Questions tagged [meta]

For *either* meta questions about Stack Apps, or about how per-site metas are exposed by the API. (Stack Apps is its own meta site)

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Promoting your [app]s - advertising contest proposal

I've proposed on Meta a contest for promoting StackApps applications developed with the API. Please consider to leave your comments over there. (Bounty +250)
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Badge numbers are wildly erroneous for meta accounts returned by the /associated query

There is a serious problem with badge counts on meta sites as returned by the /users/{ids}/associated route. Consider this user (chosen for high volume of meta activity). On Meta Stack Overflow, ...
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Moderation request: Make [user] a synonym of [users]

Please make user a synonym of users. I proposed a synonym but there aren't enough high-rep users active here for that mechanism to work. Currently*: user has 5 questions, no tag wiki and no tag ...
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"What is meta" should be rephrased

Stackapps.com/help/whats-meta tells that there is "Meta Stack Apps". However there isn't. Stack Apps is its own meta and meta is used to ask meta questions here.
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Edit opportunity: Help remove image spam

ImageShack has replaced many old images, on Stack Exchange sites, with spam like: Help us purge Stack Apps of this foul scourge! Here's how: Pick a post that needs editing: You can use SEDE ...
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Remove API 1.x menu from the sidebar

Now that version 1.x of the API is on its way out the door permanently, can we go ahead and drop the associated menu from the sidebar?
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Let's delete the off topic questions?

There's like 5 in the top few of the front page and it's a little annoying as they get in the way so can a mod just delete them they serve no useful purpose.
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Moderation request: Please make `app-key` a synonym of `api-key`

Refer to Are "api-key" and "app-key" the same thing?. Although I've now retagged the questions that used app-key, there are still plenty of places where the redundant term is ...
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Alignment issue in the Apps, Scripts tabs

There is an alignment issue in the Apps and Scripts tabs. The user name and the tag are not aligned right indent. Screenshot for reference:
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The fieldnames in the error message do not match the names used on the form

When you register an app here there are 4 fields that are required: Application Name Description OAuth domain Application Website Leaving those fields empty returns this error message: Image from I ...
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Apply required tag CSS class to the required tags in the "how to ask" side bar

When we ask a question, in the "How To Ask" side bar there is some information about the usage of the tags, such as support, bug and feature-request. Since those are the required tags (with different ...
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When are Stack Apps questions shown with thumbnails instead of regular statistics?

Today I was browsing a tag here and I noticed that on the first pages, all questions are shown with thumbnails (most of the time, just the default one): However, from page 5 on the formatting is like ...
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Why does the 'Apps' tab show hot questions and the 'Scripts' tab high scoring questions?

The Stack Apps homepage has two unique tabs which are not present on other sites: Apps and Scripts. There is a slight difference between the two, which is visible upon hovering: That's right, the '...
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How is the Hot Apps and Libraries list determined?

I was wondering how the Top Apps / Hot Apps and Libraries list is determined. It currently looks like this (click to enlarge): I've tried to compare it with the list of questions tagged app, both the ...
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Please add gallery thumbnails to this site's search results

I would like to link to a list of all my stuff, but I'd like it to display with thumbnails and excerpts (like it does on tag searches). Is this possible? It seems like a reasonable use case, but for ...
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Please differentiate between meta sites for beta versus normal sites, in the /sites method

Currently, in the /sites method, a site can have a site_state of: normal, open_beta, closed_beta, or linked_meta. This makes it easy to tell if a main site is in beta or not. But it becomes a 2 or 3 ...
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Stack Apps "Welcome Back" banner text isn't centered

This appear to be specific to Stack Apps. The text is centered on every other site I've tried. See below: Compared to how it should appear:
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