The Do's and Don'ts of Codecademy


#1

This post will detail what to do and not to do when asking and answering questions on Codecademy.

First things first: - It's called Codecademy, not CodeAcademy, or anything else. - You have to be at least 13 years of age to participate on this forum. This is a legal requirement and is a part of a privacy protection act in the USA called COPPA. See more here.
    The Do's ✓
  • Do format your code before posting.
  • Do make sure you post your question in the right category.
  • Do make sure you put the instructions, error and link to the exercise you are stuck on in your post.
  • Do make sure you put the exercise number in the post title.
  • Do ask for help if you need it!
    The Don'ts ✘
  • Don't ask for help on an exercise without posting code.
  • Don't post your question more than once - a moderator will move it if needed, so you don't need to repost.
  • Don't mention any of the staff groups, because this will send all members of that group a notification, and they get enough anyway, so we don't want to give them more.
  • Don't post full working code without explanation.
  • Don't give out personal details.
  • Don't use bad language - Keep it PG here, please.
  • Don't 'revive' topics that are old.

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#2

This is a very good way to summon up the Do’s and Don’ts of Codecademy. Thank you so much @jibblyj I will bookmark this so I can go back to it when I need a refresher.