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v1.5

Minor Versionm

Approved General Content Updates

by Martin Lewis

Introduction

This guide demonstrates how to use the filters and organization options to navigate the Answers feature.

  1. Click on the Answers button.
    • Click on the Answers button.

  2. The All Questions tab opens by default on Answers.
    • The All Questions tab opens by default on Answers.

    • This tab shows you all of the questions that are currently active.

    • Use the Search answers field to easily search through the question archives.

    • To view every question, use the All filter.

    • Use the Most Helpful filter to view the questions with the most user votes for helpfulness.

    • To view all of the unanswered questions, use the Unanswered filter.

    • Help contribute to the site by providing answers to questions and topics with which you are familiar!

    • Use the Newest filter to see questions that are ranked by the most recent posting date.

  3. The Subscribed tab is the second tab in Answers, and it allows you to view all of the questions to which you are subscribed.
    • The Subscribed tab is the second tab in Answers, and it allows you to view all of the questions to which you are subscribed.

    • By subscribing to a question, you are electing to receive notifications when new answers are posted for that question. See the How to Subscribe to a Question guide for more information.

    • To narrow down the results, use the filters and the Search answers field.

  4. To find questions that are grouped by category, use the Categories tab. Select a category from the listed options to see the list of questions relating to that category.
    • To find questions that are grouped by category, use the Categories tab.

    • Select a category from the listed options to see the list of questions relating to that category.

    • Use the filters or the Search answers field to narrow your results.

    • To deselect your chosen category and start over, click on the Clear button.

  5. Click on the Members button in the upper-right of the page to open the site Leaderboard. The Leaderboard provides a ranking of all the site users by the highest reputation.
    • Click on the Members button in the upper-right of the page to open the site Leaderboard.

    • The Leaderboard provides a ranking of all the site users by the highest reputation.

    • Use the View filters to see sorted results specific to the Guides or the Answers portion of the site.

    • Use the Time filters to see a historical record of the site user rankings.

    • Users can earn badges as honorable rewards for their activity on the site.

    • Hover your mouse pointer over a badge icon to see more information about the badge earned.

  6. To open the Moderation page, click on the Moderation button in the upper-right of the page. Users with at least 100 reputation points may flag questionable answers, comments, or questions and send them to the Moderation page. Once posts are flagged, the community may vote on what action should be taken with the content.
    • To open the Moderation page, click on the Moderation button in the upper-right of the page.

    • Users with at least 100 reputation points may flag questionable answers, comments, or questions and send them to the Moderation page. Once posts are flagged, the community may vote on what action should be taken with the content.

    • Use the View filters in the upper-left of the page to narrow the flagged questions by status.

    • To sort by vote status, use the Voting filters.

    • To learn about moderating users and content for Answers, see our Guidelines for Moderating Answers.

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