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Problematic [tags] and [tagging] tags

I draw your attention to tags and tagging. Not only is one simply the verb form of applying the other (and should thus be a synonym) they certainly seem to be meta tags; neither could be the only tag ...
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Web Applications not accepting questions about web applications

Trying to post for the second time a question about HYPERLINKS. First on Stack Overflow, second on Web Applications (because error message said that it is a web-programming-related question). I ...
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Does [hipchat] remain appropriate?

The chat wars are heating up as $8 billion Atlassian totally reinvents its app to take on Microsoft and Slack. On September 7, 2017, Atlassian discontinued the cloud-based HipChat, replacing it with ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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Burninate [books]?

UPDATE Sterling work by @ale and there are at present no Qs with this tag, so the issue is 'moot'. Tag books lacks a Usage guide and has no followers but is currently applied to 7 1 Open Q: How to ...
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Burninate [math]?

UPDATE Sterling work by @ale and there are at present no Qs with this tag, so the issue is 'moot'. Tag math lacks a Usage guide and has three followers but is currently applied to 12 3 Open Qs: ...
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The “new” Top Bar is now active on Web Apps

From New top bar is coming to the Stack Exchange network I’m excited to announce that the top bar design that has been on Stack Overflow for several months is coming soon to the Stack Exchange ...
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Are questions about contacting a service's support staff on topic? Too localized?

From Web Applications newsletter, I have seen LibraryThing: How do I tell the bug collectors that the site is completely broken? This question is on new top questions. The question is about how to ...
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Is there a lack of voting on Web Applications?

I have noticed that there is a lack of voting on answers and questions. There needs to be something that encourages people to upvote useful answers, or upvote good questions. I've personally seen ...
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What are the components of a Web app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between a website and a web app? I was wondering whether someone could provide an in-depth definition of what the web-app is and what are the ...
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Reopen a question

Who can view which circles in Google Plus? I just was notified that the above question is popular. It should be reopened. It is NOT a duplicate. I am asking if there is a way members of a circle only ...
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What makes a Google Sites question off-topic?

I'm trying to interpret why my question was closed. My question involved my attempt to implement something on my Google Site. I was viewing the Google Sites system as a web application, and therefore ...
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Are questions about piracy off-topic here?

For example: "Which is the best site to view free TV shows?" "Where do I get the best torrent links?" "...
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Should questions requesting information for illicit or illegal use be allowed?

I noticed a question about getting ESPN online content via "unofficial" feeds. It reads: I just canceled cable (Yay!), but with college football season coming up, I'd like to be able to watch ...
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How to deal with the fact that web apps are always changing?

Many answers are going to be workarounds. As web apps improve and solve these issues the workarounds break. Even official answers may change drastically over short periods of time with some web apps. ...
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Why is there a high rate of answered questions?

Does anyone else think that there is an amazingly high rate of answered questions on the main site? Reviewing the question and answers, I am beginning to become concerned that people are voting ...
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Burninate [notes]?

Tag notes is attached to six Open Qs at present: What does tagging a note with a page in Facebook do? Multiple pages in a single note in Evernote? How to schedule a draft note on a Facebook page? ...
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Please have a rectangular search box

Compare with The first one is from stackoverflow.com and the second one is from nothingtoinstall.com, when using Google Chrome. The second one looks really ugly and unprofessional to me. Please ...
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Migrate questions with tags [wordpress] or [wordpress.com] to WordPress Development

WordPress Development is now released publicly. I think that it's the time to migrate all the questions related to WordPress (tagged as wordpress, wordpress.com) to WordPress Development.
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Merge [gmail-contacts] and [google-contacts]

Not sure which way round this should go, and this would probably be a good use for synonyms. Whilst there are subtle differences between clicking the Contacts button in GMail, and going to the ...
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Are [tasks] and [todo] synonymous?

Both tasks and todo are being used to mean the same thing. Which do you think should be the master tag?
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How are the new rep benchmarks working?

I'm active on Seasoned Advice and was wondering what happened to rep benchmarks as we came out of beta. I asked a related question on our meta, but thought I'd pose a slightly different one here. I ...
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Should questions that ask about using “web shops” be allowed?

There are some questions about Amazon ordering system etc. See: Is there a way to make Amazon visually show me that a product can’t be shipped to my default location? How do I remove 1 item from an ...
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“Webapps” or “web-apps” or “web apps”?

What is the preferred usage? I have been finding myself alternating between web apps and webapps, however I think webapps might be better - after all, the AP Stylebook recently changed web site to ...
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Are questions about which is the best/most popular <X> on topic?

Notice that the above title gives this message: The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed. I know based on other meta questions we allow, but do not encourage, "list ...
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Are questions about finding sites to get free <X> on topic?

