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Questions tagged [help-center]

For issues regarding the help center of Stack Exchange.

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Let's draft better Help Center pages!

To follow up on Help spot deficiencies in our Help Center, let's collaboratively draft better Help Center pages. For each Help Center page to be modified, post a Community Wiki "answer" containing ...
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Help spot deficiencies in our Help Center

Regular participants will be familiar with procedures and practices on Code Review. For example, we have rules against asking hypothetical questions appending to or modifying the question after ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

Just to break the ice with one from the great seven: what should our FAQ contain? (One FAQ suggestion/answer)
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Code-correctness in the FAQ

As pointed by the poster of this question: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/8609/dynamic-programming-algorithm-code-review, our FAQ states the following is on-topic: Code correctness ...
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The help-center contains links to meta.codereview.* instead to codereview.meta.*

See What topics can I ask about here? for example: For more information on this policy, please see this post on our Meta site. A user gets greeted with an "unsecure connection" warning, since the ...
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FAQ “Product Support” needs some TLC

Related Meta.SE Question:: The “product support” page in Help Center does not make much sense network-wide The Product Support "Can I support my product on this site?" FAQ page seems to be stating ...
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Make the help center more explicit about what CR is NOT

There has been discussion recently, about how lots of Stack Overflow users carelessly refer OP over here (CR) whenever the question roughly looks like a wall of code and OP is asking for help nailing ...
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Improving the site description on our take-a-tour page

Our tour page says: Welcome to Code Review Stack Exchange CR http://cdn.sstatic.net/Sites/codereview/img/apple-touch-icon.png Code Review is a question and answer site for sharing code ...
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Revising or removing the “Best practices” topicality rule

In the Help Center, under What topics can I ask about here?, one of the rules currently states: However, if your question is not about a particular piece of code and instead is a generally ...
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Insufficient “How to ask”

As a newbie coming to CR and asking the very first question you can see There's nothing about broken code there and many new questions seem to get closed quickly because of it. Moreover, it names no ...
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“What to do when someone answers” seems to give bad advice at a glance

Take a look at this page of the Help Center - What should I do when someone answers my question? If you only read the text with special markup, as someone would when skimming the page, it reads like ...
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What is “best to the author's knowledge”?

The question has been put on hold with the reason code not implemented or not working as intended. It is a curious case: in fact, the code is implemented, and does work as intended. The OP just didn'...
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Inapplicable help page [duplicate]

This page (Can I support my product on this site) is Stack Overflow's corresponding help page with names exchanged - saying "Code Review" instead of "Stack Overflow". It doesn't belong here. This page ...