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Salesforce MVP Nominations -2019

Public service announcement: The MVP nominations are open from now until December 9th, 2019. Feel free to nominate those who have made an exceptional contribution to the SFSE community. That could ...
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Question title heading outside of design box?

I am not active member of salesforce but active spam hunter. One of our bot caught this question which draw my attention. Long title with out space (In this case it's gibberish) heading out of design ...
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Can we get a spammer's profile details removed?

This particular user, account created today, was set up solely to spam (in my opinion at least). Their one and only post so far was already deleted by our moderator(s), but links remain on their ...
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Dreamforce 2019 meetup

Last year we had a small meetup for our SFSE Dreamforce Attendees, this is something that has also been organized in the past couple of years as well. Any community members assisting Dreamforce this ...
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25th Most Visited SE Site on the network, still post counts are decreasing yearly?

Matt Lacey mentioned about We're the 25th most visited site on the network This made me curious to run a query regarding the number of posts made yearly. And to my surpise, it looks like that ...
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We're the 25th most visited site on the network [duplicate]

I know this isn't a question, and barely a discussion topic, but I'd like to call out that we're the #25 site in terms of traffic on the network, sitting at 60k visits per day. When it comes to ...
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Congrats Keith C!

Congrats Keith C with 100k reputation! I can say personally, that I have found a lot of solutions of my sf problems from Keith's answers! Thanks for your dedication!
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What is the process for deciding whether to delete a question versus putting a question 'On Hold'

I ask this because I have just noticed a question was deleted by a moderator and it was my first time seeing this. Usually the question would be put 'On Hold' or 'Closed.' Take these two examples: A ...
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Why do you allow moderators to hold/close questions they cannot answer?

What is the point of having a question and answer forum if people cannot ask questions without them being frozen for no good reason by contributors clearly gaming the system rather than actually ...
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Users adding answers to old questions

As part of suggested edits queue i got an answer to this question which is more than 2 years old and has an accepted answer. What do we do in these cases to - accept or reject?
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Community outreach to Salesforce tags in Stack Overflow

I've noticed a lot of people are still(newer people) using the Stack Overflow site to ask salesforce questions and often times they go unanswered. Is there anything that can be done to make this ...
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Can you make a tag mandatory to set?

I recently asked if an automation can be implemented which would add certain tags if other specific tags have been set. Since it is not possible to implement I have a different approach i would like ...
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Automated tag additions

Recently I started to edit the tags of questions because they often miss crucial parts like [marketing-cloud]. Is there an option to set these kind of attributes automated? Some examples where you ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

Salesforce's third moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the new moderator is: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for ...
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Congratz David Reed on your MVPship!

Congratulations are in order from the community =) Keep up the good work!
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TrailheaDX 2019

Last time that I went to Dreamforce was 2017 and I totally missed that there was a SFSE meetup. Anyway I'm coming back to town for TDX 2019. Might there be enough interest to do something at TDX?
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A diamond's goodbye

In a few hours our 2019 moderator election will conclude a new moderator to join the team, and I will step aside. It's been 4.5 years since I was elected and a lot has happened since then. We've ...
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Cleaning up duplicate posts

Recently, I noticed that some post from deleted users remain active on the site, I was wondering if some should be cleaned up. Most notably those who are clearly duplicate questions (or questions that ...
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Old user producing low quality answers? What can we do?

There is this user who looks like he has been around for the last couple of years, and in last few days he has been constantly producing low-quality answers, which are being downvoted by all. The ...
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Can Moderators be replaced / removed / demoted?

If a moderators isn't very active, or doesn't contribute as expected, can they be replaced/removed/demoted?
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I wonder why do we have only four candidates for moderator election?

I wonder why do we have only four candidates for moderator election? Did I miss the time where we had more candidates? Did every influencing contributors who wanted to be moderator win the previous ...
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Election: Demographics of moderators

Of all the candidates with a reasonably guess-able gender, only one was a woman. Of the finalists, none are. Why is that? It feels like it's important to recognize what barriers there are to having ...
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Are you checking the tags when you read a question?

If you're voting to close, commenting on a question, or otherwise interacting with it, do you remember to check the tags? Improperly tagged questions won't badge hammer correctly, won't be viewed by ...
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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 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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2019 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Salesforce is scheduled for an election next week, March 18th.In connection with that, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to ...
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Canonical-qa, badge hammers, and you!

