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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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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 ...
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Why do we have two sidebar columns instead of combining them into one?

I know that SE is committed to both left nav and responsive design, and I'm not trying to disrupt that. The main reason the new design isn't working well for me is that the new left nav combines with ...
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Flagging box goes over the title bar when scrolling

I was flagging a question when I noticed that the flagging dialog does over the top bar when scrolling. Here are some screenshots. (Screenshots were taken from Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange ...
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What does the Home Screen do that the Question Screen doesn't?

I'm one of the folks that don't like the left nav bar (hanging out mostly on EESE). I tried hiding it, but notice that I constantly need to hit the "Questions" choice. If I just click on the site ...
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Area 51 site stats are weirdly formatted on beta sites in new design [duplicate]

There is some space missing between the table columns which looks especially weird if most of the values are four digit values. This just looks wrong without spacing. A bit of column spacing would be ...
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Diamonds in new Safari on macOS Mojave are too large

Apple released macOS Mojave yesterday, and not only does it come with a Dark Mode, it also enlarges the moderators' diamonds (♦): For comparison, here is how it looks like on Chrome, and how it ...
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Three “hamburgers” but still no direct link to meta

Users from EL&U will know I am not an admirer of the new theme which has befallen on my once beloved site. See my answer on English Language & Usage's updated site theme is ready for ...
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Alignment issues on Meta SE search results page

The search field is too wide, causing the Search button to overlap with the site icons in the Hot Network Questions list. The tag description box seems to extend too far to the left, or the text ...
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Missing whitespace in beta site statistics box [duplicate]

At least for successful beta sites, the new design seems to result in a lack of whitespace between the numbers and what the numbers represent. Because a picture is worth a thousand words, even though ...
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Responsive design for international sites has been released

I am excited to announce that international sites have gotten the new responsive design Wednesday, September 26th. Last week, all beta and undesigned sites got the new theme: Some things to be ...
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Mouse over cursor for tag badge is different from cursor for regular tag in the profile page

In the profile page the mouse over cursor for the next regular badge tracker is ... regular (i.e. a pointer or text selector): But for the next tag badge the cursor looks like a hand: The ...
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Rendering on Safari browsers [duplicate]

Rendering of text on Home page Safari browser I've noticed over a course of a week or so that the rendering of the question titles on the Home page on MacOs Safari browser is not so satisfactory, ...
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Question title overlap in new design when title is longer

Today I noticed that in new design view count is getting overlapped with question title on scifi.se for longer title: But it's not site specific as same problem happen in Beta site too ( Hinduism.se):...
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The tag tooltip only shows in preview of edit mode, and not in live

If you use [tag:tag] (e.g. bug), the system will show the tooltip in edit mode. But in live the system doesn't show it. This applies to both the inline editor and the separate edit page (/posts/[...
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Random string of characters on the front of the Meta SE page [duplicate]

I just observed this random series of dots on the Meta SE front page: When I zoom in a lot, it looks like an arrangement of epsilon characters. I'm pretty sure it's a problem with the user's name ...
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Flag history shows different formatting for answers and questions

Here is an excerpt of the four most recent entries in my flag history on Meta.SE: It seems like questions have a larger font size than answers (for no apparent reason) and removed posts are shaded (...
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Why do some parts of the standard theme use different fonts than the rest of the site?

We've been asked why different parts of the responsive design site theme have noticably different fonts on some sites: As you can see, the logo and the question titles are in a serif font and ...
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Plans to upgrade “Featured On Meta” sidebar widget to use Stacks design components?

I'm wondering if there are any plans to modify the "Featured On Meta" sidebar widget to use the same styling as other widgets such as a recently launched "Tag Watching" widgets. When "Tag Watching" ...
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“That solved my problem” doesn't make sense if the target question is unanswered

Can we get an alternative to the "That solved my problem!" button that doesn't make the presumption that it solved my problem? I.e. "Yes, that's the problem I have." In some cases, SE (et. al.) ...
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Site icons wrong on some sites [duplicate]

So this is kind of weird, and I'm not sure what the issue is, but when on some sites (I.e. Stack Overflow), the icons are incorrect. The screenshot explains it better. Things look fine here on the ...
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Stack Overflow logo weird styling in the top bar

In the Stack Overflow header, the text "stackoveflow" is truncated near by the search text box and a minimal part of the text only displaying. I'm using Google Chrome browser.
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Username on wiki answer differs from the current username [duplicate]

I found the wiki answer on Meta Stack Overflow on Russian where username contains the old name (I think that it was on the posting time): But the current username in the profile page is not "...
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“Answer your own question” checkbox has some weird styling

Text style for "Answer your own question" under the "Post Your Question" button on the asking page is weird: In particular link text is smaller than the beginning of the sentence, and slightly ...
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Responsive design released for all Beta & Undesigned sites

This is now out for all of the sites We've had the new default unified theme up on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf for a month and a half now and the response there has been really positive. We ...
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On dollar signs in the user Location field, and character limits on overlong Locations displayed in the Users page

Here's one of the weirder bugs I've seen in some time: I have no idea why the user in question chose to enter... whatever that string is, as their location. I don't really care - I think it's ...
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Use colored text for badge counts instead of badge logos

I was looking at some posts by users with many thousands of badges, and I noticed that there were two lines required for displaying the badges. This was caused by the badge icons (●). Should we remove ...
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Put the right column into the new theme's left column

The new theme that's currently moving into beta is intended to be more uniform and 'responsive'. Much of the response so far has been negative, but it seems that it's here to stay. Some of the ...
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No margin for “Sign Up” button

It seems there should be a margin for “Sign Up” button in the top bar: To see that just open a SE site in browser private mode.
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All sites except Meta.SE have wrong icons in inbox, achievements, and site switcher [duplicate]

This happened within the last hour or so on Mi Yodeya: The achievements drop-down is similarly affected. This happens on every site I've tried (responsive or old design, with or without an account) ...
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Remove “at least one tag is required” near the tag field

I see no reason to show “at least one tag is required” near the tag field because almost same text will be appeared if you’ll try post a question without a tag: Also it’s not truly request due to ...
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Cut-off placeholder for tags fields [duplicate]

Tags field placeholder is cut-off on posting a new question: Google Chrome on iOS 11.
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Alignment issue - spaces between the tags are very small

The spaces between the tags are very small in the posts compared with the questions tab. In the Questions tab: In the posts: System Configuration: Operating System: Windows 10 Pro Mozilla ...