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Information on the moderator candidates

I've posted this same question on the meta of all the other sites undergoing elections, so just in case you've missed it I'm adding it here. Yi Jiang has put together a nice site that use the Stack ...
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2011 Community Moderator Election

The 2011 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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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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If all SysAdmin questions get punted to ServerFault, and all HTML/CSS are 'programming' - what is left for ProWebmasters?

Question says it all really? I can't really see what useful scope this site has if all of the system administration and web-design elements are stripped out.
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Why is this deemed Off topic - is handling mail to a domain not an acceptable web master task?

The question on ProWebmasters: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/8335/what-is-the-aim-of-this-email-is-this-a-ping-sping (link to question) has been closed as off-topic. I was asking it ...
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Questions about increasing traffic - on-topic?

Are questions about attracting and retaining visitors to you site on-topic here? I'm asking because of this Internet Traffic Building proposal that just showed up on Area 51.
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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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Is webmasters an okay place to ask about how to sell a domain?

I have a domain registered in several TLDs (com, eu, net, de....) from a project that never came to fruition. I'm dissolving my business at the moment. The domain in question is a fine, five-letter ...
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Image In Header Is Returning a 404

The header image is coming up as a 404: http://sstatic.net/webmasters/img/SE-logo75.png This comes from the following meta header on the page: <link rel="image_src" href="http://sstatic.net/...
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HTML/CSS questions - Doctype or here?

I have previously asked this question but it seems things as changed. The FAQ no longer mentions that HTML/CSS questions belong on Doctype. When did this change? And, what does the removal of that ...
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Is Pro Webmasters the right place to ask Web design questions?

I have a question about some css. Do I post it here? If not here, where?
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Dealing with Stack Overflow's 'seo' tag

The SEO tag on Stack Overflow is in quite a poor state - many of the questions are off-topic for SO, with less than half closed and migrated here. So I'm wondering if there is something we can do to ...
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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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What's the deal with the Enthusiast badge?

I was just looking at the Enthusiast badge and noticed that many of the users who earned it have quite low reputation. Many in fact have the "base reputation" of 101, with no questions or answers. ...
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Recourse against a moved question

What do I do when a question is moved incorrectly? I asked a question about finding a replacement for the Office Web Components. I think it was moved just because I mentioned that the Office Web ...
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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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A new proposal for the definition of “Webmaster” question

Referencing: The mod_rewrite problem https://meta.serverfault.com/questions/981/mod-rewrite-htaccess-etc-questions-migrate What is the line between a "pro webmaster" question and a...well, ...
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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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All Questions Area Empty When No Featured Questions

When clicking on the questions tab it defaults to featured but if there are no featured questions it shows an empty space where the list should be. Should the default behavior be to show a ...
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White text on badges is impossible to read

when viewing the site in Firefox 3.5.15 the white text on the badges is almost the same color of the badge making the text of the badge impossible to read as seen on the screen shot below.
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Are questions discussing revenue acceptable here?

Example. This should be CW at the very least. But do we want discussions of revenue? Is it a real question?
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Webmaster chat now available

Just a heads-up; Pro Webmasters now has access to a third place, to chat in more real-time way via chat.stackexchange. Please feel free to drop by. The "chat" link should appear at the top of all Pro ...
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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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100 Upvotes = Bronze badge?

I have the SEO badge for having 100 up votes in the SEO tag. I just noticed I have over 105 up votes in the google tag but do not have a badge for that. Did the number of up votes go up when the ...
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Should we take an ethical stand on people asking for help with unethical sites

I refer to this question here: Adsense Page impression is showing zero Where the guy wants his adsense ads to display correctly, but his site is clearly just an ad farm, so much so that it loads ...
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The mod_rewrite problem

ServerFault has been a very popular place to ask mod_rewrite questions. We get a lot of them. I'm not an apache guru so I can't speak to how we'll they've been answered, but it has struck a couple of ...
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Getting users to vote

In light of reading the latest Stack Overflow Blog Post it dawned on me that as a mod, I haven't been doing nearly enough voting. In fact, today is the first day I've ever used up all my 30 votes. ...
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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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Can we reduce the rep needed for closing/migrating questions?

