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Codidact Meta is the meta-discussion site for the Codidact community network and the Codidact software. Whether you have bug reports or feature requests, support questions or rule discussions that touch the whole network – this is the site for you.

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Q&A Any self-hosting devs here?

I searched for free community software ("open source" what I mean is GPL or similar). I know Stack Overflow and would like to run the software on my own server just to have full control over the da...

1 answer  ·  posted 9d ago by RobertSE‭  ·  edited 9d ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A How do I suggest edits to the tag wiki?

On the page for the Edit Tags ability, it lists a part of the requirement as To earn this ability, you need to have roughly a 97.5% approval rate for suggested edits to either the detailed tag w...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 21d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Undelivered mail returned to sender

When I send a message to someone @codidact.com, I get back undelivered mail returned to sender, which says &lt;support@codidact.org&gt;: host codidact-org.relay1g.spamh.com[63.71.12.97] said: 554...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  edited 1mo ago by manassehkatz‭

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Q&A Once filled out, the user profile cannot be reverted to empty

For a long time I had no content in my user profile, then today I added something to see how it would look. I then changed my mind and decided to go back to having nothing. However, there is a mini...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Process for fixing a typo on codidact.org

Is there a preferred process for making minor fixes such as typos on codidact.org? I've made a commit to a fork but I didn't want to raise a GitHub issue and make a pull request without checking t...

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 3mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A How to make an edit that only changes the tag list by adding a tag that does not exist?

I tried to add a tag to an existing post by editing it and it failed because there was no actual post edit: After further tests, I realized that this happens only if the added tag(s) do not alre...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Ethan‭

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Q&A Using QPixel in education

Two years ago I asked this question on Meta Stack Exchange about using SO in education. Having used SO for Teams actively for two years, my university now takes issue with the pricing model used by...

1 answer  ·  posted 4mo ago by MrHug‭  ·  last activity 4mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How can I curb my search to the Main site, not Meta?

If https://math.codidact.com/help/search does not explain this, please edit it to. To wit, I am pining to see merely search results from the Main. Here if you search on a main site, the search en...

1 answer  ·  posted 7mo ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 7mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How can I see a list of all my deleted questions?

Particularly when I didn't delete these questions that were deleted by other users or moderators? I hanker to see, here on Codidact, all my questions deleted here on Codidact. I don't want to visi...

1 answer  ·  posted 9mo ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Does Codidact render MathJAX more slowly than StackExchange?

Apology if the issue is my Internet connection. Does MathJAX render more sluggishly here than on Stack Ex for anyone else?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 11mo ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A Warn people rather than sending notification for inappropriate link/texts in profile

We should warn people rather than sending notification to them for inappropriate links in profile. I had set a link in my profile long day ago. I usually "bought" that domain (in free). So recently...

1 answer  ·  posted 12mo ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 12mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A How can I conveniently opt out of Codidact analytics?

Since a few days, my Firefox add-on Privacy Badger shows me a new tracker originating from analytics.codidact.org. I read the privacy policy and it states that there is analytics going on to improv...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  last activity 12mo ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A What does "post positive reception" mean in the context of abilities?

There is reference to "positive reception rate" for posts in the discussion on how to earn some abilities, for example the Vote on Holds ability. What exactly does "positive reception" mean in thi...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 12mo ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A Is there a privacy policy for Codidact?

Is there a privacy policy for Codidact? As I'm a resident within the European Union, the General Data Protection Regulation pretty much dictates how websites have to present their activities around...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  last activity 12mo ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A Possibility to re-post answers from external sources? [duplicate]

Is there a standard or acceptable way to include, link or re-post answers from external sources, such as stack exchange networks, quora or others ?

0 answers  ·  posted 12mo ago by 4015.alt‭  ·  closed as duplicate 12mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Filtering questions with "no answer" and/or "no accepted answer" ?

Is there a way to filter questions of a community that has no answer and/or no accepted answer ? Edit (clarification): by "accepted answer" I mean answer marked with the green "Works for me" tag...

1 answer  ·  posted 12mo ago by 4015.alt‭  ·  edited 12mo ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A How can I do a search across all of Codidact?

I can't find a way to do a platform-wide search (all communities at once). Is there such a feature and I'm missing it?

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by tbmale‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A What gets on Hot Posts?

What actually gets a post on the Hot Posts list? Is it views? Votes? Answers? Comments? Most likely a combination of them, but what exactly?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A What does the round silver circle in the dashboard mean?

I had visited the dashboard. In it I saw some meta sites containing silver circles. Others do not. What does the silver circle represent? Is it a bug? There's a hover text on the silver butto...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A How to deal with reactor if the reactor is no more or he thinks the post is still bad?

I was thinking of the reaction system for a long time. A question had came to my mind : If an answer is poorly written (or outdated) and a person had reacted to that as Outdated. Later, when the...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A Permanently delete duplicated questions and answers?

I accidentally posted my neighbor's answer to my same question twice. Obviously, it's irksome and wasteful to see the two duplicated answers! How can such duplications be lastingly forever removed?

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A How can tags be deleted?

I started heading into the rabbit-hole of organising tags on the mathematics site, and there are some which are obvious typos and have no questions associated (because the questions have been retag...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Peter Taylor‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How can I remove a tag? [duplicate]

I have just realized that a tag is redundant: angular-2+ since we have one for [angular] (as opposed with the old flavor, [angularjs]). I have removed it from the only question and I want to remov...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Encoding error when accessing https://codidact.com/

When trying to access https://codidact.com/ Firefox (93.0) gives me "encoding error, contact the site owners". This appears to have happened just now, as I could use that address fine for less than...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Where can I report private issues

Sometimes, there are issues that should not be made public (for instance, issues relating to security or privacy) and as such should not be posted here on Meta. Given the potential severity of thos...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Implement reactions for top level posts

Reiterating my request on the original reactions proposal, please allow the ability to set up reactions for top level posts as well. Quoting from that request, If reactions are able to be added ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Why do quotation boxes split themselves?

