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The Tridion bookmarklet challenge

Triggered by this question: How to mass delete Tridion MessageCenter warnings? I have been moved to issue the Tridion Bookmarklet challenge. As this is a community challenge, we'll be making use of ...
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Tridion SE Not Ready for Public Launch

FINAL UPDATE Nice job, everyone! We've gone live and are now open to the public — Enjoy! Update: Your efforts to bring in more users have started to pay off a bit and the situation seems to be ...
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FAQ: What's this developer license for?

So, this is probably against the rules, but Tridion Meta sounds like the best place to reach out to you guys and explain a few things about the Free Developer Licenses that SDL is now giving away to ...
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Nominations Open for SDL Tridion MVPs

Updated for 2015. We have an SDL-sponsored community award for SDL Tridion knowledge online sharing, which thanks those that have shared their Tridion expertise. Please consider nominating ...
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Tpfkat Will we always call it Tridion?

The product formerly known as Tridion, tpfkat, not to be confused with tafkap, the artist formerly known as Prince, should be known as its new name "SDL Web 8". Yet the popular name, Tridion, still ...
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Is it possible to move the Tridion questions from other Stack Exchange sites to here?

We have over 1000 Tridion specific questions on other Stack Exchange sites. Is it possible to move them to this site to prevent duplicate questions?
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Would you like to join us on Slack?

Tom Simm recently posted on the SDL Community about the possibility of an SDL Slack and it turns out there isn’t one out there yet (other than the MVP Slack). I thought this was a great idea as I know ...
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How strict should we be on the Q&A format?

I think a lot of people have questions that are not directly related to a technical question per se, but rather a "how do I approach this issue" question. Almost a best practice type of question. How ...
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Tridion Developer Summit 2015

I missed the 2014 Tridion Developer Summit and don't want to miss out this year. When will the conference date be announced and where will it be held?
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What should the FAQ Contain?

This is from the 7 essential meta questions and kind of follows Nuno's question: How strict should we be on the Q&A format? So what type of questions do we want and which don't we want? Do we ...
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Ideas and volunteers for SI4T 2.0

We are starting to plan a new release for SI4T - the open source search integration framework for Tridion. As such we are interested to hear any experiences with SI4T (positive and negative), ideas ...
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What was your extension idea at Tridion Developer Summit?

@RobertCurlette solicited SDL Web (Tridion) extension ideas from partners, customers, and SDL employees in an impromptu open session during the Tridion Developer Summit 2015. I noted about 25 ideas ...
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The SDL Tridion Reference Implementation Released!

The SDL Tridion Reference Implementation has been released and announced on SDL Tridion World. Per Bart Koopman, the SDL Tridion Reference Implementation is "an MVC web application (v1.0 is released ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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SDL Web Developer Summit India 2016

The SDL India Community will be hosting 2nd SDL Web Developer Summit in New Delhi, India From 5th to 6th Feb 2016. This is an excellent opportunity to learn, meet and share with SDL professionals ...
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Nominations Open for SDL Tridion MVPs 2016

As a follow-up to the past reminders, SDL has sponsored an annual community award for SDL Web (Tridion) knowledge online sharing since 2009, for the 2010 award year. Please consider nominating ...
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Should we rename the 'tri' tag to 'reference implementation'?

I appreciate that there needs to be a tag for the Tridion Reference Implementation. But I highly doubt that tri is the best tag name. If the product itself was named 'tri' that would be a great tag ...
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Crowd-Sourcing for the product roadmap

This question is basically the opposite of this one where Quirijn asks if we could use StackExchange as a way to provide Enhancement Requests for SDL Tridion. If you read through the answers in that ...
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How should we document version tags like tridion-2011

I proposed the following Tag Wiki Excerpt for the tridion-2011 tag: SDL Tridion 2011 is the name of the SDL Tridion Content Management System released in 2010 and the following description: ...
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Who should the moderators be?

Based on the fact that the StackExchange moderators rejected Glenn's request to update the FAQ and deferred it to our community moderators I thought I'd kick things off in nominations for those ...
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SDL Tridion-related Open Source Projects

Google tells me we have several repositories on Google Code and GitHub, but it's hard to get context on what's active. What projects can SDL Tridion technical community members participate in? Please ...
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How do we encourage answers to be accepted

Currently almost 35% of the available questions, do not have an accepted answer. When looking over these, I think this number should be higher, certainly when I see the number of upvotes for some of ...
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How should we handle our site's Logo?

We apparently have an opportunity to provide input into the logo. See other StackExchange sites for example logos. How should we solicit designs for the logo? (contest, submissions to a meta question,...
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Are announcements OK on Tridion Meta?

I was thinking about this yesterday as I prepared for our Tridion 2013 Community Webinar - would it be OK to place "community announcements" in Tridion meta? It is obviously not related to this site, ...
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What to do with these tags?

I've started looking at the first few tags that people are using, and I think that we should keep a close eye on this. Here's a few tags that I propose to "erase" or modify: embedded-schema: delete, ...
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Should deployment be a synonym for content-delivery?

