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Links to drupalcontrib.org are no longer working

The site drupalcontrib.org, used in almost 800 posts (and 70 posts on Stack Overflow) is now used for selling steroids in the United Kingdom. From a quick search, it looks like some (but not all) of ...
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Should the policy on not asking module recommendations be re-evaluated?

In the page - https://drupal.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic There is a policy on asking recommendations on modules Questions asking for recommendations or suggestions on hosting, tools, modules, ...
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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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Winter Bash 2021

It's that time of year again: On December 15, 2021, Winter Bash will start. Last year, we participated and enjoyed it. Hopefully, this will be as fun as the previous years. For those that don't ...
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When Winter Bash 2021 Start? [duplicate]

When Winter Bash 2021 will start. We are really excited to participate this great fun event. I love the "hat options" available in this event.
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Do we want to unpin the accepted answer from the top?

Stack Exchange recently changed the way answers are sorted on Stack Overflow, meaning that accepting an answer no longer pins it to the top (regardless of sorting method). It still has the green check-...
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Do we want a gutenberg tag?

Just found a few questions being tagged gutenberg an hour ago. Not sure if this is needed as it also sounds a bit off-topic to me.
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3-vote close - how's it going?

Part of understanding the impact of three-vote closure is to understand what impact it's having on y'all. I'd like to ask anyone who feels up to it to write an answer to this question and to tell us ...
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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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Winter Bash 2020 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated and enjoyed it. Hopefully, this will be as fun as previous years. For those that don't remember, users earned "hats" for their ...
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Are questions about drupal's git/forking mechanism on topic?

I posted a question about how to fork projects on drupal which has a vote-to-close on it, and now I'm wondering whether it's on topic. I actually checked the guidelines before posting it and convinced ...
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Unjustified downvotes, tag stinginess, and general site dysfunction

Several of my questions have been the target of multiple downvotes that I see as inappropriate and unjustified for certain questions. The latest example is this now perfectly valid question, which I'd ...
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Feedback on “Providing support via text forums” task (and related pages) on drupal.org's Contributor Guide

As part of the Getting Involved Guide refresh project on drupal.org, we created a “Support” contribution area section and moved a couple of tasks (Provide support on IRC and Provide support on the ...
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Add a view-modes tag

Add a view-modes tag, there are lots of questions about the subject. Here are the guidelines for new tags: Most common tags already exist on a mature site. You should always favor existing tags; ...
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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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Why a concise question to understand what Drupal programmers aimed to do, per formal literature, is rejected?

Last week, I tried to publish the following question. What is Drupal designated for, for PHP (Drupal) programmers according to Drupal Association and/or Acquia? Drupal is the most functional/capable/...
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Community-related closing reasons for 2020

It is time we reevaluate the community-related closing reasons (previously called custom closing reasons) that Drupal Answers is using. Right now, we have two custom reasons. Questions on programming,...
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Whatever happened to this off-topic option?

Questions asking to recommend or find a book, tool, module, theme, distribution, tutorial, or other off-site resource are off-topic for Drupal Answers as they tend to attract opinionated answers ...
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Do we want to lower the close vote threshold?

Stack Overflow now has a 3 close vote threshold We’re lowering the close/reopen vote threshold on Stack Overflow from 5 to 3. Shog9 then made this comment Other sites can have whatever ...
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Difference in moderation results

The moderation results for 2019 has just been published on 2019: a year in moderation. Comparing the data for this year with the data for last year, the difference is the following. Users suspended²: ...
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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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How to proper use tagging system in search?

When I'm adding multiples tags, it seems only somes are used, without any notice or error message. Am I missing an important thing or a missing patchnote ?
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Winter Bash 2019 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated and enjoyed it. Hopefully, this will be as fun as previous years. For those that don't remember, users earned "hats" for their gravatars by ...
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Why was my spam flag declined here?

I flagged this post as spam because: it is plagiarized from here and has a spam link (totally unrelated both to the question and to the answer itself) at the end (typical technique spammers use). the ...
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"put on hold" question also locked

This question was put on hold and more information is asked for: Contextual filter: Content: Nid issue But the question also seems to be locked, so it can't be edited or commented on, new ...
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Do we need a "layout-builder" tag?

