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Feature Request: Embedding Youtube Videos

Currently, some StackExchanges allow for Youtube videos to be embedded in either answers or questions. I believe it may be a feature that can be turned on by the top moderators. The only Stacks that I'...
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Tag for Demo/In-Development sites

I have a question about my Webmasters Stack Exchange post: Ways to show a demo site to a client without a server Just wondering whether the community thinks a tag for demo and/or in-development sites ...
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New tag request

Please can we create a GDPR tag as this may be useful in the lead up to May 2018 where the regulations will come into affect: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/data-protection-reform/overview-of-...
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Adding Reference Links

Just wondering how much interest there would be in a new feature to the Stack Exchange platform to have a specific way to add references to answers. As it stands at the present moment the only way to ...
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Can we get a wildcard asterisk for selecting multiple tags to include & ignore?

Can we get a wildcard asterisk for selecting multiple tags to include & ignore? If I want to include "search-engine" & "search-engines", can I use "search-engine*" to highlight both in the ...
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Should we add two more close or flag options?

I have been seeing two scenarios that you may want additional close or flag options for. Admittedly, they do not come up too often, so this may be a general question with no action. I am cool with ...
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Private Forum for Closed Questions

Many of the times, I have noted that a question was closed because it did not fit in the community guidelines or it was off-topic for the site, but I had answers to those questions. Examples include ...
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Syntax highlighting for code?

On Stack Overflow, code can have syntax highlighting. I’d like to have this feature here on Webmasters, too. Especially the codes: lang-html lang-css lang-js lang-xml (And lang-none, if auto-...
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Adding Code Markdown to Pro Webmasters

Today, I had an issue with displaying some .htaccess code when trying to help someone. I see it would be easy to do this, since we do have some .htaccess questions that I can give some direct code to ...
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Making outgoing links open in new window/tab

I was thinking that doing a markup override and adding a target="blank" to all outgoing links at webmasters.stackexchange.com would save some trouble for users like me who checks links on answers ...
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Should we create some kind of guidelines for posts formatting?

As many of you know, I like editing posts (proof) to try to standardize formatting on this site. It helps to keep this site clean and it improves quality of the posts. Here are some suggested rules ...
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Use link color for linked text in code markup, too

In inline code markup, links are not styled differently than plain text. Example: This sentence is linked. This sentence is not linked. Only by hovering you’ll notice that there is a link. On ...
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“Minor edit” capability on own questions/answers

Any edit of one's own post, no matter how trivial, has the effect of pushing the question to the top of the activity stream on the front page. Would it be worthwhile to add the ability for a user to ...
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close question - My two questions

Question 1: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/37917/new-standard-http-protocol My question was closed because it is not constructive. As I understand it or it was closed for not being ...
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“1 Answer” in various colors

Currently, the site works where the number of answers is displayed under the question (I'm in Unanswered view). If the asker chooses an answer as correct, then the color goes from light green to dark ...
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Tag: sites - please set as intrinsic/“blacklist”

Following on request to remove websites tag, (synonym: web-sites) please remove sites
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Can the tags “web” and “website” be blacklisted?

web and websites don't add any value. This site is about websites and the internet, so practically every on topic question could be tagged with those two tags. I've been discussing getting rid of ...
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Why is the gradient on top not fading to the background color?

Every time I visit Pro Webmasters, the look of the header pains me. Why is the header background not fading into the background color? Like so: Well, I like it. Maybe you'll like it too. The new ...
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Add a “table” feature to format tables in questions and answers [closed]

I think it would be a really nice thing to be able to create simple tables in questions and answers. You would do it like this: [table title="My Table1" orient="vertical" col="column1,column2,column3,...
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Catch-All Community Wiki: Ecommerce Scripts

This is the catch-all discussion for Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? Question: *This is a general, community wiki [catch-all][2] question to address non-specific "I need a eCommerce script that ...
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Can we get ux on the “off topic - belongs on” list?

This is the second question I've seen recently that I think would be a better fit for ux.stackexchange.com. However when flagging it is not one of the four suggested sites for where an "off topic" ...
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Homepage introduction panel proposal

I notice that some other stacks, like area 51 and stack exchange central, have an introduction box on their homepage's (stack central's is removable). Perhaps if we introduced a feature like this we ...
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Border styling of tabs on hover

The (color of the) border of the selected tabs has been changed. However is still see a minor (related) issue. When a tab is active (on page of the tab), the tab gets a light background. However when ...
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Remove separator (border) of 'tabs'

Can the border be removed from the unanswered tab? It should only be displayed as a separator between the tabs IMHO.
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Could we get a share on Google+ Icon [closed]

