One thing I've noticed about the relatively new sitewide layout is that I can't find a quick way to get back to www.stackexchange.com without finding StackExchange in the sites list. As a result, I am typing stackexchange in my toolbar a whole lot more often now. In particular, I tend to enjoy browsing the hot questions list and my own personal feed quite often so visit these pages on a daily basis. Is there an easy link to them that I'm missing?

(On the android app, there is a feed in the menu that I really appreciate, something like that on the desktop would be ideal!)

  • The "Hot Network Questions" text is a link to the full page of the hot questions. :) Commented Oct 27, 2014 at 9:21
  • @ShadowWizard oh cool, didn't know that. Thanks :)
    – stanri
    Commented Oct 27, 2014 at 9:21

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The Stack Exchange button is a link to http://stackexchange.com, you can middle-click (new tab), right-click (context menu), Shift-click (new window) or Ctrl-click (new tab) on it. Shortcuts may or may not work depending on your browser.

  • If I normal click or middle click the menu just appears. Thanks for the right click tip!
    – stanri
    Commented Sep 15, 2014 at 15:41
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    Handy, but bad discoverability. That is where I would try to click. It looks like a typical logo/link combination. It even shows the hand cursor when hovering. But a click just open a menu. I use middleclicking a lot, yet I haven't discovered this feature until reading about it here. I just resorted to typing the URL each time. Commented Apr 10, 2015 at 15:32
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    Doesn't work for me on Chrome. Commented Jun 22, 2015 at 8:07
  • @ShadowWizard Indeed, seems to be impossible on Chrome. I remember it working back then, but I'm not sure.
    – Stijn
    Commented Jun 23, 2015 at 10:33

On every page in every site, the "Hot Network Questions" text links to https://stackexchange.com/questions?tab=hot just like you wanted:

Enjoy! :)


Click on the YOUR COMMUNITIES text.

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That will bring you to your user profile on SE, showing all your site accounts. Simply click on the SE logo to go to stackexchange.com

  • Ah, thanks. At least that's quicker than typing it into the menu bar.
    – stanri
    Commented Sep 15, 2014 at 15:25

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