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Is DHIS2 on topic?

Under the section on What topics can I ask about here? in the Web Applications Help Center, it states: For managing and maintaining your own hosted web application please ask on Pro Webmasters DHIS ...
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Is it ok to remove spam links from an off-topic question even after flagging the question as Spam?

Please remove spammy links if the question or answer can stay up without them. If you are going to flag them as spam to be deleted, then please leave the spammy link in it. It makes it easier for ...
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Question not in English

If a question is not in English it should be closed as "unclear what you're asking". With a few obvious exceptions, Stack Exchange sites are expected to be in English. At that point the content ...
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Should we get rid of [wordpress]?

First, that question was closed because it is asking a very site specific question. It was worded as "What is wrong with my site? Here is a stack trace." Questions both here and at the ...
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Are questions about email hosting on-topic?

I think any questions related to email can be divided into six camps: Software client questions (i.e. What isn't my email software like Outlook working?) belong on Super User. Server software ...
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There are a lot of questions being put on hold on a daily basis

I agree that they could be much clearer, potentially reducing the number of questions put on hold, and confusion for new (and even more experienced) users. As suggested in this Meta answer: Our ...
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Flag for off-topic software recommendation declined, discussion

I didn't decline it but I probably would have declined the flag, too. The question is good with the possible exception of the last part where they essentially say recommending a tool for this be cool, ...
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Are questions about Azure pricing off-topic?

It is common on all StackExchange sites that pricing questions are off-topic. This includes questions regarding the relative, as opposed to absolute, prices of similar services. Prices change and ...
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Are questions about Azure pricing off-topic?

Cody's comment on that question was posted when the question was still on StackOverflow, before it has been migrated here to Webmasters. Pricing questions are indeed off-topic at SO: Burninate ...
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Are social media marketing questions on-topic?

Questions about Facebook Ad Manager and other social media marketing would usually be on-topic here. As long as you are using Facebook Ads to drive traffic to your website, you could ask about: Ad ...
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Can I Flag a question asking a Tool which is off-topic in Pro Webmasters but asked 3 years ago and having an accepted answer?

Absolutely. A question can be flagged as off-topic no matter how old it is. Moderators have special tool to deal with such situations. You could suggest in your flag that that this be used: ...
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Document the "recommendations" off-topic close reason

I suggest that we edit the help center to more closely match our off-topic close reason. I'm proposing that we change the recommendations section to: Recommendations for sites and resources — ...
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Improve the Default Off-Topic Close Reason

This question does not appear to be about running a website. For guidance on which questions are on-topic on Pro Webmasters, please see the [help/on-topic].
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There are a lot of questions being put on hold on a daily basis

No matter how perfect the help center text is or can be, it is rarely read by users and even less so before they ask a low quality question. So updating it, while being worthwhile and helpful, will ...
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