At the moment the two we have are Facebook and Twitter and I would like to see a third added into the mix of Google+ I can't speak for everyone but I certainly have far more tech contacts on my G+ ...
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exciting or more of customizing for users while posting their questions? [closed]

All SE sites must have a feature where the first 1 hour to answer my posted question, should be reserved for my favorites, who I think have better explanation methods or something exciting as this.
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Please retag memcache as memcached

The memcache should be memcached. This is a very common mistake. However, the right name is memcached. I also suggest to add memcache as synonym of memcached, as in StackOverflow.
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Amibguous questions (not)

Are we allowed to ask questions for recommendations on how to perform a specific task? If so, are we able to state what the task is? Eg: I need a tool to make it easier to insert 2" nails into wood. ...
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Feature request: hide migrated questions with accepted answers in the 'active' tab [closed]

Should questions migrated to Webmasters that already have accepted answers appear in the 'active' tab, as they do at present? e.g.: Any reason a site has 2 links to favicon? Add copyright notice to a ...
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Can some tags be merged?

Is there a way to merge some tags. For example, there is an 'adsense' tag and a 'google-adsense' tag. It would make more sense if they were one tag. There are a few other tags like that, but cannot ...
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Is there a way to hide closed or migrated questions?

Currently on the front page (when ordered by newest and have 50 to a page marked) there are 13 [closed] or migrated questions. That's approximately a quarter. Is there any way to hide these questions ...
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More SE site options when migrating an off-topic question

I think it's safe to say by now that this site attracts a very broad spectrum of questions many of which belong on other SE sites. Unfortunately the migration system only allows us to migrate ...
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Meta links in the footer on stackexchange sites

The footer of webmasters.stackexchange.com goes like: ■ stackoverflow.com ■ api/apps ■ careers ■ serverfault.com ■ superuser.com ■ meta ■ area 51 ■ webapps ■ gaming ■ ubuntu ■ webmasters ■ ...
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can I gain ownership of my migrated question?

can I gain somehow ownership of my question that was migrated from Web ApplicationW? here is the migrated question
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Wouldn't more Altruists and Announcers to help growth of the site?

There aren't many people with high enough reputation to offer up bounties on their questions, but I think that bounties do encourage more answers. Also, bounties, combined with Tweets and other forms ...
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Shoud the link to “parent” read instead “parent site” because of context of “parents” on many large websites?

The link between "log out" and "about" currently reads, just "parent" which refers to the parent site of Pro Webmasters. Many, many sites for children have a similar link -- "parents" -- with an ...
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Isn't it more clear to say “View votes to close” than the current “View close votes”?

First, the word "close" can have a few very distinct meanings, some being: "to come to an end or terminate" such as, Close the door [or close this question]. "having the parts or elements near to one ...
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Should we have a way to “red flag” an answer that becomes incorrect with passage of time?

No doubt any technology forum has the problem of old answers being potentially incorrect or less useful with the passage of time (except SQL, ha-ha). ;-) Seriously, though, I think that SEO answers ...
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Option to report a profile?

As much fun as it would be to burn a few points downvoting spammers like Los Angeles Criminal Lawyer, Atlanta Data Center, and Refrigerators on the Bulletin board software with voting capability for ...
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Can we please get some of the new migration goodness?

To powers that be: When should we expect to see the new migration options come in to play? There's a few questions I'd like to shuffle off to Server Fault or Stack Overflow
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Retag - Get rid of meta tags

I've removed all traces of the subjective tag from Pro Webmasters. Fortunately, no questions had this tag as the only one. I also re-tagged one instance of poll to visitor-poll. Can anyone else find ...
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Bringing more users to Meta

I was looking at the current meta users and noticed that only a hand full of people are actually getting involved in the discussions that shape Pro Webmasters. Most questions and answers here come ...
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Do we need a new close reason for legal questions?

I was tempted to ask the following question: When doing a parody of a registered trademark, how can you ensure its a parody? Wisdom got the better of me, I remembered that I have a lawyer in ...
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Is the visited link color too close to the default text color for posts and comments?

In posts and comments, the visited link color is #223e6b, while the text color is #444444 (or at least that what it looks like when I use Digital Colormeter). I have a hard time distinguishing links ...
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Shouldn't the FAQ also suggest StackOverflow?

The FAQ states: What kind of questions should I not ask here? [...] If your question is about … Networking, servers, or maintaining other people's PCs and contains no source code, ...
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Vote to close: Belongs on …

We've got "Vote to Close: Belongs on Meta", shouldn't we also have: Vote to Close: Belongs on StackOverflow Belongs on ServerFault Because of the potential crossover, don't we risk muddling the ...