Questions tagged [feature-request]

This tag is for proposals of new features on the site, or requests for a change to an existing feature.

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Can we add drupal.org username as a profile field?

This would enable a simple 1:1 mapping of Drupal.org accounts and Drupal Answers accounts, allowing for some cool integration projects down the road. For example it would allow Certifed to Rock to ...
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Allow “drupal-N” tags to be migrated from other sites

When a question is migrated from other sites, any tag that matches ^drupal-?\d+.*$ is removed. The problem is that Stack Overflow uses drupal-6, and drupal-7; as users on Stack Overflow are used to ...
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better tools for dealing with questions that disclose security issues

The Drupal project encourages security researchers to follow responsible disclosure and this usually works. Sometimes, though, people will post a security issue to the support forum or the public ...
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Markdown for Drupal reference

It would be very helpful to have specific Markdown for creating links directly to the Drupal Reference http://api.drupal.org/api/drupal, especially when you are asking/answering a question that ...
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Automatically link function names to api.drupal.org

Is it possible to automatically turn core function names into links to api.drupal.org? For instance: 'hook_node_load' would become 'hook_node_load'. If it's possible at all, would you consider it ...
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Please exclude version tags from title bar

I mean questions like this - there is nothing wrong with it being tagged 7, but this isn't great: The same will appear in Google results etc. I believe drupal-commerce would be more relevant for this ...
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Giving a good answer that is not being accepted or at least upvoted

Have you ever given an answer that it is and can be proven as correct but has never been accepted or upvoted? It is so frustrating! I am not a child and I am not whimpering, I know the rules, most ...
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Please introduce review audits on Drupal Answers

As we can see for example here some people happen to post votes based on the username of last editor, not on the content of the post. That should not happen. Please introduce review audits on Drupal ...
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spam attack…is there anything else that the community can do to help the moderators?

I feel that recently we are fighting more with the spammers. But is flagging enough to help the moderators? any other measure we can do? I don't know something like when you flag and it is trusted ...
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Add “Bugs must be reported on drupal.org” as close reason

When there are issues like Metatag images don't work anymore after updating to Drupal 8.6 I tend to close-vote them and giving off-topic because ... > Questions asking to recommend or find a book, ...
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Re-create the “message” tag (or create a “message-stack” tag)

Modules with a dedicated tag Tags such as views, rules, userpoints, features, quiz, webform, panels, feeds, ... etc are all tags named according to the Drupal module they are about. One could say "...
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Drupal version Tag in Related Sections

In Questions that may already have your answer, and Related sections, if question is tagged with drupal version I think it would be nice to see version tag next to a question. Related questions are ...
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Ability to change the type of flag? Or have an unflag option?

I come across questions, when sometimes I find the need for flagging it. But, sometimes in confusion / or due to error I flag it wrongly. And when I again try to flag, it says, you've already flagged ...
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How can I see the questions and answers I've voted on?

Often I'll find that I need to find a question I'd recently looked at and voted on, but can't quite remember the title. Since I voted on it, and I can't vote twice, I know there's a record of which ...
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Add other StackExchange network sites to off-topic close reason

I'm not sure if this maybe should be added to Custom off-Topic reasons for Drupal Anwers instead, but I figured it's a question in it's own right. As it stands, we can only cast close votes to move a ...
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Can we ban the D8 tag?

I have edited all the D8 tagged questions to be tagged 8 instead. Can we disallow D8 somehow? I am not a moderator yet and I can't find a tool to report a tag to moderators either.
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Add Stack Overflow as migration path

The voting-to-close dialog actually allows to only migrate a question on the meta site for Drupal Answers. It should allow to vote to migrate a question to Stack Overflow, for those questions that are ...
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Deleting a question while someone is in the middle of answering it?

Mild annoyance here, but does a user get prompted that someone is in the process of answering a question before they voluntarily delete it? I was just in the middle of answering a decent question ...
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Create a synonym for the “d6” tag

It seems that d6 is back. There are currently 7 questions tagged with it. Can we make it a synonym of 6? The older question is What should be done with tags similar to "d6," "d7"?
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Set the default highlighting mode to “lang-php”

There are some questions for which the syntax highlighting is not active because none of the tags used for the question have syntax highlighting enabled. Difficulties with the #ajax form item ...
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Improve the usability of the suggested edits review page

I know I should pay more attention and not do these things when I'm tired but I would say that the review page for suggested edits is not user friendly. The topic of the edit could really be more ...
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Expand the content of the “How to Ask” block

The content of the How to Ask block that is currently shown is the following one: Is your question about the Drupal CMS? We prefer questions that can be answered, not just discussed. ...
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Please introduce anti-spam restrictions

Due to large amount of SPAM these days (see Lots of question related to weight lose, fatty tissue etc in daily. Is it added intentionally?) I propose to introduce following restrictions for ...
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Seeing own question and answer bans

Unfortunately, I've received a ban on Drupal Answers, but I cannot remember which ban is in effect. Of course, I could ask and/or answer a question, and find out quickly enough, but I think a page ...
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Can we get a better visited color on MDA?

