Use this tag for tools/issues about *either* closed/on-hold questions or about the process of close-voting or flagging questions into the closed (or on-hold) state. Closed questions will not accept additional answers and my be automatically deleted.

Closed questions (or "On hold" questions) cannot be answered, but can be edited to make them eligible for reopening. See What does it mean if a question is "closed" or "on hold"?

Close voting can be done via:

  • The web site, sometimes aided by tools found here on Stack Apps.
  • The official (i)phone apps.
  • The API.


See also: The Community user deleted my question! What gives?

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