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Questions Per Day - Needs work

There are 90 days left before Public Beta period is end but the 'Question per day' is still not healthy. What will happen if this situation continues when the Public Beta day ends?
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Spamming the tag wiki

Not sure if any of your have noticed a certain user trying to edit tag wikis with spam. I've rejected both of them, however I'm going to assume that more more may be submitted. How are we to flag a ...
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Working with Joomla: Useful Tools for Developers and Users

How about creating a wiki post, where we can list handful tools/applications we are using, when working/developing with Joomla, that make our life easier ? From desktop apps, VM software, to php ...
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A new Joomla service - Site building on www.joomla.com.

I was messing around today and I had the idea to try what I would get at www.joomla.com. Then I discovered this new service I have never ever before heard of the Joomla.com. Thought you would also ...
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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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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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Auto comments on questions/answers

I was having a look at the StackApps and found an Auto Comment script which also comes as a Chrome and Firefox extension. I've installed this myself and used the pre-defined responses that were put ...
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Pull request for Joomla

Just though I'd mention that my request was accepted and will be put into Joomla 3.4.2 for JSE: https://github.com/joomla/joomla-cms/pull/6868 Yay
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I'm not sure about this answer

Just saw something in the review queue as a late answer: https://joomla.stackexchange.com/a/9669/168 I clicked "No action needed" as it's still a valid answer, however it's simply incorrect. What ...
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Let's get critical: Apr 2015 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Joomla Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will ...
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Preparing for K2 questions

Just a little heads up. I've been sent the following: If anyone has a K2 site with user profiles enabled and user registration enabled, watch out epic spam bombs coming nearly 5,000 user profiels ...
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Well, it's been a year

...and 1 day. Joomla Stack Exchange has come quite far and is getting much more popular. Questions per day There was a period where we were on 11 per day, which I was hoping would continue to stay as ...
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Should poor questions that have good answers be left open on JSE?

My question is regarding the review queue on JSE. I've come across a poor question that has (what I think is) a good answer. I agree with the close vote- the question is not written well and seems too ...
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Joomla magazine article for JSE

A couple of weeks ago, I submitted an issue to the Joomla CMS on Github asking the PLT if adding a menu item for JSE to the Help dropdown in the Joomla backend would be allowed. Some were ok with this,...
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What do we do with…?

I've noticed the last couple of days, some seriously broad (holding back from the actual word I want to use) questions have been asked. These question are ones that will most likely never get an ...
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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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Completely off-topic…but

Merry Christmas everyone. Hope you all had a great day.
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PHP Coding style and methods

I've become a bit of pain when it comes to code styling these days. Things like: Ensuring indents are used with tabs and aligned correctly Ensuring control structure opening and closing brackets are ...
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How could we help propagating the EOL of Joomla 2.5

You may know that Joomla 2.5 is EOL with 2.5.28 that will be released shortly. There is a marketing campain planed for this, see https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/joomla-dev-cms/f7Waw1KlFdE So ...
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What's the general approach to good questions that are buried on SE?

I find/see many great questions on SE that are dated, unanswered, or basically abandoned, and find myself wanting to ask them on JSE, but stop short thinking it's some sort of plagerism, lol. It's ...
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SO [joomla tag] vs JSE

Have just been looking through a load of question on JSE and on the joomla tag on Stackoverflow and cannot get over the quality of question on SO. It's getting worse by the day which makes me glad we ...
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JoomlArt Notice (IMPORTANT)

Thought I would put this here as it's not really suitable for JSE but possibly for meta. If any of you have an account on JoomlArt or know anyone that does, please have a read of the following ...
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What's with all the language switcher module questions?

There have been 3 of basically the same questions regarding Joomla's language switcher module. Each question is being asked by a different user, however is it the same person? Can the IP addresses ...
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Do we want to participate in the Winter Bash 2014?

