The on-topic help page for Code Review is already fairly clear, but I would edit the following bullet point to make it clearer:
- Best practices and design pattern usage
With the current phrasing, one could misunderstand that questions about general best practices in an abstract situation are considered on-topic (as it happened to me).
I would change it to something along the lines of "Application of best practices and design pattern usage to your specific project".
Sure, it is true that the line above,
If you have a working piece of code from your project and are looking for open-ended feedback in the following areas:
implicitly implies that the question should refer to a specific, concrete project, with working code. But I believe that the small gain in clarity is worth the redundancy.