In the theme on Meta Drupal Answers, the color on an anchor is a { color: #a69635 } The visited state is a:visited { color: #6c5f16 } In body copy inside questions / answers, the color is body { ...
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A marker for when I've flagged a post as spam

Spam comes in waves, and it is difficult to keep track of what I've flagged and what's new (and unflagged). It would be nice with a little marker telling me what I've already flagged. The marker ...
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Is there a way I can read comments to me from deleted posts?

Someone (I can't tell who) left a comment for me on a spam posts about do's/don't's of spam question reporting. Unfortunately I have no idea what it said except for the first few words because the ...
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What information should be put in the “How to Ask” block at questions/ask?

During the discussion at Numeric version tags considered ... OK, the idea came up to put some more hints into the How to ask block on the right side of the ask question form. The current text is (...
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Improved guidance when a question is closed as duplicate

The text that appears (presumably automatically) when a question is closed as a duplicate is the following: "This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not ...
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Don't allow unregistered users to post answers

I counted at least 33 spam posts posted in the past 12 hours; all of them were created from unregistered users. Maybe unregistered users should not be able to create posts, in the same way they are ...
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Question Templates

I was a little bit more active on DA since a while. And I observed that it seems necessary to flag quite a large percentage of new questions to be closed as "too broad" or "unclear what you're asking"....
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Missing text beside relative time for Migrated questions?

Seems there's a missing text beside the relative time for migrated questions at Top Questions page. If anyone does any changes to the post it appears like "modified 5 mins ago". If someone answers to ...
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Suggested improvement for “activity”

If users want to know their rejected edits, they need to go activity >> suggestions and click on "suggested edit" from the list of their suggested edits. There is no link/tab provided for rejected ...
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Formatting edits

I rarely edit questions, but I finally tried to improve this one today: How to format Start + End Dates without using PHP The question had an example, which was not formatted to be displayed ...
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Is there a better way to indent code and highlight code or errors?

Forgive my frustration, please, but, highlighting code with "four spaces for each line" ... is very inefficient. I had a problem with some code that spit out errors I would like for the community to ...
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Can we have porn link prevention implemented here?

Mechanism is ready: Help users create dummy links that are not to unrelated commercial sites has status-completed. Could it be implemented here on Drupal Answers too? I just encountered a question ...
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Would a way to flag questions as “needs more information” be useful?

There are many questions where users post an initial, incomplete question, which can not be answered without more information. For example, they post a question about a error/issue with their code/...
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Is there no penalty for users who have large numbers of questions closed?

If a user has, say, asked more than 20 questions and more than half of those have been closed, shouldn't there be some sort of penalty (such as not being able to ask any new questions until some ...
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Let adding code wrapper in edits ignore the 6 character requirement

Is there a way we can ignore the 6 character requirements if we're only adding a code tag for a question? Sometimes I see people have included code, but they haven't formatted it properly so it doesn'...
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Is there a way to increase someone's bounty?

Let's say I see a question with bounty of 100. I like that question. I want it answered. I'm willing to boost bounty with 50 of my own rep. Is there a way to do this? I guess not, so are there any ...
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Create a custom search filter for modules

There is a discussion about drupal.org soon promoting drupal answers and the number of questions could explode. I think it would be really useful if we could filter questions by modules referenced in ...
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Allow better formatting for comments

when you write a longer comment to someone's question or answer you don't get any formatting options. A simple line break would make the comments a lot more readable.
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Create [mimemail] tag

I am the maintainer of the Mime Mail module and I would like to add a mimemail tag here on Drupal Answers in order to better support this module. There are years of questions about Mime Mail here on ...
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Edit in grace period should allow un-downvote, too

This question: open pop up window on map marker from outside map canvas after click an anchor tag in drupal 7 using gmap, location was pretty bad when I downvoted it. A bit more than a single line. It ...
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Notification for favourite questions

I like the feature of adding questions to your favourites, but I'd love to get a notification in my inbox when new answers were given to them or when the question has been updated. Is this a feature I'...
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Getting notification when an answer is updated

Is it normal that I don't get a notification in my inbox when someone updated his/her answer (that means an edit has been made) on one of my questions? If yes, wouldn't this be a nice feature? I'd ...
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Enable code highlight in quotes by default

This network-wide question shows how to enable syntax highlight in code blocks inside quotes, as it's off by default. But here most of the time we want PHP highlight. My request is: can Drupal ...
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spam flagging workflow too complicated?

This morning there were at least 6 questions along the lines of "Watch Northern Ireland vs Russia Live football Online TV Link". I wanted to follow the call to action and i have a feeling the workflow ...
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The contrast with the background doesn't allow to easily see the numbers

The background used for reputation gained on accepted answers don't allow to easily see the reputation change. The background should be slightly lighter. The same problem is present in the flagging ...
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How can I track the answers posted by others to questions I answered?

I really like to follow up on the questions I answered to see if others have better answers or to later improve mine, if an answer gives me new clues to rewrite it. The inbox only shows comments made ...