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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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How can one migrate questions for StackOverflow?

How are questions from SO imported on Magento SE ? I first thought it was only old questions when Magento SE was released but this one is from April 21st: https://magento.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Is there a way we can have tag icons?

Just noticed that the PHPStorm tag on StackOverflow has a nice little icon next to it. Can we have that at some point ?
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What's wrong with this answer?

One of my answer is receiving downvote and I don't understand the reason. It seems users are following the first downvote blindly. But having @fschmengler comment makes me wonder why? Fatal error: ...
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At which point can Magento SE get its own URL?

I was wondering if at some point, we can get an url like http://superuser.com and get rid of the .stackexchange.com ? We better use http://magename.me/ for the naming
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Magento — Top User Swag!

This has been shipped today! Enjoy your swag, everyone :) If you still don't have yours and think you should have it by now, please send me an e-mail so I can look into it instead of leaving a comment ...
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Worried thing about Magento version at current Question

From last few days,i have observing user did not mention magento version in his/her questions. That make difficult to answer those question Example: REST API - categories by store view code Why is ...
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MageStackDay #5 is happening on the 17th & 18th of June 2016

Back by popular demand: MageStackDay #5 is going to take place on the 17th & 18th of June 2016! MageStackDay is an online hackathon dedicated to answering, closing and cleaning up questions on ...
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how to stop user to posting duplicate or same answers

how to encourage user to upvote answers not to post duplicate or same answers. like in this example How to remove Size filter section from layered navigation in magento 1.9.01 . I am seeing three ...
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What to do with posts asking 10+ questions w/ bounty?

So this question came up today: Understanding code and pratical There's like 15 broad questions in one single post, this question to me is way too broad but the bounty protects it. Anything we can ...
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Closing old accepted questions

Please refrain from marking as closed 3 year old questions with answers. This question is a decent example: change block call order in checkout It makes the moderation queue difficult to sift ...
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What can I do to avoid such behavior?

Ok so from this morning, I've rejected 10+ suggested edits from this user: https://magento.stackexchange.com/users/38476/nits What he was doing was adding the magento-1.9 tag to every Magento 1 ...
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Could you support my documentation beta Magento proposal?

Note: You have to be on the Documentation beta in order to contribute. I have posted a proposal on the Stack Overflow Documentation Beta site for the creation of Magento documentation. I've been ...
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What can you achieve in 100 days on StackExchange?

100 days ago I asked myself this question and wondered how cool is the Magento Community ?
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Why would a question be flagged for a reopen if it has already been answered?

Got a reopen vote for this question: how to add html in ordered item section in admin panel? If you check the revision, the content has changed quite a lot: https://magento.stackexchange.com/posts/...
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Magento 2 questions tagged beta, alpha, pre-alpha etc. - quo vadis?

There are lots of Magento 2 questions from the pre-release era and I was wondering what to do with them. Many technical details have changed since then and nobody uses these versions anymore, so the ...
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Do We Really Need Third Party Extension Related Tags?

We have some third party related to tags in our systems. Some examples are below: ecomdev-phpunit fooman-extensionfishpigfiregentoultimate-module-creatoraheadworks-ajaxcartproavs-fastsimpleimport ...
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Shouldn't the questions about a third party plugin whose developer is an active member/moderator be allowed?

I recently asked a question regarding ULTIMATE MODULE CREATOR How to create a frontend form using Ultimate Module Creator. I am well aware regarding the guidelines of magento stackexchange, however ...
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Is the date of the question relevant when reviewing suggested edits?

Recently I see some users going through very old questions and answers with minor formatting edits. I say "minor" not because they change too little, but because the posts were readable before, just ...
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Is editing questions which contains full site name is allowed?

I saw some of questions with includes full site name : http://sitename.com can we edit this as link because if we write full site name, than google will nicely crawl the link and if some customer ...
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What should we do regarding the php tag?

As stated in its description https://magento.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/php the PHP tag is obsolete. But as you can see there's still 1000+ questions tagged with it. What can we do about ...
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How can we motivate 3k+ users to do reviews?

It has been a little while since our site had been promoted with a new design and thresholds for privileges have been raised alongside. Now what I have seen is that the "Close votes" review queue has ...
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Are magerun questions out of scope?

Someone just posted this question : Set default role permissions during Magento installation (magerun ?) I was just wondering as you guys did some times ago with Magmi. Do we allow magerun questions ...
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Do people read the tag information before creating a question?

As some of you may have noticed, over the last weeks I have been creating/updating the tags on the website. I noticed that most of the time people don't seem to check the tag information when they ...
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What do we do with questions that ask for resources (tutorials, documentation)?

