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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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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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Enable Community Promotion Ads for 2018 [duplicate]

Quote from "Community Promotion Ads - 2017": We reset the ads once a year, every December. And another one from it: It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second ...
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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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Why are the Community promotion ads 2017 no longer showing up?

Unless I'm missing something, I have the impression that none of the qualifying "Community Promotion Ads - 2017" are being displayed on drupal.SE, and this for (I estimate) about 1 to 2 weeks already. ...
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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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How can I edit my post?

I want to edit my answer in this post and add newer solution and more details to it. Please help me.
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Why was my rude/abusive flag declined?

Yesterday, I flagged two answers on this question as rude/abusive. Both answers were by the same user (now deleted), one of them contained gibberish of the 'cat-on-keyboard' type: [';'...
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Please tell me why so many SE regulars, are in such a hurry to edit other people's questions?

As a regular user I ask this question politely; but please tell me why so many SE regulars are in such a hurry to edit other people's questions? Excuse my cynisism, but is this just a self-serving ...
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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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What to do with questions that show no (relevant) effort?

This might be related to Very poor quality questions everywhere (like panels everywhere but without the magical feeling...) But I do not believe to be exactly the same. I believe that I am recently ...
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Questions asking about the “Drupal Way”

I feel that the Drupal vs Wordpress debate is similar in one aspect to the Python vs Perl debate: "One way to do it" (Drupal) vs "More than one way to do it" (Wordpress). Especially in Drupal 8, ...
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I lost bronze badges!

I have seen that my badges count(badges) = count(badges)-1. The badges also can taken away like the reputation. I just lost one bronze badges.
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Is there a way to contact other users?

There is a user here on the site whom I'd like to contact about something entirely unrelated to Drupal - he lives in/near my hometown. Is there a private message system or an email system? I looked on ...
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Can you appeal an edit rejection?

I sometimes edit questions for clarity and add information when necessary after further understanding the user when they explain in the comments, but I also tend to add the 8 or 7 tag to posts that ...
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Do website usernames indicate spam?

Disclaimer: I'm only an active contributor to Charcoal SE project. Prior to flagging my first spam here, I didn't even know "Drupal" can be a word. I had my first declined flag on Drupal, and it's ...
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What's the proper way to indicate Drupal version [duplicate]

I actually had two separate users tell me they wished I had provided context about the version I was inquiring about on this question: How to sum two fields One user even told me to tag it 7. To ...
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How did 'module' end up as synonym for the '7' tag?

I figured the term extension as used in Drupal 8 does not exist here yet. So I felt it would make sense to map it as a synonym for module. Surprisingly I noticed that module was already mapped as ...
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Why is my question put on hold?

I have a question about this: How to change the default view of the "extend" page in a custom administration theme Can you tell me why my question is put on hold or voted for closing ? I ...
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are recommendation questions allowed re: tutorials?

if I were to ask for "what's the best tutorial or website to learn Drupal AJAX implementations" -- that's not allowed, right? This site is more for very specific, Drupal-only questions that don't ...
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Help Save the DVT!

Drupal Version Tags (= DVT ) are the tags such as 6, 7, 8. If you haven't heard about the guidance from the moderators about using Drupal version tags in questions, read what's written in the ...
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Version Tags in 2017 and onward

In How do we want to handle questions with radically different answers for Drupal 7 (and lower) and Drupal 8 (and higher)?, we solicited thoughts on how we as a community want to handle the fact that ...
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Add Software Recommendations as migration path

One of the reasons mentioned on the voting-to-close dialog is like so: Questions asking to recommend or find a book, tool, module, theme, distribution, tutorial, or other off-site resource are off-...
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Can we have a mysql tag?

I think that we should have a mysql tag, because sometimes we are facing problems with specifics databases systems. For example, see the question Why we need the key property in the Upsert class if ...
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When is it appropriate to use tag 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9?

There are various flavors of questions about using Drupal release tags, more specifically these tags: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. However I continue to struggle with when it is appropriate to actually use any ...
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What's the real problem with downvoting spam?

