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Magento Site Design

My name is Joshua and I'm a product designer at Stack Overflow. First off, congratulations on your community moving out of beta! Graduation and Your Site Design Graduation comes with a few perks. One ...
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10 years of Magento on StackExchage

It gives me great pleasure to write this here as our favorite StackExchange website just turned 10 years old. It was a long journey, but a fun one. In the last 10 years we've build a great community, ...
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7 Years for Magento

Magento launched on March 31, 2008.It means today we are in 7th year now lets gather all the features and many interesting things about Magento.
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Community Moderator Election 2017/2018?

I've read up on the moderation process recently as I'd argue we only have 1 active moderator on Magento Stack Exchange (Marius). With Philip announcing that he'd be stepping down at Mage Titans ...
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Winterbash 2016

I've been notified that Winterbash 2016 is getting close. "We" opted in the last times this was available. Most probably we will opt in again, but I have to ask the community first. So, do we want ...
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Join us for #MageStackDay on Feburary 3rd and 4th 2017

We're back! The MageStackDay #6 will happen on February 3rd & 4th! MageStackDay is an online hackathon dedicated to answering, closing and cleaning up questions on magento.stackexchange.com. The ...
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Suggested edit with "improved grammar" that actually makes everything worse

This suggested edit just got approved: Remember: Right side is the new version! Seriously? That's close to vandalism, it does not make sense at all. Can we revert that? And a request to all: please ...
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Serial upvoting

This is not a question, it's a request to the user who serial upvoted my posts on April 24th 2019 and to other people who might do serial upvote/downvote on anyone else posts. Please stop this. This ...
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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 ...
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Magento SE Swag #2

Before you read this, I want you to know that I have StackExchange's blessing to announce this, so this is not spam. The prize: A magento SE t-shirt size L courtesy of StackExchange: Where & When: ...
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"Strange" reputation increase

This is not a question, It's an answer. In case you woke up and you found your reputation on this website (or any other stackexchange website) significantly increased compared to the last time you ...
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Magento Meetup in Hyderabad,India

On Saturday 23rd of May Magento Meetup is going to held in Hyderabad,India Offical Site Facebook Group Facebook Event Link Interested people in and around the city premises please attend ...
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Join us for #MageStackDay on Feburary 13th & 14th

Back by popular demand: The second edtion of MageStackDay will happen on February 13th & 14th! MageStackDay is an online hackathon dedicated to answering, closing and cleaning up questions on ...
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Let's promote a Healthy(-ier) Beta

See http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/48872/magento Ahead of the "Let's get critical" monthly site review, we need to get out there and promote a healthier beta. Right now we're falling ...
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2015 Community Moderator Election

The 2015 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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A reminder to be more kind to young questions regarding flagging for close

I just did go through the review for close queue, and found half of the questions there were valid, and I was even able to answer them(not real good answers, that would have needed a bit more time, ...
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Getting extension vendors on board for MageStackDay

So for the next MageStackDay we wanted to involve extension vendors to help close questions. Both for there knowledge of the extensions they sell and the Magento knowledge they have they would be a ...
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2023 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #3 on Magento Stack Exchange has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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Approved inappropriate Edit

@Jai and @Rama You guys has done very good jobs in review queues That I appreciate, But some time I notice that you guys just approves Inappropriate edits just like below please take a time and ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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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, ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election

The 2018 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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MageStackDay recap

Over 50 developers, from 15 nationalities answering 189 questions, earning 207 badges getting the acceptance rate up from 68.62% to 70.48%. Even after these two days the answer rate continued to climb....
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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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What is "on-topic"?

The current What topics can I ask about here? page is lacking. Magento Stack Exchange is for users of and developers working with the Magento e-Commerce platform. There have been several discussions ...
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Unwanted style decoration in an answer

I have answered a question correctly and another user made some edits that includes only formatting (making the text bold). Should this be allowed in this community? Also, I think this is a continuity ...
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Question marked wrong duplicate

The following question has been marked duplicate although the linked question is clearly for Magento 1 while the asked question is specifically for Magento 2. How to increase character limit of text ...
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Why my answer Is deleted?

