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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Red Indicator Light Falsely Positive Most of the Time

Over at Arts & Crafts SE, the “Review Queue” notification light has been mostly false lately, correctly indicating there is a vote to be made only about 10% of the time. Others at Arts & ...
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Please don't red alert me for queues I've handled

I have found the red alert has been helpful in prompting me to review queues. There should be red when there's red dots against review queues: image stolen from When I look at the review icon, I see ...
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Search functionality is easy to miss on Stack Exchange sites

Came to the Parenting site and it took a while to find the search functionality. This blends into the top bar so much it would certainly take forever to find the search window being hidden in plain ...
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Replace Stack Exchange logo by site's logo in the top bar

One of the complaints I have seen about the new design is that it is more uniform that it used be and often it is difficult to distinguish sites from another.1 (Especially if you are viewing a ...
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The icon positions are changed in the Top(bar) hat

I am aware that Monica Cellio suggested the Top(bar) Hat. When compared with the current actual top bar, the icon positions of achievements and review are interchanged. Even in Monica Cellio's ...
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Make the Stack Exchange logo in top bar more useful by having it open a menu

Currently, the Stack Exchange logo in the top bar (on all sites except Stack Overflow, which has its own unique top bar) is a simple link to https://stackexchange.com/. I do not find it useful in any ...
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Navigating through the site. Is it clunky?

I like jumping around between Stack Exchange sites. I enjoy World Building, English, Physics, etc. Sometimes I like to browse to see what other subjects there are. It seems that I have to make ...
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What’s the redesigning campaign – in a nutshell?

On my favourite site, a new design was announced. It contained a lot of links to posts which in turn contain a lot of links, answers, timelines, and references to stuff like Teams which is not ...
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New top bar is coming to the Stack Exchange network

Update: See: New top bar next steps and response to feedback I'm the new product manager for the DAG team. I’m excited to announce that the top bar design that has been on Stack Overflow ...
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Do we need two help links in the top bar?

Last year the help button was removed from the top bar for users with review priviledge and appears in the current community menu: According to this post entire help section is returned to top ...
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Multiple accounts question

Is it OK to use this account as my main stackexchange one, and one for worldbuilding (worldbuilding.stackexchange.com). I don't want it to get merged and I'm not going to use it to upvote on any ...
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Opening top bar “StackExchange” link in new tab

The Stack Exchange logo on the left of the top bar allows middle-clicking/right clicking and clicking "open in new tab". This duplicates the page you're on. This can also be seen when hovering over it ...
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Retain HELP link in top bar when user has access to review queues

I recently had occasion to refer to the Help Center for a stack on which I did not have review queue privileges. On such stacks, the Help icon is next to the hamburger, as shown: However, on a stack ...
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Experiment: Review-needed indicator logic for sites that sometimes have empty queues

One of the more common bits of feedback when we changed the review queue indicator was that some sites would prefer to have an indication when there are any outstanding reviews available. So we are ...

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