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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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How to handle Duplicate users or user profiles?

When I'm going through posted questions. I saw two questions of a different profiles, I felt like both profiles of a single user Questions: How to run a Sdl Tridion develop WebSite on localhost How ...
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Is anyone using DynamicLinkDAO or DynamicLinkInfoHomeBaseLegacy? [closed]

Is there anyone using either DynamicLinkDAO or DynamicLinkInfoHomeBaseLegacy in SDL Tridion Content Delivery? This data is only stored in database (DYNAMIC_LINKS table) but never used or retrieved ...
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Let's get critical: Feb 2014 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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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 ...
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Presenting the Context Engine at the next webinar

Myself and Nick will be presenting some cool stuff at the next webinar (in February 2014), we plan to show the following: Providing layouts for desktop and mobile Solving the 'responsive' images ...
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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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Anonymous user entering spam content as suggested edit

I see some anonymous user keeping on trying to introduce spam content on this answer. Question: Should I install the Content Delivery web sites and services with Integrated Application pools? ...
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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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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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What's a decent time to wait before flagging a question for close as 'unclear'?

People sometimes ask questions that are unclear. Sometimes this can even be pretty bad. Still - today I saw a question flagged for close as "Unclear what you are asking". The question had only been ...
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Tag for SDL Intelligent Marketing Suite (CMA)?

I wasn't sure how to tag this question: Context Expression Extension Setup Thoughts or preference on how to tag "SDL Intelligent Marketing Suite"-related questions? I think cma would make a good ...
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Anyone planning to attend the Ohio Valley User Group (December 5th)?

I'm talking at a User Group meeting next week in Columbus (details here), if anyone is showing up and feels like grabbing a drink or just general chatting on Tridion, weather, and upvotes, let me know ...
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Why can't we move out from Beta to official release

All the stats looks good: Is there some specific schedule when we are supposed to evaluate the site and move from Beta to the Official release. What is the criteria apart from what we can see from ...
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Let's get critical: Nov 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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Want to earn 10 points per vote?

In a few ways, the SDL Tridion Ideas site was ahead of its time (2009?). Its process and website should be familiar to StackExchange and forum users ("Submit, Promote, Discuss, and See") but ...
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Ask more questions, and give more answers!

I recently ran across some site stats and noticed we do an amazing job at answering 99% of the questions asked on tridion.stackexchange. I think this means we have a very active community and asking a ...
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Why there is deductions in point

I just check my account and saw mysterious deductions of points as shown below: I saw these and there is no downvote; is it because of the fact that some user might have upvoted and now they are no ...
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We're Chatting!

Congrats on hitting minor milestone: two people in TRex chat at the same time. Join along. Topic: "Stuff" Discuss: Think we'll benefit from community chat? What would you like to see it used for ...
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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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Should we close posts made to Tridion Meta about specific events once those events have passed?

We have some questions posted here in meta: SDL Tridion Community Webinar (will be recorded) and SDL Tridion R&D feedback session on June 27: Do you have feedback on page regions? that are tied 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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SDL Tridion MVP Summit 2013 Results

Every year winners of the SDL Tridion Most Valued Professional Contributor award gather and create SDL Tridion-related open source projects. Here's a list of the projects the group started based on ...
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Video/Slides of the September 2013 SDL Tridion Community Webinar now available

The video and sldies of September's SDL Tridion Community Webinar are now available at http://webinars.julianwraith.com/2013/07/31/september-2013-webinar/ Two sessions were presented in September's ...
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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 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 Tridion Community Webinar (will be recorded)

A bit late notice, but as an FYI for the community, Julian Wraith hosts a regular SDL Tridion Community Webinar. http://webinars.julianwraith.com/ September's REL topic by Mihai Cadariu is in ...
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Conventions for SDL Tridion Terms in Instructions

I'm researching software instruction conventions. This is specifically for training slides and materials, though I'm interested in your preferences for Tridion Stack Exchange and other online ...
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With new features come new answers

Our Area 51 Beta site shows have a 1.9 answer ratio, which is close to the recommended 2.5 answers per question. We're also at 119 users with 200+ rep, also close to the recommended 150 users. With ...
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How quick to act should moderators be?

Someone asks: Is X possible. I answer "Yes it is", with an offer to help further if they produce more details of their attempt and problems with it. In other words - a direct answer to the question as ...
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Let's get critical: Aug 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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Editing Questions for Rep

Without naming individuals or calling out specific examples, I've noticed a pattern on this site where OPs' questions as well as respondents' comments and / or answers are being edited, without ...
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Sharing Answered Questions

I need help asking better questions. Simple but Real Questions When I figure out seemingly simple questions, should I answer the question myself or leave it for others? Use for identification ...
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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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Are Media Manager questions welcome on tridion.stackexhange.com?

Every now and then a question pops up about Media Manager, like this one What CDNs can I connect to with SDL Media Manager. Various answers/comments on this question claim the question is on topic if ...
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How to subscribe to or access Tridion stack exchange questions?

I want to view Tridion stackexchange questions in my inbox or web page through .NET API or Web Services. Is this possible? How would you go about it?
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While reviewing, I have given downvote for an answer which leads to -1 on my points

Just now, I was doing a review of an answer for this question I gave a downvote for the answer, since it is not an answer and it suppossed to be a comment. But unfortunately, I got -1 on my points. ...
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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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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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Increasing our Visitors/Day from 271 to 500?

Related to Rob Stevenson-Leggett's question on promoting the site, but specifically for our 271 visitors/day statistic (as of May 10, 2013). As a practical, observable, and track-able number, I'm ...
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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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Is the “api” tag required?

The api tag seems to be being used for several different concepts This question is about the DD4T API Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1 - PageContentAssembler This question is about the Deployer Obtain ...
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Should 'templates' be a synonym for 'templating' and should 'auto-publish' be a synonym for 'publishing'?

In looking at the current proposed Tag Synonyms there were two that stood out to me as being almost no-brainers: templates is proposed as a synonym for templating auto-publish is proposed as a ...
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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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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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Are we ready for a Blog?

Apparently, StackExchange sites can include their blogs (as mentioned on BlogOverflow). Would you be interested in such a blog for Tridion Stack Exchange? If so, offer an answer including what you'd ...
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How can we promote the site?

I think we need some new ideas to get the word out about the site. What do you think would be a good way to encourage people to visit and contribute to the site?
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Shouldn't we get rid of year numbers in tags? [closed]

I'm afraid that setting a year number in the tag can be too obvious and too easy for newcomers. Shouldn't we use product numbers, like 6.1 for 2011SP1, instead to give us some more space to flame the ...
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How many tags is ideal for a question?

Sometimes when I set 3 tags on a question I feel like I didn't give my question the right paradigm to be answered completely within the question scope. However setting 4 tags feels like an overkill ...
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Is the question ‘Examples of altered XSL files for Rich-Text fields’ a good fit for the site?

In our very first question on Tridion meta 'How strict should we be on the Q&A format?' We decided the purpose of this site is to allow both general ‘best practices’ type questions which are ...