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Is your question about **using** web applications?

This question is very, very similar to Clarify "Ask Question" placeholder text but that question doesn't have an answer yet and it's one year old that question is about the question title ...
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Let user know if there's a pending edit from the review queue

I was trying to edit an answer from the review queue (late answers), and nothing happened - like the edit button/link is not working. So I entered the post page, and then when trying to edit I got ...
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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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Could we have question warnings on Web Applications?

There are red and yellow warnings (tag tips?) shown when asking a question that match some regular expressions or meet other criteria like having a too short title (less than 15 chars) or when trying ...
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What flag should be used for customer service questions?

I have just seen this question which looks to me immediately off topic because it is a customer service question, which is off-topic according to this. But when I look at the off-topic flag list: I ...
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Don't remove tags that are only used once in the last 6 months

One issue with tagging on Web Applications is the tag removal script which automatically deletes tags that have only been used once in the past six months. This tag removal script has led to untagged ...
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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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Clarify “Ask Question” placeholder text

The current placeholder text in the "Ask Question" form title reads: What's your web applications question? Be specific. I think this can be clarified to (maybe) stop or slow down users who are ...
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Can't good editors have their edits automatically approved even though they don't have enough reputation?

The title pretty much says it all. I do a lot of edits and the vast majority of them gets accepted after the peer reviewing. Couldn't the editors who have like over 90% of their edits on the ...
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“Historic value” questions

Given today’s web development dynamics, I think Web Applications is particularly prone to content decay — there is and will be a large number of closed questions (that were valid at a point in time) ...
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Please update the “recommendation” custom off-topic reason to include guidance to Software Recs

Among our current custom off-topic Close reasons is one for questions asking for recommendations. It currently reads: Application/website recommendations are off-topic and out of scope. It is ...
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Let's expand the “dead app” close reason

One of the custom off-topic close reasons here is Questions on applications that no longer exist are off-topic for Web Applications as no one will ever be able to make use of the answers again. ...
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Google-Fu chat room frozen

This is the first time I've seen the Google-Fu chat room frozen: Can't we keep the Google-Fu chat room permanently active? If not, I want it to be. I'm in this chat room, if you want to chat: http:...
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Wording of a Modified Post

A couple of days (maybe weeks) ago the wording of an edited post was changed from edited to the screenshot below (modified):. Why not change that into: modified by Jacob Jan Tuinstra 7m ago 6728? [...
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Add pointer to softwarerecs.stackexchange.com in our Help's 'on-topic' section?

Could we add a link to: https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/ in https://webapps.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic regarding recommendations?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Comment Box Close

The text in the comment box, in the off-topic selection area of the close pop-up; option other, will not disappear or be disabled upon text entry: I think it is best to have something we have ...
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Drop spam flag lock action limit from 6 flags to 4

I'll admit, I haven't looked at the data, but I don't think there are many times the 6 flag lock limit was used as opposed to a mod dropping in with a binding flag. Can the limit be dropped to ...
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Enable tagged syntax highlighting

Syntax highlighting has been disabled here 2010 because: We don't feel code highlighting is needed on web apps -- preformatted text is all that is intended, and auto-syntax would be a negative […] ...
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Suggestion Popup Window Isn't Draggable

The popup window in the suggestion review queue isn't draggable unlike the flag popup window for example: Update 27/07/2013, Low Quality Posts: I would like it to be draggable. Perhaps along the ...
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Remark Added By Closing Question Based On Duplicate

Can we please rephrase (capital P) possible duplicate of into Possible duplicate of See screenshot below:
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Introduction of Fake Reviews

I occasionally review first posts on Stack Overflow or Super User (if non are present here on Web Applications harhar). There a fake post procedure is in place to check on review quality. Can we have ...
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Change of Background Color Tag Badge

A few days ago I earned my first bronze tag badge on the google-spreadsheets tag: I had to give almost 100 answers to gain the corresponding up-votes. On the chat I was telling that you can earn ...
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Tag Badge Not Aligned With Normal Badge

I've noticed that the tag badges don't align properly with the other badges, see screenshot: Having seen tag badges on Stack Overflow and Super User, this shouldn't be the case.
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Mobile Site not having Review Possibility

Is it possible, for the mobile site, to have the review possibility in place? With my Nexus 4 it is much better to cope with the full site than my old Wildfire S, but having a mobile review system ...
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LMGTFY.com ban?

