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The "Unfollow" tooltip is barely visible for deleted followed posts

There have been some new design changes regarding the Following and Bookmarks tabs. In light of this, for questions/answers which have not been deleted, the "Unfollow" tooltip shows just ...
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Diff doesn't take stripped HTML tags into account

Yesterday I edited this question to correct the display of something in angle brackets, <root_music_folder>. The Markdown parser thinks it's an HTML tag, it's not on the allow list so it strips ...
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Making a constructive workflow for new users who post "me too" [non-]answers

I've noticed (particularly on 3D Printing SE but AIUI this happens across many sites) a number of instances of new users wrongly posting an answer to and old question to bump it asking if the OP ever ...
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It should be possible to make edits after casting a reopen vote not count toward the reopen review

When submitting an edit after casting a reopen vote, the checkbox "This edit resolves the original close reason and the question should be considered for reopening" can't be unchecked: ...
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The Overflow's content is difficult to read in dark mode

The most recent "The Overflow" edition is very difficult to read in dark mode. Here's a screenshot to showcase what I mean: The new format looks great, it's just that the content isn't ...
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The search bar, by default, places the cursor at the beginning of the text on small viewports

When searching for something on a small viewport, selecting the search icon places the cursor at the beginning of the text in the search bar instead of the end: This is especially prevalent when ...
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Why do images in questions and answers open by navigating to another URL?

It happens in all of them, but to give a concrete example, if you go to see this answer and click on the image to take a closer look, we are automatically redirected to a new URL, specifically to the ...
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Why has there been such a huge drop in "new visits" since May 9th, 2022, across multiple sites?

The Data: The following graphs are from today, starting from when the public beta started, and with data points plotted "weekly" rather than "daily". Quantum Computing: Matter ...
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Should the [migrated-questions] tag be merged with the [migration] tag?

Right now, there are two tags on MSE that are broadly about migration (i.e. migrating a question from one site to another): The migration tag is currently on 1,265 questions (not including this one). ...
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Upvoting your own comments is possible in site-migrated posts [duplicate]

I know this might be a trifle, but I wanted to mention this in case this is unexpected behaviour. I recently got a question migrated from Server Fault to Super User. I didn't have a user created in ...
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How are badges ordered on the profile page? [duplicate]

I wonder how badges ordered on the profile page: Is it random? I couldn't see any non-random pattern.
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New stacks editor discards all contents

The new stacks editor destroys content in the most drastic way possible. It seems that if HTML tags are used the whole content is discarded. It happens when stacks editor is enabled and you have ...
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Is there any way we can experiment with site design locally, or in some kind of sandbox?

There's been movement at the station with regards to site design for beta sites, and Stack Exchange staff are asking for feedback in meta posts, like this one at Spanish.SE. I'm just wondering if ...
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How can I find posts with particularly large code blocks in a non-code-based site?

From time to time in Space SE a question or answer about a calculation will need to share a significant amount of tabular data, say 100 or 1000 lines. It needs to be forever available to future ...
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Badge progress broken? [duplicate]

When opening the 'Next badge to track' dialog in my profile, the badges are roughly sorted by my progress so far. However, the badge progress of Marshal on one of my accounts is currently at 4/500, ...
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Banners clutter search engine results

I am not sure under which exact circumstances this happens, but when doing a Google search this morning for "Warning: use -cacerts option to access cacerts keystore" I noticed that banners, ...
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Questions migrated to other sites incorrectly show as "closed" instead of "migrated" in search results

When a question is migrated to a different site, the copy on the original site (the migration stub) has "[migrated]" appended to the title. Here's an example. On the question page itself: ...
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Can the "Add Another Answer" button have its own draggable pop-up too?

If I recall correctly, there used to be a browser pop-up after clicking/pressing the "Answer Your Question" button. Now it has been changed to an in-site draggable pop-up: Can the same be ...
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Is there interest in adding a "visual glossary" to the glossary wiki (so we can better know the names of things when we discuss them) [duplicate]

I have been in several discussions/exchanges about SE that have been severely impeded because we spent much time and energy trying to figure out what literally each other was talking about. We didn't ...
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Suggestion: exclude the author from the pool of edit review candidates to limit bias? [duplicate]

Sometimes I suggest an edit even on an SE site on which I have few reputation points, just to improve readability. In such cases the edit awaits review by a user with more reputation. But here's the ...
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Is the post body of the Stack Exchange data dump sanitized?

I am building a project based on the Stack Overflow data dump. As per Database schema documentation for the public data dump and SEDE the Body of Posts / PostsWithDeleted is given as rendered HTML and ...
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Remove Introductory banner for signed in accounts over a certain age?

I noticed today that this banner appeared again on my front-page: I recall having removed the banner several times after I understood how the site works many moons ago, yet it keeps on reappearing ...
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Reputation gains for Teams not vertically aligned in daily summary in achievements dialog

In the achievements dialog, the reputation gains/losses per site per day are aligned vertically, but for Stack Overflow for Teams the icon is too large, which pushes the '+12' in the screenshot below ...
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The ability to unfollow all

Looking at the occasional new post to an old question that I've followed, I realise that most of the posts I'm getting pings from I'm no longer interested in. Having been over-enthusiastic at pressing ...
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Where would the question "Roughly how many people are typically on the seas at one time?" be on-topic?

