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Is the "modules" tag useful?

I was just reviewing some suggested edits, and saw two questions that someone has retagged with modules. Is this tag really useful? Considering how much of Drupal revolves around modules in one form ...
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Greatest Hits: Review and Merge answers

So I was reading Jeff's latest post and decided to check our greatest hits. I found How do I create custom regions in a theme? which unfortunately has the right answer* scattered in several answers ...
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Are we using American or British English for tag wikis?

As a Brit my natural tendency is obviously to go with British English but I was just editing the Webform tag excerpt and I was torn between using "personalised", or "personalized". The latter is ...
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Calling for action: Help improving our tag wikis

Some of our tag wikis need to be improved, and they need the help of the community. Before to describe the task, I will give a description of what a tag wiki is. Each tag, such as views, has a page ...
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Isn't it appropriate to ask for support on Drupal Answers and project page at the same time?

Every now and then I'm in the middle of a really intense and timely development session, and - as you already guessed - often bump into strange, unexpected behaviors of third-party modules. This ...
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Should there be/is there a "standard" for formatting internal Drupal URLs in questions and answers?

In questions and answers fully qualified links (e.g. http://example.com/) are automatically formatted and converted to a link which is great. When asking/answering Drupal questions there's often ...
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Why was the "Drupal-Concepts" Tag and Wiki I created deleted, without notification or discussion?

I have found a number of questions that could easily be categorized as "What is Drupal all about?" These are questions where mostly new users of Drupal are trying to understand its paradigm. As part ...
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Is it appropriate to add a tag that relates to answers to a question?

Questioners tag questions based upon the context in which they are asking. They may for instance ask a question about what module could display information in a specific using the module tag. The ...
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How should we use the Tag Info wikis?

kiamlaluno and I began a discussion in a question that I think merits more consideration here. I have recently begun placing some basic information in the tag information field such as links or ...
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When are screenshots appropriate?

If anyone is guilty of overusing screenshots it's me. They are easy to generate, painless to upload and I use them with a vengeance in emails, on web pages, in forum posts and now on StackExchange. ...
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Rendering issues when editing a comment

I was editing a comment I wrote, and when I clicked on the button to save the edit, the page became as in the following screenshot: As you see, the comment is replaced with the content that should be ...
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Set the default code language for tags to "default" instead of "none"

I noticed that there are many tags for which the code language used for code highlighting is set to "none," which means that a question using one or more of those tags would not use any highlighting ...
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Burninate the "custom-module" tag

"Custom module" is, in Drupal jargon, a module that is developed for a specific website, and that is not generic enough to be generally used in other sites. An example of custom module is the Drupal....
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Is it appropriate to ask where to find answers to out of scope questions?

I have a set of features that I want to develop into a site (or multiple sites), and I want to know how well Drupal fits. Would asking a question about that be on topic, if I provide details? (I ...
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Can we, and should we, handle abandoned questions?

Some questions will never recieve an answer, because they have been abandoned. One example is this one: 'Notify user of new account' checkbox to be selected as default The same goes for ...
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What are the results for the moderator election?

I thought the results would be published here. What happened?
Ashlar's user avatar
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Are there other requirements for receiving the Electorate badge?

I recently noticed that I have exceeded the requirement for the electorate badge, but it has not been awarded and I am curious as to why that might be so.
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What is the rationale behind this instruction in the 7 tag wiki?

In the tag wiki for 7 there is a comment at the bottom: Version tags should be used only when strictly necessary, and not used just to report "I am using Drupal 7 in my site." While I understand the ...
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How can I flag every comment given to a post as obsolete without to flag each of them?

A question I asked has some comments that should be deleted because they are based on one of the previous revisions of the question. How can I flag them as obsolete without to flag each of them?
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How do I request two accounts to be merged?

I have created another account by mistake. How do I request the accounts to be merged?
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Election participation

Current election participation status is: Election closes in 3 days. 387 voters were eligible, 186 visited the site during the election, 115 visited the election page, and 60 voted This is about 15% ...
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Merge tags 'og' and 'organic-groups'

Please consider merging og and organic-groups; "og" is always used as shorthand for Drupal's "Organic Groups."
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2012 Moderator Election - Town Hall Chat Digest [closed]

The following is a "digest" version of the 2012 Moderator Election Town Hall Chat. The format, as described on Meta Stack Overflow, is one answer to this question for every question asked in the Town ...
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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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Why not let users pay for bounties?

