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WooCommerce dumping its support here in a direct menu link

As of 2013-09-30 13:22:00Z the menu link at Woo site iscompletely removed. Related post: https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/q/115966/12615 There, we come to know on the OP words that That's ...
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It's time to ban the WordPress - X version tags. No really they need to be banned.

There are over 500 questions tagged with wordpress-x version numbers. Out of all those questions there are maybe 5 or 6 actually related to something version number specific. We have discussed this ...
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Can I ask a question about a wordpress plugin?

The plugin has zero documentation. I need to figure out how it stores information so I can program a way to extract data from it that it's storing. It doesn't even have a page just a github which it ...
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Is there something like jsfiddle or codepen for wordpress?

Starting to learn WordPress theme development and being used to show jsfiddle or codepen links illustrating the problem with static sites. How is this done on wordpress.stackexchange.com please? Is ...
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About “low rep” people who ask Qs and don't return for the As.

What i really find annoying: I just looked through the As i gave to different Qs and noticed that a lot of them were an effort that wasn't worth it for some of the following reasons: The A was ...
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Woo Tags Gone - Where to Ask Questions?

It looks like you guys have stopped supporting WooCommernce tags, and Woo Support doesn't seem to want to help unless you're a paying customer - so where's a good place to ask WooCommerce centered ...
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Cheaters detected

Two guys MONIRUL ISLAM and MD TOUFIQUL ISLAM are cheating by promoting each other. Take a look at their questions and answers: https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/67601/i-want-to-add-a-...
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New here, can I get some forgiveness for this mistake please?

I am new to this site and it is not the easiest to figure out. Someone was trying to help me on a question I asked (my very first post) and finally helped me by pointing me to a different thread of ...
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Is it possible to black-list/ban the [plugin-recommendation] tag?

I know removing it's not possible. But can it be blocked from being used? Case in question (check the edit history): How to add style to a string of text throughout WordPress website? Relevant meta: ...
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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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Adding tags should have a min. cap of 5k+

Currently we have a min. of 300 rep points, which is imo too low. In nearly every Q someone starts getting "creative" and adds a tag. Examples: headlineslider, flickr-slideshow-plugin, etc. This is ...
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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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Woocommerce questions flooding WPSE

I've lately become very involved in WPSE. One thing I noticed is that the side gets overflowed by woocommerce question. Somedays about 70 percent is woocommerce related. To my understanding, ...
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Where can I find just Community Wiki questions?

I asked this in StopPress, and was informed it's a good question to put here. I can't find anywhere where I can view just Community Wiki questions, is this normal or is there a link I am not seeing ...
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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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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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Should questions have WordPress in the question title?

I have found that I'm editing a lot of questions recently and when doing so if I find the word WordPress in the question title I more times than not remove it. At the same time I reword the title to ...
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Appropriate way to deal with/report spammers?

See this user: https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/users/16363/remi 5 answers, all consisting of nothing more than links to the user's own commercial Plugins. I flagged one as spam, and the account ...
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“Watch for hidden gems” - What does this mean in the reviews?

I was reviewing a user's first answer today, and that was when I noticed this line: This is a new user's answer to an old question. Watch for hidden gems, non-answers, and spam. What does the ...
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Bookmark useful questions

Is there a feature to bookmark the questions/answers one finds particularly useful for future reference?
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How long to allow for a user to make question better?

Lets take this question for example: https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/43969/i-have-created-a-wp-plugin-for-my-local-server-and-downloaded-it-as-a-zip-file-t There are many more like this ...
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Am I not understanding the “Unsung Hero” badge?

I was at first hesitant to ask this question, but I did see a related (yet much older) one here in meta: Is there a bug with Strunk & White badge or am I not understanding it?. However, if I turn ...
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Tags are getting out of control - sky is the limit

The current situation Currently we got a rough number of 900+ tags. Which is much too much. Even with having this filter, it's more than anyone could search, as we have different variations of the ...
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What to do when edit is just formating code

I sometimes see a question that needs a little code formatting (maybe a line of code escaped the code formatting tab/apostrophe). But when I try to edit it, I get a message the the edition couldn't be ...
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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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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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Did the community delete a bunch of old questions?

