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Best practices for recommending a web app or other tool

Yes, very often someone has recognized the very problem the Asker has and built something to address it. "Why re-invent the wheel?" as the old saw goes. By all means, do recommend an app if ...
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How do I ask a question that may require recommending a web app?

There are two ways to generally ask questions of this nature. The Good and the Bad. How NOT to ask questions that may require a web app recommendation: "What is the best {category} app?" "List of ...
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Why we're not customer support for [your favorite company]

Why can't I ask customer service-related questions? Because we don't know the answer. Oh sure, there might be some intrepid soul who has sailed these waters before, and come out alive. They might ...
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How does a faq-proposed post become part of the FAQ?

The mechanism you seek is: pick a suitable existing meta “thread”, post a ‘Q’ that requests that have the faq tag added, give your reasons why and tag it discussion faq-proposed. IMO none of the Qs ...
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Are questions about self-installed web apps on or off topic?

Things have changed since this question was first asked. Recommendations for which web app software to install - not technical questions, just recommendations about features etc Definitely off-...
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