2
votes
0answers
19 views

New custom close reason here on meta

I've proposed the following new custom close reason for here on Meta.Webapps: The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. Changes to the system or to the circumstances affecting the ...
5
votes
0answers
47 views

webapps.stackexchange unavailable through OpenDNS [on hold]

I am writing this from my phone because I can't access this site with my desktop computer. Whenever I try to reach this website with my desktop PC, I get a “page unavailable” message next to the ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Add pointer to softwarerecs.stackexchange.com the help's on-topic section?

Could we add a link to: http://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/ in http://webapps.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic regarding recommendations?
10
votes
0answers
80 views

Can we put the kibosh on “Is X Service down” questions?

Exhibit A: Is Youtube analytics down? On the face of it, it seems on-topic because it is about a web application and, further, would seem to have a definitive yes or no answer. However, at best this ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Year Notation Missing

I just got awarded the copy editors badge and I noticed that Al's date notation is missing a year entry (similar to the rest): Apparently around april 2013, dates start appear: Is it a fiscal ...
3
votes
0answers
31 views

Rename google-plus-circle

Please rename google-plus-circle to google-plus-circles. This will match other similar tags (e.g., google-plus-pages).
2
votes
2answers
64 views

How do we migrate questions to webapps.se?

I sometimes/often see questions on Stack Overflow that definitely would be a good fit for webapps.se, like this one: Google Spreadsheet Conditional Formatting Based on another Cell Value How are ...
2
votes
1answer
36 views

“Don't ask about” on Web Apps Tour

From The Tour, specifically the "Don't ask about" section Weren't the "Creating or developing a web application" and "Web browsers, including features and browser extensions/add-ons" items moved to ...
5
votes
1answer
68 views

Offer Bounty on Question

I've seen a nicely styled first question (Google Spreadsheet tag: Google Sheets: "Split" delimited string, preserving blank entries) and I would like to award a bounty. Not to receive ...
-8
votes
2answers
92 views

Assuming bad intentions

I have posted a question asking to classify (give a name) for the Youtube banning policy. The moderators have claimed that I have a purpose different from my question and closed the question. So, it ...
0
votes
2answers
127 views

Review “Ghost” Questions With Answers

Would it be good to have a review queue, that reviews answers given, for questions that are inactive for lets say 6 months or longer? Activity would be referenced to the "last seen" date and answers ...
4
votes
1answer
47 views

How to log in to my Google-Signin'd Stack Exchange without Google signin?

I created a Stack Overflow account with Google Signin. Sometimes I'm on another computer where I don't want to sign in to Google, but I do want to log in to my SO account. Is there any way to do that? ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Flag disputed and I don’t understand why

I flagged this answer as a comment to a previous answer (this one, but it was disputed and I don’t understand why. I do believe that it’s a comment to the respective answer and I do believe that it ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

How did my question become extremely popular within a few minutes?

I asked a question about something on Facebook which at first had very little views/activity. I got an answer, it solved my problem, and I accepted it. 3 hours later, I come back and there's now ...
3
votes
1answer
19 views

Got two reputation points, twice, for accepting an answer

I accepted an answer for my question on Web Application Stack Exchange and if I am not wrong you get two reputation points for doing that. But I got it twice. Once yesterday and once today. Why was ...
2
votes
1answer
37 views

Why do we have “hosting”?

Why do we have the tag hosting? The excerpt reads: A service that runs Internet servers, allowing organizations and individuals to serve content to the Internet. A good portion of the questions ...
3
votes
0answers
16 views

Please merge and synonymize “forums” and “forum”

Both forums and forum exist, have questions, and have a tag wiki. The former has more questions than the latter. Can they be merged and synonymized, please?
7
votes
1answer
39 views

Can we kill (and possibly blacklist) “php”

PHP is a scripting language for building dynamic web sites and web apps. This site is not about building web apps. I've been looking through php and any question that's not already closed should be ...
11
votes
3answers
118 views

Make all recommendation questions out of scope and off topic, regardless of research

Maybe it's time to be final and state that any and all recommendation questions are just off topic and out of scope with the site. The current close reason listed reads: Questions seeking ...
5
votes
1answer
24 views

SkyDrive is now OneDrive

OneDrive for Everything in Your Life Today we are pleased to announce that SkyDrive will soon become OneDrive. We have more than a handful of questions about skydrive. Please re-tag them as ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Number of Featured Questions Not Corresponding

I just answered one of the featured (bounty) questions. Checking the other questions, made me realize that only 4 questions were shown: After clicking the complete list link, it showed me this ...
3
votes
1answer
26 views

Merge “Domains” and “Domain” tags

The majority of questions are tagged domain and only a few this year have been tagged with domains, but the latter does not have a wiki excerpt. Can we merge the two into domain?
5
votes
1answer
28 views

Integrate `new-twitter` into `twitter`

For new-twitter we have 2 (two) questions (all asked back in 2010), 1 (one) follower to it and... we have "new" Twitter working like a charm for past three years. Shouldn't we integrate these two ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Suggest Counter not Counting Down

I just finished reviewing three suggested review items. Each time I've noticed that the counter doesn't perform a countdown, when a review has been reviewed. So, after having reviewed the items, the ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Reputation updated globally, but not for comments?

