Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Keep It Simple, Stupid
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
How about a modification to the front page for Anonymous Monks. At the top, have a prominent link, larger than the other ones, that says something like "Do you have a Perl question? Click Here". Then, lead them to a page with logical steps to take. Step one, check the Documentation, step two, search for previous posts, and so on. The final link would, of course, be to ask a question. Rather than the regular old post form, though, this one would have a list of considerations right above the text box.

Maybe, Anonymous Monks should always be taken to a page like this before they even get a chance to post.

When's the last time you used duct tape on a duct? --Larry Wall

In reply to Re: On Helping AM in Times of Doubt by ColonelPanic
in thread On Helping AM in Times of Doubt by AgentM

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others making s'mores by the fire in the courtyard of the Monastery: (10)
    As of 2014-10-21 20:48 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      For retirement, I am banking on:










      Results (110 votes), past polls