really frustrated browsing through the questions. Just like the section "Questions that may already ...
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Can we have non-generic help shorthand links?

The existing shorthand links are very useful when answering or to be exact mostly commenting to help mainly new users to improve their questions or show them the way to get into how WPSE works. But I ...
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Disable migration targets for blocked users

We got the list of common migration targets recently. Nice. Thank you. But some users are question banned on at least one of these sites, and we cannot see that early enough. Not so nice. Please ...
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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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Cut out off-topic questions - an idea

Scenario: On site review CLOSE VOTES everyday we deal with a lo-ooo-t of Third Party plugin/theme/product-specific questions. Most of the questions are closed because they are not in the scope of ...
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Buggy behavior when turning ignored tag into synonym of favorited tag

I just wondered why some plugin-related questions were grayed out, while I even chose <plugins> one of my favorite tags. I then took a look at the favorite and ignored tags, and found <...
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Helping low rep users, and chat

A few times now (it is about to happen again), I have been trying to help a low rep user-- usually rep 1 or so-- with a problem and am getting nowhere in the comments. The comment form starts to ...
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Provide list of answers as targets when converting answer to comment

(moderator stuff) Currently "convert to comment" dialog on answer takes ID/URL and defaults to original question. However converting to comment on one of answers is much more common in practice (...
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Alternative Format Options

At first: the possibilities to format a question or answer is fine. I like the markdown style, also the buttons to use it via click. But we use not only clients, there have all keys for format a post....
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Is there an alternative to <tt> for inline fixed-width formatting in Questions/Answers/comments?

Many times when asking or answering, or even just commenting, it's desired to have a <tt> or similar functionality. For example, when referencing a function or a variable, you would use something ...
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WYSIWG Editor enchancment

There are so many Qs on WA that are about taxonomies, custom post types and terms. Most of these Qs are organizational Qs and need to explain their setup. In most cases they try to do this with text, ...
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Could mod bar be made more easy to understand?

(moderator stuff, nothing interesting) It's not that it's horribly broken.. But it's often freezes my brain, especially on comment flags. Just look at this... ...and try to quickly figure out: ...
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Layout in unanswered questions looks a bit clunky

A minor design critique: The bottom part of an unanswered question looks slightly inelegant, mainly because of the duplicate use of the icon. Maybe it's worth getting rid of the icon in this ...
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Can the length-limit of certain tags be extended?

In How should we tag questions about specific plugins or themes? I was playing with the suggestion to prefix plugin and theme names with plugin and theme in their tags. With that I ran over a length ...