Friend, new to SE, contributing to WebApps just sent me a screenshot, that shows, that reputation updates are reflected on general counter (user bar at top) but not in comments mechanism: Is this a ...
5
votes
3answers
49 views

Are “app vs. app” questions on topic?

I'm seeing a trend of questions that are asking for a comparison of features between two web apps. Recent samples: StudyBlue vs Anki Google Cloud projects vs. App Engine apps Are these questions ...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

“You don't have the permission to use this type of flag”

In the Flagged Posts queue, I choose the "it has invalid flags" option. I receive this message: I most certainly should have this permission. Certainly I have before now. The flagging dialog also ...
5
votes
1answer
45 views

Please emphasize that web browser questions are off-topic

There seems to be an increase in questions about web browsers and extensions/add-ons. Can we get some tweaks to the custom off-topic area in the Help Center? To wit, on the What topics can I ask ...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

Flagged a question for migration but it got declined. Should it be deleted as off-topic instead?

I flagged the question How do I remove tags from my Tumblr theme?. Since this is a coding problem I recommended migrating it to Stack Overflow. However the flag got declined. I can only guess this is ...
6
votes
1answer
77 views

When someone comments on the original question and you do some trouble shooting, where should the results go?

If you make a question and someone asks you to try something, after you do it where should you put the results? For example you could always edit your original question to put the info there or if the ...
6
votes
0answers
35 views

Tags element overlaps notification

When the votes limit notification overlaps the tags of the question, the image in the tag’s style remains visible.
6
votes
1answer
50 views

Tags on the Users page get truncated when they are too long

When the tags are too long, they overflow and the result is as in the image below.
7
votes
1answer
44 views

Should I Edit an Answer or Add a New Answer When One Becomes Outdated?

When an answer becomes outdated, such as a question about something in an older YouTube or Gmail version, should I be editing a currently accepted answer or adding new answer? There are two cases ...
11
votes
1answer
96 views

2013 Moderator Election Results

Web Applications' third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Answer deleted because of SPAM?

My answers on How to archive GitHub repositories and Moving projects away from Github - backing-up / exporting repos have been deleted probably because I was promoting a tool/service that I've built ...
8
votes
5answers
89 views

Community Promotion Ads 2014

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
41 views

Inconsistent number formatting on user profile

The user profile uses several different number formats. Could we please choose to either use the comma for a thousands-separator, or not? I don't care which; just pick one.
10
votes
4answers
288 views

2013 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
7
votes
0answers
52 views

How to write a tag wiki

There needs to be a guideline of what's the recommended way on Web Applications to write a tag wiki. Feel free to use this post as a starting discussion and eventual future FAQ for WebApps tag wiki ...
-2
votes
1answer
86 views

Wiki text Google Documents altered

I was a bit surprised to see the wiki text of the google-documents tag being altered: See link for full history: http://webapps.stackexchange.com/posts/37832/revisions Especially because @Hydry and ...
4
votes
6answers
132 views

2013 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
8
votes
0answers
105 views

2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
70 views

What Happend to Vidar?

Roaming around as ever, I stumbled upon Vidar's avatar and noticed his "credentials" were missing: Why are the tag descriptions missing? Lost in the matrix? Eaten by bugs? Edit: 19-11-2013 14:53: ...
2
votes
1answer
86 views

Is this question about why a website redirects to some other page on topic?

I posted "Weird redirection to another site" to WebMasters Stack Exchange and it was immediately put on hold as off-topic. After reading the Help Centre there, I agree it is off-topic, so I wanted to ...
7
votes
1answer
43 views

Service/product name in question title

I’m having a dilemma lately: several questions were edited for the sole purpose of removing the name of the product or service from their title. The justification for this actions was that the ...
5
votes
1answer
513 views

Do we need a canonical “I have forgotten my Google username and/or Password” answer?

From time to time there are questions from people who have forgotten their Google username, password or both. It is certainly OK to just add a comment with a link to the Account Recovery Form, but ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

Why was my answer deleted?

In this question, I found a similar question of mine (just that mine is about a problem of the new system) so I answered with the "new" method. I know how to edit the play list (at least I can ...
4
votes
1answer
37 views

“Forgot password” and “forgot username” are separate issues - question erroneously marked as duplicate

The question How can I recover my GMail account? is really about an odd case where a user remembers his password, but not his username. I have suggested a title edit to reflect this. There are other ...
5
votes
1answer
32 views

Questions off-topic because they are about developing web applications

Several times each day (usually) I see questions that are about developing web applications, which are off-topic, e.g. this. I always flag the question (Flagging -> The question doesn't belong here ...
3
votes
1answer
20 views

Synonym needed for “sync” and “synchronization”

The tags sync and synchronization would seem to be natural synonyms. The shorter version is on more questions, but I much prefer the full name. But, either way, I think one should be a synonym of the ...

15 30 50 per page