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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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How Down voted questions get fishy upvote?

I observe this many times, some users is continuously asking unnecessary questions and also without doing any research toward the question. Strange thing, if we down voted or flag their questions, it'...
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Additional question [closed]

How should be asked additional question, that is not essential to be answered by user who responds to the question? Should the question consist multiple questions that explains better the issue or ...
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Should remove “Thanks” in the question or not?

When editing a question, I try to keep "Thanks" in the content. Others try to remove it? What should we do in this case?
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Answers referencing another answer for the same question

Can a mod please clarify why this answer would not qualify to be deleted (and instead should have been posted as a comment.) This is literally the posted answer ( see here: How to Rename Theme Folder ...
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How to get if question is really edited or not by some one?

I was asked below question on magentoSE but after some times someone edited it, And when i see there is nothing changes in it. So when a question edited, the portion of editing should be marked as ...
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Is there a limit for Edit

Today I notice one user this user gain nearly 100 reputation from edit today. Personally I don't Have any issue with edit If edit is good, But changing one spelling everytime cannot be a good and ...
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should we allow third-party question if they have bounty

I just looking in feature(bounty) section , where I find this below question Magmi Configurable Price This question is about the Magami the product importer tool. but this is also third party module....
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people use thank you instead accepting answer

I have notice that there is some people who uses thank you instead of accepting an answer https://magento.stackexchange.com/users/45390/er-sarvesh-v-tiwari?tab=questions This guys has 38 question ...
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How to review the answer with the link not found?

Today, I saw some guys try to edit some questions with the link not found? What should I do in this case? For example for the answer: What are the side effects of disable a core module? (e.g. Mage_Rss ...
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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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Is there any chance to change the reputation limit to the user?

I have answered on one question in Magento Stack Exchange. The user got the solution from my answer. Everything is fine till now. But, The user got one error message as minimum limit 15 reputation. ...
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series of question duplication

I can see numerous amount of questions in queue which is flagged as duplicate. But how can a new question be labeled as duplicate of old one? Add shipping on subtotal after discount asked 2 years ...
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Link only answer - with a comment what do you do?

I was reviewing and came across this answer: https://magento.stackexchange.com/a/147300/4797 (EDIT: looks like it was voted to be deleted and was removed). The answer was Same issue i was facing in ...
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Why reputation will decrease? [duplicate]

Why will the reputation decrease when the supported user was removed?
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Automatic spam detector?

I'm seeing more and more 1 reputation user creating high quality spam referring to mag-manager.com . Is there any way we can have something like an automatic spam detector based on the content of the ...
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How Magento webinar work? [closed]

My question is about to magento webinar. How Magento webinar work? How to join Magento webinar? How to get updates about magento webinar? Where can i view old Magento webinar?
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Why my edit suggestion is rejected?

I have edited the content of question at find the edit here. I want to know why my edit is rejected by two users?
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move discussion to chat no longer available

I notice the from last two days chat option in not available while you comment on the post. someone else experience the same?
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Get attention on a question

What is the best way to get more attention an a question? In my questions, I try to be very specific and precise, add tags, add all my trials, my thoughts, updated my progress etc. I even tried to ...
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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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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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Is the new Documentation feature (beta) for Stack Overflow offered to community StackExchange sites like ours?

There already appears to be something kicked off over at Stack Overflow for Magento, but it would seem like our Magento Stack Exchange site would be the ideal place for this to exist vs. there... Has ...
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How do I respond to answers with code examples?

If I try the solution to a question I ask and it doesn't work, what is the best way to show the failed attempt? For example, following the directions of this answer led to no affect and rather than ...
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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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Looking for canonical questions about Magento 1 overrides

I just came across the question How to override product search result block and my immediate reaction was "this has to be a duplicate". But any question I found about the topic was something along ...
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Why was my flag declined?

I flagged the comment on this question because the code was in the question body: Magento 2 login customer programmatically without password As stated in this meta post, this comment is clearly ...
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Some People just ask questions, Not giving answers at all

I have found couple of people who just asking question , But never give any answer or never try to give answer We need to take some action against them. Because they are taking benefit from community ...
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Purpose of obsolete flag for comments

What is the purpose of the obsolete flag for comments ? Does that refer to dead links ?
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When should version tags be added to a question?

