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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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Moderator nominations [closed]

Should we be selecting moderators for the site? Given Jeff's answer I hereby open up this question for moderator nominations. Each nomination should be a separate answer. Link the name to the user's ...
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Colour of hyperlinks in body of Questions and Answers - not enough contrast

Is it possible to change the colour of hyperlinks and visited hyperlinks in the body of questions and answers on the Web Apps Beta? There is no where near enough contrast, especially for the visited ...
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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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Where has the close vote function gone?

I'm no longer seeing the option to vote to close a question since the site opened to the public, has the rep needed for this increased now ?
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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 ...
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Is the current 404 image final?

I'm considering posting a question for 404 image suggestions, but there seems to already be one. Is this specific to WebApps or just part of the construction theme?
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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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How do I associate my Web Apps account with my SOFU accounts?

Since I manually associated my SO, SF, SU and MSO accounts months ago, Web Apps was my first experience with the automatic account association feature. It's nice, but I have a small nitpick: it ...
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Accepted answer not showing at the top?

Accepted answers don't seem to be displaying at the top of the answer list on here (as in meta). Is that by design or is it a bug? One example is this question where eagle's posting of Jeff's answer ...
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Problem with question view count

I guess there's a problem with the view counts of questions. One of my questions do have an answer, but the view count is 0. Shouldn't it be at least 1?
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Inconsistent visited & consecutive days

I think the problem which was marked as status-completed in this question still remains for Web Apps. Here is a screeny from my Web Apps profile. It shows 6 visited days with 6 consecutive, but I'm a ...
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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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Mobile phone web app related questions allowed?

Is it appropriate to ask a question about a web app related to a specific mobile device? Example: When browsing X on my device Y, I have problem Z, what do I do?
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Why doesn't meta.webapps have the ability to edit/ add OpenIDs ?

I want to add a second openID, my profile page doesn't have that option ? Is this by design ?
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Is “community wiki” the synonym for “poll”?

all the "lists of xyz", "hidden feature of abc" etc .. should be marked community wiki instantly. i am somewhat under the impression that the term "poll" would fit better :) i mean, almost all "cw"s i ...
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What should we do with WordPress questions and how tag them?

Users are starting to ask questions about WordPress. If they ask about WordPress.com I think they are on topic, but what if they ask about plug-ins that currently are not supported by WordPress.com ...
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During the Beta stage - can the rep for editing be lowered? [closed]

On StackOverflow.com I have enough rep to edit post, clean up text, fix typos, add links etc. etc. With these beta sites, the small things don't get cleaned up because no one has enough rep yet. Is ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

We need to come up with "things specific to webapps that need to be mentioned in the faq. [...] [The] most relevant thing to focus on is that topmost section of the [faq]." [Jeff Attwood] If you look ...
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Better landing page for users without site access

Pre-beta the site only is accessible to those of us who committed on Area51. The site landing (the index) shows a login page to users who do not yet have access, and a message suggesting that they ...
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The “Why are you flagging this post?” input box overflows the dialog.

As you can see from this screen shot: The text input box overflows the dialog.
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Are questions not related to an app's web UI off topic?

Are questions like this on topic or no? "How do I do [fill in the blank] with App Y for my mobile device?" "How do I do [fill in the blank] with App Y's desktop client?" Where App Y is a well ...
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No rep for accepted answers

The FAQ for WebApps doesn't mention any effect on rep of accepted answers. Here's how it works: if you post a good question or helpful answer, it will be voted up by your peers: you gain 10 ...
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Should there be separate tags for transferring data?

There are currently three tags which seem to me to have the same purpose transferring data between web-apps and desktop software: [import] [export] [transfer] Should these really have separate tags, ...
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How will the domain be chosen?

Things to consider are: Domain squatters It has to be relevant to the site name (e.g. "Web Apps" would make sense to have a webapps.com domain) Someone could easily register the most popular domain ...
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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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How is the FAQ page going to be written?

So, you guys are first. And with that distinction comes some random craziness. We haven't established exactly how some of the community-specific content is going to get created. We know it is going to ...
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Should a question about Blogger DNS settings be posted on this site?

If I have a question about Blogger which has to do with DNS settings (CNAME, A record, etc.) should I post it on this WebApps site (since it has to do with Blogger, a web app) or should I wait until ...
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How do bounties work on WebApps meta?

It turns out you can't get reputation from the WebApps meta site and you presumably can't lose it either. However, the WebApps meta still has a featured tab, so i'm wondering how bounties work on it. ...
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Are questions regarding website policies on-topic?

I voted to close this question as it seemed to me to be too localised as site policies change over time. However, the owner disagrees, as when policies change the answers can just be edited. Thoughts?...
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Are questions about Google Analytics on- or off- topic?

Is this question on- or off-topic: Can Google Analytics tell me where in a country traffic is coming from? Up for discussion: is this question more about using web sites or running a web site (i.e. ...
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Summary of Reputation below graph instead of next to it [closed]

The summary of reputation in the reputation tab is currently appearing below the reputation graph instead of next to it.
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So where do we discuss/vote on the site's Name/URL/style, etc?

So other than "committing" to the site, and suggesting good "on-topic" and "off-topic" questions, where is the discussion/voting about the rest of what goes into making WebApps.Stackexchange? ...
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Is this the “settled” look-and-feel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why was the raster background chosen as background for webapps? I love the "graph paper and stencil" look to webapps.stackexchange. Is this the look-and-feel the site will ...
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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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Do we really need “online” in tags on a web applications site?

There are lots of tags like "online-security" and "online-storage" showing up. Do we really need "online" - isn't that implied?
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Questions' Titles that hit #1 rank in Google Search

See Meta question How generic is too generic? For the no seeding desire. I am reading through some of the questions and as said before some require one word / sentence answers or copy/pasted answers. ...
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Add comment button overflows into sidebar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Comments somehow overflow when adding a new one On Safari 5, MacOS 10.5.8, when adding a comment the Add Comment button overflows into the sidebar. I have the browser ...
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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?
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“What are some sites?” or “Let's make a list of X!” type questions

Here is a question https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/620/what-are-good-qa-websites-out-there entitled "What are good Q&A websites out there ?" To me this seems to have nothing at all ...
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When posting a comment I get a broken image icon rather than “working” animation

Well the title says it all really. Missing "working" image on posting comments.
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Are Stack Exchange sites web apps?

Are Stack Exchange sites web apps? And if so, is it appropriate to ask questions on this site about how to use them? Or do we make them go to the relevant meta site? If we redirect them, why don't ...
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Voting on question disabled because voting on answers?

I voted on the answer, not on the question. or does starring count as voting?
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Are questions about browsers appropriate?

Are questions about browsers, plug-ins, add-ons and features appropriate for Web Apps? For example is this question: Google Chrome Password manager something that should be asked here or at Super ...
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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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Comments somehow overflow when adding a new one

This happens under Chrome 6 every time I try to add a comment on that page. If I reload the page, everything is back to normal
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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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Should *-rec tags be added?

A convention has been established on SuperUser.com where questions that ask for software recommendations, are tagged software-rec. I'm wondering if the same convention should be used here with webapp-...
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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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