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Questions tagged [stackexchange-tour]

The Stack Exchange tour contains an introduction to Stack Exchange. It can be accessed through the help menu in the top bar. Use this tag for questions about using this tour.

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No badge for taking the Stack Exchange tour?

While looking for a new Stack Exchange site to join, I noticed there is a tour here: https://stackexchange.com/tour But what was my deception, after having carefully taken the whole tour, to discover ...
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Can the tour page be reformed and can moderators be allowed to fine-tune it?

Before anything, this should be made clear: I am not currently a moderator on any Stack Exchange sites; most of what I will be proposing here is based on statements I myself have read from moderators (...
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Broken links for tags on the Stack Exchange Tour page

Tags unicorns and daisies refer to the 404 page from the Tour page of stackexchange.com: I see a panda instead of unicorns! Is it because unicorns do not exist? Looks like somebody forgot to ...
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Completing Tour page before joining a site

If you read Tour page before joining a site you will see the following: The last paragraph says that I will claim badge “Informed”. It’s wrong. Joining the site after reading the page doesn’t ...
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Still HTTP links in /tour on various sites

<Something> Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for <some people>. It's built and run by you as part of the Stack Exchange network of Q&A sites. With your help, we're working ...
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Help Center header seems to have gone missing

One of my fellow moderators noticed that the Help Center for our site no longer has a banner at the top linking to the Tour. A little browsing around and use of the Wayback Machine indicates that ...
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A weird sample question on the tour page

On stackexchange.com/tour the sample question is very unscholarly and hypothetical. I don't think it is on-topic on any community here. Should we have something like that on the tour page? The ...
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Reminding experienced but un-Informed users via comment that Tour contains important information?

When: an experienced user posts a question that suggests they may be unaware of a site's Tour content (which can be customized per-site at its beginning); and the user's public profile shows that ...
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Add a button to the tour

I just went back and took the tour of SE, just like a beginner might. After a brief (and very good) description, there are two buttons that newbies can use to start to look at the hot questions or ...
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Broken Links (Badges) in Stack Exchange Tour

Clicking on the badges (Student, Editor, Good Answer, Civic Duty, Famous Question) in the Stack Exchange Tour leads to a 404 page:
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“unlock badges” -> “earn badges” in tour

The paragraph title "Unlock badges for special achievements" in the tour page seems odd. You "earn badges". I suggest that the word "Unlock" be replaced with "Earn" in the site tour pages. I ...
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When in a specific SE site, could there be an easy way to see that site's manifesto?

A significant part of traffic on any SE site consists of people (often newbies) asking questions which are outside the scope of the site, which are then closed for being "off-topic". Unfortunately, it ...
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Tour of a private beta site shouldn't say it requires 50 rep to comment

The tour of a private beta site it shouldn't say it requires 50 rep to comment. The following picture explains the place where I'm talking about: Please note that this section is not in the Meta ...
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Should you really make a long-time user read through the tour page to get a badge every time that person joins a new site?

I think if you have enough reputation to get the association bonus (i.e. >200 rep) you should be awarded the "read the tour" badge automatically. That way, you need not worry about buffing your bronze ...
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stackexchange.com/tour doesn't have rep levels for the moderation tools

On http://stackexchange.com/tour: You can see the bottom section just has ... as the 'Reputation'. I think these may have been skipped because the rep level depends on what status the site is at ...
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Make the Tour more helpful to existing users

The background Being a member of many SE sites, the first place I go is the Tour. E.g. I recently joined Lifehacks, so I read the Lifehacks Tour. However, once you know one SE site, you'll find that ...
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Only display “Are you new” in the help center, if you don't have the “informed” badge [duplicate]

This banner shows when I visit the help center; whether I am logged in or not. This is on a site where I have almost 7k rep, and I'm not new to Ask Ubuntu at all... (Click for full page image) ...
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The tour page should talk about questions being placed “on hold” rather than being “closed”

The tour page on all non-meta sites (e.g. Stack Overflow) currently contains the following blurb in its "do-not-ask" section: Questions that need improvement may be closed until someone fixes them....
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Question title text in tour looks like a link

The question title text in tour looks like a link when you hover over it, but it isn't actually one: Is this a bug or by design?
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In the tour, the checkmark is gone from the second answer

Exactly the same as this bug, but I was told to post a new report by a developer. The bug is on the answer (tour page), which isn't going to be accepted, doesn't have a check mark.
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Who can edit the “ask / don't ask” part of the tour?

