Questions tagged [discussion]

A tag for questions that may not necessarily have a clear-cut right or wrong answer and are often subjective. If it's not a bug, feature-request or request for assistance, it is probably a discussion.

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Stop voting to put Drupal questions on hold as “Questions on programming, PHP, SQL, etc.”

I see this more and more these days. There are questions like this - not so good ones, maybe should be put on hold, maybe not. Doesn't matter. It is a question about Drupal, Drupal-specific tools (...
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Show pop up to users who downvote spam question to flag it as spam

I lost track of the count of spam posts that came in today morning. One thing which I noticed was that as usual there were 8 or 9 downvotes to all of these questions instead if they were flagged they ...
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We need canonical questions for migrating DEV -> STAGING -> LIVE

I just closed another question that had to deal with migrating from DEV to STAGING to LIVE. I closed it as too broad because I couldn't find any of the decent target question for closing as dup. As ...
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Call to action: Flag any answer that is not an answer

There are many answers that don't really answer the question being asked, such as the following one, but you can easily find other when you look at the first posts in the review page, or in the low ...
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Please review close votes!

There are currently 261 questions waiting for review, as far as I could tell. Maybe my guess is off a little, but it seems consistent with 270 on the orange bar. There are many of us who can vote! ...
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New Close Reason

The moderators recently added a new close reason to the Off-Topic list: This question was caused by a problem that can no longer be reproduced or a simple typographical error. While similar ...
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Call to action: Review and Vote to Close and/or Edit

A few months ago, the diamond moderators made a decision (citation needed) to back off a little bit on unilaterally closing questions. We did this to Encourage community moderation To not impose our ...
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Should Drupal Commerce questions be tagged 7?

Based on @Clive's comment here, I'd like to know more about how we're supposed to be tagging Commerce-related questions. My initial thought was that since Commerce is only for D7 and is not a ...
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Watch out for bad edits!

Recently I see a lot of bad edits, and worse, I see them accepted. Examples are: placing code in bold marks, instead of code marks placing module names in code marks Formatting lists as code blocks ...
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A piping-hot bowl of new Moderator Pro Tempore

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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Call to action: Fight spam

From time in time, Drupal Answers gets a bunch of spam posts; sometimes the posts are just one to two in a week, and sometimes there is more spam in a single day. We have the way to fight that by ...
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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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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, ...
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Please edit to salvage link-only answers instead of voting to delete them

From time to time, when I go through the "Low quality posts" review queue, I come across link-only answers that has accumulated multiple "Recommend Deletion" votes. An example from today is the ...
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Sponsorship of drupalcon

Listening to the SE podcast it was mentioned that SE would potentially sponsor conferences to help promote SE sites. Would it be a great help to raise awareness of this site if they were to sponsor ...
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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. These ...
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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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New topbar - do you want colours to meet the rest of a page?

With Stylish plugin for FireFox and for Chrome, you can turn that generic black into Drupal blue. Here is the code: @-moz-document domain("drupal.stackexchange.com") { .topbar { background-...
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Where will Drupal Answers be on November 5th?

Drupal Answers is sponsoring Drupal Camp Indy! The Indianapolis Drupal Camp will be held at the IUPUI Campus Center November 5th, 2011. Drupal Answers is sponsoring lunch for the conference, and I'...
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Is the “developing” tag really necessary?

Is developing really necessary? Is it helpful at all? I can understand that using developing together modules would make clear that the question is not about which module to use to accomplish a ...
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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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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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Write wiki pages for empty tags to clarify their intention for new and existing users

This question arose in There is no Tags term MENU or MENUS in DA?. The situation is that a lot of tags are vague, wrongly used or created even though there are already alternative tags available. I ...
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I simply dont Understand how more specific can one be?

In this Question how-to-get-the-form-id-in-drupal-8-with-hook-form-alter all she asked was while placing the hook in a .module file the dpm for fetching $form_id(obvious from the code) is not getting ...
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Improve the quality of reviews?

