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Bring back site-specific fonts to the new design

For example, English Language & Usage's updated site theme is ready for testing! is perceived badly, where one of the reasons were the old design looking old-fashioned, including the Serif ...
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Show a 0 when reputation changes, not nothing

I noticed that my reputation on two sites changed, yet I saw so number on the trophy icon. After opening it, I saw that I had a +2 and a -2 in recent changes. This is somewhat confusing, as my ...
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Ransom-note problems with IPA and Greek under new font stacks

When you stitch together letters from multiple typefaces, your text begins to resemble a ransom note that pastes together cut-outs from different newspapers and magazines:                             ...
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Character Overflow™ on profile page with long usernames

I changed my username recently, to one I've used a long time in the past. Out of curiosity, I decided to look at how it's showing in my profile page, and it seems to be overflowing under the weight ...
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User profile boxes are shrunk when mod info overflows beyond fixed height subheader on profile pages

The mod-only info for user profile pages overflows beyond the fixed header, causing the profile boxes below to shrink left: I recommend shortening the link text "Account Info" to just "Info", which ...
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Tracking set too tight on uppercase text-transform CSS

You have a bunch of CSS elements that include: text-transform: uppercase But you are not correcting the letter-spacing at the same time — and under your setup, you need to. That’s because normal ...
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Badge earned info overflows out of div on Stack Overflow 'User Activity' page [duplicate]

If you go to your user profile on Stack Overflow (and presumably other SE pages) after earning a new badge the box that tells you about it has out of bounds content: As you can see, the text at ...
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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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Deleted post background too narrow when editing

When editing a deleted answer or question, the input field for the edit summary sticks out: The background should be a little bit wider, also to provide some padding around the text area for the body....
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Do all Stack Exchange sites use the same template?

Do all Stack Exchange sites use the same template? I mean, the Stack Overflow company can create many similar sites, such as: https://superuser.com https://askubuntu.com https://patents....
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Show a description of each site in the header, in smaller font

Every site in the Stack Exchange network has a brief description, as in the list here - https://stackexchange.com/sites, but when you actually visit one, there's no explanation of what the site is for,...
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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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Unchanging font size, leading, and measure are incompatible with dynamics of responsive design

The new Responsive-Design theme doesn’t work for small viewports — nor for very large ones either! In the new, would-be “responsive” design, the actual font size used does not vary as a function of ...
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Strange padding around reputation on Meta profile page

The way reputation is displayed in a user's profile page on meta sites is a bit off. There's a gray padding around it: which is not visible on the main site: The 'top x%' label being so close to it ...
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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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Issues with topbar of sites I'm not participating in

For sites I'm not a member of there are two issues with the top bar after. Problem 1: Logo cut off and white space on the right I don't see this problem on sites I'm logged into: Problem 2: When ...
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Badge tracker out of whack [duplicate]

Consider the following pictures. Before getting a tracked badge: After getting a tracked badge: The pop-up asking for a new badge to be tracked ("Track the next one") essentially became a pop-under....
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CSS problem on the tips panel [duplicate]

After posting an answer, I noticed this alignment issue: Browser: Google Chrome As you see, the word "ok" on top-right is out of range. Can this please be fixed?
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Site name gets cropped while looking at user profiles on international Stack Overflow sites

I can't see the complete 'en español' underneath the Spanish Stack Overflow logo on user profile pages. Nothing changes when I scroll, but when I go to the home page, the logo gets shifted up a bit ...
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Tabs painted over “congrats” screen for new badge [duplicate]

I've experienced a layout bug, see image: The tabs are painted over the "congrats" dialog for a new badge. When I click the button, the page gets repainted with sizes slightly changing, and it ...
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'Communities' section on profile page is cramped when there aren't any additional listed communities

From the Community user's profile on Physics The spacing there between "Communities" and "This user doesn't participate in any other communities" looks a bit messed up... it's too small. Can we have ...
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Bug or design issue in Stack Overflow's badges section [duplicate]

I have seen a design bug in the Stack Overflow BADGES section. After earning a badge the design flows like the screenshot below:
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Minor alignment issue in the duplicate search bar

When close a question as duplicate, in the duplicate search bar, the border right is not visible. Screenshot for reference: GIF for the same: System configurations: OS: Windows 10 Pro ...
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Overlapping issue on activity page [duplicate]

The tab is overlapping in the activity page. Actually, I earned a new badge and when I go to grab it. I found this glitch. The activity tabs are overlapped on congratulation badge area.
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Link to parent site on the sidebar for per-site-metas

In my opinion, the sidebar in the new theme is helpful but underused. The sidebar could be helpful, but it has too few useful links, which makes it a waste of space. One possible use of all of this ...
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Alignment issue in all the per site meta - activity tab

In all the per site meta, on the Activity tab - REPUTATION section, the reputation score is displayed with the background color: #eff0f1. So looks like the "top n% period" link is (200+ reputation ...
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Minor alignment issue in the Ask Question page

In the bottom of the Ask Question page, there is a checkbox option as Answer your own question – share your knowledge, Q&A-style In the text content, the link "share your knowledge, Q&A-...
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Other categories in the activity page overlap on “Track the next one” [duplicate]

So, I got a discussion tag badge some time ago. When I visited my activity page to check it, I saw something which I think as a bug. The options in the activity page i.e Summary, questions, answers ...
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Too much width for long post title in profile page [duplicate]

When the post title is long enough then such string occupies too much space in profile page on the post section. For example in this profile: As you can see the “Q” icon is obscured by the post ...
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Badge indicator located on the next line to tag-badge itself [duplicate]

I noticed that badge indicator (color circle of bronze/silver/gold color) from the Top Tags section in some cases is placed on the next line of badge itself. For example in this profile:
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Can we suggest design improvements in sites?

Can we suggest design improvements for sites? Like on Travel.SE Example Question, I can suggest the arrow design. If the moderators like that design, they can use this design.
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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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Question/Answer indicator on 'top posts' gets cropped when the question name is long

The little indicator which tells me whether the post is a question or an answer gets cropped on the right side when the question title wraps into two lines. This occurs whether or not the question/...
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Badge icons on the 'top tags' section of the user profile are moved into new lines

The picture is from this profile, though it appears for almost everyone with tag badges for things on that third row of tags: the badge itself is moved onto the next line when the tag name is long. ...
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Ugly 'post date' alignment on user profile when the date wraps into multiple lines

I think that the post date on user profiles looks messy: it sometimes looks right-aligned (as in the posts on October 2), and it sometimes ends up in a strange left-align (the dates which wrap into a ...
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New impact panel feedback [duplicate]

The impact panel seemed off/different to me lately, and that's because, well, it is. There's a new Impact panel* and I feel it can use some adjustments.      OLD  &...
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Suggestion for improvement in site look - sidebar

The current evolution of the site look has created a sidebar that is mostly empty space (screenshots from Super User): It seems to me that it would be useful to transfer more information to the ...
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Generic site icon and theme in “We are Offline” page

I noticed that some pages look like a generic beta page when they are down: I think all these pages are supposed to have their icon/background color/font because this is what ...
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Gear icon in reputation block is not placed in the correct place

In the Activity tab - REPUTATION section, the "Track my next privilege" gear icon is placed near the "Next tag badge". Previously it was placed over the tag score progress bar. Can this be placed as ...
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Some profile pages are messed up in sites with the new responsive design

Few examples across the network: MSE: Physics: IPS.SE: Can this please be fixed? Pretty sure it's related to the responsive design or left nav bar somehow, though can't see what's ...
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Stack Exchange Aboutme Extender™ with code formatting on profile page

Along similar lines to Stack Exchange Usercard Squeezer™ on profile page long code blocks in the "About me" section push the right side content off of the screen. See this user. And it's more ...
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Side borders on meta sites

Just noticed that meta sites have vertical lines on both sides of the page. Which don’t exist on main sites: What’s the purpose of such design separation among main and meta sites?
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Top bar resized and overflowing on reputation change

In the normal case I don't see reputation points on the top bar on my Android phone: But it seems that after a positive reputation points change (green indicator on achievement icon) the top bar ...
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Increase the tag search input box length according to maximum allowed tag length

Currently the tag search input box on the tag page is too short: I suggest to increase the size of this input according to maximum allowed tag length. There is a lot of horizontal space to do ...
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Backtick escapes on profile causing terrible display

This is not a duplicate of Stack Exchange Usercard Squeezer™ on profile page as that is a completely different bug that has since been fixed. So it has come to my attention that when you use backtick ...
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Review queues left menu bug

I want to report a bug in the layout in the review queues. As you can see there is a scroll bar on the bottom, so it's not responsive. That's not the problem. When I scroll to the right, the left ...
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Profile page overlap

Profile page is appearing jumbled up in both new and old design:
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Stack Exchange Usercard Squeezer™ on profile page

Look at the profile page of this user, who has just "lost" 100k reputation and all their bronze badges, because of this broken design. Shouldn't the primary usercard be kept intact no matter how ...
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“comment shorter than 15” notification is blocked and makes the whole answer scrollable

See the pale yellow "box" below the "Add Comment" button. Y'all know it's the "comment must have at least 15 characters" notification, and it's just cut in half and no readable text is shown. Plus, ...
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“You've earned (badge)” panel layouts are broken

When I visit my activity page I see this: The "Congratulations! You've earned (badge)" section has dropped down completely beneath the tabs under it. The "You've earned a new privilege!" section has ...