[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #5238: Remove or block the support forum for the defunct "Ask Questions" plugin

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#5238: Remove or block the support forum for the defunct "Ask Questions" plugin
 Reporter:  sterndata       |       Owner:  (none)
     Type:  defect          |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal          |   Milestone:
Component:  Support Forums  |  Resolution:
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Comment (by carike):

 Replying to [comment:9 dd32]:
 > While that's fair, my question was really "Is there any insight into the
 search terms that direct users to this page?"
 > While we can dump this page and hope that something more useful ranks
 into it's place, it begs the question as to what that will be, but more
 specifically, if there is anything at present which will (Because I
 suspect there isn't any content for it).
 > Answers to questions like that will help the Support / Docs teams to
 improve the content they are producing, as right now, there is no overall
 direction available as they don't have the data to direct it.

 @joyously suggested that the forums home page should have an optimized
 phrase like "Ask A Question About WordPress" (which is a pretty decent
 idea), but it has was not included when design did a mockup for the new
 forums homepage.
 This is highly unfortunate, since the forums are exactly the place where
 people who search Google for this want to land up...  They have little
 interest in documentation - they want to detail their specific

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5238#comment:10>
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