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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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Why my flag for moderator attention for a post was declined?

I flagged this question for moderator attention as I thought it to be off topic based on this Help Center article. More specifically, the following point: generic server configuration and ...
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Low quality flag does not display on old answers

This has now happened a couple of times where the low quality flagging option is missing on old answers. You only have the options to flag the answer as spam, rude, not an answer and then the custom ...
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Should we reorganize the Off Topic review section?

Currently, when we flag questions for closing because they are off topic, there are five possibilities to choose from. These five also lead to messages under the closed question. As a reminder: There ...
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How to “report” a user

We can flag posts in WPSE, whether it's spam or something. Today I found a registered user like: user:equipment is a spammer. But couldn't flag the account. But how to "Report" a user?
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How is the “Helpful flags” count on the Election page calculated?

I only ask because the number displayed by my nomination is different from that on my profile. Are these only recent helpful flags, or some such? Potential bug?
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StackOverflow migration option

On StackOverflow, there are multiple migration options when you want to flag a post as off topic: On WP.SE, we only have the option for our meta. We get a lot questions that are not specific to ...
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Is flagging ever marked “not helpful” on WPSE?

Yesterday, I flagged this question as off-topic, since to my [limited] understanding of the matter at hand it clearly was. I did not grasp how this could be a WP-related issue at all. It turns out, ...
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Should I close-vote AND flag?

I've recently gained enough privilege to close-vote questions, but for the question to actually be closed it needs 5 votes in total, or a moderator to close it. It has already been noted that the lack ...
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Wrong question got flagged, either I made mistake or something wrong happened

As the title says, I flagged a question as spam but it wasn't the question that is being shown in my profile. I am not able to find that question anymore but here is what I remember about that ...
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Are new flags for comments working?

I flagged comment with new "not an answer" option, but I don't see the flag in moderation tools and I don't see my flag count going down when I tried it again. Bug?
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Should questions that need to be edited be flagged for a moderator?

If users without enough reputation points to edit a question see a question that needs to be edited should they flag the question for a moderator to edit? In this question which originally contained ...