Questions tagged [help-center-proposed]

This tag is for posts suggesting additions or clarifications to the Help Center.

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Improve description of tag wikis in Help Center

The Help Center articles on the "approve tag wiki edits" privilege and "trusted user" privilege state: What are tag wikis? Tag wikis are a general introduction to a topic defined by that tag. ...
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Update page about “Talk In Chat” privilege in Help Centers

This question says edits to the Help Center shall be posted in a meta, so here you go. On the Talk In Chat page, under Where is chat?, it says a link can be found in the "top left corner of the page"....
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Good Subjective and Knowledge Questions vs Problems You Face

Currently the Don't Ask page of SE sites indicates "You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face" however Good Subjective, Bad Subjective, as well as a ...
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How about we delete copypasted answers by new users?

I frequent the review queues (on ELU SE), edit to improve answers from new users, and upvote them often, and later find out that they're merely copypastas of earlier well-received answers. I ...
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Format for searching by date

As described on the help page you can search by date using format: YYYY-MM-DD But turns out that another format: MM-DD-YYYY is also acceptable. I know that such format is used in USA, but ...
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Add help center guidance about saying thanks [duplicate]

Suggestion: In help/behavior, add guidance about not writing "Thanks", etc. Include a brief rationale, and mention that accepting an answer and upvoting are the preferred means of saying thanks. ...
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New Help Center article for constant changing questions

Most of us know this: How to deal with constant changing questions Etiquette for Russian Doll Questions Exit strategies for "chameleon questions" Dealing with solutions that end with a new ...
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Can we briefly explain the “wrong” review count where new reviewers will see it?

A frequently-asked question across the network is why the number in the top bar next to the "review" link doesn't match the tally of items visible in the queues. It seems like this has come up on ...
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Remove 'democratically' from sites' help/on-topic page

Rationale: Remove "democratic, community-driven process" from the Area 51 FAQ. Currently, on each site's help/on-topic page: If your question is not specifically on-topic for $sitename$, ...
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Could we have a Help Center page on disassociating posts?

As a moderator I sometimes1 find myself needing to explain disassociation to a user, usually one who has tried to delete posts that he's belatedly realized are connected to him. It'd sure be handy if ...
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Page in the Help Center describing how to close and delete your own question

I didn't see any clear description of how to close or delete your own question. There's already a page describing why and how are some questions deleted, which says this: Questions can also be ...