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When going back in the browser to where you've added a comment - the comment is missing [duplicate]

If I'm on an SE question page, and: Add a comment to the question or to an answer Visit another URL on the same browser tab Press back the comment I added is missing. This is not a new issue, I've ...
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Stack Exchange changes broke UI on multiple legacy browsers - Again

The previously reported and resolved issues of broken UI behaviour on legacy browsers (Latest Stack Exchange changes broke UI on Firefox Android), specifically, Firefox 68.11.0 (the last one before ...
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I am no longer able to vote or comment, and am only able to answer a question. What changed? [duplicate]

I see that changes have been recently made. New responsive Activity page The timing coincides with my inability to comment in most parts of the SE network, or even vote up or down on anything. Any ...
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JavaScript no longer works all of a sudden [duplicate]

Since today it seems like almost all buttons on the site have href="#". When I click on them, the page just jumps up, but nothing else. For example: the 'more hot questions' link the ...
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Latest Stack Exchange changes broke UI on Firefox Android [duplicate]

Update 2021-12-15 as noted here, so happy this is working again!!!! FF 68.11.0. I will say that BWC can be interpreted liberally. If it was not possible to reinstate the same functionality, say for ...
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Was support for the SeaMonkey browser just removed?

For years I've been browsing the site using the SeaMonkey Gecko-engine-based browser. It has the following user agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/68.0 ...
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Invalid certificate on all SE sites

Sometime this morning my browsers started blocking all Stack Exchange sites with the following error: Your connection is not private Attackers might be trying to steal your information from workplace....
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Microsoft is dropping support for Edge Legacy. Is it time to formally drop support for it on SE?

Microsoft has officially dropped support for Edge Legacy (the EdgeHTML build), with the only supported version being the Chromium-based. The supported browser listing suggests the last two versions ...
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After "run code snippet" winter hat image create duplicate image [duplicate]

After "run code snippet" hat image created a duplicate image. This happens in my Google Chrome browser, but in Firefox it's okay... Bug link. Better see the picture:
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Link works in "preview", but not when posted

Everything works correctly in Chrome, but in Firefox, I'm seeing the following problem: Both this and this answers link to http://www.tau.ac.il/~kantor/QUIZ/96/A01.96.html But the link works ...
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When I try to add a comment, the question is restarted. Why?

Earlier today I was able to view new comments and add comments. But a few hours ago, suddenly when I tried to view some new comments and clicked on the "add comment" link, the browser ...
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What is our stance on questions specific to unsupported browsers?

What is our stance on questions specific to browsers that Stack Exchange doesn't support? Should we still keep them to help people who use these browsers, or close/downvote them?
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Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load

[Whatever] Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. I am now getting this 'banner warning' when I visit any Stack Exchange site using ...
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What new functionality was implemented that resulted in Internet Explorer 11 support being removed?

Which browsers are officially supported, and what else do I need? previously contained the following words regarding Internet Explorer support: This browser is mostly supported on a “because it ...
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Mobile Firefox is not supported?

Just found a new article in the help center: What browsers do we support? And it contains link to Browserlist. I don't see mobile Firefox here. Was it by mistake or this browser is not supported?
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Let's not put tag name before the question's title in browser title

I've missed the moment when we've started to put tag name first in the webpage title (or the fact that it was the case since the very beginning), however to me this seems to be a very, well, how it is ...
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Maybe it's time to formally drop support for IE 11

For the most part, SE officially supports the last two versions of browsers. IE11's a bit of an evolutionary dead end, with even its successor's engine moving over to Blink. While it gets security ...
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Sanity check with browser support

we support the last two versions of the browsers that we see the vast majority of our visitors actually use. Which browsers are officially supported, and what else do I need? We're committed to ...
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Updated stats on browsers used on SE

I was wondering yesterday what fraction of SE visitors use Safari, but it turned out that the easily-discoverable resources, What are the browser and resolution stats for SO users? User agent stats ...
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Allow open in browser for answers in the Android app

Currenty only a question can be opened in browser via "more..." button. It would be good if such action could be possible for answers too.
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Where should I ask about lowering browser CPU usage?

I looked, but I did not find any browser or Internet groups. Where should this question be located? It's not a web app or Internet of things. I am tired of how my Firefox/Mozilla browser keeps using ...
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Previous website does not work with paginated content on reputation tab [duplicate]

I was browsing my reputation history (https://stackoverflow.com/users/2047418/filip-bartuzi?tab=reputation), went to the second page and then clicked "back" button to go to previous URI (i.e.first ...
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Mixed content warning - Shouldn't HTTPS Everywhere ruleset work? (EDIT) [duplicate]

Recently I've noticed that whenever I open a question that has imgur.com-linked images, I get a mixed content warning (and, indeed, imgur links have http: prefix), which is strange since I use HTTPS ...
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Why do my profile picture alone blurred exactly in Leagues page while looking through Firefox 40.0.3?

In the Stack Exchange Leagues Page of Webmasters, I have seen that my profile picture is blurred but I can see others picture are clear only. I checked my profile picture in my profile page and it's ...
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Problem opening one question on SE Earth Science [closed]

I don't know if I should be asking this here or elsewhere but I have an issue opening one question on SE Earth Science. Yesterday, before an answer was posted to the question there was no issue. ...
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Sudden SSL error while connecting to Stack Exchange

I was surfing on Stack Exchange websites when I suddenly got the error message from Firefox about "Identity of this page could not verified" on all stackexchange sites. I had to confirm that I know ...
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Clicking on a link and visiting it using app doesn't mark it as visited in browser

Searching in Google and visiting links which open in the app doesn't mark those links as visited when you return back from app to search results in browser.
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Access Stack Exchange using Pale Moon browser [duplicate]

I'm giving the browser Pale Moon a try, it's been fine so far apart from that I can't login to Stack Exchange on it. I've tried to login in multiple times, and on every attempt the banner at the top ...
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Self-accepted answer vs non-accepted answers with same vote count: not ordered randomly on some browsers [duplicate]

[EDIT2] Something is wrong with answer ordering: different versions of Chrome (under different environnments) show different behaviour. Noticed here: How to debug IE9 HTA? WinXP(VM) and Win7, ...
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Firefox/Opera stops showing Gravatars linked over https [closed]

This is (e.g.) my profile in Opera 12.16: Other gravatars are also affected, but not in SE Chat. When I copy the image URL, I get https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/6d52c235ec6dd15f30bab444103e7af2?s=...
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Stack Overflow display issue

I seem to be having a display issue when trying to view Stack Overflow. It seems that my browser is removing all formatting whatsoever. My goal is to get this to work in Google Chrome. I don't really ...
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Why is paste/drag-and-drop of images not available on some browsers?

Since February 2013, Stack Exchange has been offering paste/drag-and-drop insertion of images into posts. This is awesome, but it doesn't work the same on all browsers. Google Chrome (28.0.1500.71 m)...
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Login using the Lynx browser

How do you login to the sites if you are using a text-browser such as Lynx? I get the error Because JavaScript is disabled, you can only log in by entering your openID URL manually When JavaScript ...
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Suspicious Login - Please try later [duplicate]

When I am trying to login to Stack Overflow, I am frequently getting the following error: Suspicious Login - Please try later. Till I delete all the cookies and temp files I am not able to log in....
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How to post successfully with large code [duplicate]

I have some issues in my html code. but unable to post question as it said "it looks like your post is mostly code. please add some more details". how can we overcome this issue. Thank you...
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Can log into openid.stackexchange.com but not other SO sites at work

At work, we can log into https://openid.stackexchange.com/account/login but cannot log into any other SO site with Chrome or Firefox. All scripts and cookies, including third-party cookies, are ...
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JLU SE site doesn't work in PS3 browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which browsers are officially supported? And what else do I need? I try to vote, post comments, view vote counts, post answers, but to no avail--the buttons simply don't do ...
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Warn users if they're submitting a bug with a beta browser

SE doesn't support beta or alpha versions of web browsers, so bug reports that cannot be reproduced in release versions of any browser will be status-declined. There is usually some back-and-forth, ...
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Is the browser market share for StackExchange available?

I'm just curious if the StackExchange guys have any release of their browser share numbers? It would be interesting to see what a widely used set of technical sites sees.
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Tag wiki excerpts getting displayed incorrectly on SO with FF 10

Tag wiki excerpts have been getting displayed improperly in Firefox 10.0.2 for the past three hours or so. They're being shown as tall boxes (divs) on the left side of the screen instead of short ...
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Stack Overflow looks odd in Internet Explorer for Mac OS X

Stack Overflow looks strange in Internet Explorer on Mac OS X. The top bar is displayed as a wide sidebar.
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How do I horizontally scroll code on the iPad?

When I use iPad to browse this site, there is no horizontal bar where program code is displayed. What technology was behind this incompatibility issue. Was it Flash?
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Careers jobs listing - back to top

I've been looking on http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs# recently and I found out that when browsing the listing, clicking on 2 (page 2) or next (or other pages) does not return to the top of the ...
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Big white box obscures the body of meta.stackoverflow.com

When I visit meta.stackoverflow.com, there is a big white box which obscures the "Top Questions" section. Please see the attached screenshot. I am running Firefox 4.0.1 on Windows XPSP3. I have ...
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Display global inbox count on tab title

Just like in Gmail, Yahoo!Mail and many other web apps. Just a number in brackets. So I can keep strolling the web while waiting for responses. Firefox 4 mockup:
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Some actions no longer work in Konqueror

I have been using Konqueror to participate in SE sites since always. But since two days ago it no longer works. I can open any page, but some actions no longer work, incl.: opening a list of comments ...
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Buggy punctuation after inline tags

In the question What makes a good tag-wiki entry? from meta.tex.sx, the input ... [tag:linguistics], ... (without a space before the comma) is rendered as follows (no free-hand circles, sorry): The ...
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What is the difference between Mozilla and Firefox in SO browser statistics?

I am reading a post from https://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/12/stack-overflow-2010-analytics/ What web browsers do Stack Overflow users use? Firefox 44.1% Internet Explorer 22.7% Chrome 22.6% ...
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Unable to search properly on Stack Exchange sites using the browser in Android [closed]

On Stack Exchange sites, when I select the primary search input box in the upper right corner and type in my search term, there is no 'go' button available. Instead there is a 'next' button which ...
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Which browsers are officially supported, and what else do I need?

Which browsers are officially supported by Stack Exchange? Also, what else is needed in order to use every feature of the site? Return to FAQ index