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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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Earth Science vs. Spanish Language favicons: now with 0% lowercasing!

Coming from here: Favicon of Earth Science and Spanish are too similar If you thought they were too similar... check this out: Seems like now both favicons appear as all-uppercase in the small HNQ ...
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Favicon of Earth Science and Spanish are too similar

The favicon is used in various places around the Stack Exchange (SE) network, to identify the site. Currently, Earth Science has for main and for meta. The problem I see is that these are awfully ...
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Minor alignment issue in improve edit popup window

There is a minor alignment issue in the "Improve Edit" popup window. The text "hide preview" doesn't have proper margin. Screenshot for reference: The alignment issue is not occurred, if I ...
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Alignment improvement in the flag dialog

When I flagged a post, before it was closed if I click the "flag" link I can see which flag type I selected for the post in the flag dialog. The selected flag type is shown as "This is the flag you ...
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Clicked voting arrows on sites with responsive design show with wrong color under Internet Explorer 11

On sites with the new responsive design, the color of clicked vote buttons have a theme color related to the site's design. However, on Internet Explorer 11, this arrow always shows as orange, ...
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Filter sites are not responsive

Viewing questions from a global filter (like this one) looks like this on my mobile device: My requests: Please make filter sites responsive, so I don't have to zoom and scroll horizontally when I ...
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Avatars won't load in Firefox if very restrictive content blocking is enabled

This is quite a trivial bug. On https://math.stackexchange.com/tour if content blocking is enabled, avatars won't load: Content blocking is set up to custom, trackers are blocked in all windows, ...
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Highlight tags corresponding to our favorites

Each of us have our list of favorite tags. When a question has tag(s) that match one or more of ours, the background gets highlighted, drawing our attention to the question. It would also be nice to ...
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Highlight (Colored) Watched Tags [duplicate]

I have a few watched tags I would like to pay attention to. But the problem is when I'm going through StackExchange questions, sometimes I have to double check to see whether I have subscribed to that ...
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When gravatar is not loaded the “title” text is displayed in sidebar - Google Chrome browser

In the chat room section placeholder for the side bar, if any of the user's gravatar is not loaded, the title text is displayed inside the box, it contains the user name along with when was he/she ...
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Offline maintenance message not legible on Christianity.SE [on hold]

The offline maintenance message is not easily read on Christianity.SE because it's white text on an almost white background.
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CSS bug with printing site pages (now with 100% more suggested fix included!)

So I have to print some Stack Overflow pages and bring them around. Just accept it. Problem: while pages may look perfectly normal on the web, something recently broke the print layout... a huge ...
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Preview on editing profile looks different from actual profile page

When editing my profile, I noticed that <h1> has a bottom border and bold text (click the first image), while <a> has text underline. Click to see full image But on the actual ...
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Avatars in answer boxes are downscaled incorrectly on Retina displays

I just changed my avatar on SE, and noticed that it's quite blurry in answer boxes: I opened the image in a new tab, and it looked a lot nicer. (It also looks like this on my non-Retina external ...
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New year, new experiment: Login and Signup UI

In the true spirit of better late than never... We're on-and-off A/B testing a new UI for login and signup pages on all Q&A sites. It looks something like this: The long and short of it is ...
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Padding / bg-color issue in all the per site meta - activity tab

In all the per site metas, on the Activity tab - REPUTATION section, the reputation score is displayed with the background color: #eff0f1. So it looks like the "top n% period" link is (200+ reputation ...
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Increase spaces between badges in expanded usercard

For the established user, in the expanded usercard the spaces between the badges are very less. Could be this increased little more. Less space for badges in expanded usercard: Proper spaces ...
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Minor alignment issue in the site's home page for the anonymous visitors

When I'm visiting any Stack Exchange site with out login (as anonymous visitor), in the home page there is an alignment issue. The grid cells are not aligned correctly in the Mozilla Firefox, Google ...
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Double back slashes escape code formatting in comments (but not answers) [duplicate]

I recently posted on answer on Stack Overflow which mentioned the discrepancy between windows and linux path separators in the answer. I enclosed both in inline code snippets like so: \\ and /. These ...
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Add some bottom padding to code snippets

Currently it's impossible to see the bottom line of code snippets because the horizontal scroll bar is positioned over the top of them (post in question): Please could you add some bottom padding so ...
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What happened to code fences and Stack Snippets?

I just noticed that something weird happened today with code fences and Stack Snippets. Examples: <h1>Hello World!<h1> Hello World! Seems like the boxes are bigger. What is ...
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Ugly scrollbar shown on HNQ when user image can't be shown

It appears that when a user image can't be displayed, the user in the Users List on the right side of the HNQ page gets a scrollbar: Looking at that user's profile, it looks like the link for the ...
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Site bar missing on Meta Stack Exchange

It seems a new design has been rolled out to Meta Stack Exchange. However, the only way I can see I'm on Meta is the browser's address bar and the placeholder in the search bar ... I'd expect that ...
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Tab border rounding doesn't take wrapping into account

When tabs can't fit horizontally into page, they're wrapped to new line. But since the first, and the last tab borders are rounded this looks little bit odd: I zoomed an image to show the issue ...
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Why does the question title link to itself on the answer page?

It is possible to click on this question title above ↑, which would cause the page to refresh. I'm wondering why the question title is a link to itself and the same page? Why isn't it just written ...
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Enabled/disabled mod menu options should be more visibly distinguished

Moderators get a menu of things we can do to questions. Some that aren't applicable will be disabled. There's a problem: depending on one's browser and OS it's nearly impossible to tell what's enabled ...
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Nomination owner highlight is displayer in the comments only after clicking the “show n more comments” link [duplicate]

When navigating to the election nomination page, in the comments section, by default there is no highlight for the nomination owner. But when I click the "show n more comments" link at the end of the ...
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Can we move “Start a bounty” to a more intuitive location?

Can we please move the "Start a bounty" link to be in the same location as all of the other action buttons? It makes no sense to me for this to be buried after the comments - It's an action on the ...
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Alignment issue in election - add comment section

There is an alignment issue in the Election - "add comment" UI. The Add Comment button and help link is overlapped with the comment box. Currently the ongoing election in "The Workplace". The issue ...
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Can I keep the old design? It looks better than the new one

The new responsive design with a left nav-bar has been rolled out on various sites, and users have complained about it being ugly and counterproductive. The first example I would like to present is ...
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History pane on iPad breaks new design

The new design seems to work reasonably well on my iPad (2018, 9.7”, iOS 12.1.4), until I open the History (aka Reading List / Bookmarks) pane. This causes the page to shrink in width (as expected?) ...
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Incorrect badge icons? [duplicate]

I was browsing Aviation.SE site when I noticed "+10" on the reputation dialog. I clicked on the achievements icon in the top nav bar to see what I got that rep for. It was for a answer on Stack ...
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The dismiss button (“X”) covers the text on the nomination prompt for recently suspended users

As the title says, the X button on the nomination prompt for recently suspended users covers the text. It looks something like this: This happens in Safari 10.0.2.
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Site logo issue in international Stack Overflow site's profile page for anonymous users [duplicate]

In the international Stack Overflow sites for logged-out users, when navigating to a specific user's profile in the top bar the partial text is truncated. For an example in Russian Stack Overflow ...
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Alignment issue on some of the site's flag summary page

There is an alignment issue in the Flag summary page of some of the Stack Exchange sites. Previously the vote count and the question title were displayed on the same line. Now the question title is ...
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Badges section gets strangely smaller and italic when user has no visible post

See the image. The "badges" section is smaller and wrongly italic and doesn't fit the screen. It has a significantly higher 100% chance of shrinking if the user has no visible posts. I can ...
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Inconsistent style for “Rev” block breaks formatting on Russian language sites

Editing a post with at least 2 revisions on a separate page (just open "edit" link below the post in the new window) shows the "Rev" combobox: The main issue here is using the word "Rev" on the ...
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Problem clicking on title of question to link

Consider the title of this question -- it's very long, multiple lines regardless of the size of the browser window.. If I wish to connect to the question, if the cursor is positioned between the ...
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Error message for HTTP image sometimes flows over into preview

When editing a post with an embedded HTTP image (example), you'll see an error message asking you to upload it to imgur or specify an HTTPS URL: However, the lack of a line break after the image in ...
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Newsletter title fix colors the wrong element

One of my previous bug report was fixed according to the developer’s answer but the fix has introduced a new problem. In particular there is something odd with text coloring: For English based ...
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The bottom part of site logo for localized SO is obscured on user profile page when not logged [duplicate]

E.g. my own profile page on ruSO. When not logged (just open on private mode): All is good when logged: All localized SO are affected. Related report on ruSO.Meta: Ползёт и перекрывается ...
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What is the state of the new site designs promised after the redesign?

Last year, Jon Ericson wrote in an announcement about the completion of the responsive design rollout: We'll continue fixing bugs and starting in 2019 we'll be working on designs for sites with the ...
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I'm rnevius (not mevius): A font kerning issue with usernames

My username is rnevius (r n e v i u s). However, on ~20% of the @replies I get, I am incorrectly referred to as mevius (m e v i u s). Example: You can even see this issue by looking at my username ...
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Bounty box is not aligned properly under the score value

Bounty box is not aligned properly under the score value (visible only for bounty offerer) Tested in Firefox 65.0.1 and Chrome 72.0.3626.119 on Windows 7
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Button to dismiss posting guidance for anonymous answer authors is misaligned

I took that screenshot while I was signed out, trying to post as an anonymous author on Physics SE. That banner automatically slides up and it suggests some general guidelines for posting. The "ok" ...
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When are questions about Stacks - Stack Exchanges design system - on-topic here on Meta Stack Exchange?

Stacks is a design system that is developed for Stack Exchange and maintained by Stack Exchange developers. In this way, it is both, about the Stack Exchange network and third-party. When is a ...
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The cluttered and not very useful Bugs page

Any visitor or user who clicks the Bugs tab, situated on the Top Questions Page, is presented with *single page of bugs ranked in order of votes. These upvotes might lead an inexperienced user (and ...
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Allow me to hide the “what are flags?” banner please!

Recently, this text popped up on my flags-history page: Flagging is a way to bring inappropriate content or behavior to the attention of the community. See: What is flagging? These are the flags ...
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Schrödinger's “Award bounty” button

Let's play a small game first: Illustration: Has the bounty been awarded? Here are two images cut from two screenshots. One of them has an active bounty, while the other has an awarded bounty. Make ...
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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 ...