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What information must I provide in a Selenium selector question?

So you posted a question about a Selenium selector that doesn't work, and now it's been downvoted or closed for lack of information. What minimum information should you have provided, and why?
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Finishing SQA reviews, counts sticks after I empty my que

How do I get my review count to zero? Currently its always above 8 even if I empty my que. Like in this screenshot its still 10. I tried looking at the Tools link left of Review, but I can't seem to ...
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How do we clean up low quality questions?

Is anyone tracking the signal to noise (high-quality to low-quality) ratio for SQA questions? My sense is it's going down; there seem to be a lot of "help me with my homework" and "save me from ...
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Let's get critical: Mar 2015 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Software Quality Assurance & Testing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When ...
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Where do I ask about a specific piece of software?

I have an app on my windows tablet and I don't have a clue as to where to ask about about it so I'll start here and hope someone has an idea and migrates it. Now, I am using the Sparkiy app on my ...
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Unclosed questions: how do we compare to other SE sites, and can we do better?

We have a lot of old questions that reappear because they were never closed. Sometimes the question was never answered, other times the question was answered but perhaps not to the OP's satisfaction,...
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Is it deliberate that the styling is broken on this site?

My styling on this particular SE site is pretty bugged, is this a deliberate QA joke or an actual bug? Surely this has been asked (if its not a bug) but I couldn't find it.
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Creating canonical references for Selenium basics

As discussed here: What are our standards about Selenium questions? Everyone seems to agree that we ought to provide useful information to beginner Selenium users. To reduce the load of repeated ...
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What are our standards about Selenium questions?

I've been wavering back and forth about this site. I want to contribute, but on any given day, I tend to see a lot of super basic "How do I click a button with Selenium" questions and not a lot of ...
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Tag "selenium-webdriver" not available at "sqa.stackexchange.com"

I have just noticed that tag called "selenium-webdriver" is not available at "sqa.stackexchange.com". I have edited many question in sqa.stackexchange.com and not getting above tag. Same tag is ...
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Getting some already answered questions under "Unanswered" category

I just went to page : https://sqa.stackexchange.com/questions?sort=unanswered Ex : Loading page generates exception 'Timed out waiting for page load' - This question have many answers given ...
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A lot of TDD questions in one day - Is this normal?

In the last hours a lot of TDD questions was asked - the most of them from new users. I do not know, but it is not something abnormal? I am not against new questions or a lot of new questions in a ...
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Hats hats hats! Winter Bash 2014

Alright, folks, Winter Bash 2014 is coming. Do we want to be this: Or do we want to be this I don't know about you, but I'm leaning toward option 2. Not to bias your opinion. Note if we do it, you ...
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Let's get critical: Sep 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Software Quality Assurance & Testing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When ...
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It's ok to ask the question about Travis CI?

It's ok to ask the question about testing build with Travis CI? If yes, can we have tag for travis-ci?
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Test Cube/Test Rail - Test case Management Software [closed]

Has anyone used the test case management software 'Test Cube' or 'TestRail', we are currently looking for a test case management tool that can manage our automation and manual testing. We have tried '...
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Why do not we have tag synonyms like they are on Stackoverflow

For example, let's look at the tag selenium2 on Stackoverflow. There is a synonym 'selenium-webdriver' When we are trying to find synonym for selenium2 on sqa.stackexchange.com then there is no ...
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Hardware testing - do we want it here?

A recent question was flagged because it was off topic, and the user flagging did not have the right reputation to cast a close vote. I have to agree with the flag that technically, the question is ...
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Let's get critical: Mar 2014 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Software Quality Assurance & Testing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When ...
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Can something be done to achieve fair votes in this forum? If yes, what could be done?

Today I stumbled upon this question: Will the new ISO/IEC 29119 Software Testing standard work with agile methodologies like Scrum? I was astonished that James Bach's answer was upvoted at least 16 ...
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Unanswered questions - can we do something about them?

As IT professionals all, we know that metrics are metrics are metrics and that they can be twisted any which way. But they can also be useful. We have 5 primary metrics by which our site is publicly ...
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Who is this person? - New user with the same name as me - my name isn't that common

Maybe I'm being overly suspicious here, but I don't have a particularly common name, so it was a bit surprising to see a new response to an old question from this profile (https://sqa.stackexchange....
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Wanting advice/feedback regarding idea for testing tools

I have an idea for my testing team to implement a utility that will allow cross-application testing simultaneously. I have a general outline of the idea and have tried to discuss it elsewhere but, ...
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Where would you ask a subjective QA question

I want to ask a question about people's experience of using specific testing technique. Since opinions are not very welcomed at StackExchange, I wonder where one would ask a subjective question on QA.
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What would be an appropriate way to introduce and discuss recent research in SQA?

