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Questions tagged [blog]

This tag is for questions about the Stack Overflow blog, the official mouthpiece of the Stack Exchange empire.

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Default plural form for the singular noun ‘result’

I noticed that string “{count} results” that is used for search results was updated recently. On blog, and on the site itself I see “1 results”:
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Missing SVG logo on official blog

Is anyone seeing the missing SVG logo issue on the top-left of stackoverflow.blog? I think the issue is the CORS policy on the image host: Access to XMLHttpRequest at 'https://zgab33vy595fw5zq-...
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Current state of the stack ignores user needs

I read the blog, I re-read it, I made notes and re-read it again, I walked away and then re-read it for a fifth and sixth time. I still found none of my concerns addressed (see end). First, there ...
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“Hats” link in contents promotion site pointing to 2017 Winter Bash blog announcement

In the contents promotion site, under the community promotion section the following content is displayed: Community Promotions From time to time, communities team up with Stack Exchange, Inc. ...
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Eeeek! Skeet Bot is borked :(

The Thanks a Million, Jon Skeet! blog post contains what appears to be a Skeet Bot: However, clicking the "Ask Skeet Bot" button does... nothing. Closer inspection show that the API used by the ...
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Please update “theory of moderation” links in light of the new blog post

The user page listing moderators (example) links to the blog post "A Theory of Moderation" from 2009. This post has now been augmented with Our Theory of Moderation, Re-visited. In the interests of ...
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What are the effective communication channels for effecting change to SE?

It seems clear at this point that MSE is not a useful mechanism for pointing out problems on SE sites and getting resolution for them. It is useful in some ways. If SE staff ask questions about ...
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Does the blog image imply that being welcoming ends here?

The image for the blog post announcing the CoC as used on https://stackoverflow.blog/ displays a unicorn holding a flag saying </welcome> Does this mean that being welcoming ends here? Or ...
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Link to code of conduct broken?

The recent blog post "Get to Know Our New Code of Conduct" contains a link to the new code of conduct, https://stackoverflow.com/conduct. As of 2018-08-07T05:27:38+00, that link returns a 404. Also, ...
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Classifying comments as unwelcoming.. are they?

I hate blog, yet there was another announcement (featured on SO, where I usually reside). I read it and I have a question. Quote: According to those of us deeply involved here and familiar with ...
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Blog vs meta announcements

Why are important (or what is criteria?) announcements made in the blog and not on corresponding meta sites? I don't like the blog format. I do like Q&A where important problems are risen as ...
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Clickable images on stackoverflow.blog

I think that images on https://stackoverflow.blog/ should be clickable. This will help users open posts.
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Add a note to the blog post on the company “name change” that the legal name is still “Stack Exchange, Inc.”

The legal company name has been, for many years, "Stack Exchange, Inc.". However, in September 2015, a blog post was published that stated that the name was being changed to "Stack Overflow". This was ...
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Link to missing page on https://stackmod.blog/

The company-owned blog https://stackmod.blog/ shows a link to a no-longer-available page As far as I know, Blog Overflow doesn't exist anymore. I think the link should therefore be removed or ...
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Blogs link from the not existing community page refers to 404

The “blogs” link from the not existing community page, e.g: refers to another not existing page: Looks like blogs link should refer to the same page as for “blog” link in the footer:
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Does Stack Exchange have an ethical responsibility to address global discrimination and marginalisation?

1. Stack Exchange has a Problem There's been a commotion on Stack Overflow since the latest blog was posted. Too many people experience Stack Overflow¹ as a hostile or elitist place, especially ...
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How do I comment on Stack Exchange blog post?

I would like to comment on Stack Overflow isn't very welcoming, by Mister Hanlon. I assume they would appreciate discussion because they feature this blog post very prominently to me. And they talk ...
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Small font size in blog page's footer

In the footer of the blog page, the font of the social media links and copyright section is very small compared with all other Stack Exchange site's footer font.
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How long will Strangeworks sponsor the Quantum Computing site?

I read this blog post about quantumcomputing.stackexchange.com. Per Robert Cartaino♦ comment reply in this Q&A about sponsorship generally @benisuǝqbackwards Since this is being administered ...
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Why are the developer survey results getting shown on non-computer SE sites?

I'm pretty sure the good people of The Great Outdoors (a Se site about hiking, climbing, etc.) have literally no interest in a survey of computer programmers. So why is this being shown in the side ...
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Site icons broken in Stack Overflow/Star Wars Trilogy blog post

There should be site icons (I assume) in the blog post The Stack Overflow Trilogy, but they're broken: I also noticed the following problems on the same page: It looks truly awful on mobile The ...
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How does the new sidebar navigation allow for screen space usage?

In the blog post, Updating Navigation for Stack Overflow, Enterprise, and Stack Exchange Sites, we are introduced to the concept for a new left sidebar for navigation. This blog post does indicate ...
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Please don't sidebar me

In the blog post Updating Navigation for Stack Overflow, Enterprise, and Stack Exchange Sites the term "information architecture" is used to justify the inclusion of a new section for all Stack ...
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Stack Exchange topic-specific blog posting [duplicate]

Does Stack Exchange support user blogs for specific topics or is this currently in development? Users with expertise in specific areas may have the desire to write a blog post teaching a particular ...
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Has the SE blog moved on from Disqus?

