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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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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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Are questions and answers too low quality

The invitation E-Mail included the following text: The first questions set the tone for the site. If you ask high quality, expert-level questions, you'll build a site that attracts the experts and ...
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Marking Questions as Answered

How can we encourage askers to select an answer for their question? Having answered questions is key to a successful beta - but if the askers aren't selecting from the available answers, it won't ...
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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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How to make people aware of “Joomla.stackexchange.com”?

672 days gone and we are still running in Beta. I have seen many other users asking questions on SO but not on JSE. It would be great if we could get those users on JSE so that we could improve ...
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Are questions about configuring 3rd party Joomla extensions 'on-topic'?

If we are using a 3rd party Joomla extension and would like to post questions regarding the proper configuration of that 3rd party extension, is that considered 'on-topic' for the Joomla StackExchage ...
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How long does a SE site stay in public beta?

I just had a look at the stats at Area51, and compared the progress with other beta sites. But what is needed to get a site out of beta stage? I was surprised to see several pages with more than 1000 ...
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Why haven't I received any answer on my question?

What makes a good question on Joomla Stack Exchange? How can I help people answer my question?
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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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What should the custom design for this SE network be?

Can we commission someone to build it? What does SE allow? It'd be great to get a list of recent launched SE sites opinion and description of the process so we're not shooting in the dark.
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How to judge a new question: flagging, vote to close, editing?

We have recently updated our help/on-topic page. There is an open discussion also here: Topics and Questions I can ask about here! (Can you give us your feedback?). Anyone that has something to ...
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Standard responses to poor questions

The Joomla StackExchange has been growing steadily to the point that we seem to be getting a fair amount of poor questions. I appreciate all the answers provided on this site, so I hope that we can ...
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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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Current Joomla Beta Stats

The JSE Beta has decreased in activity a little over the last week or 2. The current stats are as follows: (live Area 51 stats can be found here) Questions per day is a little off and could be ...
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Are extension recommendations on topic?

Would a questions that says "Could someone recommend anextension that does x, y, and z", be on topic? (ie the Software Recommendations site). These questions are off topic in stack overflow, would ...
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What should the format of tags be for different Joomla! versions?

I think for these specific tags it might be better to come up with an agreed upon format rather than let everyone come up with it on the fly. Some quick examples being Joomla! 2, Joomla 2.5.x, J3, 2.5....
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Unanswered questions reminder

Just a reminder to everyone. Sometimes questions get forgotten about or slip past our view on a day to day basis. There are currently 41 unanswered questions I've flagged the ones I deemed are next ...
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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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What should the dos/don'ts contain?

Currently the about page (https://joomla.stackexchange.com/about) includes the following: Ask about... Specific programming problems Software algorithms Coding techniques Software development tools ...
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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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Do we need to create sample questions?

I see more and more unclear questions with vague description and little information provided. Questions that is impossible to understand, or at the very best, some magic is required to guess what the ...
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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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Old questions are still not marked as solved - What should be the action here?

While surfing, I came up with following question: How to restrict access to custom component views? Which was asked asked 5 months ago. We've received lot of good answers over this question. But any ...
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“Please fix my code” kind of questions

Recently I encountered this question Plugin development - parse error and as it's probably the first of this kind, I would propose to delete it and not to accept similar questions in the future. ...
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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, ...