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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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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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Is it okay to ask this question about best implementtion method?

I have read the docs regarding Asking a good question. I understand that questions should be "answerable". Yet, I have a question and I'm not sure how it will go down. A copy of the question post is ...
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Can questions be asked in another language alongside English?

I couldn't find anything in the help center here about this and I was wondering if it was against the rules or not for people to post questions in a foreign language? What about if they posted in ...
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I was banned from asking although I have a positive score here

Today I wanted to ask a question, it turns out that I was banned from asking and the only way to regain the ability to ask again is to improve my existing questions. I have a positive score here, ...
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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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is the following question appropriate for WPSE

I have a question that I would like to ask on WPSE, but fear that it leans towards the "Bad Subjective" end of Good Subjective, Bad Subjective spectrum. So, I thought I'd ask here whether it would be ...
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Will the REST API kill us with language

I see a lot of crazy stuff lately that doesn't look like PHP. I assume it's because we now accept calls outside via JSON. What is acceptable anymore?
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What happened to the “hot” button on the questions menu?

I only just started using this forum, but I am confused. I liked that there was a button on the question page for "hot" questions (alongside other kinds, like "active" and "featured) here: https://...
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Project Reduplication of Deduplication

I just noticed that we're involved in the Project Reduplication of Deduplication initiative, along with only 10 other sites! Open to close voters only, you can now help Stack Exchange and the ...
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How do I see my own questions/answers that I deleted?

I deleted a question today which I want to undelete. However, I don't remember the question ID and my browser history was recently cleared, so I am not sure how else I can find it. How do I go about ...
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Let's get the unanswered rate under control

I'm relatively new as an active user here, so I'm still in the honeymoon phase where tackling 20,000 unanswered questions looks like fun. So, I thought I'd get together some ideas/tips/motivation to ...
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Community Bumping Bot

It seems like the <>Community bot bumps old unanswered questions but lately ( today ) it seems like all the questions that have been bumped have legitimate answers but OP just hasn't come back ...
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Are plugins planned to be added to core in or out of the scope of WPSE?

From my point of view, plugins developed as "feature as plugin" that are not included in the current version of the core and are planned to be added to the core at some point in the future, are out of ...
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What if just want to make some text BOLD in question? which is posted by other user

I just tried to make some text BOLD in question which is posted by someone else. But it says me : Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this post? Some time it ...
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Expand the scope of the site

I've noticed there are a lot of useful questions that get locked down on this site because they don't fit the site's rules, and that's fair enough people make rules for good reasons. But there are a ...
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How to see the my own deleted questions?

I raised a question in WordPress Stack Exchange few months before. Now I found a answer for that question, So I was searching my question in my profile. But I don't see any where in my question ...
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Inconsistency regarding questions

On WPSE, I noticed several times on several days some inconsistencies regarding the questions. Sometimes I don't see any question (no matter what tab I'm on). Now I discovered a somewhat more buggy ...
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Why were a lot questions removed today?

Today, a lot questions have been removed, decreasing my reputation. What was the reason for this?
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How should we format questions about plugins ?

Would it be a good thing to rationalize the titles of questions about plugins ? Some forums do for example : [Plugin : Plugin Title] My question about the plugin But here it's still kind of a ...
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Why are questions not being voted on?

I have noticed a trend that questions (even good ones) that have multiple answers are not being voted on. When a new question comes in it's on the front page for less than a day (around 16-20 hours) ...
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Why did the old questions get more upvotes?

Looking at the archives I just noticed that the early questions got much more upvotes than the newer. Why? I understand that the old questions had more time to get votes and that the majority of the ...
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Improve the Quality of Questions being Asked?

I'm wondering if there are any strategies we can employ to improve the quality of questions being asked? Here's an example of what is probably a good question but it's very difficult to tell without ...
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How do we keep low quality questions from polluting this site?

Stack Overflow is so successful because hardcore programmers and IT professionals ask and answer hard challenging questions that are interesting to their community. If someone came in and asked a ...