While discovering my bugreport: Less privileged users can see reviews of other users I've found a quite some posts getting marked as OK while they were actually a question posted as an answer (or ...
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Burninate “Custom” tag

There already was a request to Burninate the "custom-module" tag and now I see it's rebirth as custom. custom-module doesn't have any meaning because: A question tagged custom-...
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Screen turned when writing answer

When I was writing this: https://drupal.stackexchange.com/a/98150/16495 just after I wrote "Turns" Drupal Answers turned 90 degrees clockwise. I regret I forgot to take a screenshot :( Is this some ...
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Do we want a Drupal Answers blog?

I just stumbled across this...all StackExchange communities are now able to run their own community blog, an effort dubbed Blog Overflow. Just throwing this out there...do we want one? Would there be ...
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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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How are new tags being added? By mods or by everyone?

I'm a bit confused about the tag creation process. Are tags supposed to be created by moderators, or is it fine that regular users create tags as well? Every time I have created a tag it has been ...
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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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License drupal.stackexchange.com

I really like Add class to body based on path alias. Can I use this code in a Drupal website?
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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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Can I sort 'Unanswered/my tags' tab by date (descending)?

The Unanswered questions/my tags page is where I go if I want to find questions related to my interests and abilities. There is a higher probability that I might be able to answer these questions than ...
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Review notification

Yesterday i have seen a new menu in top bar section of my profile named as review. I conclude that it is due completing 500 reputation. Today when i have clicked on review menu i have seen 1 post ...
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Can't able to review Flagged Posts in Low Quality Posts

I found this POST under Low Quality Posts. But I couldn't able to review the post . When I click on Recommended Close button I got a popup like the following. but there are no radio buttons to select ...
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What happened to the previous users badge?

I earned the Marshal badge recently and then I noticed it awarded to only 1 time, I,m sure this badge is already earned by few users. What happened to the previous users badge ?
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Internationalization and i18n - are separate tags really needed?

According to Wikipedia "i18n" is nothing but abbreviation of "internationalization". However, on this site i18n is tag about a module, and internationalization is without description altogether. I ...
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New post - Viewed 2 times

I have this question that's been puzzling me :) When I create a new post, and I submit it, it redirects me to the post, and It says (obviously) that the question has been viewed 1 time (by me i guess)...
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Is the list of the questions to ask/not to ask in the new about page sufficient?

The about page has been changed, and it contains three parts that moderators can edit. Two of those sections are about the questions to ask, and the questions not to ask, which currently contain the ...
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What should the description for the “arguments” tag be?

arguments doesn't have a description, and the tag could be used for different purposes (e.g. function arguments). To avoid this, the tag should have a description. What should its description be? If ...
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What Drupal-specific solution resources are there on the web? Does DSE have/need this?

I just recently discovered Drupal Bin. Personally, I can't find anything on the site with a search, and yet I know I will find it useful later when I graduate from Views/CCK/Panels stage of Drupal ...
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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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How do we want to handle questions about unstable/incomplete contributed modules for D8?

Have a look at this recent comment, which include this: ... debugging sites in-situ can't be supported by Q+A, because as soon as you fix the issue the question ceases to make sense. I do agree ...
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What to do with questions regarding server configuration?

I have seen some question regarding server configurations, for instance "How do I install [apache|nginx|letsencrypt]?". These questions are obviously not related to Drupal. There is however also no a ...
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Introduce tag for Drush on Windows or Drupal on Windows in general?

I think it would be very useful to be able to filter out questions related to Drush on Windows. A lot users struggle with this, and some of us has volunteered to answer these question. Now, my ...
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User name “unknown” for “community wiki” post

I've done a minor change to the community wiki post. It's showing the modified user name as "unknown" (as follows) But the Top Questions page, and revision history shows the modified user name ...
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Get rid of the documentation tag?

The documentation tag currently has the following description: Topics pertaining to sources for documentation and tutorials for understanding Drupal core and extension modules, using its UI (user ...
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Could we add the ability to change our votes on review items?

I just voted on a review item and immediately realised that I had misread something and voted incorrectly. I think it would be useful to be able to change such votes after the fact. I understand ...
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Can we not add OP's comment as suggestion edit to post

After reading this post, I was reviewing my suggested edit in Drupal stackexchange site and I have found suggestion edit for this post. I have found that someone rejected my edit and mentioned below ...