Firstly, in the spirit of full disclosure, this question is directly in response to an edit I made to a post that I later found had been rejected as can be seen below. I make use of tags to filter ...
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Asking for M2 equivalence of M1 code

I see a rise of questions asking for M2 equivalent of M1 code. I feel like those questions are asking for too much specially when the OP posts a big block of code. Should I flag those questions or ...
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What should I flag and what I shouldn't flag

I'm writing this post because lately I've been declining a lot of flags from different people and maybe this website needs a better explanation of what should be flagged or not. The other purpose of ...
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Asking the same question

So I noticed a user that created a question yesterday. He/she got no answer for it. Today I noticed the exact same question popped up again. I check and yesterday's question was deleted. Is that ...
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How should you handle questions with answers in the comments?

I've seen this a few times where a question is asked, is answered within the comments but no official answer is posted or selected as the correct answer. Example: How can i Update My Product Export ...
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SO Documentation for Magento is in Beta [duplicate]

I´m not sure if this is the right place to communicate it but the SO Documentation is in beta now with its own part for Magento. I think 7ochem also made a proposal for this if i remember right Stack ...
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Send me your email ID, I will fix it for you

I don't want to see from my third eye, but I am forced to sometime. I have seen these few times that users asking for personal email ID in order to fix the issue. For ex: How to display Shop by ...
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what should do regarding the duplicate answer

This question is marked as duplicate. But after see the answer it is also duplicate Get product collection by category id on phtml file magento2 Original answer Create product collection in PHTML ...
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Can top user change their display picture?

Recetenly #stackmagento gives excellent gift(Top user swag) to top 72 users. Can those user change their display picture along with t-shirt? I think it looks really cool. What do you think guys ?
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Should this question be on hold? / rethink the closing criterias

This question looks valid to me but still it has been put on hold: https://magento.stackexchange.com/q/123923/2380 I feel like it becomes harder to decide whether questions should be closed on not ...
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When should one protect answers?

Just got the privilege to protect answers however I'm not quite confident with it yet. Could anyone let me know when should one protect a question?
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Imporperly closed questions

Can someone explain to me why my question was closed: Troubleshooting Magento 1.9.2.4 with PHP 7 The linked answer doesn't help anyone resolve the issue I outlined and the selected "answer" isn't ...
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High quality “self promotion” allowable?

Today I am seeing a lot of Late Answers coming in for review, all from the same user and referencing articles on https://www.mageplaza.com/ Usually those answers are very short and tell me to read ...
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“3rd Party” close reason text misleading?

I noticed it before, but now this user raised the issue explicitly, so we should react to it: Disable configurable product attribute value (radio button) if not available The question was closed as ...
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Can we do anything about users recreating their account?

I notice very often (usually when checking the suggested edits) that some users tend to edit their question with a new account with the same username. I know it is allowed to have several accounts ...
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Are those users bots?

It's not the first time I noticed that. Users with the consecutive visit badges but no activity at all on the website See this user: https://magento.stackexchange.com/users/36497/raju?tab=activity ...
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Close questions: no number next to the option

I've noticed this problem several times, I'm not sure if it's a bug though. When I review the close votes, sometimes when I click the close button I can't see what the original closer has chosen as ...
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“Not an answer” shouldn't be flagged?

I just noticed a strange reason for declining one of my flags (not an answer): As a user without enough reputation to directly vote to close, I use flags instead. Does this imply that I can't use ...
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Can a magento 2 question be a duplicate of a magento 1 question?

This question got my eye How does getChildHtml() work and what does it do in Magento 2? Is this question is wrong Tag Added? Can a question be a duplicate with magento 1?
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3rd party code closes, 2016 part 2

This question caught my eye in the review queue: Adding Instafeed on Magento 2 OP is asking how to take code, which is already written, and add it to a page in Magento 2. 4 close votes queue up ...
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Are “please write code for me” questions on topic here?

I've been floating around here for a while, but haven't been especially active. I tend to spend most of my time on Stackoverflow. Over there questions like this would be closed within minutes of ...

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