This is in response to https://sqa.stackexchange.com/questions/7759/sharing-relevant-research-with-the-sqa-community. I don't know that posting a link to a paper in the question box and then ...
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Methodology tag

Someone submitted a definition for the term "methodology". Anyone think this is a useful tag? I am having trouble imagining something that does not fall under methodology.
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Let's get critical: Dec 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Software Quality Assurance & Testing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When ...
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Fault tolerance (reliability) in SQA

My last last question was closed as off-topic. Yet, the only thing that on-topic page ascertains is that questions are accepted from QA engeneers and must not be "too localized" and I do not ...
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Are questions about the legitimacy specific QA job postings appropriate?

question if this job should be a red flag or not While the job described is regarding software QA, the tone of the title and question lean towards asking if the job posting is legitimate or a scam. ...
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How to suggest/recommend migrating a question to a different site?

This question is likely to be better served by physics.stackexchange.com. It is technically on topic for us, but the subject matter expertise required is more likely to be found in the physics group. ...
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Let's get critical: Sep 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Software Quality Assurance & Testing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When ...
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This IS spam, right?

This answer is pure Spam and should be deleted, right? it's a response to an old question it doesn't really answer the question it tries to get the questioner to sign up for a training program https:...
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Is this suspicious? Two new users responding to an older question about an employer with praise of that employer

I'm starting to wonder - I've just seen the second response from a new user within 24 hours claiming the employer in https://sqa.stackexchange.com/questions/5867/applied-and-got-interview-within-hours-...
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Learning QTP question

So we now have this question [Good Beginner eLearning Training Videos & Tutorials for HP QTP?][1] Before all the spammers roll in, I think it would be nice to have a great, high quality protected ...
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Why was this question opened?

Today someone numbered the questions in https://sqa.stackexchange.com/questions/6413/what-should-be-the-ideal-approach-to-start-automation-testing-on-new-project, but aside from that formatting ...
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Asking the community: is this question something we want here?

A recent discussion cited this question as one that is very broad but has not been closed. The "question" in its entirety is: Suggested books to start on software testing I'm trying to learn ...
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Let's get critical: Jul 2013 Site Self-Evaluation

We all love Software Quality Assurance & Testing Stack Exchange, but there is a whole world of people out there who need answers to their questions and don't even know that this site exists. When ...
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When should a personal blog's tutorial not be included in a community wiki answer?

I had been working on a JMeter tutorial on my blog and saw this question asking for JMeter tutorials. I thought it was a good fit for the question, seeing as how other blogs were on the list, yet my ...
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Should Selenium Questions be in a separate site?

Since many (if not most) questions lately are Selenium-specific, should a new Selenium Stack Exchange be created, leaving more general SQA questions here?
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Reputation points lost for no reason

I lost 2 reputation points for no reason. In the reputation log I see only an entry: -2 removed The Android web driver client does not load fully But I have never created such a post. Why is so?
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Rename site from "Software Quality Assurance and Testing" to "SQA"

Just a suggestion: Rename site from "Software Quality Assurance and Testing" to "SQA" . Other shorter names might also work. The reasoning being that the site name would therefore fit nicely into ...
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Should soapui questions from stackoverflow be migrated here?

I'm subscribed to the soapui tag on stackoverflow and they generally have a question or two day about soapui. Since this is a common test automation tool, should we work to migrate the questions here?...
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Inconsistent points between meta and main

In SQA.main I have 1,128 points, and in SQA.meta 1,118 as shown in the top bar. Is this by design? Delay in synchronization? Update 20 min later: Now it got synced, still this is interesting case.
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Can we use programming questions to teach defect isolation?

Some testers asks programming questions here when their code throws an exception or performs in a way they did not expect. As questions on programming they are often considered off-topic. However, I ...
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Should we include tutorials / articles on the site?

Till date, none of the sites on Stack, that I know of, have tutorials or articles posted. What I also observed was that a lot of the professional developers / testers provide links to their blogs on ...
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Do we want to answer questions about software requirements specifications?

Today someone asked a question about software requirements specifications. I answered the question, but then he followed up with a comment that sounded a lot like a request for homework help. I ...
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Missing radio buttons in closing question popup

I wanted to recommend closing one of the questions, but the popup to select my motivation lacks radio buttons. Occurs only for this question but not for others, e.g., this one.
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Why did answers from June not appear in the Late Answers review queue until October?

This morning I was surprised to find answers from June in the Late Answers review queue. It seems to me that if an answer is late, it should appear in the review queue right away. This one appeared ...
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Too few reviews?

I've just checked review statistics for SQA.SE and it looks very distressing. Nobody, including diamond moderators, have made more than circa 120 reviews, across all five categories. Is it okay? If ...
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I am surprised that the "Is my pay fair" question was removed from the forum

I think it was a genuine question that a lot of QA Engineers (novice & experienced) come across. Especially for young and/or novice engineers, some of the answers give a very good perspective. ...

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