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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://...
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Congratulations @sfdcfox for amazing achievement of 200K reputation

You are a true champion. Congratulations for this great achievement.
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Reason for getting -10(says user removed).

Recently i answered a question on SFSE link here . My answer got down-voted twice which i completely get since i did not do enough diligence to mark it as duplicate. I got excited by seeing someone ...
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Is Salesforce StackExchange also too hostile for new user?

Yesterday Jay Hanlon VP of Stack Overflow addressed a very important issue regarding Welcome of new users to the platform. Stack Overflow Isn’t Very Welcoming. It’s Time for That to Change. My ...
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Does the Network pursue violations of the Terms of Service?

I ran across this e-book today, Salesforce Programming: Questions and Answers, selling for $4.61, which is nothing more than verbatim copy and paste of questions and answers from our beloved ...
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Where did the comments go on this question?

Just had a recent question where a bit of back and forth in the comments. Par for the course in isolating what is going on. I get that comments should be considered transient/ephemeral and any ...
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How to suggest/create a Help post similar to How to Ask?

I think it would be useful to have a Help page "If you're new to Salesforce" that lists some of the basic resources available: Trailhead, force.com documentation list page, Salesforce/Dreamforce ...
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Congrats to 2018 Batch of MVPs!

Salesforce StackExchange continues it's legacy of producing MVPs for another year. Many congratulations to Santanu Boral for being inducted as a Salesforce MVP and to those who got renewed for another ...
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What's the consensus on content edits to very old questions?

I've noticed a number of suggested edits in the queue for very old questions (3+ years ago) where the edit does nothing but tweak the question's phrasing, capitalization, or punctuation. While the ...
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How to ask design question in stackexchange

I keep getting into trouble with the moderators. Often, I need high level advice how to tackle a problem and then I can go about implementing it. I keep getting my questions on hold because they are ...
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Sock-puppet users answering/accepting their own questions

The user srija has posted three answers this morning to questions posted by Ramesh M. All three answers were instantly accepted, despite being very low quality. Two of the questions were from 2016; ...
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Recent Spike in duplicate accounts for How To Questions

I have noticed Recently that there has been a spike in duplicate accounts for posting the same question(s) over and over again. what is the Best course of action? How do we let our colleagues know ...
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Question that answers my question doesn't show up in search

I asked a question and it was flagged as a duplicate, and linked to another question. The other question did have the answer I was looking for, but the question was really very different. My question ...
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Who Edited my Comment, & How?

Before lunch, I lazily (with as much effort as the asker) posted a link to the String class's documentation. When I came back from lunch, my comment had been edited with code formatting & a ...
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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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Retracting flags on comments

I'm guessing there is no way of doing this? I flagged a comment by mistake, and now am unable to retract it =(
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Annual Salesforce MVP Nominations are Open - 2018

Public service announcement: The MVP nominations are open from now until February 5th, 2018. NOTE: This is now an annual rather than Bi-annual process. Source New MVP classes will be welcomed ...
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I need to know most cost effective way to allow users to update their info in Salesforce

I'm not sure if this question is appropriate for Sales Stack Exchange, so here's a preview before I attempt to post it. My client doesn't have the budget for Salesforce Communities. They need to ...
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Review Queues - Post quality

Sometimes I see New Posts and/or "Reviewed Posts: with little to no action taken, or sometimes a simple downvote with no comment. When reviewing Posts in Queues: Dont be shy to skip if you are ...
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Salesforce Stackexchange members @ dreamforce mvp event

This was my first Dreamforce and I was lucky enough to meet soooo many awesome people from the community and some of the bright minds from the stack exchange contributors.. here's some pics taken ...
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I had an Stack Exchange account for years but just moved to a new company

I've been active on Stack Exchange for a number of years now, but recently moved to a new company... it seems that I have to create a new account to log in now since my old account used my previous ...
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Examples of being bounced by Salesforce Support to forums when encountering a GACK

I'm looking to provide a number of examples to Salesforce where someone has encountered a GACK and tried to raise a support case that has subsequently been closed because they don't have access to ...
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Is there a Salesforce Stack Exchange Developer Group in India?

I am a Salesforce Developer from Mumbai India.I have almost 2 years of Experience now in Salesforce and 4 years of Total Experience. I heard about Salesforce Developer Meetup earlier.I would like to ...
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Are Questions with bounties that only Salesforce Employees can answer fair?

You may find a recent example here I wonder if it is in the spirit of SFSE to award bounties for answers that only SF employees can share with any claim to credibility.
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Update questions about Metadata in Apex!

