Up until some time ago, I saw accepted answers atop all other answers.

Today, in all stacks that I browse, I'm not seeing accepted answers being placed at the top - unless they get there by some other criteria such as being the most voted, or most active, depending on the filter I am using.

I couldn't find anything about it. Is this behavior new? Or have I changed some setting somewhere by mistake?

marked as duplicate by Sonic the Anonymous WizHog, Robert Cartaino Jun 5 '18 at 23:01

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

  • Do you happen to only be looking at posts where the author accepted their own answer? – Sonic the Anonymous WizHog Jun 5 '18 at 22:38
  • @SonictheInclusiveHedgehog I am. Turns out the problem was between the keyboard and the chair. – Renan Jun 5 '18 at 22:41

Turns out that a coincidence happened... I had looked at four questions, from four different people, in different stacks, and in each case the person who had asked was the same who had given the answer marked as accepted.

When you accept your own anwer it does not go to the top just for being the accepted one.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .