I'm a Salesforce developer and would love Documentation to be available in other Stack Exchange communities. The reason is salesforce.stackexchange.com a lot of Salesforce developers get help, especially newer ones like myself. The developer forums and documentation on developer.salesforce.com is mediocre. It would be nice to allow users to create their own and give pack on salesforce.stackexchange.com

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    If/when this feature does make it to other sites in the future, it's going to be very far off in the future. Expanding to other sites is not something we are even thinking about at this particular moment in time.
    – animuson StaffMod
    Commented Jul 21, 2016 at 23:35
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    @animuson How about allowing non-SO sites to propose tags that could be allowed on the SO documentation platform, which would otherwise be rejected because too few of the questions are on SO itself? I'm thinking things like, for example, ArcPy (Python-based GIS, discussed on GIS meta) or the Drupal Views API Commented Jul 25, 2016 at 17:39
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    In principle it's a good idea, but I guess it will take awhile. The rep system is quite broken and may be very complicated to fix and the quality of the content is also not very high and there are still glitches in the user interface. But if all these problems are solved, why not. It actually may work better in other areas because Programming already has good documentation for many years in many areas while other topics might profit from any good documentation. Commented Jul 26, 2016 at 9:18
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because Stack Overflow Documentation has been discontinued and is no longer under development. Commented Sep 2, 2019 at 1:33

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First off, thanks for asking this. Multiple users have asked on several SE sites, in the comments, and in chat but getting an answer in one place is much needed.

We'd love to roll this out network-wide, but we've been in public beta for less than a week, and the product isn't quite ready to go elsewhere. We are actively iterating on docs by fixing bugs and making improvements. Once it is known to work, then we can discuss the possibility of adding it to other sites but that won't be for 6-8 weeks.

In the meantime, feel free to participate in the Salesforce Docs and remember patience you must have.

  • It's been 4 months now and much has improved on SO's Docs. Any changes on this position now? Commented Nov 28, 2016 at 2:06
  • @user1306322 considering it's still in beta, there has been no change in position.
    – Taryn
    Commented Nov 28, 2016 at 2:07
  • @fi12 it's still in beta so probably not
    – Taryn
    Commented Feb 8, 2017 at 0:51
  • There is a new Q&A on Geographic Information Systems Meta where the desire for a separate GIS Documentation site has been tagged as a feature request.
    – PolyGeo
    Commented Mar 2, 2017 at 4:16
  • It's been 8 months now. Any changes? Commented Mar 14, 2017 at 19:40
  • @haykam Docs is still in beta, and I don't believe it's ready to roll out to other sites.
    – Taryn
    Commented Mar 14, 2017 at 19:41
  • Hmm. Let's wait another 4 months then. Commented Mar 14, 2017 at 19:41
  • How about now? Any plans to rollout to other sites? Commented Apr 23, 2017 at 23:49

As just has been announced on Meta Stack Overflow, Stack Overflow Documentation will be frozen.

This means it also won't be rolled out to other sites in the Stack Exchange network.

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