Quote from some comments in the question "Spam post should not be upvoted!": Don't downvote spam. Just use the spam flag, and not another one. It may seem counterintuitive, but downvoting can make ...
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Where to draw the line to post an answer that is not really what the question is about?

The question "Create rule to Set Default Value" is obviously (IMO) a question about the Rules module. However, the (now accepted) answer to it starts like so: You can implement ...
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Users want to help to solve bugs - but the questions are put on hold. Please help

This question https://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/227842/how-to-hide-userdata-of-deleted-users-in-reply-module is about a bug in the reply module. I am very sure that stackexchange users want ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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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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Is it acceptable to preemptively post a Q + A to “advertise” a module?

Assuming I maintain or know a contrib module that solves a specific problem, which has not been expressed as a question on this site yet. Is it acceptable to post a question + answer that expresses ...
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How does deleting a question impact the reputation of each user who answered it?

Today this question, from Jan 7, 2013 got deleted (by a mod). It appears that: The author of the question lost all points earned for the question. I lost the points earned for my (recent) answer. ...
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How do I retract a vote?

I have seen only option for up-voting and down-voting. How do I retract a vote?
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How do we want to handle questions with radically different answers for Drupal 7 (and lower) and Drupal 8 (and higher)?

Currently, we are starting to see questions that could potentially be duplicates. A recent example is Which tables are safe to clear (truncate)? which is a potential duplicate of Which tables are ...
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How to show I did search on old questions and can't find help before asking new question?

My question How to debug Drush command with xdebug in vscode? has been marked as [duplicate] which really upset me. In the question, I did mention I have studied the answer in similar question but it ...
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Drupal 8 backbone topic?

Can I ask questions about backbone.js in Drupal 8, for example "How can I create a model backbone with data from drupalSetting?" or "Best practice to create and use namespace.js in Backbone"?
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Are there moderation options to mark other's answers as the correct answer?

I recently see a lot of questions that are given attention by the Community-user, but they actually have been answered by the OP. They are just not marked as such. One example of such question is ...
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How to flag duplicate answer for same question?

For a question there are multiple answer present among those same answer repeat by two users. How to flag second answer?
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Spam post should not be upvoted!

I have seen an user which reputation is "6" and I saw one user up-voted the spam post. Spam post should not be up-voted!
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How do I delete a tag?

Oopsies, I accidentally created a para while I was trying to search if paragraphs existed, while editing a question. How can I delete the tag I created? How come there is no paragraphs? Is it OK to ...
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The 7 version tag is no longer permitted?

I've noted myself and other users have also seemed to note that stories can no longer be tagged with the "7" tag. Did I miss a memo somewhere?
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Winter Bash 2016 [duplicate]

It's that time of year again. Last year, we participated in Winter Bash 2015. This is not a duplicate yet. Each year we have gauge interest. Once the event is over, we will close it as a duplicate....
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What about the Winter Bash 2016? [duplicate]

Like every year we are so excited to wearing Hats!!!! This is really a great event & amazing concept. Waiting to here about this event. I believe new users will enjoy much like the old. ...
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Can we change the acceptance of answer if more perfect answer gets appeared later?

I has asked question and one user provided the answer, The solution was perfect, but the approach was different. Since it solved my issue, I accepted it as a answer. Few days later, some other user ...
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A request to reopen my question

More than a day ago, my question (How to append text of user input for affiliate marketing URL? ) was put on hold because it was deemed off-topic. I had accidentally included the word "recommend" at ...
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Is it fine to post a question even if we already found the answer? [duplicate]

Sometime, a problem we are trying to solve and want to post on Drupal Answer is resolved before we post it. Sometimes, I think the question is worth being post, due to the nature of the problem. Is ...
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Moving a comment thread to chat

I looked all over SE Meta and couldn't find a definitive answer there or via Google, so hopefully one the more seasoned SE users knows this. Is there a way to move a comment thread to chat once things ...

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