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Proposals for new entries for the FAQ repository on this site should use this tag.

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Why we're not customer support for [your favorite company]

Why can't I ask customer service-related questions here, like: The service is down. Fixed it! When will [some new feature] be released? Can I ask questions about using their app? How is that ...
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How does a faq-proposed post become part of the FAQ?

How does are questions chosen to change from faq-proposed to faq? There are some questions which I would like to suggest adding as official FAQ posts, but it seems that a few of these questions haven'...
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Best practices for recommending a web app or other tool

I understand that questions asking for app recommendations (or even just "if such an app exists") are off-topic. Questions should be about problems to solve. Sometimes, though, the best solution to a ...
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How do I ask a question that may require recommending a web app?

I have a problem that I need to solve, and it may require the recommendation of a web app or service. How do I ask this type of question so that it isn't closed? (Inspired by this question at meta....
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How to write a tag wiki

There needs to be a guideline of what's the recommended way on Web Applications to write a tag wiki. Feel free to use this post as a starting discussion and eventual future FAQ for WebApps tag wiki ...
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What are the components of a Web app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between a website and a web app? I was wondering whether someone could provide an in-depth definition of what the web-app is and what are the ...
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What kind of questions can I ask here? The detailed version

What kind of questions can I ask on this site? Are there detailed examples of what's on-topic here?
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What does voting mean and why is it important?

Now that we have graduated out of beta status, the rep requirement levels have bumped up to that of a normal site. This is expected, and a good thing. However, our users' rep levels are not high ...
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How to deal with Staff of webapp <X> ?

It sounds like staff/support/founders may come in as new users when they see their product mentioned. As a new user, there is not enough reputation to comment. So in some cases I see answers given ...
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Are questions about browsers accepted as long as they are related to using a web application?

There already are questions about bookmarklets but are questions about browsers (plugins, features) accepted (as long as they are related to using a real web application?). For example, questions ...
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Questions about Adult apps that conform to Jeff's restrictions allowed?

Will suggestions about adult web apps that do not contain a site name or url/link be allowed? This would not violate Jeff's restrictions from this question: Previous Question
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Are questions about self-installed web apps on or off topic?

There are some levels to this... Which of the following question types do we accept and which do we reject as off-topic? Recommendations for which web app software to install - not technical ...
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Are questions about “adult” web apps on or off topic?

Would it be appropriate to have questions about adult-themed apps that potentially could contain links to such 18+ sites (in answers or questions)? Just asking 8] Return to what should our FAQ ...
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Detailed List questions and CW

I posted a question to ascertain what web-sites were out there for automated die-rollers. The motivation behind the question was that I wanted to find a die-rolling site that didn't require a sign-in,...
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What should our FAQ contain?

We need to come up with "things specific to webapps that need to be mentioned in the faq. [...] [The] most relevant thing to focus on is that topmost section of the [faq]." [Jeff Attwood] If you look ...
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How is the FAQ page going to be written?

So, you guys are first. And with that distinction comes some random craziness. We haven't established exactly how some of the community-specific content is going to get created. We know it is going to ...
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What's the difference between a website and a web app?

First order of business: this is for the FAQ. How would you define the difference between a "website" and a "web application?" What makes a site a "web app?" We're going to need a clear, concise ...