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Should Webmasters allow 3 votes to close a question rather than 5?

I think the numbers speak for themselves. Currently, if a moderator doesn't close a question it's likely not going to be closed. I agree that we should lower the vote to close threshold to three votes....
John Conde's user avatar
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A tag for Google Domains

I've created the google-domains tag and updated the question you specifically linked to. If you know of others feel free to edit them accordingly.
John Conde's user avatar
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7 votes
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Should we merge [social-networks] and [social-media]?

I agree. I think we should merge them and use social-media as the canonical tag. They are essentially the same thing, especially with the context of how they are used on this site.
John Conde's user avatar
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Please give us your feedback on the "What topics can I ask about here?" Help page

A while back I had proposed some clarifications to the What topics can I ask about here? page here so that users would be clearer on things and less questions might end up on-hold. Only the last ...
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Tag rename request: file-manger

Finally, a no-brainer :-) Good catch! It's renamed now. Here's a discussion about how to rename a tag on Stack Exchange's Meta site. It requires a moderator to do, so you did the right thing by ...
dan's user avatar
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Please give us your feedback on the "What topics can I ask about here?" Help page

Orthaganal to Dan's changes, I suggest we change the following: "Questions here are commonly about" to "Questions here are about various aspects of owning, running, or administering ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Time to change the google-webmaster-tools tag?

It is time to make the change. google-search-console should now be the canonical tag. One of the criteria brought up last time was which is used more. "search console" 50 uses since November 30th. ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Which of the tags [canonical], [rel-canonical] and [canonical-url] is the canonical one?

rel-canonical is a specific type of canonical implementation. It uses a meta tag. The other implementation for canonical URLs is 301 redirects. I'd keep rel-canonical separate from the others. I ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
5 votes

Synonimize [titles] to [title]

I agree that this tag synonym should be created. We'll do it in a few days unless other people disagree. Edit: The tag merge and synonym creation has been completed.
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Renaming [piwik] to [matomo]

Creating a tag synonym and merging the tags seems like the right thing to do to me. This does appear to be an official change. The website piwik.org redirects StackOverflow has already made a ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
4 votes

Is different vote scores a bug or intentional?

It's appearing with two downvotes in the Top Questions list for me (as of now). The question was flagged as "very low quality", so once I accepted that, the Community User (the system) automatically ...
dan's user avatar
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Synonyms: [site-deployment] or [website-deployment]?

I agree that "site" and "website" are redundant, unless there's something besides a website that could be deployed and would generate an on-topic question here. I would support ...
Maximillian Laumeister's user avatar
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Should Webmasters allow 3 votes to close a question rather than 5?

As of now this site setting has been changed. I went through the stats over the past couple of years and I can see that the moderators are doing the bulk of the closures - in fact, they've been ...
Catija's user avatar
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Styles missing on Webmasters Meta - Elements not visible

I apologize for the delay in fixing this. In the end, it turned out that we were, in fact, missing one line of code and CSS variables weren't being generated correctly. Thanks for the report and the ...
Adam Lear's user avatar
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Change "Departed" to "User Removed" on our election page for a former moderator with a deleted account

The election graphic has been changed. Thanks for bringing it to our attention.
Yaakov Ellis's user avatar
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Rename tag [google-apps] to [google-workspace] and synonymize [gsuite]?

Your plan sounds fine to me. rename and synonymize the google-apps tag to google-workspace, then synonymize the gsuite tag to google-workspace.
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Change "Departed" to "User Removed" on our election page for a former moderator with a deleted account

Goodness. I saw this on the election page and mistakenly thought the former moderator had passed away. The new image is much more clear. Let's get it done.
Maximillian Laumeister's user avatar
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Tags - [serps] are the same as [search-results], right?

The two are similar enough to merge. I would prefer to merge serps into search-results because the former is jargon and the latter is likely to more widely understood.
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Please give us your feedback on the "What topics can I ask about here?" Help page

The recommendations made so far are excellent! I would like to make a few recommendations that may help. Under "What topics can I ask about here?", the sentence "Questions here are commonly about" ...
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