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📈 Getting the most out of the Quantexa Community 📈

Norah_Alsudani Posts: 88 QUANTEXA TEAM
edited January 10 in Getting Started

Here are some tips and tricks for using the Quantexa Community:

  • Check out our Welcome post - full of information on how to get started.
  • Use the reactions. These let you share how you feel about other’s comments. The most liked content shows up on the Best Of page.
  • Mention others. Put an @ symbol before the username to mention someone. They’ll get notified when you do.
  • Update your notification preferences. You’ll receive a notification if someone mentions you or posts to a discussion that you’ve bookmarked. You can set notifications from the Edit Profile page.
  • Don’t want to see everyone’s signature? You can hide signatures by going to Edit Profile > Signature Settings.
  • Check out the forum from your mobile phone. Just go to the forum URL in your browser - no need to download an app.
  • Want to embed a YouTube video, a Pinterest Pin or a Tweet? Just paste in the link. the Quantexa Community will handle the embedding for you!
  • Check out what’s going on with other community members on the Activity page.

Get the most out of Q&A:

  • Keep your posts relevant to the Topic. For example, some of the Topics may facilitate technical questions and others will be for best practice & strategy discussion.
  • Before hitting submit, read your question back from the perspective of a person with no background knowledge of what you are working on. Does your question give them enough information?
  • Question titles are extremely important, try to include specific information e.g. an error message in the title if possible. "Feature X not working" or "Issue with search" are too broad and will prevent others with the same issue from finding your question.
  • Search to see if a question you'd like answered has already been posted by somebody else. Posting the same question repeatedly and starting multiple threads on the same subject can be confusing.
  • If you ask a question and later find the answer – asking and answering your own question is highly encouraged! The answer may help someone later down the line.
  • We want the Quantexa Community to be a invaluable, growing knowledge base so please don’t forget to ‘mark as a best answer’ or ‘react’ if you see a question or answer that is helpful. 
  • Use tags – tags help organise threads and make themes easier to find!
  • Try to format code examples, logs and links nicely. Screenshots of text are not encouraged, as they are often hard to read, and won't appear in search results.

Have fun!

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