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Help! - A place to find help
sojs (341)

Welcome to Help

What is help?

Help is an online tool to either find help, or help others. For example, if you are really good with back end, you can navigate to the search page, type in "back end" and "back-end", and quickly find people who need help with back-end.

And that's about it.

Scroll down for helpful links and wiki

Comment & Upvote


the great row of smileys
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How Help search Works

The search works as follows:
When you post something to Help, you provide tags. Tags are one of the most important parts to a Help post. Without them, you will always be last in search results.
Lets say that there are three posts:

  • one with the tag of "back-end", "python".
  • one with the tags of "dev", "back-end", and "servers"
  • one last with "HTML", and "front-end"
    If you search (either at "/pleas" or "/search" - it does not matter, you will be routed to the same search URL) for "back-end" and "servers" you will get the results as follows:
  1. one with the tags of "dev", "back-end", and "servers"
  2. another with the tag of "back-end", "python".
  3. one last with "HTML", and "front-end"
    The results that are not relevant

What do you wish to do on help?


Important links:

I have spent ~4 months working on this, and I hope that because of this work, no one will have to work that long again.

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sojs (341)

@bwoop @ParrotDev @MarcusWeinberger @Whippingdot @JWZ6 @EpicGamer007 @TsunamiOrSumth @SudhanshuMishra @maxina @Dunce @AryyanVineeth @JonathanBeamon @IGamer @codingjlu @Bookie0 @ch1ck3n @BrysonVan1 @PYer @DynamicSquid

Hi everyone

I have just released profiles .
To see yours go to https://help.sojs.dev/@<your username>
To edit it, go to https://help.sojs.dev/@<your username>/settings.
You can also click on other peoples username to their profiles.

maxina (61)

@sojs uhhh what is this

ParrotDev (21)

@sojs Did you send this to al the voters?

sojs (341)

I just updated the site, so now you can craft a bio, link your website, and more. :)
[My doing my best to impersonate a proffesional marketer :)]@maxina

maxina (61)

@sojs but like what is the website for?

sojs (341)

Scroll up. Or just visit it. There is info on the home page. click me!!!
@maxina

MarcusWeinberger (785)

@sojs ayyy the profile page is looking very good

bwoop (180)

@sojs YAY i finally have a profile on something!

bwoop (180)

@sojs am i able to change the pfp?

PYer (4010)

Just btw, I know @sojs, but apparently this is frowned upon by moderators (pinging multiple people like that), though it isn't in the rules. FYI

sojs (341)

I am adding a little link for that. It is currently tied to your gravatar. I am also adding a "change email" option. @bwoop

sojs (341)

Frowned upon? Welp. Bit too late to change it :| @PYer

bwoop (180)

@sojs i also can't seem to post comments without making another account or linking something else (which im not really comfortable with for security reasons)

sojs (341)

okay @bwoop, worked on it for a bit....... (ahem I had it finished a week or to ago forgot to tell you). But now you can comment without signing up. Looks better too!

sojs (341)

@bwoop @ParrotDev @MarcusWeinberger @Whippingdot @JWZ6 @EpicGamer007 @TsunamiOrSumth @SudhanshuMishra @maxina @Dunce @AryyanVineeth @JonathanBeamon @IGamer @codingjlu @Bookie0 @ch1ck3n @BrysonVan1 @PYer @DynamicSquid

2 major updates everyone

(And one in development!)
calm down mods

  • New Comment system!
    • sorry people who already had comments on your posts. those got deleted. Now, though, you dont need to sign up to an alternate service to comment. Works out of the box. (you do need to log in)
  • and also, you now get an email everytime you get a notification (acceptance, someone joins, comments, replies....)
    (and the in dev one)
  • soon there will be newsletters. This erases the need to do these comments where I ping all the voters and ensures that even if you did not upvote you will get an email
    (I will make an email validation thing, but for now there isnt, so just go to your settings (@<your username> -> settings) and change your email to a valid one)
    (You do have the option to turn off either newsletter emails (no more than once a week I promise, and only for important stuff), and notifications (I would keep these on- that way you can reply)

- @sojs

Happy Coding and enjoy the site.
oh ya and now everything is dark theme (thanks @Bookie0 )

sojs (341)

yessir @JWZ6
(quickly realizes that the server is not started
GOGOGOG click RUN!)

sojs (341)

yayaya! @ch1ck3n
(I did it!!!! :) )
and lets not talk about the fat smiley up there

Bookie0 (6272)

thanks for the update, but please don't mass ping :) @sojs

sojs (341)

yessir... just created newsletters (opt out in settings).. so there is no more need. Wont do it in the future, unless its really really important :)
@Bookie0

DynamicSquid (4918)

@sojs actually no, spam pinging is never a good idea :) make a new post if you've updated the original repl significantly

sojs (341)

hmmm I feel like thats farming.... @DynamicSquid

DynamicSquid (4918)

@sojs nope, as long as you don't spam post and actually made a significant enough change

SudhanshuMishra (250)

@sojs oo nice work .. really awesome

Whippingdot (657)

do people actually use this website? It would be useful if people use it @sojs

AryyanVineeth (18)

No joking, this is literally the best thing on repl.it!

ch1ck3n (2063)

Niice!!! I asked a question

PYer (4010)

Like Stack Overflow, but implementing replit! Pretty cool. It would be kind of cool if instead of inviting people to the repl, you could contact them privately and see if you would like to work with them.
Pretty cool though!

sojs (341)

yup that was one of my original ideas, but it is very hard to implement. That is what the "comments" are supposed to replace. Also, read the github wikis, there is a section about that. @PYer

DynamicSquid (4918)

Nice concept! The web design is also really cool :)

sojs (341)

what I find funny is that my life would have been a whole lot easier if one of these existed already. I looked at the repl created date and it was like 4 months ago. Welp. @DynamicSquid
To tell you the truth, though, the hardest part was making the graphics, there all home-made. :) (With canva but whatever)

DynamicSquid (4918)

@sojs The graphics turned out great! Especially your homepage, it's really engaging and clean!

DylanZhaXcamop (8)

name is incredibly creative how did you think of it

sojs (341)

My genius and very large brain :) @DylanZhaXcamop

Whippingdot (657)

hey maybe don't beg for upvotes at the end of ur post (asking = begging on replit)

sojs (341)

haha I kno. It ain't begging if you use the word "please" :).
Got [email protected]

Whippingdot (657)

On replit, it is begging if you use the word please, but sorry for me rude way of telling you - I made a lot of mean comments yesterday @sojs

sojs (341)

Oh your fine. It me being the sour grouch :). @Whippingdot
And also I feel like asking for comments and upvotes is the same as asking to subscribe in youtube videos.
(Of course in hindsight I realise that everyone hates it 🙂)

Whippingdot (657)

o correction add an extra closing bracket after the smiley face :) @sojs

Whippingdot (657)

now it looks like a smiley with a double chin @sojs

KadenBlox (7)

Is it okay if I used some parts of your account system for my project?

sojs (341)

Sure, but remember that mine is tied to Firebase. It will not work out of the box, you will need to configure it to fit yours, just upvote my thing if you want to use it :) :). haah you don need [email protected]

KadenBlox (7)

@sojs Don't worry, I'll upvote and stuff, I'll also make sure to link my Google Firebase account too.

Thanks for letting me use it, such a huge help!

ch1ck3n (2063)

also this is the most insecure way of logging in ever

sojs (341)

what? No, since I am using a separate comment widget, you have to login to there platform to comment. Annoying, yes. The actuall login does not use that. It is one of my own making, and is secure. @ch1ck3n

ch1ck3n (2063)

@sojs oh ok

btw did you notice replit is slow today?

sojs (341)

ya. It keeps glitching... @ch1ck3n

ch1ck3n (2063)

@ch1ck3n


or is it just my GODDANG BIG REPL

sojs (341)

ya! what is in there... :) @ch1ck3n

ch1ck3n (2063)

@sojs

since I am using a separate comment widget

make your own comment system you lazy bean

sojs (341)

haha. I tried. Tried again. Tried another 2 times. Then gave up. I will probably eventually add [email protected]

sojs (341)

wait i just looked at dogenet and I saw your comments system. Hm. I could make something like that but there would be no replying to comments themselves. @ch1ck3n

sojs (341)

checked the size of help lately...?

Hugeness......
@ch1ck3n

sojs (341)

and also about the comment system, I have started making mine. Just visit any plea to see a preview. @ch1ck3n

ch1ck3n (2063)

@sojs niceeeee

try working on better css on the "crate comment" thing

sojs (341)

I am currently working on notifying the owner of the plea when a comment is added, and adding link support and stuff to the comments themselves. @ch1ck3n

Bookie0 (6272)

"upvoting is caring" - @Bookie0

lol i don't say that anymore..

Also pretty cool! You could also try to correct your spelling and capitalization.

And some pages are in white, some in black, so you might want to change it to make it more of the same :)

sojs (341)

Hmmm yes. I tried to follow a scheme like replits, business and marketing: dark.
Community: Light

lol i don't say that anymore...

Okay. :)
@Bookie0

Bookie0 (6272)

@sojs um the community is dark here as well lol :)