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How to make people aware of "Joomla.stackexchange.com"?

If a user posts on SE, you can suggest they use JSE instead and mentione that it's a dedicated Stack Exchange site for Joomla related questions. This will ensure they are aware of JSE and will most ...
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What do we do with questions that are old and have no answers

I believe that despite the question has received no attention (upvotes, comments, answers), if it is a good question, then we could upvote it and try to draw attention to it, or even answer it. I ...
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Why does Joomla have less activity on StackExchange?

It's understandable that people who have stake in technology choices (esp. considering the investment of time, energy and financial consequences) want definitive answers and a high-level of confidence ...
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How long does a SE site stay in public beta?

I'm Grace Note, a Community Manager at Stack Exchange. There is no defined length of time that a site stays in public beta. The important thing to understand is that a long beta is not a sign of ...
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JSE Github Organisation

Right, I've created an organisation on Github, and added the first repository there: https://github.com/Joomla-StackExchange If any of you would like access, let me know your Github username and I'll ...
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Why does Joomla have less activity on StackExchange?

I'll split this into 2 sections: Reason for the question count on WP and Drupal being higher: The one thing you have to realise is that the majority of Joomla related question are asked on either ...
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Congratulations on Some Milestones

Congratulations indeed. I can personally say that I've been helped (both directly and indirectly) by all three of these good folk. So thank you all.
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A new Joomla service - Site building on www.joomla.com.

I was quite happy they got this up and running as it's a nice handy thing to have. One thing we need to bare in mind when answering questions by user who are using the free joomla.com subdomain, is ...
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Are questions about configuring 3rd party Joomla extensions 'on-topic'?

I've seen this a lot and the first question I always ask is, have they read the extension documentation or contacted the support team. In my opinion, if they: have read the extension documentation ...
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How to judge a new question: flagging, vote to close, editing?

Searching in the StackExchange network, I came across this Meta Discussion: Close reasons cheat sheet. I found a simple flow chart, that can act as a brief and easy to follow manual. I slightly ...
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Why haven't I received any answer on my question?

A lot of people in the Joomla community come to Joomla Stack Exchange to seek help with something, be it extension related, administration related etc. For us to be able to answer you questions, we ...
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Do we want to participate in the Winter Bash 2015?

Well, same answer as last year :D Personally I have never seen the point of this even though I'm aware it's simply a bit of fun. I suppose in this case though, it would be good to show our ...
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Congratulations on Some Milestones

Oh gawd....I need to get a life lol. Well done to all others who have contributed, be it a large or small amount. Every little helps, in making JSE a better and more informative place.
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What is the policy on Joomla SE for uploading installables?

Actually, read your question and believe me, I'm very interested to post an answer but unfortunately I found myself not capable enough of giving any solution lol. Anyway, on this topic @Lodder ...
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Topics and Questions I can ask about here! (Can you give us your feedback?)

Current Site Scope Please look around to see if your question has been asked before. It’s also OK to ask and answer your own question. Main On-Topic Questions: Installation, Administration & ...
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Do you also think that JSE members should vote more often?

Having been the first to admit about being a little lazy as of recently about voting, I've started to vote more and more on questions and answers. I do hope others, more so those who are more active ...
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Announcement: JSE is graduating out of Beta status!

This is fantastic news and you Mick and the other Mods are to thank for this achievement.
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Evidence required?

I think this is a great example of the site working correctly actually! While this answer is not a very good answer, there is obviously a lot of people that agreed with it at one point and thus it got ...
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6-month Status Update

Really pleased with this, given how the last JSE proposal went. JSE proving to be a really useful tool for engaging with the Joomla community in addition to the bug tracker / Github. Is there any way ...
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How to deal with "What have you tried?"

It's a great question for Meta. I think the best answer is to approach each question with an attitude of, "How can we be as helpful as possible?" Knowing when to ask "What have you tried?" We are ...
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Getting out of BETA

I asked a similar question some time ago, and got a great explanation from Grace Note about the graduation process. Basically, it's a long process, and many sites have been ready to graduate for a ...
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Let's get critical: Oct 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

Final Results Update Search Plugin from Joomla 2.5 to Joomla 3.x Net Score: 8 (Excellent: 8, Satisfactory: 6, Needs Improvement: 0) Detect current template style Net Score: 8 (Excellent: 8, ...
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Standard responses to poor questions

Spam questions/answers: Don't bother responding to spam. Just flag to delete Responses to questions that are too broad: "Hi [user], welcome to JSE. Good questions provide as much information ...

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