Is there a Stack Exchange site where the following question would be on-topic? I was thinking about the reasons why NASA launches rockets by the coast, and one of them is that the ocean has less ...
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The Bridge chatroom is struggling with reopening after the browser has been closed

In The Bridge chatroom, me and a number of other users have the problem that when we close our browser (for me it's Edge 101) and reopen it (for example, when rebooting our computers or signing out of ...
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Markdown formatting problems in the Help Center article "How do I search?"

In the Help Center article How do I search?, there seem to be a few Markdown formatting problems: In the section "Boolean Operators", the subheading "OR operator" is not rendered ...
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Many API requests to /questions with filter parameters are failing with status code 400 errors

For some questions, using a filter parameter appears to break the API, causing it to return a "400 Bad Request" status code with the following payload: {"error_id":404,"...
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Improving migration quality

We have usually the same statements against more/simplified migration paths like stated in this question: the question is low quality and should rather be closed the question doesn't belong on the ...
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Improvements to site status and incident communication

TL;DR: Starting on the 8th of June, 2022, our status page will be updated automatically, bringing us closer to our goal of better communicating outage statuses with our community. The URL https://...
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Is it ok for a moderator to join a private WhatsApp or Telegram group with users from the same site they moderate?

All SE sites already have chat rooms and meta sites to discuss things related to the main site. However, some like-minded users can sometimes create parallel groups on WhatsApp, Facebook, Telegram, ...
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Introduce a rule: When questions are closed as "off-topic", the moderator who closes must not do so without also proposing a better place to ask [duplicate]

Back in 2011 and 2012, SE was different. These days it feels as if more than half my questions get shut down as off topic, and of those, only half are done so politely and helpfully. Here's the latest ...
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How do we reach out to users for an academic study? [duplicate]

For an academic study, a team of researchers is looking forward to reach out to Stack Exchange users. The purpose of our research is to understand how personal and professional background of ...
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Long site names shown in the visible communities in the Profile tab are not truncated, resulting in inconsistent left-column widths

When users have accounts on sites with long names (for example, History of Science and Mathematics) and have them displayed in the visible communities list in the Profile tab, the width of the left ...
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Link to candidate you voted for on election page not completely working

In the "Your final votes" section of election pages, when you hover over the name of a candidate you voted for, the mouse pointer seems to suggest you can click on it, but nothing happens. ...
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Moderator missing on election overview page

We have three moderators on Spanish Language Stack Exchange. Yet if you look at the election page, you only see two of us: Why isn't Charlie shown in the results of the first election? That election ...
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A moved question lost tags [duplicate]

I wrote a question on a Stack Exchange site, only to find out that a few hours later, it was moved to another site in the Stack Exchange network. It's OK, but when the question was moved, the tags I ...
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Same First Answer reappears in queue after being deleted

I just opened a First Answer in the review queue on English Language Learning. I switched tabs to read the question and gloss over the other answers. When getting back to the answer, it had been ...
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When going back in the browser to where you've added a comment - the comment is missing [duplicate]

If I'm on an SE question page, and: Add a comment to the question or to an answer Visit another URL on the same browser tab Press back the comment I added is missing. This is not a new issue, I've ...
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Why does the URL to an answer include the question ID?

On Stack Overflow the link to an answer looks like this https://stackoverflow.com/a/<answer-id>/<question-id> // https://stackoverflow.com/a/69119825/819887 Out of curiosity: Why was ...
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Disable "First Questions" Queue for those who have spent all their Close Votes

When a reviewer has used up their daily close vote quota (50 on SO), the "Close Votes" review queue is no longer available to them and does not show up in the "Review queues" ...
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Are all undesigned graduated sites getting their design? [duplicate]

As of recently SE has hired new developers to make site designs it appears: Bitcoin Ethereum Others? There are many more sites that have lost their beta labels, and graduated since SE stopped ...
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With new designs planned for some sites, are there plans to tackle the backlog?

I recently became aware that Ethereum and some other sites are getting new designs, comprising of a logo, background colors, and textures. This seems an excellent start to things, especially with ...
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Markdown reformatting is broken if a list item starts with a block element

The new/stacks editor, when switching from source mode to Markdown mode, breaks alignment of list items <li> if it begins with a block-level element (<blockquote> or <pre>). For ...
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Is there a good reason the various Stack Exchanges are not alphabetized in the grid view on the "all sites" main page? [duplicate]

The order of icons on the https://stackexchange.com/sites?view=grid page appears quite random, and makes searching difficult. Why are they not organized in some useful manner? ADDENDUM: Several ...
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Suggested edits on answers show the author of the parent question instead of the answer's author as they used to [duplicate]

In this suggested edit on an answer it shows the user that asked the question above the revision and the user that proposed the edit below it. The answer was posted by a different user and that is not ...
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SO Dataset query to retrieve questions, related answers and comments with a specific question tag

For a small part of my master thesis I need to retrieve a dataset from SEDE that contains all questions as well as the related multiple answers (and if possible also comments) with the tag "text-...
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Announcing the arrival of Valued Associate #1214: Dalmarus

We have been on a journey to revamp and improve the /contact support experience - it has moved back to the Community Team, we hired dedicated folks to do it, and switched systems more than once by now....
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Is the accept/bounty reminder still shown after the Activity page revamp in 2021?

Back in 2019-2020, there was still an accept/bounty reminder that was shown on the user's profile page (despite the possible layout bug): Alignment issue with the accept reminder message in Activity -&...
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"You don't have the permission to use this type of flag" when casting a spam flag

Today I attempted to flag a question as spam on Stack Overflow; however, it was deleted the same moment as I cast the flag. The UI shows a popup You don't have the permission to use this type of flag ...
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