With the public release of Magento 2, questions like this come up more often again: Suggest me Magento2 Theme development best tutorial asking for external resources answers are likely to be "link ...
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Can we start a Magento2 chatroom on Discord?

I currently chat on the Discord for React JS[1] and it's quite amazing. I think the Magento developer community is of similar size, activeness, and if we restrict it to Magento2, the code also ...
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Final: Custom 404, Error, & Captcha Images

UPDATE MARCH 24, 2016 After some further thinking, To maintain consistency I decided to go with Winkle-bot for all three images: Captcha, 404, and Error Winkle-bots These will be live with the next ...
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Dealing with abusive use of editing on one's own questions

I've come across multiple questions from the same user, the last one being this one. As you can see, it has an extended amount of edits, consisting mainly of adding and removing "..." from a sentence. ...
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Are review audits enabled on Magento SE?

I recently discovered that some SE sites have review audit tests: What are review tests (audits) and how do they work? I was just wondering if such feature was enabled on Magento SE ?
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How does one confirm a Magento bug?

I've been using Stack for a while now. And recently I encountered two bugs (problems) on our own site after which I was directed to stackexchange (bug 1 and bug 2). I was struck by the simplicity of ...
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Filter http://magento.stackexchange.com user questions

Is it possible to filter http://magento.stackexchange.com questions, so I won't see any questions from certain users? For instance, users who constantly edit the original question, so posting answers ...
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Is it feature or human doing this?

I recently had one strange experience. I and 2 more users had answered a question and all of sudden all answers were down voted. filter product collection by a comma-separated attribute I then ...
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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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Top bar too bright, my eyes are getting tired

First of all, this new design is really awesome. I would like to thank all of the team member who made it possible. I am creating this post because @Hynes suggested to New site design! This is ...
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Why did privileges change with the new design?

I've just noticed that privileges have slightly changed since the new design has been applied. Before the update, my next tracked privilege was "3500 reputation - Protect Questions". Now with the ...
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New site design!

Congratulations! As you can see, the new site design just went live. We have also themed the Twitter account and newsletter template for this site, and adjusted the privilege levels to higher ...
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Magmi off topic?

I want to know explicitly if questions that exist only within the scope of Magmi (such that they are only useful to users of Magmi) are off-topic, as a question I posted recently got put on hold as ...
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Filter http://magento.stackexchange.com questions

Is it possible to filter http://magento.stackexchange.com questions, so I won't see any Magento2, for instance, questions / answers?
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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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What should I do when a question has been incorrectly marked as duplicate?

A question has been marked as duplicate saying it has already an answer on another question. However it does not and even if the question could sound similar, it is a totally different problem. I do ...
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How do we prevent/discourage users to keep editing question/answer for no reason?

First of all, is this the right place to post these kind of questions? It's been few times I have seen some users are editing the question or answer for no reason. Even though you reject them, ...
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Excessively long answers

I saw a new mod auto-flag today that I haven't seen to this point, an answer is "excessively long". This is the answer: https://magento.stackexchange.com/a/97891/336 Now, I'm guilty of creating ...
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What to do about a sketchy question

lets say someone asks the question how can i hack a magento site? i mean not that way, but in a more round-a-bout way personally this is something in my opinion that should be flagged and removed ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. As such, we can now restart the Community Promotion Ads for 2016! Keep in mind, we have updated some of the guidelines compared to ...
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Register now for MageStackDay IV on January 15th & 16th 2016

MageStackDay is back! As announced here earlier, MageStackDay #4 is going to take place on the 15th & 16th of January 2016! >> Please sign up here: MageStackday IV registration form We'll be ...
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Request for MageStackDay IV: Tag Cleanup

Hi, it's me, the tag janitor. As the next MageStackDay is coming, I'd love to see a new section next to voting, answering and closing: tag cleanup. IMHO the site has a problem with overspecific and ...
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Changing the website logo

I find that the current "MA" logo for magento.stackexchange is difficult to recognize, and to differentiate from other stackexchange "letters logos". (For example when I look at the list of "Hot ...
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How do we edit the default Title text shown when asking a question in magento.stackexchange.com?

Right now the default text in Magento StackExchange reads poorly: What's your the Magento e-Commerce platform question? Be specific. How can this be edited?
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Usage of the magento-1 tag if no version is specified in question

Since Magento 2 is out a great number of new questions is about Magento 2 and we need a way to distinguish general Magento 1 questions from general Magento 2 questions (as already discussed in Magento ...
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delete question still showing anyway to completely delete question

why my deleted answer or question not deleting permanently they are still showing. i want to delete it completely so no body can see it.is there any way to do it or they are permanently or we need ...

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