Questions tagged [beta]

For questions about the public or private beta phase of a site's progress through the Area 51 site creation process.

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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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Is this our chance to “graduate”? Is this something we want?

Just today I stumbled upon this post: Experimenting with Pro Tempore elections, which seems to be a chance to the ever-lasting situation of still being "beta", and all the pros (and cons?) ...
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Graduating from Beta: generating more questions per day

It has caught my attention that this site has been quite some time on Beta mode, and it seems that across users of this site this seems to be a thing we wish to overcome. Doing some research (this ...
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Please prioritise unbundling graduation “perks”

The latest criteria for considering site graduation is 10 questions/day. As we are all painfully aware (2015, 2013, 2010), we have been in endless Beta forever, and that doesn't appear to be changing ...
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Beta Status on posts per day

Hi folks I have a simple question that some of you may already know the answer to. The threshold for graduation is 10 questions/day and this seems to be all that's holding this site back from ...
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Clarification of beta status

Since many of you may not routinely follow the global meta-meta, I wanted to point out an important recent meta-meta post about the status of endless beta sites like ours: Graduation, site closure, ...
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Why are we still in Beta?

I've read the meta discussion at What are the success criteria for an area 51 beta site, as well as the blog post When will my site graduate? Neither of these helps me understand why Board and Card ...
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Area 51 requirements

Okay – 2.5 answers per question is good, only 1 answer per question needs some work. In a healthy site, questions receive multiple answers and the best answer is voted to the top. The first ...
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How about a blog and some Jeopardy questions?

I occasionally drop in on B&CG SE for a look around as its something that I enjoy reading, but I'm a bit of a fringe user in the real world so don't have anything worthwhile to ask. However, I've ...
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Merging with RPG-SE definitely better than closing

Questions per day 15 questions per day on average is a healthy beta, 5 questions or fewer per day is worrying. A healthy site generates lots of good content to make sure users keep coming back....
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The Status of Beta

I have just been over to Area 51 to check on how we are doing as a site, as we are coming up to a third the way through beta. The stats look like this 294 Questions. We should be aiming for over 750,...
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Public beta has started

According to Area51, we're entering Public Beta in less than a day. Public beta has started! We should be ready for this, and prepared to take advantage of the increased opportunities for exposure. ...
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Can I just invite someone over to join the beta, or do they need to sign into area51?

Can I just forward the Link to people i want to join the community, or is this really a closed Beta?