Questions tagged [product-discovery]

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Help us identify new roles for community members

Update Thank you to everyone who has contributed their suggestions. At this point, we are going through all the feedback shared. Additional feedback past this point is welcome but won't be taken into ...
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Announcing the Stacks Editor Beta release!

TL;DR: The Stacks Editor Beta release rolled out on July 5, 2022! To see what we've been working on, what we are working on, and what we plan to work on, check out the Stacks Editor repo on GitHub. ...
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How might the Staging Ground & the new Ask Wizard work on the Stack Exchange network?

We have been working for some time now researching ways to improve the new user onboarding process while also addressing issues with question quality from new question askers. Based on our user ...
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Essential Stack Exchange user scripts and the dependencies they utilize

As part of our discovery for providing a JavaScript API for user scripts, we want to know what user scripts you're currently using. This can be used to report user scripts that you use and the global ...
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Providing a JavaScript API for userscripts

Over the years, a number of community members have developed unofficial browser userscripts to add or supplement functionality on our platform. While we do have an official API, these scripts ...
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Version labels for answers

We’d like to introduce version labels (official name and verbiage pending) for answers, a new product feature idea as part of the larger Outdated Answers project. We hope that this feature will help ...
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Changing the question reopening experience

Now that the Public Platform team is actively working on updating review queue workflows, it’s time we address the feedback and feature requests related to the question reopening experience. How it ...
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Introducing new user onboarding project

Following the Public Platform Q2 2021 roadmap, the team is kicking off the new user onboarding project and announcing our plans for the product-discovery phase. New user onboarding – Purpose We see ...
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Workflow changes for review queues

[Update: June 01, 2021] First and foremost, thanks again to the community members for providing their thoughts and feedback on this phase of the project. We read through the community responses and ...
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Outdated Answers project kicking off on Stack Overflow

As we announced on Meta Stack Overflow, we are kicking off a project to begin tackling the issue of outdated answers. That post goes into detail on the initiative and our approach. We are focusing our ...
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Opt-in alpha test for a new Stacks editor

TL;DR: We are testing our new open source Stacks editor that offers both Markdown and rich text input options. If you’re interested in testing it out and giving us feedback, you can opt in by visiting ...
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Announcing a design experiment re: placement of "Ask question" button

TL;DR Because the current location of the “Ask question” button is inconsistent, we want to move it. But first, we’re testing the proposed new location to ensure we don’t negatively impact question ...
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Review queue Help Center draft: Low-quality posts queue

This post is part of a larger effort to create Help Center pages for each of the Review queues. You can learn more about this project in the overview post. These posts will be locked so that everyone ...
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Review queue Help Center draft: Reopen votes queue

This post is part of a larger effort to create Help Center pages for each of the Review queues. You can learn more about this project in the overview post. These posts will be locked so that everyone ...
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Review queue Help Center draft: Suggested edits queue

This post is part of a larger effort to create Help Center pages for each of the Review queues. You can learn more about this project in the overview post. These posts will be locked so that everyone ...
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Review queue Help Center draft: Late answers queue

This post is part of a larger effort to create Help Center pages for each of the Review queues. You can learn more about this project in the overview post. These posts will be locked so that everyone ...
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Review queue Help Center draft: First posts queue

This post is part of a larger effort to create Help center pages for each of the Review queues. You can learn more about this project in the overview post. These posts will be locked so that everyone ...
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Review queue Help Center draft: Close votes

This post is part of a larger effort to create Help Center pages for each of the Review queues. You can learn more about this project in the overview post. These posts will be locked so that everyone ...
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Creating new Help Center documents for Review queues: Project overview

As part of our efforts to improve the Review Queues, the Public Platform team is creating Help Center pages for each individual queue. We're here to solicit the community’s help to make sure that this ...
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Improving Review Queues - Design overview II: Changing review bans and other new features

This is one of three project announcements for Improving Review Queues. We’ve summarized the project objectives and goals here. As a reminder, this project is still in the early stages of discovery. ...
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Improving Review Queues - Design overview I: Onboarding and updating workflows

This is one of three project announcements for Improving Review Queues. We’ve summarized the project objectives and goals here. As a reminder, this project is still in the early stages of discovery. ...
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Improving the Review Queues - Project overview

As part of our Q2 roadmap, the Community Product team is working towards improving Review Queues. This project is still in the early stages of discovery. In addition to user research interviews, we ...
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New Feedback Tag – [product-discovery]

As a product team, we’re taking a look at our end-to-end product development lifecycle and identifying points where project work has reached a milestone that can be shared with you for input. We ...
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