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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 guidelines exist for members discussing sites they run or work on?

What is the policy for members who run webapps, particularly regarding questions tagged webapp-rec? Are disclaimers required or suggested? Can those members work on the relevant wiki tags? For ...
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Answers to my question

I asked this question a few days back, but I never received an answer. After that, I also placed a bounty on this question, yet I have not received an answer. I cannot understand why I am not getting ...
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Why do I see answered questions in the Unanswered questions list?

If I go to https://webapps.stackexchange.com/unanswered, I see a lot of questions answered. Maybe it's caching of some sort?
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Mystified by post closing

I don't understand why webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/18392 was closed. The canned explanation given ("We expect answers to generally involve facts, references, or specific expertise; ...
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Why Math Jax rendering on Chrome, but Firefox?

ale and ChrisF closed Why Math Jax rendering on Chrome, but Firefox?. This question needs details or clarity. What "details or clarity" you need?
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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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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 ...
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How to define a web app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Define “web application” What essentially defines a web app? Are all useful websites web apps? As examples, is Google search a web app? G-mail? Wikipedia?
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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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Why asking to point to examples of sample code is off-topic in Web Applications?

I am actually unsure about the reason why it is closed — in any case, I do not understand how the "being a question about developing a web application" applies here: the forum is about web ...
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Should we synomyze [google-play] and [google-play-store] or burninate [google-play]?

Currently we have google-play 4 questions, 5 watchers google-play-store 28 questions, 1 watcher They look to be about the same. Since google-play has more watchers than google-play-store what will ...
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New Badge for consideration

The Fanatic (gold) badge is awarded for "Visited the site each day for 100 consecutive days". I believe Web Apps has at least one user who has passed the two year mark and wonder whether additional ...
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Suggestion: move the default textbox text out of the boxes?

I find it is less intuitive having to delete the text that already exists in the textboxes (eg Title, Tags), especially when the search bar works a different way. My suggestion is to move the ...
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Rename "pivot" to "google-sheets-query-pivot" or at least "query-pivot"

All questions that link to pivot refer to the pivot functionality within google-sheets-query. I've submitted usage guidance to it which will hopefully get approved. Due to (currently) having no usage ...
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Anyone interested in collaborate to build a "How to ask a question about [google-sheets]" guide/faq?

Nowadays google-sheets is the tag with the higher number of questions in Web Applications. Unfortunately people answering questions are, IMHO, very few. Besides of the different reasons that we could ...
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Shoutout to this community for its good work!

I didn't do my part and asked a good question on the wrong subsite of StackExchange; it belonged to Android Enthusiasts. Somebody migrated the post, I think a user named Alex, who was the user with ...
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Why don't the toolbar images from Stack Exchange sites load?

I face the following strange issue: when using any of the Stack Exchange sites the toolbar icons do not show up: When I inspect the DOM i see the sprites have not been loaded sucessfully: If I ...
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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 ...
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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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Google Chrome Extensions / Webstore [closed]

I have created a proposal on Area51 for all things todo with Google Chrome Extensions and the coming soon Google Chrome WebStore, I was wondering whether you guys would support this or whether you ...
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Did these have to be merged?

There is a Question asking for a recommendation and another asking for comprehensive differences. Are these so similar that they had to be merged? Look here too.
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Old notable question closed as "Off topic" in December 2017

This question I asked in 2012 has more than 282,000 views and it was still getting upvoted till early December: Is there any service that provides accurate driving directions to a location at a ...
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Post questions on GLPI to be posted in GLPI Enthusiasts

I notice that a question of mime with regards to GLPI was deemed off-topic. So, I would like to recommend this proposal - http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/50300/glpi-enthusiasts for anyone ...
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Why is this question non constructive?

Why is this question non constructive? The question is specific. It doesn't solicit debates or arguments. An app either sends to Facebook and Twitter or it doesn't. Isn't this consiered like a fact? ...
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I can't answer a Stack Exchange question

I tried to answer a question where Gmail thinks someone is trying to access your account. The question mentions the person has VPN. But Stack Exchange prevents me giving an answer as I don't have 50 ...
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Is there a good reason why new users are not allowed to create new tags?

