Lodder
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How to make people aware of "Joomla.stackexchange.com"?
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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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Why does Joomla have less activity on StackExchange?
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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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JSE Github Organisation
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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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"Please fix my code" kind of questions
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I think it depends on how the question is worded. This is always how I decide whether I vote to close or not. A lot of the time, people say they have a code snippet (usually something they haven't ...

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Do we need to use the exclamation mark each time we refer to Joomla?
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When referring to it on meta and the stackexchange site, it should't be necessary. Purely due to the fact that people coming on this site will know exactly what Joomla is, therefore the exclamation ...

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Should Joomla version be required when asking or answering questions?
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Yes, when referring to anything Joomla related, its always best to include the version in your question. I have seen a lot of people add the version specific tags and when answering the question, they ...

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Community Promotion Ads — 2020
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Are questions about configuring 3rd party Joomla extensions 'on-topic'?
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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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A new Joomla service - Site building on www.joomla.com.
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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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Why no code coloring on JSE?
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The prettify-full.en.js file is not being imported on the JSE site. Not sure whether this is intentional or a mistake but I have to say it would be nice to have as it can sometimes make code ...

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When linking to extensions in an answer should we point to JED?
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Good question. Personally I always like to link to JED so that the users gets to see a little information about the extensions, along with user reviews and ratings. If the extension does not suit ...

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Do you also think that JSE members should vote more often?
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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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Why are there so Many First Questions Answered but Never Accepted?
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Unfortunately there's nothing much we can do. What I normally do is, if I post an answer and the OP comments below saying that it has solved their issue, I reply with more or less the following: @...

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Congratulations on Some Milestones
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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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Do we want to participate in the Winter Bash 2015?
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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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Why haven't I received any answer on my question?
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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 ...

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2019 Community Moderator Election Results
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Congrats @mickmackusa and welcome to the team! We now have a nice balance in moderation between different timezones Thank you to Harald for his time dedicated to making JSE a better place.

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Can't reply to answer
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You won't be able to leave a comment on another user's answer until you've earned 50 reputation, as stated here: https://joomla.stackexchange.com/help/privileges/comment Being able to comment on ...

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Why was this answer deleted?
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I was the person (or one of the people) who voted to delete this. Personally, I believe answers that require confirmation from the OP should be posted as a comment rather than an actual answer. More ...

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Old questions are still not marked as solved - What should be the action here?
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No, moderators cannot accept an answers. This needs to be done by the OP, so the best thing you can do is comment on the question or answer and tag the OP's name to let them know.

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Who are the moderators?
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Personally, I would prefer the active members who dedicate time to the Joomla tag on SO to be moderators rather than simply having PLT members. I would definitely go along the lines of community ...

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Why was Post #15149 "Chrome has issues" Removed?
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Firstly, let me clear up that it wasn't any of the moderators that voted to close the question. Putting a question on hold does not remove any reputation. You lost the reputation because the question ...

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How could we help propagating the EOL of Joomla 2.5
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I personally think we should simply add a small disclaimer/notice to our answers for Joomla 2.5 questions, for example: Disclaimer: Please note that Joomla 2.5 has reached End of Life (EOL), ...

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What's the general approach to good questions that are buried on SE?
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In my opinion, I think you should ask them on JSE as it's now the new place with a nice tight community that provide detailed answers. As JSE becomes more popular, the Joomla tag on SO will slowly be ...

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Do we want to participate in the Winter Bash 2014?
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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 participation in StackExchange. So yes, ...

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6-month Status Update
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Been interesting. I've been checking the Area 51 stats nearly every day (yes, I have no life) and seen a massive sudden increase in the visits per day. It was trailing around 700+- for a while then ...

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New tag suggestion
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Indeed I agree. I see no point in using joomla-component and component. This is a Joomla specific StackExchange site, therefore I don't think people need to be reminded that the component, module or ...

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Tags with cms-X should to be renamed
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Agreed. I think it would be best using joomla-x.x because this is what is currently used on Stackoverflow and people are used to it. Therefore why change what already works. I think you also make a ...

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What should the dos/don'ts contain?
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I think there might be some dispute about asking about Joomla Extensions. I've seen so many people asking how to do this with that extension (even with commercial extensions), however I always say to ...

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How to deal with "What have you tried?"
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Very good question. I admittedly find myself asking people what they have tried so far quite a lot. However it all really depends on the question. If the user asks something along the lines of a 1 ...

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