On 2nd march I have given one answer SQl is not working? and that answer is accepted and has 3 upvotes. My question is that if that answer solved OP problem and accepted then Why My answer is ...
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Reviewers: Please do not approve irrelevant version tags

At least one user is currently suggesting to add the magento-1.9 tag to many questions, some of them even older than Magento 1.9. Please don't blindly accept those! Adding missing version tags makes ...
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We good to participate in Winter Bash 2013?

Details here: http://winterbash2013.stackexchange.com/ We can opt out/in see we see fit. Personally, moar fun!
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Is it ok to share only blog links on answer rather than its detail - Someone doing it

Is the guy named Ahsan Horani promoting his blog or just helping everyone? Here are the links for his answers. https://magento.stackexchange.com/a/298345/80212 https://magento.stackexchange.com/a/...
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How to deal with "low quality" code?

I ask myself what to do, if someone posts realy "bad" code ... ignore it downvote (and tell them why) spend the time for improving this code (even if there is a already an accepted answer) ask a new ...
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Hot network questions -sized Magento logo doesn't look so good

This has been bothering me for a very long time: As you can clearly see here, the header-sized and favicon-sized logos look fine with a clear white border between the hexagon and the letter M, but ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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2023 Community Moderator Election

The 2023 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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#WhyMagento? - Here are the answers from the Community

As part of a Magento extension developer company (called, Prisync), I am getting more and more into the community every day, and as I engage with all the folks from all around the world, I hear common ...
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Happy New Year!

Not a question, just a small update. Wishing all of my fellow Mage Stackers a great 2015. Thanks for all your contributions last year to the Magento community. Lets make this an even better year and ...
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Can we promote Magento Developer event?

When I speak about Magento Developer events, I think about the non-profit events like the Hackathon, not the Meet Magento or Imagine. The Hackathon is definitively destinated for the developers, done ...
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Would using 'very low quality' flags on questions be appropriate on this site?

In the past I noticed that there were problems with robo-reviewing. As such, recommended closure flags are broken, because they are going to be declined by reviewers leaving questions open, even if ...
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2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Merge wrongly spelled [thumbail] tag into [thumbnail]

There's a tag thumbail which is obviously a misspelling of thumbnail. Can one of the ♦ moderators merge the tags? Alternatively, since it's only five questions, can somebody with edit privileges ...
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Bugs in new design

New header and footer changes cools and I am happy to see this new design but there are some bugs in design network site and reputation is not align Stackexchange Icon is also hard to visible ...
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Reopening “Create Root Category in magento programatically”

I voted to reopen the below question. Reason is: Question is clear in my point of view ,Only that does not have any code?. That does not means it's unclear. If any body is agree with me then must ...
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Participating in Imagine and/or Hackathon without attending

What are some good ways for someone to participate in the Hackathon prior to Imagine without actually being in attendance? I will be at Imagine, but I don't arrive in Vegas until Monday morning, yet ...
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Improper use of "Cannot reproduce" closures

Ref Currency converter is not working properly? please help? This question likely has a pretty clear answer. While there may not be sufficient info to know that the problem is coming from incorrect ...
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Magento Debug Tools Questionnaire

I am a university student doing my final year project looking at improving Magento developer/debug tools and have a questionnaire that I would like to ask developers who use Magento to complete. At ...
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Is updating an Answer problematic when it reflects changes in time?

I just updated an answer suggesting an extension of a question that was looking for a how-to. The extension moved from Magento-Hackathon to Firegento, the official page shows this with no doubt and ...
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Where is the line drawn on seeding?

I'm a big advocate of self-answered questions when the answer has genuine value. As I'm guilty of doing this myself on one occasion on here. I know seeding a BETA is considered bad form - so I just ...
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