I was just curious about my stats and realized that some 25% of my accepted answers are not there anymore, while my reputation did not change. So my (simple) question is: Has there been a major ...
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How do we nominate other users as moderators?

I understand that the 2019 Moderator Election is currently in the nomination phase, but the only information I found related to nominating relates to self-nomination. How do we nominate other users ...
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Do all moderators stand for re-election?

I notice we have a new election! Do all moderators stand for re-election? Or does the election add new moderators to our existing 6? As a follow up question, three (possibly four) of our moderators ...
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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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Line numbers removed from answer

I provided an answer here that included line numbers, such as: 1 <?php 2 3 apply_filters( 'the_content', function( $c ) { 4 // blah 5 } ); I came in today to find a message about an ...
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What is short-url/address for wordpress.stackexchange.com?

With what short-url can we access this website (rather than typing wordpress.stackexchange.com in address bar) ? Any official short-link there?
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why is asking about plugins or methods in wp-admin to edit .htaccess off-topic?

I just posted this question: Edit or Remove Plugin .htaccess Using The Admin Panel It was quickly closed as off-topic because "recovering from hacks" is listed in the FAQ as something that shouldn't ...
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How can I get out of a question ban?

I know about https://stackoverflow.com/help/question-bans, but that doesn't help me. I only have one question with a score of less than zero, but that question is closed, so there isn't really ...
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Is there any way to send a pm to another user?

Is there any way to send a pm to another user?
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Older flags still “waiting for review” while newer ones were recently “approved”, why?

So far, at the time of this question, I have the following stats for my flags: Some of my recently flags that were marked as helpful were reported and accepted yesterday on the same day. Yet, I still ...
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Code/Pre after list breaks *always*

There's one annoying bug: Try to do write a list and then add some code. If you don't place another line of text in between, the code section breaks and the first and last lines jump out of the ...
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Ban wordrpress tag

A new tag was created, wordrpress. Can we get that removed and banned?
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-2 reputation on answer when question is removed

The author of a question named Organizing uploaded media according to the post's publish date (not current date) just removed the question. The 'title' popup says "Voluntarily removed". You can still ...
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What do we do with ask-and-answered questions?

I'm a big fan of continuing to research a problem after a question has been asked. It shows initiative on the part of the asker. At the same time, I find it incredibly annoying when people ask a ...
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What is the best place to ask css questions?

I know wordpress.stackexchange is not the place to ask generic css questions. What is the best place within stackexchange to ask those questions?
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Downvote to cast delete votes

One of the privileges we have as 20K+ users is that we can vote to delete poor quality answers or anything posted as an answer that is not actually an answer. This all great, but there are some issues,...
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Problem with consecutive day visit count

A while back I got to 98 days consecutive visits then next day I visit the site to see that the day before I had missed. I was back to day 1 again and was very upset that I got so close to the 100 day ...
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Why did I just encounter captcha?

This is the first time I can recall that I've ever had to fill out captcha on this site. It seems really strange after nearly four years to be asked to prove I'm a human. Does anybody know what might ...
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Site search not working as expected for explicit strings

While attempting to respond to a particular question on the main site, potentially involving jQuery no-conflict, I attempted to search the site for previous questions/answers in included explicitly ...
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Query questions based on two tags

is it somehow possible to query wordpress.stackexchange for multiple tags? I would like to e.g. see all QAs tagged with comment + plugin?
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For a Community Wiki Question, Should I Accept an Answer?

(I've searched Meta for a related question, but didn't find anything.) The first Question I asked on WPSE was intended from the start to be a Community Wiki (which I am assuming means "collection of ...
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What was my commitment?

When I committed to this StackExchange, I saw a summary of the things I was expected to do: make N posts, answer N questions, upvote N times. I don't remember these exact numbers. At present, the ...
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Question about stackexchange's openid connect

I just read a thread in wordpress forums regarding openid security. Please check this url I see stackexchange using openid connect for signup/login. Any openid can be used here. Don't you guys ...
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Is there a way to do a search on my favorite questions ?

My list of favorited questions is getting longer, and it would be nice to be able to do a search on favorites. Is that possible ?