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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 believe we should not be closing good questions, even if they don't have answers or other activity already. At some point, someone could post a really good answer ...


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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 require as much information as possible, simply because we can't read your mind as it also saves us having to ask you a bunch of question before we can compile ...


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We unfortunately use two different definitions of "unanswered" depending on which page you're looking at - one is "no answers at all" and the other is "no upvoted answers". The tooltip on the "unanswered" tab you're looking at notes that we're using the latter definition there: Questions that have no upvoted answers


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In addition to answering unanswered questions, I recommend searching for questions with only one answer (e.g. using this query from the SE Data Explorer), and add additional answers if needed. There might be more than one solution to a problem, and for new visitors it's very useful to see different approaches. More good answers = higher answer ratio on Area ...


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