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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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What are Your Favorite 3 Chrome Extensions for Salesforce? [closed]

What are your favourite 3 Google Chrome extensions for Salesforce? My favourite are Synebo's Credentials Saver - free, unlimited. SF Hotkeys - Open a record, save, cancel, etc. Stylish - Stylize SF ...
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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 ...
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Congrats Adrian Larson on reaching 100K Reputation

Congrats Adrian(Apex) Larson on reaching 100K reputation. You have helped me and countless others with your selfless work. You are a star.
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SFSE DF18 Meetup Official Invite

Hi everyone please make sure to register for this eventbrite invite to help us track the attendees and stay connected. SFSE Meetup at Dream Force 2018 I apologise for the inconvenience but would love ...
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What to do if you observe a User’s behavior?

So I came across a very obvious behavior by one of the Users of accepting and un-accepting an answer. And was wondering if anyone here has come across a similar situation and how have you addressed ...
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Getting MVP Status - What have you (MVPs) have done to get it?

I know that there is a document like https://www.salesforce.com/campaign/mvp/ which describes how you could achieve MVP status, but it lacks the part how you got the knowledge and the experience to be ...
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Changes to the reputation mechanic, is it possible?

Is it possible to modify the reputation system? For example, up until a certain number of reputation points, users earn points for editing questions. If modifying/adding ways to earn reputation is ...
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Salesforce Developer Wiki Retirement

Years ago, the Salesforce developer wiki was a trove of valuable technical resources but nowadays there is a good part of those 1.6K pages that is obsolete and duplicated by our documentation. As a ...
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Trailhead and Exam Preparation questions

We seem to be having a large number of questions lately on Trailhead superbadges (a new one just came out), as well as on certification exam preparation. These topics have been discussed on Meta ...
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New tag: “personalization-builder” for SFSE (not meta)

I was wondering if we could have a new tag for marketing cloud's personalization builder. I got many question in that area but i cannot mark it properly. The Tag predictive intelligence and einstein ...
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Dreamforce 2018 SFSE Speakers

Dreamforce 2018 Speakers list is out, So how many from SFSE managed to get a Session or two on it. Similar questions have been asked in past so wondering what SFSE speakers offering in DF 18. Src: ...
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Where should we hold a SFSE Meetup at Dreamforce, and who wants to organise it?

See SFSE DF18 Meetup Official Invite for registering in Eventbrite to attend. Ok, so Elliot previously posted a question asking if we should have a meetup, and I think the resounding answer is YES, ...
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what % of upvotes come from the highest reputation point users

robs question got me thinking.. For a given time period, of the non-solution-awarded upvotes made, how many come from the users with the highest (say, top 100) SFSE users? That is, do most of the ...
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SFSE Question/Answer showed up on help.salesforce.com

I got a suggested edit this afternoon linking an answer of mine (Setting a from address in SingleEmailMessage) to a Salesforce KB article. The comment made it sound as if I had copied the KB article. ...
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What % of traffic are logged in?

Does anyone have any idea what percentage of traffic to Salesforce StackExchange are logged in vs anonymous?
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SFSE Meetup at Dreamforce

Are there any plans to hold an SFSE meetup/event at DF18? We've managed this in previous years (although I don't believe one was held last year). I attended the joint SFSE/dev group event at DF16 and ...
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Disputed flag on a closed question

If some one raises a flag on a question, say then the flag is disputed and finally the question is closed. Shouldn't the user who raised the flag should get the credit of one helpful flag. I believe ...
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What chat rooms are available to users?

A recent meta discussion made me interested in seeing what chat rooms were available. I remember seeing a few rooms, but not being interested in having discussions in those rooms. Now, I can't seem to ...
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Are we able to change the “off-topic” flagging reasons, and would it be wise to do so?

I recently got access to the question closure stats (yay?), and I've been thinking about the reasons why we close questions. About 56% of closed questions, over the last 90 days, are closed as ...
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Are code examples a requirement for asking questions?

I recently asked a question on the Salesforce stackexchange which had to do with a general use pattern between apex controllers and lightning components - no code examples were provided, because no ...
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Generic tag soup?

We seem to have a few generic tags that I think need to be fixed, because they're being abused. Off the top of my head, we have: lightning Used to describe anything that has the word Lightning in it,...
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Should the lightning-experience tag be burninated?

It seems like the lightning tag covers this topic well, and is more heavily used than lightning-experience.
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Should the data-import-wizard tag be burninated?

It seems like having the import-wizard tag would be sufficient, and that we don't need data-import-wizard. The former is the more heavily used tag.
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Stack Overflow for Teams not visible through https://salesforce.stackexchange.com/?

We would like to use the new Stack Overflow for Teams and I have setup a trial of that. I can see the team content when working via https://stackoverflow.com/ but not when working via https://...