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10th Anniversary of Joomla SE!

In April Joomla SE turned 10 years old. Congratulations on asking, answering, voting, and building this community for a whole decade! Whenever a Stack Exchange site turns 10 we like to celebrate by ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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2023 Community Moderator Election

The 2023 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Announcing a new attempt at a “Graduation” election for 2023

Summary: Joomla Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for an election on October 17, 2023, as your “graduation” election — after the last attempt ended up resulting in a non-competitive pro-...
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2023 Community Moderator Election Results

Joomla's Moderator election #5 has come to a close. Since there were not enough candidates for a competitive election, we simply appointed the candidates who nominated themselves: They will be ...
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2023 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Joomla Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, 2023-...
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What is the protocol around educating a JSE userss about accepting answers and replying to answers?

Is there a particular protocol or etiquette with SE around giving users, particularly new users, a prompt, a nudge or an understanding the benefits of accepting answers, engaging with and following ...
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Middle Sidebar Advertising

As you all know, advertising is an important source of revenue for Stack Overflow and it helps us support all the sites across the Stack Exchange Network and the resources that go into maintaining and ...
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Great news regarding JSE

Great news! George Wilson was talking to Jessica Dunbar at the Joomla World Conference and it turns out Joomla will be endorsing Joomla Stack Exchange. This will mean references to the site on the ...
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Announcing a “Graduation” election for 2023

Summary: Joomla Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for an election on February 21, 2023, as your “graduation” election. The timeline: On February 14, someone from the Community Management ...
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2023 Community Moderator Election

The 2023 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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2023 Community Moderator Election Results

Joomla's 4th moderator election has come to a close. Since there were not enough candidates for a competitive election, we simply appointed the candidates who nominated themselves: They will be ...
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2023 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Joomla Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, 2023-...
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2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Upcoming moderator election in January 2023 [duplicate]

Joomla Stack Exchange last had moderators elected around half a year ago. After discussing it with the current moderator team, we're looking at scheduling an election to start sometime in January 2023....
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Support for SchuWebExtensions on JSE

User svanschu asked if they could use JSE to provide support for their extensions. I would like to use this community to give support for my Joomla! extensions. http://extensions.schultschik.com This ...
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Winter Summer Bash 2022 is almost here!

The most entertaining time to engage with Stack Exchange communities is during the annual "Bash" -- now being referred to as "Winter Summer Bash 2022". See this Meta SE post which ...
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Announcement: JSE is graduating out of Beta status!

WE DID IT! Joomla Stack Exchange is graduating out of beta status. Joomla Stack Exchange has proven itself to be a valuable and lasting community since 2014 and will become a full "matured" ...
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Do we want accepted answers to be unpinned on Joomla Stack Exchange?

Stack Overflow changed the way they sort answers: We no longer pin the accepted answer (with the green checkmark) to the top of the list of answers. By default, we now sort strictly by votes (...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Do we need both the joomla-4.x and joomla-4 tags?

The joomla-4.x tag was created first (by me if that is relevant), following the format of the previous joomla-3.x tag. There is no joomla-3 tag. Currently there are 73 answers with the joomla-4.x tag. ...
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What caused @PhilTaylor to say "Im done with Stack Overflow. Again."?

There was a recent ripple in our community that should probably be cleared up -- because I can only see it as a cascading series of misunderstandings. As far as I know, it began with @Pe7er posting a ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Joomla Stack Exchange's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the two new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Want to be a Community Moderator? Tell us what we should know about you

Moderator elections don't come around too frequently, but when they do it is important that the community understands who the candidates are. Let's give the information and the power to the people. ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election for 2021

Summary: Joomla Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on April 26 to bring in two more moderators. For full details of the process, see the announcement on Meta Stack ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Announcement: Monthly Joomla User Group Zoom Meetings

Every 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6pm to 8pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (0800 - 1000 UTC), Joomla Australia hosts a virtual Joomla users group meetup online. If you plan to attend, please ...
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2020 Pro-Tem Moderator Election: Community Interest Check

Joomla Stack Exchange had an election last year, and it's time to start thinking about scheduling a new one. After discussing it with the current moderator team, and to bring the total number of ...
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Site Awards for Joomlers in Oceania

2020 Joomla Australia Site Awards The 2020 Joomla Australia Site Awards is a competition where individuals and agencies, within Oceania*, can submit their Joomla-powered website for judging by a panel ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

OMG, I can't believe that Joomla Stack Exchange has never rolled out this feature before! Let's fix this oversight, right now and forever. What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Clarification of rules on duplicate answers across posts

A cut and paste of my answer to a question and a comment from the same original poster in two very different questions caused one one of my answers to get deleted as duplicate so I am just trying to ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Joomla's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for volunteering, ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election (retry)

We recently held an election for moderator and nobody stepped up to nominate themselves. So we're going to try again in July. Summary: Joomla Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a ...
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2019 Joomla Stack Exchange Pro Tempore Election Q&A - Question Collection

Starting on July 8, users can nominate themselves for the announced Joomla Stack Exchange Pro Tempore Election. Candidates should tell a bit about themselves and why they wish to become a diamond ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election

Summary: Joomla Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on May 13 to bring in one more moderator. For full details of the process, see the announcement on Meta Stack ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Topics and Questions I can ask about here! (Can you give us your feedback?)

@FFrewin has suggested that we improve the What topics can I ask about here wiki page as there is very little information on it. I know for sure that everyone will have different opinions on what ...
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How to deal with "What have you tried?"

Admittedly, this is a slippery slope, but unless this site is only for Developers, the likelihood of "How can I..." questions is quite high. I'm not sure that there has been a lot of consideration ...
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Whats the reason why these 2 questions got closed?

Both questions come to moderation: Joomla Custom-Component Select Field with Editor Subform inside modal both get closed by mickmackusa and lodder But I can't see why it got closed because they ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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JSE Github Organisation

So I've noticed having read back at a lot of answers, both my own and other, that we sometimes provide code that could be turned into a full plugin. An example being the answer I wrote a few minutes ...
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Why don't JSE moderators trash unnecessary comments like other SE sites?

I make flagging part of my 360° approach to volunteerism to help maintain the SE network. I was horrified to realize that I have 61 unhelpful comment flags on my JSE account. Comment flags: 34 ...
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Handling introductory questions

Note: a similar discussion is being held here but I felt my question might be hijacking that discussion. I am sure (or I hope) I am not the only Joomla.SE enthusiast that is only beginning to climb ...
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Handling external Links

In Stack Overflow there is a consense that an answer should not only be a link to an external website, because websites, blogs or wikis may change or getting removed. So a minimum (at Stack Overflow) ...
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How do we make the hoops people need to jump through clear?

My first experience of SX/SO was terrible. I wanted to help get my points up to help the Area51, but I was constantly dogged by hoops I had to jump through - couldn't comment until my reputation was X,...
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Can JoomlaDay events offer "Not a Robot" badges to JSE users?

I want to do something cool at JoomlaDay Australia 2019 in Brisbane! StackOverflow has this tag: not-a-robot Can JSE have it too? Resources: https://stackoverflow.com/help/badges/6381/not-a-robot ...
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Why disallow some review queues when daily vote max is reached?

So I discovered, after a premeditated session of voting (I've been stocking up a bunch of up|down vote-worthy posts to earn my Vox Populi badge while voting ethically), that once a user's daily vote ...