So, I'm getting pretty close to obtaining the gold apex badge. I've read that gold badges ~= moderator for that tag, in that a vote to close by a gold badger means that question is closed. The ...
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When to use Salesforce Stack Exchange vs Official Salesforce Developer Forum

How do you compare Salesforce Stack Exchange vs Official Salesforce Developer Forum? Is stackexchange more for people who were previously developers in other areas (i.e. Java) while the official ...
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Let's Collaborate for canonical-qa's to help users

Based on comments from the last Post I opened, Wondering if we should start collaborating on creating those canonical posts. I don't know if someone would like to propose a collaboration tool (...
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Long time user - suspicious activity

Spotted this user which has a high number of cast votes on the site, however, seems like IT has not really contributed to the site, except for voting and the occasional edit for gaining rep (i'm ...
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Engaging with users that show little to no effort in learning

I had posted Feeding answers to frequent posters that show little to no effort in understanding a while back and unfortuantely it did not get the traction I would have hoped for. As of lately, there ...
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Turning downvotes into an additional opportunity for engagement [WIP]

This is a draft of a post I'm planning to make over on the main SO meta. Fleshing it out here and looking for feedback because, even though I've been here for over 3 years, being downvoted into ...
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2019 Developer Survey

The Stack Overflow 2019 developer survey is here ! Obviously, as every year, the technologies and languages proposed do not include Salesforce. Will the Salesforce Stack Exchange community be able ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019

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 these downvotes merited?

The answer here, appears to have been written by someone pretty new to programming: https://salesforce.stackexchange.com/a/247572/78 The code will work, but anyone with some experience would quickly ...
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What is meant by red mark on review queue?

I can see red mark on suggested edits review queue. If I click on the queue it appears to be clear and there is nothing to review. What could be the reason? Is it a known bug?
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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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Will the component tags be re-utilized for Lightning Web Components?

As of today, on SFSE, there already exists tags viz., lightning-button, lightning:tab, etc. to name a few which are currently used in context of Lightning Components. Now that Lightning Web ...
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Please help me fix my lwc tag synonym

I accidentally added the new lwc tag that was intended as a tag synonym for the new lightning-web-components tag to lightning-components instead. Aargh! Could I ask that two kind folks go and vote ...
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Lightning *Web* Components!? Another Lightning thing?

I'd like to begin a discussion about what to do with tags around lightning components now that LWC has been launched. If you've read the blog post, you'll see that the original Aura-based components ...
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Requesting downvotes for mistaken tag synonyms

Mea culpa: I created a couple of tag synonym proposals backwards (on the synonym instead of the master). Since apparently they cannot be deleted as such, could I request some concerted downvotes on my ...
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Annual Salesforce MVP Nominations are Open - 2019

Public service announcement: The MVP nominations are open from now until January 11th, 2019. As per the change last year, this is now an annual process. Source New MVP classes will be welcomed ...
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Can we do better with unit test questions? Who wants to help build canonical community wiki answers?

I want to follow up a tangent from Ralph's recent question about question quality, regarding questions about unit tests. (This has obviously been an issue for a long time). We get a lot of unit test ...
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Salesforce 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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Recognized by Salesforce Trailhead :-)

Say no more, if only that was the right answer :-/ to note, the correct answer is: 4 - TrailHead Help (If you wondered)
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Is it just me or has the question quality really dropped off in the past year?

It's been a while since project work has required cutting into my sfse time. Now that I've got some more free time, I was stoked to get in and make some great answers. But it seems things have changed,...
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When is the peak time for logged in users?

At what time (UTC) is the most amount of logged in user in Salesforce SE?
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DF2018 meetup group picture

Thank you everyone for attending, it was nice to meet all of you. Hope to see you again in other events!
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My Salesforce Toolkit / Components Library [closed]

I'm reposting this here, since I don't know if there's good place to share the tools and code. I've published the first version of my component library today and I'd like to give it some recognition. ...
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Can we please stop closing questions about Heroku?

I am bringing this up as questions about Heroku are being (IMHO) prematurely closed. This is a 'fork' of the 2012 question Are questions about heroku on or off topic?. Here is some prior art around ...