Questions tagged [best-practices]

Questions about the best way to do something on a Stack Exchange site, not for questions about questions about best practices.

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Forward progress answers

I recently read a question I found very interesting. It's here, if it matters I put some effort into helping the person get a good answer, and when I was done I had made forward progress on solving ...
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Is it considered bad practice to create and accept a summary answer when a subjective split leads to two or more acceptable answers?

Over on http://english.stackexchange.com, I created a question that contained unintentionally polarizing subjectivity. Because of this, I am now faced with the possibility of siding with a single ...
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What is the best practice template for textifying a link not in the middle of a sentence?

I often find myself replacing plain text links in the middle of articles to make them more readable. For example some markdown might have an answer about bespin and added a link at the end or in the ...
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Questions with no background and lots of answers

I was recently looking at some of the answers to the question Where does PostgreSQL store the database? The user didn't give any context in terms of what environment he was working under which ...