Questions tagged [discussion]

The question you're asking is designed to solicit opinions or best-practices on a particular topic, with the goal of reaching community consensus.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
1answer
64 views

Tag [google-sheets] needs to be a synonym

If you got the reputation, please go to https://webapps.stackexchange.com/tags/google-spreadsheets/synonyms and vote up the synonym for 'google-sheets'.
3
votes
1answer
45 views

Are questions about Yahoo Answers on topic?

A curious notion popped into my head just now. It occurs to me that Yahoo Answers theoretically could be considered a Web App. As such, would questions about Yahoo Answers be on topic here? I don't ...
3
votes
1answer
159 views

Are questions about the Google Play Developer Console on-topic?

Google Play's "Developer Console" website allows people to publish and maintain Android apps (screenshot below). I have a question "How to do XYZ in Google Play Developer Console", but I fear it will ...
3
votes
1answer
79 views

How to move my profile from Google Account to Stack Exchange Account?

I want to clean up my Google Account with OpenID and move my profile on Stack Exchange (where I sign in with Google Account) to Stack Exchange Profile. Is it possible?
3
votes
1answer
58 views

Unanswered questions

There seems to be a lot of questions that have been answered but have not been accepted. Is it worth adding a comment to these questions requesting the OP chooses an answer to accept (providing the ...
3
votes
1answer
89 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
43 views

Clean-up needed: [support] & [customer-support]

I draw your attention to the support tag. No tag wiki or usage guidance, of course. The questions tagged thus appear to be, by and large, questions asking for support, rather than questions asking ...
3
votes
1answer
108 views

Suggest [password-recovery] as synonym of [account-recovery]

Isn't password-recovery a subset of account-recovery? I mean, if you're trying to recover your password you're obviously trying to recover access to your account, no? (The reverse is not necessarily ...
3
votes
1answer
50 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
1answer
33 views

Is [ip] really necessary?

I direct your attention to the ip tag. Is it really necessary? Who is going to subscribe to a tag like that? It just doesn't seem to be a useful tag at all. And, to be pedantic, if it's going to ...
3
votes
1answer
593 views

Is “Un-stick sticky search bar (like on YouTube or Facebook)” a canonical question?

I have an issue with Google's recently introduced sticky search bar in its search portal. I find it annoying because it is useless to me and takes away my precious screen real estate. I looked for ...
3
votes
1answer
108 views

Two good answers, so how do I select one to accept?

I have a question about my Web Applications Stack Exchange post: Make Startpage search results page bold or highlight keywords used One answerer tells me exactly what is happening about the startpage,...
3
votes
1answer
132 views

“File is in owner's trash”

On the last days I found some google-sheets questions that have a link to demo spreadsheets that were moved to the owners' trash. The textual message shown when opening any of these spreadsheets is: ...
3
votes
1answer
51 views

Migrated question from SU about Google Calendar rejection “is wrong” (IMHO of course)

The question How can I embed a Google calendar with Material Design? originally was posted on SU then migrated to Web Applications the rejected with the following reason: This question appears to ...
3
votes
1answer
36 views

Can we rename [google-documents] and [google-presentations]?

Ref: Can we rename [google-spreadsheets] and [google-spreadsheets-query]? and: Please make [google-spreadsheet-charts] a synonym of [google-sheets-charts] Please rename: google-documents > google-...
3
votes
1answer
94 views

Why did my question (about an app with no web UI) get migrated from Super User to Web Apps?

LINE is an application that runs on Windows, Android, iOS. LINE has no web UI, nothing at all, in fact its website only shows static help pages. If you don't own a smartphone with a phone number you ...
3
votes
2answers
124 views

In the context of Web Applications, which are the tags that are not specific to a web application that are not meta-tags?

Overview Yesterday I posted the following question Please make [storage] and [image-storage] synonyms of [online-storage]. At this time, it received two comments mentioning that online-storage is a ...
3
votes
1answer
68 views

Questions untaggable for low-rep users

What can be done about tagging for low-rep users? I had a question about xero, and wasn't able to tag it appropriately, or use a "retag-this-please" style tag (anime stack exchange has one IIRC).
3
votes
1answer
92 views

Should off topic specifically include multiple questions in a single post?

I would expect this to have been mentioned already but I have not seen where. This question seems to be in many parts and, though there is a theme to these for the OP, the topics seem reasonably ...
3
votes
2answers
110 views

Reviews on Edits - Why rep is not being given.

Looking at this edit I made, you see it doesn't say I made the edit. It says that Al Everett made the edit. In reality I was the one who edited that text, he only changed one word in all those changes....
3
votes
1answer
72 views

Placing Comments on Deleted Question

I added a comment on this question here on Web Applications: https://stackoverflow.com/q/14522348/1536038 Minutes later it was completely vanished (deleted by user), only to find it on Stack Overflow....
3
votes
2answers
62 views

Where should I ask about what helpdesk software to use?

I am looking for a certain type of web app but I found that is considered off-topic here. Which Stack Exchange site would be appropriate?
3
votes
1answer
30 views

What would make my question more constructive?

