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Merge and synonymize [mandatory-fields] into [required-fields]

mandatory-fields 15 questions 2 asked this year required-fields 40 questions 7 asked this year
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is this a new feature?

I just saw this, which I never saw before, so not sure if a glitch or some kind of upcoming feature, kind of automatic detection of low quality posts. Does anyone know?
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Maybe need a HTML5 mockup tool now [duplicate]

Flash is dead on Chrome, cannot create a mockup on site now.
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Process for dealing with bounties that don't have an answer associated with it

One of the reasons for starting bounties is to get the community to provide answers (to questions that don't have enough attention or can be answered if given some incentive), but at times even after ...
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We've missed the 10 year anniversary (understandable since well, COVID) but there's still things we can do?

According to the post on Stack Moderators about celebrating the 10th anniversary of the community, the way to determine the age of the site is: How to determine the age of a site? We agreed to ...
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New chat rooms are open - how to encourage more people to participate in conversations?

It took a little bit of time but I finally managed to make my way to the new chatrooms that have been made available to the StackExchange community. Unfortunately there were not many chatrooms open, ...
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Please consider reopening 'Tools for user stories' question

The question Is there a tool for managing user stories? may be a little clumsily worded, but it's in essence a really important question to the UX community, particularly beginners. I agree it could ...
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Helping to clear the list of unanswered questions

One of the metrics of Q&A sites is the number of unanswered questions and this can also be further broken down into the amount of time a question remains unanswered for. As a moderator this is of ...
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Proposal for the convention or structure for one type of question on UXSE and feedback

Just wondering if this is a convention or feature of interest to develop in UXSE. I have come across a recent question where the OP adopted a convention/method of structuring a question that seems to ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Duplicated Questions

I've been seeing a lot of questions marked as duplicated. Now, I understand there's a rationale about questions being asked again and again. But there are many cases where one of the following things ...
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Merge [android-ux] into [android]

We have two tags about Android: android (855 questions) and android-ux (58 questions). I can't see any difference in the questions using these tags, so I propose that they be merged, keeping android ...
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Can I link to my own app to give better context of what my problem is?

I've just opened this post: Is it worthwhile to offer a "recover your status" functionality for a paid version in phone app? I think maybe people would find it easier it they can check what ...
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Why does UX StackExchange have both “Home” and “Questions” tabs?

Does UX StackExchange really need both "Home" and "Questions" tabs in its left nav? "Home" seems to be the Questions page with the "Hot" filter applied; it's ...
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Synonomize [user-engagement] and [engagement]

engagement has 9 questions (1 asked this year), and no wiki. user-engagement has 41 questions (2 asked this year), with a wiki. I suggest we merge engagement into user-engagement and make the former a ...
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Merge or synonymise [ai] and [artificial-intelligence]

The site currently has two tags for questions related to artificial intelligence: ai with two questions at the time of writing, and artificial-intelligence with nine questions at the time of writing. ...
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What would the best (top) tag hierarchy be?

I wanted to share some work I have done to look at the community's tag set and estimate a hierarchy: https://www.cems.uwe.ac.uk/~pmatthew/blog/2020/06/19/a-ux-hierarchy-from-folksonomy/ A ...
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Merge [filter] into [filtering]

These tags are unnecessarily separate, being related to the same topic. Question counts: filter → 143 questions, of which 46% are also tagged with filtering filtering → 429 questions, of ...
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What are the plans to support wireframes after flash player is no longer available?

I am fairly new to using this site and have not used the wireframe tool before, although I do have the desktop version of Balsamiq. I thought I would give it a whirl but was told I need flash player ...
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Merge and synonymize the tag [wireframing] into [wireframe]

The two tags are very similar and used interchangeably: [wireframe] currently has 177 questions. [wireframing] currently has 18 questions. I think we could merge and synonymize them into [wireframe]....
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Synonymize/merge [prototype] into [prototyping]

There are two very similar tags: prototyping, currently 119 questions and a decent tag excerpt and wiki. prototype, currently 25 questions (5 of which also have the prototyping tag) without excerpt ...
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Closing Coronavirus questions

I'd like a debate about how we should treat Coronavirus related questions. Right now there are no open questions tagged Coronavirus or COVID-19 on ux.stackexchange.com. I posted one, and that was ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

2020 has come! But… oops, where did the time go? It’s already March! Belated as it is, it’s time for a refresh of Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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Delete [accesibility] tag

The tag [accesibility] is a misspelled version of the [accessibility] tag. I would suggest this to be deleted.
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Why are there so many close voters on this sub SE page?

