14 votes
Accepted

Changing Apple links depending on region

When creating a post, we would recommend that the locale be removed from URLs so that a user's preferred locale is default. An exception is if you have a question where the locale is key to the ...
  • 188k
7 votes

Why was my edit rejected?

I've posted the question and the answer below to share my thoughts and get community feedback on the action taken. While there is nothing wrong as such with the edit (it did fix a minor issue in the ...
  • 87.6k
6 votes
Accepted

First suggested edit ban but still unable to suggest edits more than 24 hours later

As you've mentioned in the question, the automated suggested edit bans are just that: automatic. I don't know the specific details of why the system chooses a specific amount of time, but this was ...
  • 188k
6 votes
Accepted

What’s wrong with this edit adding an App Store link to an answer?

I agree with that edit being rejected, and while I was not one to make the actual rejection, this would have been my reasoning for rejecting it: The post already contained a link to the official ...
  • 188k
5 votes

First suggested edit ban but still unable to suggest edits more than 24 hours later

It looks like you've been tripped up again with a ban. If the system doesn't tell you the length of the ban - I would encourage you to ask here and we'll get an official answer why ban length isn't ...
  • 223k
5 votes
Accepted

Reviewing/Approving Post Edits for http -> https

I would suggest refraining from any sort of manual cleanup on this. The system cleanup is scripted and unless you are in making a substantive edit and happen to fix http / https you are causing human ...
  • 223k
5 votes

Edits by anonymous users?

Yes - There have been many anonymous edits that are very high quality. Often it's someone who knows their stuff and doesn't want to log in on a strange computer or possibly compromised network but ...
  • 223k
4 votes
Accepted

What is required to approve suggested edits?

You've never been able to single-handedly approve suggested edits (except on your posts). Suggested edits require two approve or reject votes before being committed. If you are the first reviewer (or ...
  • 188k
4 votes
Accepted

Grayed out edit on some questions and most meta questions

Two suggested edits can't be submitted on the same post at the same time. The first suggested edit must be approved or rejected before another suggested edit can be submitted. If the user can approve ...
  • 188k
3 votes
Accepted

Revert a mistakenly approved Suggested Edit

Don't worry, this happens to all of us and therefore it's a good thing that Suggested Edits require two reviewers. You cannot change your decision, the system simply doesn't allow it. Even ♦ ...
  • 3,387
3 votes

Approving an edit after one "Approve" and one "Reject" vote

Moderator votes have kind of more power :-) As always, feel free to rollback the edit if you don't agree (or rollback and edit it yourself if part of the edit looks useful to you).
  • 87.6k
2 votes

Why was my edit fixing capitalization rejected?

Hopefully I can provide some further context as the person who rejected the edit. The edit did not substantially improve the post. I understand editing to fix spelling mistakes since Stack Exchange ...
  • 188k
2 votes

Reviewing/Approving Post Edits for http -> https

@Glorfindel is going around the tag wikis and moving links to HTTPS. In my opinion, this is mostly fine: the links are tidied in other ways too if necessary the edits are on tag wikis so no bumping ...
  • 188k
2 votes
Accepted

How are edited characters counted?

The edited characters count for the purposes of the minimum edit count is based on the number of non-whitespace characters that are edited in a post. This means that: example to **example** is an ...
  • 188k
2 votes

Revert a mistakenly approved Suggested Edit

If all else fails there is always the option of flagging a post for mod attention and including a message when flagging.
  • 87.6k
1 vote

Guidance Needed on Question re Network Location & Preferred Networks

The answer below is intended to provide, as you asked for, guidance on how to go about getting an answer to your question/problem. It's scope goes beyond the stated question itself and hopefully ...
  • 83k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible