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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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2answers
2k views

Does Stack Exchange crawl websites?

I'm seeing the user agent Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; stackexchangebot/1.0; +http://meta.stackexchange.com/q/130398) in my web server logs. Why is Stack Exchange crawling my site? Where do I report any ...
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2answers
3k views

Thumbnail image on Stack Overflow

How can you thumbnail an uploaded image on Stack Overflow?
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4answers
496 views

Encourage people to use alt text

People should be encouraged to use alt text when they upload images to questions or answers. Even experienced users with 110K rep have forgotten to do so at least one times. A tooltip would be ...
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4answers
955 views

What's the point in adding alt-text to an image?

When you add an image to a post via the helper bar, you get this: ![enter image description here][1] [1]: http://i.stack.imgur.com/ve8n0.png What purpose does the enter image description here text ...
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2answers
338 views

Could image description be input in the Add Image dialog box while uploading images?

When uploading an image, could there be a field to input the caption inside the dialog box? This could work so that as the user waits for the file to upload, he could be typing the caption. Then ...
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3answers
193 views

Avoiding “enter image description here”

While reviewing first posts and low quality posts, I come across images liked the following way too often: enter image description here And this should come as no surprise, as this is the default ...
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1answer
189 views

Editing does not work for me anymore, but no warning at all [closed]

I am trying to make some edits to other's questions but my modifications won't be saved anymore. I have done some editing everyday since it is a "Social Service" and at the same time "Easy Money". ...
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0answers
608 views

Reuse image description (alt text) as hover tooltip (title) by default

As What's the point in adding alt-text to an image? explains, currently, image description text only shows when browsing with images disabled and as such, can't be seen at all (and thus is ...
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2answers
92 views

Image description not searchable or included in summary

I have a question on Skeptics.SE that prominently features an image. To improve accessibility and searchability I included the text from the image as the image description. This description is ...
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0answers
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Block “enter image description here” [duplicate]

Soooo many people don't bother following the simple instructions filled in automatically for alt text (old stats). Posts are rife with "enter image description here" which leaves content inaccessible ...