Every 3rd or 5th new question I see instantly has close votes. Someone asks about something a little opinionated - instant close. Someone writes a question that is a little too broad - instantly 2 ...
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Bad or no Reputation!

I'm sure again I won't get too many, if any, points at all for this post. I can't help to think about one of my late favorite French singers with his famous line "In the prétention free village I ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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What is the most well written, answered and documented question that you have come across?

I have just added the fifth update to a question that I first posted more than 6 years ago. Since then it has become a tradition to revisit that question and 'maintain' it because I feel like it ...
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Thoughts on the change to points awarded to Questions?

There was a massive thread of comments after the announcement of the changes to the points awarded for Questions. I am not sure if I spotted anyone from UXSE providing their thoughts there, but was ...
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Data structures in spreadsheets appropriate here?

I'm considering re-inventing the spreadsheet interface. The problem with current spreadsheet tech is that the formula is in the cell. This makes it difficult to troubleshoot and maintain ...
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Given that there is generally no 'right' or 'wrong' answer in UX design, does it mean that people are less likely to award a tick to answers at UXSE?

I recently just answered a couple of questions over at a number of different Stack Exchange sites, and within a very short amount of time I received upvotes on the answers and also had those answers ...
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Questions asking for links

Questions asking for links to third party resources or examples aren't allowed on SO. It seems they are allowed here or are they said to be banned somewhere? Example question
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Is there a case for time-weighted reputation score?

Given the large number of very new or relatively inactive users that seem to be in many of the forums, it is sometimes very hard to get a true indication of the influence that someone has on UXSE over ...
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How do we measure the benefit of UXSE for users?

Remembering back to the time when I was teaching a UX design course, I used to tell students that UXSE is one of the many different resources that can be used to help with professional development. ...
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AMA with UXPin on on Wednesday, October 2nd, 4PM–6PM GMT+02

First Ask Me Anything will be on Wednesday, October 2nd from 4pm-6pm GMT+02 [9am EST] It will be with UXPin UXPin is a design tool you can use throughout the whole product creation process, ...
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How to tell whether a (visual) design question is on-topic?

This question is related to question about what is UX but goes more into details. Comments on this question (Has this design got a name? (Overflow illustration out of web card)) got me thinking ...
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Are there ever good situations for combining questions?

I'd recently answered this question, when a mod promoted it to the homepage from the tumbleweed bin. This seemed to be a common question to me, and I found a similar question posted. This latter ...
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Asking for learning resources is on topic here?

On other Stack Exchange sites, requests for learning resources and books would be closed within minutes as off topic. Is this allowed here? Why? I ask because this happened This question has been ...
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How to fix [ux-field]?

I see ux-field misused far more often than it's used correctly. The goal of the tag, as described in its usage guidance: Questions relating to the general UX field, such as career, academic aspects,...
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Votes cast by those with less than 125 reputation … do not change the publicly displayed post score

Downvoting an answer on ux.stackexchange.com I've received below message: I've two question about it: right after that I've tried up-voting too, and it happened just correctly, without any message. ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Stack Exchange Sites Tag Does Not Show All “Your Communities”

The very last tag on the top right hand side on StackExchange is for showing all Stack Exchange sites and communities. However, when clicking on it for the drop down view, it doesn't show all my ...
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User Experience updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Our chat is dead

I'm moving and have edited this question to Meta after posting it on ux.se: We have an issue on ux stackexchange, that is the Chat Room is practically dead My initial attempt of posting this on ux....
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Improve help pages to more clearly list the specific reasons a question could be marked as off-topic

The on-topic help page and corresponding off-topic help page are pretty vague, lacking a lot of specific things that would cause their question to be closed as off-topic. That's in direct contrast to ...
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What is the impact or change in user experience from the New Contributor label?

I have always tried to take into consideration of the user's reputation score when providing comments or feedback to their questions or answers. The introduction of the "New Contributor" tag ...
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How to encourage developers to ask more suitable questions on UXSE

It might just be something I have picked up on a little bit more since I am looking at a lot of questions recently, but I seem to notice many people who are not new to the community but new to UXSE (...
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Multiple scrollbars in Review window

Didn't notice this until recently so I am guessing it must not have been ever-present. But it's clearly something that needs to be resolved. I am going to tag it as a point of discussion because I am ...
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Stepping down as Moderator

Over the last years I’ve become more and more inactive in the community. When I joined some seven years ago I’ve just finished school as BSc with major in Information Architecture. I had all the time ...

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