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Questions tagged [design]

Use this tag for questions regarding the design of the Stack Exchange websites; e.g., for issues with the layout.

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It's annoying to click the top banner ad when I'm trying to click upvote

I don't know if my internet is slow, but it seems to be perfectly timed that right when I am about to click the upvote for a question, the top banner ad loads into view right where the upvote button ...
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Bounty amount on reputation tab hardly readable

Today, a bounty was awarded to one of my answers (thanks @gnat); when I visited my reputation tab I noticed that the amount is hardly readable since it's green text on a blue background: Can that be ...
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Too much whitespace breaks markdown side-by-side diff

I came across this "bug" when reviewing this suggested edit. The review basically removes a lot of useless whitespace from a codeblock (that was used to show a stacktrace). This is how it looks like ...
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Is it possible to make the annotation and flag counters on profiles colorblind friendly?

I have a heck of a hard time identifying whether a user has annotations or flagged posts on their account when looking at the profile page and only one is present. There is an older post asking for a ...
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Add a whitespace before the provider icon

The message in register new account dialog using 3d-party provider has no whitespace before the provider's icon: I think this should be fixed.
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Missing Schema.org types 'QAPage' and 'Question' for question without answer

If a question has no answer, the structured data is missing the Schema.org types QAPage and Question. Example: question with answer The QAPage item is specified on the html element, and the ...
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Color for new events in dropdown is too light

Whenever I get new reputation events, badges, or comments I end up scrolling too far because the highlight is too light. See for example in this image: The regular background is white (#FFFFFF) ...
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Alignment issue in the users search page warning message

There is an alignment issue on the Users page. When the given search text does not match any user, we receive this warning message: No users matched your search. But the text is not aligned with ...
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Please replace pages that have responsive design with those versions on mobile

The responsive design is very nice on pages like the homepage (has a theme, more buttons on the top than mobile) and has extra functionality on questions (view votes) and the asking UI (all the ...
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When feeds post an instant deleted question in chat the formatting is off

In the SEDE Chatroom I have two feeds, one is the Twitter StackStatus, the other is a networkwide filter on questions tagged data-explorer. Today I noticed these feed items: The second item clearly ...
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Bad combination of colors for text and background on Sign up button

Just open MSE (or any other SE site) in private mode to see the ugly color-combination: Same for the achivements-popup. BTW don't forget about long standing colors issue in chat.
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Highlight quotes with blockquote in Low Quality Posts popup

Is it possible to eliminate double quote symbols around comment text in Low Quality Posts popup and use block quote highlighting like in regular post instead? I think using some kind of universal ...
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Labels atop code blocks

I'm sure this is an accident, but I've recently found out that you can "label" code blocks in a really nice way by using inline code in a level 4 (####) header: #### `Main.hs` ```haskell module Main ...
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Background of “Edit tags” button overlaps with other tags

After the using of inline tag editor (tap "Edit tags", then cancel) on this post the "Edit tags" button background is overlapped with other tags: Image was taken from mobile Chrome with enabled ...
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No options while editing a post body

I was browsing the review queues and tried editing a question. There were no options under the body. I was pretty confused so I skipped the question only to see it was happening on other questions too....
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Hidden left nav looks weird (blue linkish design)

Previously the left nav hidden in the topbar had the same black layout as the uncollapsed nav. However recently they turned into some strange bluish/link color. I don't think this is intentional: ...
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When Improve Edit the side bar content is displaying in the bottom of the page

When review the suggested edit - click the edit link from the post and Improve Edit in the screen the side bar of How to Edit and How to Format sections are displaying in the bottom of the page. GIF ...
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Icon for election is different on community bulletin for main and meta sites

Physics SE has an ongoing election. Here is a screenshot of the community bulletin visible on the main site: This is what I see when I'm on the physics meta site: I believe that the meta ...
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Imgur notice overlaps the upload popup's border

On the insert image, the popup Imgur notice overlaps the upload popup's border for small screens (the image is taken on desktop Firefox with a narrow window, but the issue is also affects ruSO on my ...
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What is this clock icon near the voting buttons?

On the image from Nick Craver’s tweet where the screenshot of my post is displayed I noticed a clock icon on the left hand side of the post below the favorite star icon. What’s the purpose of ...
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Deleted posts could create confusion for colour blind users; is there something to be done about it?

I'm a mod on Game Development and today, in chat, a user has asked me to delete something they mistakenly posted as an answer instead of a comment. And so I went ahead and deleted the answer. But ...
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Featured on Meta widget missing :visited style

Pretty self-explanatory. Basically all links on stack exchange use #07C as the default colour, and #005999 for the :visited, :active, and :hover states (or whatever the colours happen to be for a ...
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Slight width difference for the notification message text cell in Stack Exchange site achievements dialog

There is a slight width difference for the notification message text cell, in between the stackexchange.com and other Stack Exchange site's achievements dialog. As per the screenshot below, same ...
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Show Tags in HNQ Sidebar [duplicate]

Old related post from 8 years ago: Add tags next to the question in list of hot questions As of now, there's no way to see the tags on a Hot Network question in the sidebar without clicking into it. ...
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Will the design related bugs be accepted for non-100% scale factor since responsiveness is available?