There just came on question in tagged in the title as there currently no layout-builder tag exists. Layout Builder - How do we programmatically place a section and then a block in that region on ...
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Do we need a "decoupled" tag?

Several times already there where questions dealing with the REST API or the JSON:API I found to be good candidates to be tagged decoupled. But we don't have a tag for that by now, or do we? ...
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Add [js] tag synonym for [javascript]

I think it would be helpful to have a [js] tag that is a synomym of [javascript]. In Stack Overflow, this synonym exists, and I was initially confused when trying to tag a question, thinking that ...
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Is a question about drush still out of scope?

This question about drush was closed in 2013 for being out of scope of DA SA. I wonder, is that policy still in effect? Are questions about drush and drush alone not within the scope? I would note ...
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Missing 'field' or 'entity' and/or their related API tags

How is it there are now no tags for things like 'field' or 'entity' and/or their related APIs? Some of the questions I am trying to post lately are directly related to them, but I can only enter one ...
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Add tag for [namespaces]?

There seem to be plenty of questions related to namespaces. Would it be helpful to add a namespaces tag? https://drupal.stackexchange.com/search?q=namespaces
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Are questions about how to configure robots.txt on-topic?

There's this question robots.txt vs language path prefix. OP finds out that Drupal's default robots.txt doesn't actually cover his multi-language setup, which they configured to use path prefixes. An ...
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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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Winter Bash 2018 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated and enjoyed it. Hopefully, this will be as fun as previous years. For those that don't remember, users earned "hats" for their gravatars by ...
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Hate the new DA theme left sidebar

As per Drupal's updated site theme is ready for testing! the new theme is now live. Don't like the new left sidebar, I find it distracting, what can I do?
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Why is my Question still on hold after editing it extensively?

I have asked the following question : How to redirect a User to a predefined URL next to a VBO (Views Bulk Operation) Operation? ... and was put on hold on nov.13 by kiamlaluno. I have extensively ...
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Should we accept Drupal DevOPs questions?

Generally, nowadays, it seems that Drupal dev-ops is an important topic. I think that, since Drupal dev-ops becomes such useful and save so much time, we should accept questions about Drupal dev-ops.
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Drupal's updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Is it appropriate to ask about DrupalCon in the context of Community involvement?

The question "What is the company that will organize DrupalCon Europe 2019?" was voted down and then put on hold. Upon revisiting the existing guidelines, it seems that the question is valid....
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Can I add my question to an existing question?

I am having difficulties following some steps of an answer to an existing question. Can I add my question to an existing question? If not, how can I get clarifications.
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Do not consider field, field-formatter and entity-reference tags as a synonym of entities

I recently noticed that tags field, field-formatter, and entity-reference have recently all been marked as a synonym of the entity tag. To the extend it is needed, here are my 2 cents about how I ...
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Community poll: Time for moderator elections?

I've been on this site for over 4 years, and there hasn't been an election held. From my research, seems there hasn't been one for DA since 2012. I've nothing personal against them, and I hope they ...
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What can be done to make Drupal Answers more useful to Drupal 8 users?

Drupal Answers is a great resource, but a lot of the archive is not relevant to Drupal 8. Searching for answers is troublesome, because much of the content is applies to earlier versions of Drupal ...
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Prolong bounty period

I have a question that has not received enough attention and therefor I created a bounty for it. Now I have got a couple of answer which seems very promising, but I am still trying things out and also ...
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Is this question too similar to another to ask? How should I handle a situation like this?

I asked this question: How to check if an entity bundle has a field?, but soon realized there was another very similar question: Get all fields defined in a bundle. I ended up answering my own ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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Winter Bash 2017 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated and enjoy most. Hopefully, There are more fun this year. For those that don't remember, users earned "hats" for their gravatars by completing ...
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Unable to set drupal_set_message() after logout redirect marked wrong and no fix available

The question "Unable to set drupal_set_message() after logout redirect" got marked as a duplicate of a Drupal 7 issue, while this question is for Drupal 8. I do not have enough rep points to do ...
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Best practice to improve own answer

If someone posts a detailed answer, with step by step, screen captures... gets votes, and it occurs that : the answer doesn't solves fully the issue the answerer finds the exact solution but that ...
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