Let Me Google That For You and Let Me Bing That For You are both banned on Stack Overflow. I thought they were banned network-wide, but I just edited a link out of an answer here on Web Apps. For ...
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Notifications for rejected suggested edits

I recently am making quite a bit of suggested edits, especially to tag wikis. While most of the time the suggested edits are approved, there is a small number of them that can get rejected (I am okay ...
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Clean up and then blacklist the [application] tag

I've just see that we have a tag called application. This seems to me to be redundant. I'm guessing that it came about because people entered "email application" or some such into the tags. Once ...
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The submit buttons need a focus indication

Most Stack Exchange sites make it possible to see when a button got focus. When using the Tab key for submitting a question or answer this is quite useful to make sure you don't accidentally open a ...
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Merge [timeline] and [facebook-timeline]

Today I was asking a Facebook related question and I realized that there are two tags about Facebook's timeline: facebook-timeline and timeline. These tags have 8 and 17 posts, respectively. Since ...
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Add Open Graph meta data to hook with insights from Facebook sharer.php

Please entertain the possibility of adding OG metadata to the pages if you are going to use Facebook sharing buttons. You could assign the owner to the Stack Exchange Facebook page or open an ...
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Mobile version doesn't have markup tips

I often browse and answer questions on my mobile. However, I cannot see any markdown tips when browsing on my phone. Can you add a tips link on the mobile style sheet so that someone can view markdown ...
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Increase voting button contrast [closed]

Hint: There is an upvote button to the left of this question. See if you can spot it on a low contrast screen! Not everyone has a glossy screen with a high blue contrast. I routinely have to squint ...
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Add a few-word description to the masthead

There are quite a few people (including myself, until now) asking questions related to programming, rather than using, web apps. Could you add some text to the masthead informing people, in just a ...
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Show only Web Application Chat rooms in the sidebar

I think it is better to show only Chat Rooms related to Web Application to the Web Application Chat Widget. Now it is showing all Chatrooms from http://chat.stackexchange.com/. Visitors may confused ...
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Change mod flag color from yellow to red

The mod flag (visible by mods on the top right) is easier to notice when it is red. It's currently yellow which blends in with the site's colors (especially the badges). Could we please have the ...
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Chat button in the question

Chat in Web Applications is not very popular so far. Most users do not know about the chat option. I think it is better to include the "Chat" button on the question itself to make people aware of it. ...
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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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Option to migrate to Super User?

Prompted by this question Are we going to have an option on the close menu to migrate questions to Super User (if appropriate)? Now that a better "off topic" migration dialog has been implemented - ...
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Add style to moderator-only tags here on Meta.

Currently there is no style differentiation between regular tags and moderator-only tags here on Meta. Could a different style be added for moderator-tag so that these can be easily seen at a glance?
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When a question is marked as duplicated then information should also include the links back to the duplicated question

When some question is marked as duplicated it shows hyperlink to the moderators/users who marked the question duplicated, but it should also show the link for that question(s) which are actually ...
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The handling of duplicates should be integrated

When people see a duplicate some vote to close, some authors delete it, some don't and some post a link to a duplicate in a comment. It's all very messy for something that is bound continually to ...
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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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If profile data is from the “main” site, indicate that on the user page

Was reading this question about changing your OpenID for meta and it stated that the profile is through the "main" site (webapps.stackexhange.com) and not meta. This is great, but after viewing my ...
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Shouldn't questions with 0 answers or small amount of views be accentuated more?

Maybe have the colour of the views number in red if there are no answers or something like that. As it is now, there is some difficulty distinguishing the ones without any views from the ones that do ...
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Will Web Apps have an RSS feed?

I'd like an RSS feed to remind me to visit the site. Does something like this exist already? I know they'd be huge, but my first idea is one for each one of the tabs: "New" (perhaps compliled ...