In looking at the Tag Synonyms (https://tridion.stackexchange.com/tags/synonyms) suggested by Bart, one of the suggestions that really stood out to me as maybe not being a good idea is the one for ...
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Coding guidelines (yes, really)

Personally, I have a severe aversion to code that I have to scroll sideways to see. I quite often edit peoples' questions and answers just to format the code to prevent this. I'd like us to have some ...
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Conference: Will you attend the Tridion Developer Summit 2014, 15 May, Amsterdam

The first Tridion Developer Conference is happening on 15 May in Amsterdam. We have many of the top Tridion StackExchange users as speakers on new and interesting Tridion topics. To find out more ...
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How should we document tags for questions mentioning specific service packs or hotfix rollups?

In How should we document version tags like Tridion-2011 we decided to use just product version numbers such as 2011 or 5.3 for tags related to specific versions of a Tridion product. At the time we ...
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Are you going to SDL Innovate 2015 (San Francisco)?

As most of you know, every year SDL organizes a series of "SDL Innovate" events around the world, and this year is no exception - we're covering Amsterdam, London, San Francisco, Sydney and Tokyo. ...
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Did you nominate MVPs for 2017?

Happy festive holiday period / Merry Christmas / Happy Kwanza / Whatever suits you. As usual at this time of the year, the SDL Web MVP Selection panel is searching for those among you that share your ...
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Tridion Sites MVP 2019?

welcome back to real life after the past few weeks of (I hope) good times with friends and family, and over-eating. As is tradition, we're getting ready for the Tridion Sites MVP selection for 2019, ...
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How to handle Tridion related questions on sites other than this one

Since this site is still in Beta, we don't have an option to automatically ask for migration of new tridion related questions which pop up on Stack Exchange and Server Fault etc. I've seen a lot of ...
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SDL Tridion R&D feedback session on June 27: Do you have feedback on page regions?

The concept of page regions was introduced through SmartTarget on page template level and has been built on by the Experience Manager. SDL Tridion R&D is currently working on how to expose page ...
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Example Tridion Reports

We're exploring what SDL Tridion (Web) customers would be interested seeing in aggregated form in the UI. I can note what I've seen in projects and what you've done in the community in an answer ...
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Will the Tridion forum be closed once we go public?

Once the Tridion StackExchange Beta will become public should we ask for the "closing" of the forum? Turn it into a read-only archive where no new questions are being posted anymore? Otherwise we ...
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Should tags ambient and ambient-data-framework be merged?

I propose to merge ambient and ambient-data-framework.
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content-modelling vs. content-modeling which tag spelling to use?

So far we only have one question (What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a "General Content" Schema? ) tagged with content-modelling. Before we get any additional questions ...
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Locating a dependent hotfix, should we close this quesiton or re-write it?

So, I voted to close the question Locating a dependent hotfix (80451) as has one other person. After doing so I started to wonder if the better approach would be to rewrite the question as 'How do I ...
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Should we take Tridion Docs questions here?

With the recent announcement by SDL that Tridion Sites and Tridion Docs are merging to become Tridion DX, and the fact that some software components (especially delivery) share the code base and ...
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Does anyone have any suggestions for edits to the FAQ?

Based on the responses to What should the FAQ Contain? I have updated the the FAQ with Glenn's excellent answer. Can anyone interested have a quick read and let me know if there are any suggestions ...
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Should “hi,” “thanks,” taglines and salutations be removed from posts?

Exactly as per this question on StackOverflow. I just edited a question to remove a "thanks" message as per the asking guidelines on SO; however, it occurs to me that this is effectively a site-...
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Supported versions of Java - Question scope

Many of us have struggled with different versions of JAVA causing problems with Tridion and I recognise that the What is the newest version of Java 6 supported on Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1? question is ...
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Let's get critical: May 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Tridion Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When they arrive from Google, what ...
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Should we avoid the use of internal Tridion codenames

When a new project is worked on in Tridion R&D, they use internal code-names. Occasionally, these names leak out and start getting used more generally in the community. An example of this was "...
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How to encourage new users to ask better questions without diminishing them?

Luckily we are still growing and it seems now the holiday season has passed again and we see a few new community members join the site and ask their questions. What has been striking me most the past ...
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SDL Releases the Cumulative Update 1 for SDL Web 8, SDL Web Experience Optimization 8 and SDL Digital Experience Accelerator 1.4

Did everybody know that the SDL Web Q1 update which was previously described on SDL Community is now available as the Cumulative Update 1 for SDL Web 8? This cumulative update is a convenient and low-...
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When is the next/first SDL Tridion Webinar of 2014?

I've not seen an announcement for the first SDL Tridion webinar in 2014, is there one scheduled for early January? We've been showing off the Context Engine lately, we'd be happy to show a demo and ...
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SDL Web 8 Community Posts?

With the release of SDL Web 8, do you have posts you'd like to share with the community? I'm coming across a few posts as you explore the new version and think it'd be helpful to aggregate a reading ...
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SEO for Questions and Answers

What is the best way to optimize questions/answers for search? I just ran into a scenario where I forgot which file/attribute I had to update to make Tridion force refresh all GUI Extension JS and ...