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Community Promotion Ads - 2014 [duplicate]

It's the time of the year again, namely it is December 2013, and so we shall now refresh our Community Promotion Ads for the new year. What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are ...
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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 Stack ...
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HTML5 and the Semantic Web: Relevance to Pro Webmasters

There is some disagreement regarding the relevance of HTML5/semantic web questions here at Pro Webmasters - in the interest of hearing all sides on the issue, I've created this topic for discussion. ...
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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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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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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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Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Why doesn't URL appear in this question's rendered output?

In the following question: How to make custom footer in page stick to bottom when the content is less? The question text stops abruptly, which suggests something is missing: You could find the ...
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Rename [hidden-text] to [hidden-content]

Suggestion: Let's rename the tag hidden-text to hidden-content. I don’t think there is a need to handle text differently from other forms of content (images, videos, …). Example question (to which I ...
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Question has not been migrated but has answer from non-user?

This recent question (asked 5 hours ago) was answered (and accepted) 2 hours ago by a user that does not appear to have an account on this site. It was also edited by the same user just 1 hour ago. ...
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Cleanup: unanswered questions from 2011

There are only 40 6 questions left from 2011 that have no upvoted answers. To view these questions navigate to Unanswered -> Newest, then navigate to the last page. Since there are so few left, here ...
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New Catch-all: How can I prevent comment spam on sites which I control?

Community Wiki: How can I prevent comment spam on sites which I control? The topic of spam prevention comes up fairly often, but the answers which are provided aren't consistent (because everyone has ...
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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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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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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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Should the site be refocussed to an SEO site?

http://www.google.com.au/search?q=site%3Awebmasters.stackexchange.com+seo&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-GB:official&client=firefox-a Approximately 203 pages are ...
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What is a webmaster?

I asked a question (1095) and Jeff Atwood told me it was too much of a programming question. Fair dos. Perhaps I have misunderstood what a webmaster is. What actually is a webmaster? I thought it was ...
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What “off topic” close reasons should this site have?

Lets suggest the reasons that we should have (or remove). Submit one per answer and lets vote. Then the moderators can make a decision based on the top items.
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The final reckoning: HTML/CSS questions

After discussing this topic more then once (1, 2) it ultimately boiled down that were to send HTML/CSS coding questions over to StackOverflow. However, very recently they have started sending those ...
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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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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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Is it in-scope to ask for reviews of specific services?

Example: How good is Traffic-Seeker? I answered, but in a really wishy-washy way. I think a wiki of "Your favourite SEO tools with reasons" wouldn't be so bad (or at least would keep the bad in ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2013 [duplicate]

As it is December 2012, we are now going to reset our Community Promotion Ads for the new year. What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-vetted advertisements that ...
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We need to decide what we're doing with users looking for existing software

Now that we've gotten questions pertaining to hosting recommendations situated I think we need to turn our attention to users looking for software. It's clearly a popular topic here at Pro ...
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What's the deal with multiple accounts? (/Jeet)

Judging by the identical IP-generated Gravatars, "Jeet" now has at least five "unregistered" accounts(that I've found):  1   2   3   4   5  And going ...
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Four hours to go till public!

I think we've done a really nice job of seeding the site with questions and answers that will make experts want to participate. Looking at the stats on area 51, 69 percent of those who committed as ...
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Accepting answers during the private beta

We're asking a lot of good questions, I think - and some of them already have what I would consider to be fantastic answers. However, do we accept these answers, or wait for the public beta to give ...
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Accepted answer appearing below most voted answer

In this question, the current accepted answer appears below the most voted answer: Notes: it is surviving refreshs, using FireFox
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Web development question migrated to StackOverflow

So I had asked this question, not a particularly great question but certainly about web design/development. Now that it has been migritad to SO, I am left wondering why? What is it that I'm not ...
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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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Why is this question still featured?

https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/?tab=featured So, I was rewarded with bounty yesterday, and this question appears on featured list. Why is that so? Is it some kind of bug or? This is the ...
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Why don't I get notifications for new badges I earn?

For many weeks, I notice I don't get notifications for new badges I earn. I speak about notifications from the StackExchange drop-down at top left: When I earn a badge, I don't see the little bubble ...
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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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Renaming [piwik] to [matomo]

Followup to https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/363733/renaming-piwik-to-matomo The Open Source project piwik has recently been renamed to "Matomo". https://matomo.org/blog/2018/01/piwik-is-now-...
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Can I ask “How to Write a SEO Plan for Website / Blog?”?

Can I ask "How to Write a SEO Plan for Website / Blog?"? I did not still ask this question because I thought it will be closed. That's why I asked it here. I know that answer for this question is ...
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Should we create a Google My Business Tag?

Maybe it is just me, however, when posting my last question, odd as it is, I noticed that there was no tag for Google My Business. Should we create a Google My Business tag? I imagine that there is ...
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Could we change the wording of the “unlikely to help anybody else” off-topic reason?

Is there any way we can tweak the wording of the off-topic reason used in this question (and other similar ones)? In particular: This question appears to be off-topic because it is unlikely to ...
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Why are some tags changed automatically?

Sometimes when I edit a question, I choose a tag but it doesn't taken into account. Is someone can tell me why some tags are changed automatically? For example, I have edited a question by addind the ...
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By what logic did a font search question get migrated to Webmasters?

See this question. Can someone get whatever mod approved that in here to explain? I've ocassionaly had the unprovable thought that some at SO treat this site as a dump for things they don't want to ...
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Why does it take around 30 secs for the new post to appear on home page of stackexchange?

Why does it take around 30 secs for the new post to appear on home page of stackexchange? I just posted my previous post and got back to home page refreshing it.. howver, there was 30 seconds delay ...
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Why was this closed? Question seems answerable, with a bit of clarification from OP

Why was this question closed without even allowing the OP much time to clarify their question? Seems a bit harsh, as the question is fairly specific although it does need some extra details.
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Usability questions

I've come across several questions about usability which I feel would be better asked on uxexchange.com. This raises the slightly tricky issue that uxexchange is an 'old style' SO member - i.e. it ...
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What is going to happen to internal references when moving to the new domain?

I'm guessing that there will be some kind of massive global search/replace in the question and answer content to replace webmasters.stackexchange.com with ournewdomain.com, ensuring that inter-...
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Dealing with tag overlap for 'ranking'

Consider that we have the following topics: Page Rank (Google's trademarked rank indicator) Alexa Ranking Over-all ranking (in general, not specific to any service or SE) This would mean three very ...
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First post shows up in queue 6 days later

I checked the review queues as I do quite often and a first post answer appeared, however, there was something off about it. So I checked it out. The answer to be reviewed was written on April 20th ...
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Is different vote scores a bug or intentional?

Just spotted this. Is it a bug? Two downvotes in question but only one downvote in the list
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May I ask this question?

I'd like to know what bugs and feature request a user would experience if looking at my webapp. I have identified a few bugs and I'm looking for more bugs to be discovered (in a fairly complex webapp)....
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Why on earth is this off topic for a webmaster forum

This question was put on hold, and is definitely on topic for a webmasters forum. "I'm a college student and have a practice job (internship) helping a small department on my campus maintain its ...
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Why has my reputation stopped increasing when I've been earning points for editing?

My reputation stopped increasing at 1190 for the past 4 days, but I had been making edits that were approved, so I had earned reputation for edits during that time. When I checked the next day ...
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Can I see the list of my upvoted comments?

I put a lot of comments on questions and answers. I would like to know the list of comments which have been upvoted (score >= 1) by a member of the community. I don't want to know who has upvoted the ...

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