I have just got an invitation, asking if our site if we want to participate. In a nutshell (quoting from the email): Winter Bash is an annual event that can run on any Stack Exchange site that ...
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Getting out of BETA

So, we've been solidly "okay" for about a week on all of our categories in Area 51. What's the process to get out? Does SE evaluate on their own? Do we just wait? I don't know.
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About Update, Upgrade, Migration Tag

I was reviewing the Tags recently - came across the Update, Upgrade and Migration, and Migrate. Upgrade has no entry yet. Update has the following excerpt: This tag is for questions about updating ...
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Custom Off-Topic Close Reason Approval Process: Too specific or impossible to answer or to replicate

Considering the discussion on "Unanswered questions reminder" and some flags on such questions, I am proposing a more clear close reason for questions that cannot be answered: Too specific or ...
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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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Great news regarding JSE

Great news! The Dacia Sandero.......(thought I would throw in that Top Gear joke) George Wilson was talking to Jessica Dunbar at the Joomla World Conference and it turns out Joomla will be endorsing ...
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Design limitations

I've been trying to find the blog post/answer written somewhere on Stack Exchange regarding the design of new website that have passed the beta phased but cannot find it. Does anyone know the ...
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Let's get critical: Oct 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Joomla Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what will ...
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6-month Status Update

Just thought I'd take a minute to highlight where we are with the Joomla Stack Exchange site after 6 months. (I believe the launch was around the 22nd of April.) This is actually the first time I've ...
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Promote JSE using Community ads

I just read about Community Promotion Ads, and seeing that most Joomla-related questions still are posted on StackOverflow, would it be possible to create an ad and suggest it to StackOverflow (or ...
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Evidence required?

I've seen some question in the past which are prone to start up a debate. A typical type of question for this might be: If I do this, will it speed up my site? If one simply answers the question ...
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Do we need a tag for tutorials, resources and such?

Although the site concept discourages questions asking for links, references to tutorials etc... the fact is that we finally have and will keep having such questions. Given that, shall we consider to ...
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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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Not sure if the question below is more opinion based, or can actually get proper answers

I have a question, regarding inclusion of js frameworks in extensions - that looks like a best practices question. I think however that a few thorough answers could help developers on making the ...
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Changing the template of a Joomla Site. What we should know

This question has not been covered so far in JSE, and I think it is one of the essential questions of beginners in Joomla. The concept of the templates and the modules positions can be confusing, so ...
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How to handle direct contact offers? (Unsolicited Offer)

In this question a user is offering his contact: Tracking contact form submissions for different pages with Google Analytics Tracking contact form submissions for different pages with Google ...
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What do you propose we do about this?

http://d.pr/i/FVBS That's a screenshot of today's Area51 description about our site. It's not looking good - this could very well be a failed experiment if we don't get on the ball. Any ideas?
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Required Tags when asking a question

There was a discussion a while back about including the Joomla version as a tag when asking a question. As some may know, I am all for this. Those who have already asked question on this meta will ...
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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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Tags with cms-X should to be renamed

We have been using the cms-X tags since the start, but I think we should consider changing them. While they are semantically ok, here are some issues I've found with them: some users tag questions ...
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Are questions about JED rules on or off topic?

Are questions about the Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED) listing-rules, or issues with listings, or interpretation of rules, or gripes about that Directory, on or off topic here?
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Are we already migrating questions to Joomla Beta?

I read on one of the meta questions last week that questions from StackOverflow won't be migrated to the beta in case the beta fails (which we will prevent from happening) and it then gets lost. But I ...
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When linking to extensions in an answer should we point to JED?

I was just wondering as many Joomla related questions can be answered with an extension, would it be better practice to link directly to the developers website or to that item in the JED providing it'...
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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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Is there a Joomla! CLT point-of-contact or working group for the Joomla! Stack Exchange site?

In discussing the some matters as they relate to the Joomla! Stack Exchange site, in particular the 'What should the custom design for the SE network be?' suggestions are to involve the Joomla! CLT. ...
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Should the post “Bitcoin Exchange with Joomla” have been migrated?

Should this post https://joomla.stackexchange.com/questions/534/bitcoin-exchange-with-joomla have been migrated? The post in question How to setup Joomla in such way, to get bitcoin exchange. ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...