Follow-up to CYLOR Disclaimer
Now that Mi Yodeya has launched, I'd like to renew the request for a more-pervasive placement of our "professional advice" disclaimer. Currently, the following disclaimer is shown, in red, on the sidebar for new users only:
Like Wikipedia, this site makes no guarantee of validity, and does not offer professional (particularly rabbinic) advice. Treat information you find here as if it came from a crowd of your friends.
On the old mi.yodeya, this disclaimer was shown, in red, at the top of every page, to address an issue that is very important to members of this community. The three places in which it's included now represent, as far as I'm concerned, a half-measure that doesn't go far enough to make it clear to all users that they should not treat this site as their Rabbi.
Now that we've launched, I'd like to re-submit our request to make this disclaimer more pervasive on the site. Whatever code is developed to support this request could likely be used on other Stack Exchange sites that serve communities in which qualified professional advisers play a role, as indicated by the popularity of the general requests I posted on MSO and on Area51 Discuss.
Here are some alternative implementations to consider:
A dismissible banner that comes up at the beginning of every visit to the site.
A dismissible banner that comes up whenever a question with the halacha tag is loaded.
A dismissible banner that comes up the first time per visit that a question with the halacha tag is loaded.
Disclaimer auto-inserted, in red, at the bottom of any question with the halacha tag.
(Complementary measure, not full alternative) Disclaimer added to the "How to Ask" sidebar on the Ask a Question page.