This snag doesn't happen on Stack Exchange. Each time I use >, the quotation box severs itself. How can I combine the quotation boxes? I screenshot https://math.codidact.com/posts/282889.

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by DNB‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Will Codidact ever have new favicons? [duplicate]

Somewhere Else has its fair share of favicons on sites. A default bubble with letters for sites without logos, or one with illustrations in it, and the site's logo. We could probably do something ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A What customizations are available on Codidact?

On Codidact, lots of things can be customized for individual communities. Generally these changes need to be made by admins, but we'll make them on request. But what are all these things? What c...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Can I still comment, without clicking more than twice?

Until June 2021, commenting here requires you to click merely twice. I click on the link to "Add a comment", type my comment, then click the "Add a comment" button. This is exactly like how you com...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Q&A What's the limit on the length of a post?

Is there a limit on the length of a post (either question, answer, article, etc) on Codidact sites? The current UI only shows this limit for comments, but not for posts - this is not a feature req...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Q&A How can I filter out tags in my search?

What do I input in search for Site Proposals, to pretermit all questions tagged [status-declined]? I tried -[status-declined] but this didn't work.

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A What will happen to comments when account is removed?

Today there was a request to remove user's account. This user has some Qs which were transported(converted) to System user. But comments are disappeared. Though there is a possibility that user re...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by FoggyFinder‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Q&A What's the formula for a hot post? [duplicate]

As a SE user, I think the formula of their HNQs go this way: Has a score of 1+. Has at least 100 views. Has a positive-scored answer/s. I'm not sure about Codidact though since I'm new here...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A What html tags can we use in posts?

So, I finally got around to looking at the second Review Panel draft, and was surprised by the ability to make collapsible sections in posts. From the comments, I wasn't the only one. Whoa, whoa, ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Reputation is disappeared from user's card recently

Not sure exactly when but for some time I don't see r in a user's card. From what I can tell it happens only on Meta and, for example, on SD it is still visible. An additional context: Heads up: s...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by FoggyFinder‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A What to do about sock puppets in Site Proposals?

The process for site proposals here seems to be that someone makes a post, then (usually) Monica comes in with an answer asking for anyone interested in the site to comment in order to gauge intere...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by r~~‭  ·  edited 1y ago by r~~‭

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Q&A Is it possible to accept an answer? How to accept an answer? [duplicate]

Is it possible to accept an answer? How can I do that?

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by System‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by manassehkatz‭

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Q&A Understanding how posts were possibly received by the community --- network wide

I would always claim that anonymous upvoting and downvoting are a crappy quality assurance method causing more harm than good in the long run due to unbased (or well based) accumulated hostility an...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Can I use @Username to notify users from within my question or answer?

If I write a question or an answer, sometimes I want to notify specific users because of the context of my question or answer (for example if I post a follow-up question to an answer from another q...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Currently, where should we ask any OS related question?

I was looking at site proposals. I noticed lot of people including me were proposing for a site where we can ask any OS(Linux, Windows) related question. But, currently there's no site in Codidact ...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Do we have a public API yet?

I've looked around for information on an existing or planned public API for Codidact but I haven't yet found one. I'm not sure if this means it was decided not to include it in the MVP or if it exi...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A How to ensure that duplicating a post from another website won't cause content duplication that would hurt Codidact's SEO?

I have published this post in Unix and Linux StackExchange. I want to post it here as well (in Software Development Codidact), because it didn't get answers on U&amp;L SE. I cannot delete my post...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A I cannot post PHP on CoDidact software development

I cannot paste some HTML-CSS-PHP code which I have tried and would like to ask a question about in CoDidact Software Development. When I publish my question I just get redirected, time and again t...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Where can I ask about fixing a Fairphone 3?

I am trying to fix my Fairphone 3, and have run into a problem. I'd like to ask on CoDidact, but I don't know which community is appropriate. Electrical Engineering would seem the logical place, h...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by FractionalRadix‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Can I ask about QPixel here?

I am trying to run QPixel on my local computer. I tried all instruction from readme.md, but unfortunately I got some errors. where can i ask about it? On this meta or Software Development or must o...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Yaskur‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by manassehkatz‭

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Q&A Is it intended to have negative reputation? [duplicate]

I don't know if this is status-bydesign, but this looks like a bug to me: Is this intended behavior? Seems a bit weird to me if it is.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by 10 Rep‭  ·  closed as duplicate 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A What is the 'lottery' button for?

While browsing through different sites I notices the 'Lottery' button in the header of the Posts pages. It shows next to 'Activity', 'Age', and 'Score', so it is indeed a way to order the questions...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by fedorqui‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Where can I find the discussions over the general approach of Codidact?

I am visiting Codidact regularly and enjoying to see the creation of this set of communities. When in Somewhere Else, I used to browse through old discussion threads, as well as a podcast or blog, ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by fedorqui‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A How to edit tags? [duplicate]

I want to edit some tag information, but I don't see an option to edit it on the tag page. I understand that I don't have the Edit Tags Ability, but I think I should be able to suggest edits (how e...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by ploni‭  ·  closed as duplicate 2y ago by manassehkatz‭

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