Who is able to edit this section of the tour of an SE site? I know that moderators can edit the /help/on-topic page, which is somewhat similar to the above section: both have lists of allowed and ...
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How do questions on the “Tour” page get chosen? [duplicate]

Every SE site has a tour page. This page exhibits various actual Q&A from the site. On Lifehacks.SE, the tour uses one of my questions. Was this manually selected by somebody on the SE Community ...
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Can we have a title for stackexchange.com/tour?

Can we please have a title such as 'Stack Exchange Tour' on http://stackexchange.com/tour? It doesn't look very nice to just have the address as the title... from this: to this:?
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What are the requirements for the example question in the site tour? [duplicate]

The site tour uses an example question to illustrate how sites work. By default, it is a question about preventing unicorns from eating daisies. I know that it's possible to change that question (...
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Stack Exchange “tour” page does not show I'm logged in

As you can see in the screenshot, I am logged in http://stackexchange.com/ itself: However, when clicking "Learn more" to reach the tour page, I am no longer logged in: Clicking "log in" ...
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Add an “Answering Questions” Section to the Site Tours

Background to This Request This is a generalization of one of my MSO posts. I recently answered a question for a new user, who then replied to my answer with another "answer" instead of using the ...
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“This site is all about getting answers. It's not a discussion forum. There's no chit-chat.”

The MSE tour has this text: This site is all about getting answers. It's not a discussion forum. There's no chit-chat. It's probably an oversight and copied from the regular site tours. Can it be ...
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Tour shows that SE consist of 127 communities and help center shows 128

Vs. Upgrade needed? Edit Sorry, you mishit the target. Please try again.
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In the tour, only answer being accepted later (second one) has a checkmark

Which is definitely a bug (on any SE site). It is a bit misleading to a new user.
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Continuity bug in the Tour

Here we see the first section of the tour (English Language & Usage), with an accepted answer by Robusto, and 4 up votes. The we scroll down, to the 5th section - about "editing and commenting" ...
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Can we continue to show the “Take a tour” banner after a user has created an account?

When you view a Stack Exchange site without being logged in, you see a friendly banner, prompting you to take a tour and understand the features of the site: This links off to a high quality resource ...
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How many Stack Exchange sites are there really? [duplicate]

How many Stack Exchange sites are there? Obviously 114, from the Topbar: Or 112, from Stack Overflow, Help, Tour, scroll to near the bottom. The difference is Area 51 from the link on the Tour ...
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What you would recommend for newcomers to Stack Overflow?

I'm a new incoming user who is interested in knowing more about Stack Overflow. I hadn't seen any information about Stack Overflow before coming here. I was directed by a search engine while I was ...
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Informed badge description outdated

The Informed badge description still refers to the About page while it was renamed to Tour and moved to a new URL after the unified topbar introduction. Not sure how the about-page tag should change ...
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Take the review tour

When I had enough rep to review I had no idea how that works. I looked at it and said: Ok, I come back in a few months when I have a clue about it. I could of course have read a handful of meta posts ...
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Do we need the here's-how-it-works-banner on the help center for experienced users?

In the new Help Center, we have a banner which is the same as the banner we already had on the homepage for users that weren't logged in. This is the homepage: And this is the help center: I'm going ...
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self tour links to faq, not to the help center

The guided tour at /about, links to /faq with FAQ as the text, not /help. This should updated to be appropriate for the help center.