There may be applications that are able to organize free assets efficiently and with features but the majority are either plain websites or blogs. I can allow that but since it is not possible to ...
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Closed probe questions

I was going through some tags and questions and saw the https tag and: Can I have Gmail notify me when it is unable to retrieve mail from my other accounts? It seems like closed probe questions for ...
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Is the number of Web Applications SE visitors saturated?

It seems to me that the visitor count for Web Applications is limited to 3k for at least a week. Is the number of visitors starting to saturate for Web Applications?
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Hidden Features of X

The first hidden features question was asked earlier today. Now in my opinion these aren't questions that are suited for the WA site - there is no definitive answer for "What little known tips and ...
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If an application talking to a website's API isn't a common browser, it is still a web app client, right?

There is an explosion in applications that are essentially one website browsers. They talk to Netflix, Twitter or what have you via an API that can be anything from HTML screen scraping to SOAP and ...
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Paid sites OK or not?

Just seeking clarification about the following: Is there a web application to check English? and https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/484/are-there-any-online-ocr-services/488#488 What's ...
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Burninate [finance]?

UPDATE Sterling work by @ale and there are at present no Open Qs with this tag, so the issue is largely 'moot'. There is one Closed Q that should disappear off WA within a fortnight. Tag finance ...
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Can creators of applications for the web use Web Applications as a Q&A resource for their own creations?

Can creators of applications for the web use Web Applications as a Q&A resource for their own creations? What's the general feeling? Would this be welcome? Maybe it's the done thing already and ...
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Proposed: burninate [tables] tag

I draw your attention to the tables tag. Currently, there are 20 questions. They cover subjects like: displaying data in Google Sheets modifying tables in OneNote fetching an HTML table with ...
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Burninate [money]?

UPDATE Sterling work by @ale and there are at present no Qs with this tag, so the issue is 'moot'. Tag money lacks a Usage guide and had 2 followers but is currently applied to ~5 0 Open question. ...
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Rename [deviant-art] to [deviantart]

The tag for deviant-art should be renamed to deviantart to reflect the site's official name. It's a tiny tag with just a single question, but I can't think of any reason not to use the site's proper ...
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Are questions about corporate applications on topic?

Kronos Workforce Central is a cloud-based application for handling employee payroll, scheduling, and timekeeping. It is a commercial software suite licensed out to large corporate clients such as ...
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Should Web Applications meta have tag [site-recommendation]?

To quote from the Usage guide for tag site-recommendation (applied ~5 times, once a duplicate): Don't know where to ask your question on the Stack Exchange Network? Give as much detail as possible ...
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404 Image nominations [closed]

Post your nominations for final 404 image here. Quote the source as well as posting the image so the team can negotiate rights if necessary. Vote on other site attributes
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Community wiki questions rate, why is it so high on Web Applications?

Looking at Web Applications questions, I've noticed that many questions are in Community Wiki or should be converted with CW flag (this one for example). Is this because the typical question on Web ...
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Is this a question for Stack Overflow?

I'm not sure but, does this sound like a question for Stack Overflow community? Where can I interactively play with jQuery and Javascript? [closed]
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Do we need [social-networks]?

Update: Tag no longer exists. Tag social-networks was in use for ~40 Open Qs. It showed 13 followers and a Usage guide of: On Web Applications, the tag 'social networks' refers to a website where ...
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How and whether to use tag [merging]?

Update: Tag no longer exists. There are presently two Open Qs tagged merging: Did these have to be merged? Duplicate user created? One concerns merging questions (specifically two that have since ...
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Why aren't people voting? How can we get people to get more engaged?

I've been noticing a trend here where it seems that people just aren't voting. It's the 11th of October, and a grand total of three people have managed to vote more than 10 times during that span. ...
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How do we promote our site?

Looks like we need to ask the questions and help work out how to run this site. Given that, and given this questions current absence from this site, despite being featured here: http://blog....
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Site Attributes [closed]

Alright, so it looks like it's up to us to figure out the site attributes and a way to vote on them. I think having a single post that will link to the others will help with the organization, so here ...
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Can we get a better Captcha image?

I just got my first Captcha here and it only says: Human? Which is kind of boring, any suggestions for a better one? Update:
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CAPTCHA image nominations [closed]

Post your suggestions for the final CAPTCHA image here. Quote the source as well as posting the image so the team can negotiate rights if necessary. I suppose it should be a robot themed image. Vote ...
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Why was the raster background chosen as background for Web Applications? [closed]

The current background reminds of sitting in a classroom and being punished by mathematics formulas. Why was this background chosen? Do others like it?
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Site Logo / Style Proposals

Please post as answers below, your proposals for a logo and color scheme for WebApps. Note: you must have a copy of the logo in a vector format. However, you may post a PNG or JPG below as a preview. ...

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