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Update to our `/help/on-topic` page

Yes, that's a good idea. We currently have this text about how to ask a software recommentation question (plus some bits about answers): Please read our question quality guidelines before posting. ...
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What should our /about contain?

I think the way the "Ask about" section is formulated isn't quite correct. The first bullet-point is about when to ask a question, and the second is about how to ask it Ask about You should ...
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What should our /about contain?

Can the About please include whether web apps are OK to ask for, or whether this site is limited to desktop (or mobile?) software? I had my hand slapped by @jonsca for posting a web app question on ...
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Tour improvement proposal: add a ⚠ markers to the guideline items

Good idea, I would say :-) It makes these very important points more visible.
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Should we link to the quality guideline from the how-to-ask section?

If that were possible (reading the comments), then Yes. This, however, may be not possible as looking at some of the other StackExchange sites, each Help Center is exactly the same. This may be ...
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2 links on https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/tour

A few years ago, Stack Exchange changed all their meta sites from: http://meta.[community].stackexchange.com/ to https://[community].meta.stackexchange.com/ I've found the URLs that use the original ...
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Should we link to the quality guideline from the how-to-ask section?

I'm told this is possible. We just need to come up with exactly what we want changed. I propose adding this line to the top of the page, just under the "How do I ask a good question" heading: This ...
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