Here is my crazy idea of the day: The bounty feature is great to get better answers or to solve tricky problems. New Drupal users won't have the skills (or time and patience) to contribute enough on ...
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2012 Moderator Election: Town Hall Chat - Wednesday 0:00 UTC / Tuesday 7pm EST [closed]

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Town Hall Chat session with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the ...
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A call to provide explanations for a down-voted question

Someone is voting down questions without an explanation. Very few questions are down-voted on this site and I am in favor of that. Inappropriate questions are flagged and addressed quickly by ...
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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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2012 Community Moderator Election [closed]

The 2012 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Is there a way to get edit feedback?

Apparently so many of my edits have been rejected that I must now wait a week before I may try again. All my edits have been sincere attempts at improving the quality of the site. Question: Is there ...
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When is an answer more suitable as comment than an answer?

I am referring to this answer, but the question is valid for any similar answer. The content of the answer is the following one: form_set_error() should be called inside your hook_validate() ...
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How can an answer starting with "I think" and containing just a line be an answer?

I am referring to this answer: I think there is view alter that you can use. How can this is be an answer? I am not objecting that is correct, or not; I am objecting that doesn't answer to what ...
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How doesn't flagging a post for removing all the obsolete comments require a moderator's intervention?

I have flagged an answer because the comments (9 from who asked the question, and 8 from me) were made obsolete from the edits done to the question, and the consequent edits done to the answer. As ...
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What is "flag weight", as displayed on my profile?

To my surprise, this number doesn't seem to be covered in the FAQ, and a search here on meta didn't give me an answer either.
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Why are editing options missing for one question?

I was editing questions and answers this morning and came across a new question in which tags and editing options were not available. Other questions have all options, but not this one. Nevermind! ...
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How do you know when a bounty has been awarded?

Is it possible to know when a bounty has been awarded from an answer? Is there any graphic element that shows which answer has received the bounty?
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Can a moderator moves a question with an open bounty?

This question Xapian vs ApacheSolr clearly doesn't belong here and should be moved to SO but there's an open bounty. Can a moderator move it to SO ? I think the user would have better answers there.
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Is this spam or just not an answer?

This answer (the link is for 10k users) puzzles me: I first flagged it as not an answer but then looking at the user profile, I saw that just the website is filled (but without a correct link), so I ...
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Use of 404 pages for users without permission mean links appear to be broken

Issue: Some pages return a 404 'Page not found' when, actually, they're there but a user doesn't have access. It's very confusing that these links appear in these 'help for newbies'-type pages, and ...
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Allow users to hide the automatic flags, or hide them automatically

There are some flags that are automatically generated, and that a normal user cannot dismiss as valid. As they don't influence the flag weight of the Community user, it doesn't also make sense to flag ...
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Idea on expansion and collaboration of the Drupal community

Would it be possible to speak with the moderators of drupal.org into merging their Q&A + Forum with stackexchange's system? Combining the user base of drupal.org with the usability of the ...
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Changing the avatar

I wanted to add an avatar to my profile here, but I don't feel like creating an account at this gravatar thing. Is that the only option for setting an avatar image on here? While trying to ask a ...
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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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What are the quality standards required to post here?

Sometimes, I get a "this message does not meet quality standards" validation error. Where are the published quality standards for Stack Exchange sites?
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What is best practice for flagging or removing a tag on a question?

I was just reviewing a question with three tags. The latter two tag appear to be new and vague. I have been cautiously editing tags, usually to add a tag where needed. I am not sure about deleting ...
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Problem with UT8 in comments date

In this comment, a username with UTF8 characters has the date split in two parts.
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What is a 'rollback' in the context of Stack Exchange?

There is a badge ("Cleanup") awarded for first rollback. What do users do to gain this badge?
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What is the definition for "Publish" tags?

I just ran across a question with the tag publishing, and saw that there are three other similar tags containing "publish": publish, code-publishing, and content-publishing. None of them have tag ...
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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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