The Help Center page What if I see someone doing something bad? attempts to explain flagging (in fact its path is
/help/flagging. It falls short of the goal, though:
To flag a post that is neither spam nor offensive, select “it needs ♦ moderator attention” from the list and use the space provided to explain the issue. Questions have the additional option of being marked as off-topic or as a duplicate.
This isn't right: a low-quality answer or non-answer should be flagged as such, not with a moderator attention flag. But neither of these flags is mentioned anywhere on the page. Also, despite being aimed at new users, the page fails to mention that flagging is a 15 rep privilege.
On the other hand, the privilege page on flagging is nicely done, with screenshots and links for usage guides. But there is no link to it from
Suggestion: remove most of
/help/flagging page (except the first two paragraphs and the very last line), replacing it with a link to