I just noticed something super exciting about Summer '17 - We can access Page Layout Metadata and Custom Metadata using Apex! There are just so many questions on this site that can more natively ...
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Pointing posters to an alternative forum for how to questions?

I understand that sfse is not the place to ask general how to / is this possible questions, as one needs to provide specific info on what was tried and what issue they are having. With that said, i ...
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Review Queue - Alert

I don't see any alert or notification when there are items in the Queue, in StackOverflow we see However, on StackExchange, nothing is displayed, or maybe I am colorblind and did not know about it. ...
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Dreamforce 2017 Agenda Builder Bug?

Is anyone else on Windows / desktop-Outlook who's registered for Dreamforce and has already used Agenda Builder to enroll in classes getting annoying, incessant prompts to punch some sort of ...
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Assigning question to product owners from salesforce

I read this question here : How can we get "Developer" bugs logged with Technical Support? I see a lot of Salesforce folks come and comment in this community randomly every now and then. If ...
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Community modified records

Of late I am seeing many questions getting modified by commity user? Is this a system updating questions or one of our admins updating the older questions? Why do I see 2015/2016 questions pop back ...
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Best place to report duplicate user accounts

when we spot a possible duplicate user account, what is the best way to report it? here in Meta? or by flagging the users questions by requesting moderator intervention? Should we avoid calling them ...
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Outdated links in our posts

Are there any tools available for monitoring "broken" or outdated links on the forum? I find myself having to click my Answers occasionally, and find that the documentation has either been retired or ...
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Dreamforce 2017 Salesforce StackExchange Meetup?

Are we going to have a SFSE meetup at Dreamforce 2017? This attached pic is from the SFSE meetup at Dreamforce 2015 and remains one of my all time favorite DF memories. Hoping for an encore this year!...
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Congratulations to MVP Group 2017 2

Salesforce MVP Group Announcement Congratulations to the new MVPs including Adam Spriggs and Christian Szandor Knapp from our user base and the others who maintained their status.
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Review Post Count Issue

At the top toolbar, it is showing 4 items to be reviewed but actually there are no items are pending to be reviewed. Is this an issue in counting?
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Is this question really too broad

This question has been put on hold as too broad but I feel that it is actually reasonably clear and answerable in a simple way with the licence types of Customer Community and Customer Community Login ...
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user re-reopening duplicate question(s)

despite being told to update post and include relevant details, he is ignoring comments and just reopening new posts: Creating a fully Dynamic Table/grid in a Lightning Component [on hold] how do I ...
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possible dup account with similar/related questions/patterns

user4567570 Can we used same milestone(s) in a multiple entitlement processes [closed] Incompatible element type Time for collection of Datetime for BusinessHours Method does not exist or incorrect ...
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Asker Has Changed Course, Won't Accept Valid Answer

I had a situation recently where I answered a question (this one) - 100% satisfactorily in fact, because I created a component and verified my answer before posting. However, the user decided that ...
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Duplicate account

Looks like a new user has ended up with duplicate accounts, is it possible to get them merged? user1 user2
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unrelated tags to posts

I have rejected several attempts from @user4567570 and an already deleted account (javasystem -> lowercase) to add apex tags to unrelated posts, for example: this is a lightning community, lightning ...
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Adding anchor after automatically added UTM tracking code

Could you please explain how can I add anchor after utm code? For example: My link: https://salesforce.stackexchange.com/#anchor System automatically adds ?utm_source=test&utm_medium=email&...
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Person with two user accounts answering their own question

I'm all for users answering their own question in a 'Q&A' style, but it annoys me when someone who is clearly the same person uses a different user account to answer or vote up his own questions. ...
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suspected dup account

I have no proof, but am kind of suspicious of these user accounts: user4567570 and javasystem the later one has had their account suspended in stackoverflow due to voting irregularities. Both ...
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How to handle spamming campaigns

We seem to have a few companies that are going mad with posting links to an appExchange tool that they have created which may actually be suitable for an answer to the question and on being prompted ...
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Salesforce SOAP API Referencement on Google

When I search for some Salesforce objects definitions in Google, I often get the Japanese result. Am I the only one with this problem?
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Migrating Questions Best Suited for other forums

In other forums, there seems to be an option to ask for question to be migrated in to more appropriate forum but I can't to find it here. Am I missing a trick or does SFSE not have this?
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Possible Duplicate user

Looks like this user created 2 accounts (same day, today): https://salesforce.stackexchange.com/users/47575/zostalesfdc https://salesforce.stackexchange.com/users/47574/zostale and now edited his ...

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