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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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Minor alignment issue in the activity tab - top tag section

In the Activity tab -> Top tag section, the earned reputation placeholder height is differed from the adjacent tag height. It will be good, if the earned reputation placeholder's height is matching ...
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Can't see text that I'm editing in a chat room [duplicate]

I went to edit my text in a chat room, but I was not able to see the text while trying to edit it. I am only able to see it while I highlight it. Using Windows 7 Using Google Chrome Using "Grammarly" ...
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Horizontal scrollbar on responsive sites I don't belong to

On sites that allow you to post an answer without logging in I get a horizontal scrollbar even when the site has a responsive design, probably due to the sign up/login boxes: Example links to sites ...
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Accessibility issue with some site themes

Since I haven't had success posting in the appropriate thread of Academia's meta, I've decided to try here. It's an appropriate place for this issue anyway since, although it's not quite as bad, I ...
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Site logo in “Bounty Grace Period Started” email is distorted

The logo of the site where the bounty question is asked appears to be distorted in comparison to the text, when reading the mail: Same issue in landscape orientation.
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Review queue icons bug [duplicate]

I just noticed today in the review queue (I saw it in GD.SE and M&TV.SE) that the user icons dropped below the correspondent review queue instead of being on the right side in the same row. That ...
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Bug in CSS for side menu while editing profiles in Spanish and Portuguese sites (inter alia)

You should not be applying the capitalize text-transform on international sites, because that’s wrong “culturally inappropriate” for those languages. This is because you have a bug in the last line ...
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Some sites' review pages are now poorly wrapped, resulting in wasted space and a scrollbar

Update from Shog9: Also affects Aviation, Cooking... Probably everything on the "not yet in progress" list here: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/314979/… - I've passed this on to the devs. – Shog9 ...
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Cannot upload images from web links in Internet Explorer 11; buttons cut off

In Internet Explorer 11, with the new image upload UI, it's not possible for users to upload images from web links. There is a known focus bug where one has to click in the white space outside the ...
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Eeeek! Who took away the green consecutive days in the calendar?

Something has changed and now the visited days, in the calendar, are not marked with green anymore. Previously it was very easy to spot the missing days. It used to show as green for days I've ...
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Comment name mention autofill box sits above “new contributor” banner

I just noticed that the mention autofill box thing floats higher than it normally would if there's a "new contributor" banner above the comment box. I only realised you can press tab to complete the ...
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Move the “Have you considered…” text to the right

I was looking over my Questions page, and found the "Have you considered accepting an answer or starting a bounty" message. However, the text was on the left of the page - making it look very out of ...
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Port the new comment flagging dialog design to other similar dialogs?

It looks beautiful and modern-fashioned. Can we have the same design in post flagging, post closing, review options, moderator options et cetera?
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Rendering bugs with smart quotes in default font stacks

SUMMARY: The default font stacks using the old 1990s Microsoft fonts don’t work well because of collisions with smart quotes. Those font stacks all need adjusting, and quite possibly should be served ...
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Not enough space or text is aligned incorrectly in Image upload?

I have noticed that the text to upload your image (max 2 MiB) is not getting enough space to fit in the image upload box. In short, you can say, It is not aligned correctly. Here is an image: ...
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Achievement number is off-center with 4+ digits

I recently got my first association bonus, which led to a +1000 reputation being shown in my history (for the 10 sites I am a part of). However, the +1005 text was not centered properly. Looking at ...
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Almost missed the left navigation options

Almost missed the navigation links on the left. Have to make them more clear. OS is :- Linux Debojyoti 4.4.0-119-generic #143~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 2 18:04:36 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/...
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“0 answers” indicators appear one pixel too high on the homepage

On the homepage, for questions with no answers, the "0 answers" indicator is one pixel higher than the votes and views. This does not occur for answered questions: To summarize the image: For the ...
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Meta logo appears too high in Internet Explorer 11

On Internet Explorer 11, the "Meta" logo in the top appears too high: On Microsoft Edge, it renders correctly: It used to render correctly in IE; what's changed?
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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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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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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.