I submitted this to the Help Center before I realized that this meta forum existed. Oops sorry about that. I was just trying to contribute a question and answer to this SE instance regarding an ...
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Why was this question on searching for a string across an entire overleaf project closed?

The question: I have a project in Overleaf containing several latex files. How can I search for a string across all files of a project in Overleaf? was closed by 1 mod. The comment left by the mod ...
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Should webapps.stackexchange.com be renamed?

Although the description of webapps.stackexchange.com specifies that its for: power users of web applications it really does a great job in being the place where people go when they have extremely ...
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Question related to constraints & limitations of Amazon accounts across regions?

Please highlight how this is too broad and/ or could be made to go your way. I've pointed to such issues with Apple App Store ID's and accounts and widely written about issues with them. There's many ...
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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: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/posts/37832/revisions Especially because @Hydry and ...
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Why is troubleshooting off-topic when it is just part of using a webapp? [duplicate]

At https://webapps.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic I see If your question generally covers … Using Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, Google, or any other website which behaves like an application ...
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Why would this question on Google App Engines be off topic? [closed]

Question: monetizing a google app engine product. ChrisF told me that this question would not have been on topic, had it been asked on WebApps.SE. While I believe I understand the points made on Are ...
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Can I answer with a desktop application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it accepted to answer questions with non web-based solutions? I know this site is about webapps, but for some questions, I have desktop app suggestions that the asker might ...
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Please migrate this question to StackOverflow

I have posted this question on webapps.SE. I was attracted to ask question here because of the site's name (which says Web Applications). Now I think it should go to StackOverflow. StackOverflow has ...
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What's the purpose of this community again...?

I'm always confounded at how a site that tries to be as inclusive and easy to use as the Stack Exchange network, can be so unintuitive in something as simple as explaining the basic purpose of a ...
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Emphasizing that questions about Stack Exchange are off-topic here, even though logically they on-topic

The question How to hide the welcome back message on Stack Exchange? was asked because I assumed modifying a website was perfectly suited Web Applications (Stack Exchange network is a subset of the ...
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Tag [bandcamp] should exist. Also, there should be less reputation needed to create tags

There is a soundcloud tag already with 26 usages. There should be a bandcamp tag. It's a very similar website in purpose. Both have their own special features but they're both fundamentally made for ...
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"Require" askers to check the tag excerpt and wiki before posting a question

Suggestion On Stack Overflow sites (at least on the English and Spanish "versions"), Server Fault and maybe other SE sites too, it's "required"1 to check the tag excerpts / wiki ...
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Can we make it easier for those willing and qualified to help, to help?

At present, the most recent activity on main is a question that has this as one of its answer: It Is not appearing in any of the Review queues that I can see and I can’t downvote it (out of my ration ...
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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 should ...
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Specification of "Facebook Safety Check/Crisis Response" being about the featured *Notification* [closed]

For about wikipedia.org/wiki/Facebook_Safety_Check working through the question https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/103217/will-facebook-safety-check-work-if-my-account-is-stuck-at-a-...
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Meta for Web Applications

Since the StackExchange sites are webapps, it seems like Web Applications should be the one site that doesn't have a Meta. In other words, right now you can ask questions about all the web ...
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Can you add “identify-this-video “?

I’m asking this because, I have seen a video from YouTube and I need someone to identify it and tell from where was this video taken from. And I’m having problems with finding this. Can you please ad ...
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Malicious Editing

A more experienced user keeps editing my question to remove what I believe is a relevant example, presumably from political malice. His comment on my question: "Let me be a bit more curt. That's not ...
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False grounds for "on hold"

Anyone concerned about questions being put on hold on false grounds, see this example: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/99849/is-free-google-app-engine-as-slow-for-everyone-else-too
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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 ...

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