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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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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:
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UX error on new SE login page [duplicate]

So, I see the login page for SE has been updated, which is neat. However, when logging in by email, if I enter my email address and press tab, instead of taking me to the password field, it ...
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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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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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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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Offline maintenance message not legible on Christianity.SE [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can we show post lock timers to all users?

Currently only mods can see lock timers and that's only for questions. Temporary locks on answers not showing lock duration When a post is locked, it frequently causes consternation and frustration ...