On recent blog posts, the comments look pretty ugly: No borders ... it feels like no CSS has been applied at all. Look at how terrible the alignment for the input boxes is. No voting (and ...
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How is WordPress used to create the site stackoverflow.blog? [closed]

I don't have enough experience in WordPress. All I know is we can install themes in it, make customization in the themes, create your own theme, and use it. I was reading this and found that ...
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No blog entries in MSE Community Bulletin

All over Stack Exchange (both main and meta sites), the Community Bulletin in the right sidebar is showing the recent blog posts from https://stackoverflow.blog, e.g. on Movies: And its meta: ...
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Will there be a wrap-up blog post for Winter Bash 2017?

Winter Bash 2017 ended a week ago, on Jan 2nd. Usually, there's a wrap-up blog post published 1 to 4 days after WB ends. (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 & 2012). Just to check, since WB ended 7 days ago, ...
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Links broken on the authors page

In addition to a few small inconsistencies- it seems the Author's page on the SO blog doesn't support markdown so there's a few links that look a bit odd, and unlinky. Assuming anyone ever reads it, ...
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Broken content in stackoverflow.blog

Link to the page that contains this:
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StackOverflow.Blog isn't that great

I've been here a while, and done a few rodeos and, the quality of blog posts feels like its hit rock bottom at times. I admit there's some great ones but considering Stack Overflow as a company is in ...
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Show which “section” a blog article is posted under (on blog page and bulletin too)

When a blog article appears in the 'community bulletin', there is no way to know which section the article is posted under. And when you click through to read the blog post, the blog UI doesn't tell ...
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Don't show tech-focused blog posts on non-tech sites

The Stack Overflow Blog has a number of articles about technology, such as Mapping Ecosystems of Software Development. However, they appear on all Stack Exchange sites in the sidebar, including ones ...
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Page down skips too far on stackoverflow.blog

I was reading the newest Stack Overflow Blog today ("3 Ways You Can Be an Ally to Women in Tech"), and was very confused, because I only saw two ways (assuming the bold headers are the aforementioned ...
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Blog header layout is messed up

I was just looking at the latest Stack Overflow blog post and noticed that the blog site's header is messed up. When the page first loads, as shown in the image below, there are links that are ...
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Is the Jekyll blog dead?

I noticed that the github repo is apparently abandoned and the blog is back to WordPress. I'd be interested to know what were the decisions that led to switching back. Was the content creation ...
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Markdown source for old BlogOverflow posts?

On EL&U, we've started a project to migrate select posts from the deprecated blog to Q&A on Meta (or the parent site, as appropriate to the content of the particular post). To facilitate ...
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How can we address outdated policy in blog posts?

The Stack Exchange Blog is a great place with a wealth of information but, as site ecosystems change, the content in the blog becomes outdated and can actually cause confusion. That doesn't mean that ...
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Stack Overflow blog lets posters have very heavy profile pictures

After noticing how slowly the latest blog post's page loaded, and seeing it pointed out in multiple comments, I can't help but wonder why SO Blog doesn't implement a profile picture downscaling thing, ...
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How to follow Stack Overflow blog?

I prefer to find out about the entries posted on https://stackoverflow.blog from an RSS Reader, instead of enacting https://xkcd.com/281/ What feed(s) should I subscribe to? The obvious one is https:...
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Blog favicon is not transparent

Just noticed a difference between the blog favicon and Stack Overflow favicon: The ordinary favicon is transparent, while the blog favicon is not, which look worse. Something similar was ...
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Blog navigation overlaps blog text

The blog navigation overlaps the text, as visible in this screencap of the current latest blogpost: It's quite a bit easier to spot over an image:
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URL for the SE for Android application is invalid

In the Edit Profile & Settings page, under the Applications section there is a list of authorized applications are displaying. In the list of applications, for the Stack Exchange Android app (SE ...
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The images on the stack snippets blog post are broken [duplicate]

On this Stack Overflow blog post about stack snippets, none of the images show up for me. Several others say the same. I can still click the broken image links and they open on imgur normally. The ...
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Blog errors still link to Meta Stack Overflow

https://stackoverflow.blog/404-error says to report errors on “our feedback site”, which is a link to Meta Stack Overflow. And, as Shadow Wizard remarks in a comment, the same is true of the “Any ...
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Broken image URL on “Improved Question Merging” [duplicate]

When browsing on mobile, clicking on one of the images for the "Improved Question Merging" blog post leads to a dead link. Clicking this image leads to a 404 with the following URL. https://...
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Why do I see a Spanish featured blog post?

Why do I see a Spanish blog post in the Community Bulletin module across the Stack Exchange network? While I appreciate the multilingual approach to Stack Overflow, my Spanish is only good enough to ...
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Blog page with out favicon

I clicked the BLOG link listed in the Stack Exchange side bar. The page opened with out the favicon.
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Stackoverflow.blog posts not oneboxing

Stack Exchange/Stack Overflow blog posts are supposed to onebox, as per this meta post but it looks like anything with the .blog TLD doesn't onebox anymore. (See this chat message for an example). ...
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Images broken on a Stack Overflow blog post

On the So long Winter Bash 2014 blog post, nearly all the images are broken. I assume this is because they are all hosted on stackoverflow.blog/wp-content/uploads/ rather than zgab33vy595fw5zq-...