Now we are out of beta, I have lost my closing privileges because I haven't quite reached 3,000 points. Unfortunately, this means there aren't many people with that privilege - only 4 people are over ...
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White text slightly difficult to read

The white text at the top of the page (username, log out,meta, about, faq) are a little hard to read against the background. The tags are also hard to read. The grey background might need to be a bit ...
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New Design Launched

Hi all, As you can see, Webmasters site has been officially launched. Grats! Thank you so much for your inputs in the initial design post. As mentioned previously, my design goal for the theme is ...
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Is the name “webmasters” the right name for this site?

I don't know anyone that still uses the term "webmaster". Is this site missing its mark because people don't take the name seriously? It hasn't received quite the influx of visitors I would have ...
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How do you share a link to a question?

I see there are badges for sharing a link to a question that is very popular. How do you share the link so that the site knows you did indeed actually share it?
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Write an Elevator Pitch / Tagline

We closed the domain naming thread (click for details). Instead, let's start with a killer "elevator pitch!" Joel will be blogging about the elevator pitch approach to naming, but to get you ...
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Purpose seems fuzzy - what is this Exchange for?

I've found a lot of questions that cover far too wide of an area to be covered successfully by one Exchange, in my opinion, and I'm confused where to post questions. Is "Pro Webmasters" for technical ...
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“Visit Meta” doesn't list new questions

I posted a question about the beta badge and it doesn't show in the list of questions on meta. It looks like it is because it sorts by newest reply and no one has replied yet. But users are far less ...
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How do you get the “beta” badge?

According to the Badges page: Actively participated in the private beta Is this site still in private beta? If so, how "active" do you have to be?
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Design for Webmasters site

Hi all. I'm Jin and I'll be working on the designs for the Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site will have its own unique theme that will reflects its topic. However, ...
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Should we encourage language-agnostic and subjectve questions?

This kinda of hit me after reading this question, mainly because it's true. As a webmaster I don't care what language you are hosting your website on, I only care if its relevant to mine. The more ...
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Is Electorate badge working

The Electorate badge states "Voted on 600 questions and 25% or more of total votes are on questions" I have 696 votes and I am just about positive over 25% of those votes are on questions and not ...
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Multiple valid answers to a question

If you have asked a question and two or more different valid answers have been provided, what is the best thing to do? Should I convert the question to a community wiki, and post another answer to ...
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Hi and thanks — should we edit them out

On StackOverflow it has been the norm to edit out greetings and thanks yous and similar content from questions and answers. The rational being that it just clutters things up. This isn't meant to be a ...
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Should HTML/CSS questions be here? If not, where?

Example Is that a programming question? Or a general webmaster question? It seems better suited for Doctype.
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SEO website reviews

Example I'm not sure if these are real questions. It sounds more like people seeking free labor especially for a possibly subjective issue. Thoughts?
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Do seo questions loosely involving code belong here or on stackoverflow?

How bad is it to use display: none in CSS? Seems like it could be appropriate to both. Any thoughts?
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What are the biggest and best SEO and Webmaster Conferences

We need to help with marketing this site so it continues to grow. Check out Robert's post about it beta site promotion. I found a site which lists 18 of the best SEO conferences in 2010. A ...
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“Visitor Conversion” types of questions.

During our definition phase, we deemed questions like this to be off topic for our site. I'd like to ask the community which of the following courses of action would be most appropriate: Allow these ...
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Why is this eBay centric question being closed?

The question with close votes found here: How to overcome eBay CSS limits for auctions' pages? does it self no favours on first glance. But there are two tangents of questions, which are useful to ...

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