Any suggestions for what would make my question more constructive? Web apps/services to outsource various website functionality I am really not smartassing nor promoting my website, I am just ...
3
votes
1answer
51 views

Should [google-talk] and [google-chat] tags be merged?

From Google's view point, they are one and the same product, Google Talk. So my question is: should the two tags (google-talk and google-chat) be merged? From google-talk's excerpt: Instant ...
3
votes
1answer
63 views

Community Promotion Ads for 2011

When will the webapps community be able to promote Web Applications for new visitors to the site ?
3
votes
1answer
50 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
99 views

What does the letter “B” stand for in webapps.stackexchange.com's favicon?

I'm just curious. Why "B"? "We b" or "B eta" or something else?
3
votes
1answer
28 views

Is it OK to ask about rules of web applications?

Is it appropriate to ask about usage rules of web applications? For example "I posted the lyrics of a song as a comment to that song on YouTube and my account got locked without reference to which ...
3
votes
1answer
55 views

Improve questions that are off-topic?

I was looking at the suggested edits, and came across this edit suggestion, about this question. The question is off-topic, since it's about a browser, and more likely to be on-topic on superuser, if ...
3
votes
2answers
91 views

Change the [conditional-formatting] tag to not only be about Google Spreadsheets

I've just asked a question about conditional formatting in Microsoft Office Online. I added the conditional-formatting tag but then saw that it apparently only relates to Google Spreadsheets. Is that ...
3
votes
1answer
47 views

Are two questions with no answers not duplicates even if they're the same?

This is a two-parter (but related): Has it always been the policy that a duplicate is not a duplicate if neither question has been answered? Does this make the most sense in terms of drawing ...
3
votes
1answer
56 views

Moderation on Christmas and New Years Eve?

Will moderation continue on Christmas and (in between) New Years Eve?
3
votes
1answer
47 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
41 views

Clean-up needed: [direct-message]

I draw your attention to the tag: direct-message. Only nine messages, but... There is, of course no tag wiki and no usage guidance. By itself, the tag is useless; it requires a companion tag to give ...
3
votes
1answer
68 views

Tumblr themes issue on-topic?

This user on SO seems to be having an issue with a suddenly broken Tumblr theme. It's off topic for SO, since he's basically saying that his Tumblr blog is broken and he doesn't know what to do. Do ...
3
votes
2answers
74 views

[apple] tag redundant?

To me, it seems like the [apple] tag is redundant. What do you guys think?
3
votes
1answer
22 views

Shouldn't the meta.webapps page link to the main webapps site?

Seems obvious to me.
3
votes
1answer
104 views

What question should be used (or set) as the canonical question for questions about split/transpose column values?

We have "yet another" question about "data transformation" in google-sheets that is about having a column filled with values separated by a character that should be split & transposed while ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

What is in common between [commons] and [mediawiki-commons]?

They have a lot in common, indeed they are about the exact same website: commons mediawiki-commons Following common sense, we should merge them or make a synonym or other things we commonly do in ...
3
votes
1answer
98 views

Add importxml and importhtml tags

We have a ton of questions regarding the ImportXML or ImportHTML functions in Google Sheets. It would be useful if they were easier to find, especially as a lot of them are quite similar and those ...
3
votes
1answer
36 views

Clean up needed of Meta tag: [archive]

I draw your attention to the tag archive. Currently, there are 19 questions. There is no tag wiki or usage guidance. There are a number of apps which have the concept of "archiving", not to mention ...
3
votes
0answers
26 views

Make (wayback-machine) a synonym of (archive.org)

At the moment, there are two separated tags on this site wayback-machine and archive.org. The latter is an older tag. It has 29 questions at the moment. and it also has a tag-excerpt and a tag-wiki. ...
3
votes
0answers
22 views

Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
3
votes
0answers
51 views

What we should do with formula-screenshot only answers?

In the last year we got a lot of answers that include only a formula and a screenshot to google-sheets questions. I just found an answer to FILTER(condition OR condition) syntax? that include two ...
3
votes
1answer
24 views

Clean-up needed: [transfer]

I draw your attention to the transfer tag. 7 questions. All but one look like they should simply use the migrate-data tag instead. Some use both tags. (The one that shouldn't use migrate-data is ...
3
votes
0answers
61 views

Overlapping [export]/[data-liberation]/[migrate-data]/[migration] tags

I draw your attention to the following tags (numbers are of Open Qs): data-liberation x42 migrate-data x35 export x93 migration x20 These would seem to cover virtually the same thing. migration has ...
3
votes
0answers
49 views

Please consider merging [facebook-chat] & [facebook-messages]

If you have enough reputation, please suggest facebook-chat & facebook-messages as synonymous. That is (keep in mind those tags have no descriptions), unless the former means the pop up version ...
3
votes
0answers
138 views

Moderator Pro Tem Announcement [closed]

As we enter the second week of your public beta, we desperately need members from this site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we ...
2
votes
1answer
87 views

Minor edits—tags modified—, while the text is left untouched

This thing bothers me a little: I see a lot of (new) questions that are edited just for adding or removing tags, while the text body is left untouched, even if it needs (sometimes obvious) editing. I ...
2
votes
2answers
91 views

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?

1
5 6
7
8 9
11