Before the responsive design era all design related bugs that happen only on non-100% scale factor of the page were considered as invalid, i.e. not-a-bug. Nowadays many SE pages already have ...
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SE app looks weird on mobile device [duplicate]

I have been using SE sites (mainly SO) on my desktop computer and on my Samsung S4 mini mobile phone for years. It works well on of both devices. Recently I got a Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7, and the SE ...
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A possible bug: The right margin of printed SE content is way too large [duplicate]

I am viewing a Stack Exchange question in Chrome on a Windows machine. If I now click on "Print...", I obtain the following preview: Visually, there appears to be way too much white space to the ...
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Long site name hides the diamond in profile page Communities

Normally we see the sites where the user has a diamond in the Communities section of their profile: However, when the site name is lengthy and causes text overflow, the diamond is hidden: (...
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Mobile chat chops off the numbers [duplicate]

As seen in the image below, the numbers (which represent seconds left for a timeout to end) are chopped off. They start as a whole from the bottom left corner, but are chopped off on the way, first ...
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Tapping site icon on stackexchange.com increases page width

Stackexchange.com page with site tiles looks normal initially: But if you tap on any tile from the right side the page width will be increased to make popup visible: In the same time top bar ...
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Twitter icon missing on the profile page of the network sites

When I first started seeing this, I thought this could be some render because of poor internet error that time or whatever. I basically ignored it. I think its a issue which was okay few weeks ago I ...
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Search engine description with throwback theme [closed]

I searched DuckDuckGo just now and a StackOverflow question came up as a search result. Instead of a meaningful page description or snippet, below the DuckDuckGo search result entry appeared the ...
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Stack Overflow icon instead of Stack Exchange icon in login page [duplicate]

Not a serious bug, but when joining a new SE site, it says "using a login from Stack Exchange", whereas the Stack Overflow icon is used.
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Formatting/Styling of Stack Exchange sites is not displaying

Background: When trying to access any site other than Meta Stack Exchange, the pages sometimes load without any styling or formatting when loaded in Chrome. It appears to be the HTML without the CSS ...
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HTML <li> items not rendered correctly in Firefox, Edge, and IE11

This Sandbox post looks quite normal when viewed on e.g. Safari or Chrome: but when viewed in Firefox (on macOS Mojave) as well as Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11, the bullets generated by &...
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Unicorn shows butt only when sidebar disabled [closed]

When my friend shouted "UNICORNS" when I told him about the cool new April Fool's styling, I didn't understand why he said that. Since unicorns are such magical creatures it'd be very rare to spot ...
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Back to future popup not aligned correctly on mobile

I think the popup was supposed to point to the clock icon, but seems a bit misaligned. It'll be better if the alignment is corrected. Btw, great job!
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Why am I welcomed to Stack Overflow rather than to Stack Exchange when I am on another Stack Exchange site?

I noticed that when I am in a Stack Exchange site other than Stack Overflow, I always get the: WELCOME TO STACKOVERFLOW when the April fool joke happens. For example, a screenshot when I am in ...
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Why not make a dark theme instead of time travel joke [duplicate]

A feature that has been requested several times, which has never been attended to, and with no real arguments other than the amount of work. So my question is: why instead of working on any kind of ...
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The April Fools HNQ broken image icons are broken (on high-DPI screens)

I just encountered the new April Fools theme, and as someone who made my first web page in the 90's, I must say I love it! The Hot Network Questions sidebar with the animated flames is a particularly ...
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Please don't repeat such an intrusive “full design” April's Fools in the years to come

TL,DR: this year's April's fools could be a source of confusion, or worse, in certain workplaces. Please stick to less intrusive stuff. Very related: Why was the decision made to make the 2019 April ...
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How to turn off 'Back to the future' on the SO website? [duplicate]

A couple minutes ago, the website turned into a old version of SO (Back to the future). Even if I switch to the normal design (via button 'Time travel!'), the next post of SO will still have the '...
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Who stole my review button? - Review icon hidden on mobile, help icon shown instead

These pictures say everything. Somebody stole the review button in the small design (mobile). And to prove that I see the buttons on large screens: Also, this was a recent change (last few days) ...
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Max height for uploaded images?

I included a few tall images in a recent question I asked on space.se. I thought they would scale to something appropriate, but as they are very tall images, it really didn't. For your information, ...
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Minor alignment issue in the review summary box

There is an alignment issue in the review summary box. The bottom padding is less than the top padding. Screenshot for reference:
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White boxes in markdown view

On sites where the background is not white, you can see white spaces when looking at anything in side-by-side markdown mode, including suggested tag wiki edits, where it is very noticeable and awkward-...
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Non-clickable message shows the clickable cursor [duplicate]

Hovering over "comments disabled on deleted/locked posts/reviews" should not show the hand cursor, since it is not clickable (clicking does nothing). One example is right under this question, which ...
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Tag usage per site appears truncated in filter creation

When creating a tag filter, Stack Exchange displays how often this particular tag is used at various sites. However, this number appears truncated due to long site names: In the screenshot, the ...
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User icons fail to load in Firefox [duplicate]

In Firefox 66.0.1 (and for a few versions by now), many user icons fail to load on Stack Exchange pages. For example, on this question, the asker's icon and the icon for the writer of (currently) the ...
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Tag and reputation popups are visible simultaneously

Due to timeout before showing the tag popup on the activity tab of the user profile page you can see the simultaneously appearance of both popups. Here are the gif and stop-frame: