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Move the “highly active question” banner down below the question

Maybe it's just me, but the new "highly-active" banner seems kind of jarring: It feels to me like the most eye-catching thing on the page, positioned as it is above the question text, and yet it's ...
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The review sticky panel should actually be sticky

Currently, the sticky review result panel is causing the page to jump up and down as I scroll. It's irritating. This is because JavaScript is changing it from position: static; to position: fixed;. It ...
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Not enough right margin for the tags on tag pages (on iPadOS)

I’ve marked only the most obvious situations on the picture: As you can see the rectangular background part of tags is too small for tag name. Tested on iPadOS 13.2.2 in Chrome browser
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User information is not showing [duplicate]

I have seen a question where user information isn't mentioned in the question: What's the primary use of Windows Event Viewer? When I checked if the bug reported earlier, I found: What is ...
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UI improvements for those who opt-in to ads

I turned off Hot Network questions and turned on Ads. I thought the ads would take the place of the hot network questions. The right margin area is dead space and could be used to generate some ...
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Un-responsive profile pages

Profile pages across the network don't seem to be responsive. Unless I fully maximize the window on my 1280x800 screen, I'm stuck with horizontal scroll bars. Are there any plans to fix this? An easy ...
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Minor alignment issue in the blog pagination icon

There is a minor alignment issue in the blog's pagination icon. The previous and next page icons in the authors page are partially displayed in the pagination section, which is in the bottom of the ...
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Alignment issue in the achievements dialog box

There is an alignment issue in the achievements dialog box. The privilege icon is not aligned with the reputation score and badge icons. Can the privilege icon be aligned with others in the ...
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Fighting banner blindness: Dismissable Blog / Featured entries in banners

I'm sure people in charge knew in advance that today and on the next days/weeks questions will arise like "Why has my reputation increased unexpectedly?" although the reason is prominently announced ...
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Quotes should look different from spoilers

Spoilers are usually not quotes. But currently spoilers (after clicking) look exactly like blockquotes. So the reader has to memorize which paragraphs he clicked (spoilers), and which were already ...
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Put tags under the title [duplicate]

Current situation Tags should not into titles. In an opened question, tags are shown at the very bottom of the question. Problem If a question was opened via a websearch site (which does not show ...
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Blurry text on Stack Overflow with Chrome

There is a bug with Chrome (and probably other WebKit browsers) on the Stack Overflow website. When trying to open the More menu in a tag-related search, the popup is all blurry. This is usually due ...
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Search has become much harder to find on narrow windows

Since very recently, search has become a lot harder to reach. First, the keyboard shortcut s no longer works. status-completed Second, there used to be a reasonably wide text box at the top of the ...
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The search box width is increased in the stackexchange.com header

The width of the search box in the stackexchange.com's header is increased suddenly. Previously in the StackExchange.com, the search box width is less, and there is enough space in the right and ...
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Horizontal line appears under posts that have deleted comments

It appears that a recent update has introduced a design flaw: on posts that have had comments that have all been deleted, a gray horizontal line appears above the "add comment" button a few seconds ...
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Tab design is broken on profile page on iPadOS

I’ve been using SE sites for a long time from my iPad on Chrome (or Safari, since mobile Chrome is no longer supported officially), and recently I noticed that the tab design on the profile page ...
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Rendering glitch on iPad

There are some rendering glitches on iPad Pro A1673 (9.7”) with iPadOS 13.1.3: Let me know if you need more information.
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List (both numbered and bulleted) CSS appears to be broken

The CSS for lists across the network appears to be broken. Specifically, the following used to exist, but no longer does: ol { list-style-type: decimal; } ul { list-style-type: disc; } ul, ol ...
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Question list on profile page not vertically aligned

There's something wrong with the vertical alignment on the Questions tab of a profile page: (click to enlarge) On the home page, which uses a similar list but without the Favorite column, the ...
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A small display bug in the reputation graphics in Edge browser only [duplicate]

My reputation graphic show the diagram below. I think the year columns 2016-2019 are not displayed well. Is this a (small) bug? I'm using Microsoft Edge: Microsoft Edge 44.17763.771.0 Microsoft ...
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Drop shadows on avatars eligible for expanded usercard has disappeared

According to the privilege page for established user rights, there is supposed to be a drop shadow next to avatars that expand upon mouse over into expanded usercards. However, as of today, that drop ...
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Subscription feed email displays a tag incorrectly

This happened for the "WatchKit" Stack Overflow tag. Here is the corresponding question: Undefined symbol: _OBJC_CLASS_$_WKInterfaceController error after updating XCode to version 11.1.
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Images in post when viewed using Chrome on Android are sometimes misplaced

Images in post when viewed using Chrome on Android are sometimes misplaced. Example from Why are there so many subway station signs between Yau Ma Tei station and Mong Kok station on Google Maps?: ...
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Unread notifications have the wrong link size

Unread notifications have large spacings on top and bottom. But they are not a part of the link and you can see default context menu when clicking them (also this area is not clickable): Instead, ...
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Align items on profile preferences page

https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/preferences/current Right now input has style: input[type="checkbox"]:not(.s-checkbox), input[type="radio"]:not(.s-radio) { border: none; margin-...
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Reputation missing in the thumbnail [duplicate]

I just recently noticed that the author thumbnail has no reputation. Is this a bug or is this a conscious change?
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User cards are no longer showing reputation or badges across the network

I cannot see reputation of any questioner or answerer on their user cards, but editors' rep & badges are still shown. Questions tab with any filter(new, active) is unaffected. Mobile sites are ...
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Stack Exchange user reputation leagues drop-down bug [duplicate]

when on the User Reputation League page, I noticed that the drop-down was not functioning correctly. When selecting Unix & Linux, the drop-down keeps showing Stack Overflow: I noticed the same ...
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Tiny text box in “Manage Off-Topic Close Reasons” tool

In /admin/flags/close-as-off-topic, the text box to add a new reason is tiny: Safari 12.1.1 / macOS 10.14.5.
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Why English SO uses Kazakh ornaments theme? [closed]

I mean this theme near "ENGLISH LANGUAGE USAGE": https://english.stackexchange.com/ You can search: "Kazakh ornaments" and get similar decorations
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In beta site chat rooms, the account suspension message is nearly unreadable [duplicate]

On the Board and Card games chat site, the account suspension message is very difficult to see. In my browser (Chrome on Linux) it looks like this: For anyone who has trouble seeing it, that says ...
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Long username partially overlaps with site logo in chat profile popup

For users with rather long names, the username partially overlaps with the site logo in the chat profile popup: Tested in the latest Firefox and Chrome on macOS Mojave.
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The bottom border on the timeline page looks wrong if a title is multiline

https://ru.meta.stackoverflow.com/posts/9511/timeline <div class="subheader"> <h1> </h1> </div> .subheader has style border-bottom: 1px solid #e4e6e8;. ...
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'Sort by' options hidden by header on mobile web

I've just come across this curio on the Full Site on Mobile. When I tap the 'more' button for ordering posts, I can't see the top. I assume it's stuck behind the header which must have a higher z-...
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Text nodes directly inside spoilers are broken in mobile view

This answer on puzzling.SE looks rather weird in the mobile view: Click to enlarge. Notice how some of the text that's supposed to be hidden inside the spoiler is actually shown above the "click to ...
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Text for post buttons is no longer visible (in most cases) in iOS app on iPad OS 13.1 [duplicate]

It seems there is an issue with font size. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad 7,3) OS Version: Version 13.1 (Build 17A844)
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Popup shows HTML tag on election page [duplicate]

This happens on 2019 Moderator Election - Academia Stack Exchange.
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Tooltip on the Similar questions suggestion box in the ask question page

In the Ask Question page, when hover on the answer box for the post in the Similar questions suggestion box, the tooltip is not understandable. For example: When hover on the answer count it is ...
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Clicking the “x new answer(s)” button on multi-page questions pushes down the pagination buttons

If a new answer is posted to a multi-page question, and you click the "x new answer(s)" button, this happens: I initially observed this over on MSO on the question asking for suggestions for the ...
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Why don't newly-designed sites get custom 404, 500, or captcha images anymore?

By "error images" below, I mean the images used on each site for the 404 Not Found page, the 500 server error page, and the captcha page. I'll admit that I'm a bit biased as I strongly believe that ...
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Share box becomes blurry if not at 100% zoom level

Today, I found out browsing SE can simulate a visit to the optometrist. Which one looks clearer to you? The share box at 90 percent zoom: At 100 percent: Or the one at 110 percent: Opening a ...
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“Select badge to track” modal goes off-screen

Resolution: 1280x720 Browser: Firefox 68.01 OS: Ubuntu 18.04 Problem description: The "select your next badge" modal goes off-screen and the bottom can't be viewed.
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In Ask Different visited questions are coloured the same as non visited

I think this is very unique of AskDifferent compared to the vast majority, if not all, of the rest of the network. I just visited "Equivalent of =SUM(ABOVE) in numbers?", and yet everything will look ...
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The “share box” won't pop up in older Chromium builds

In Opera clicking the "share" label will make that box pop up: This won't happen in older (as far as version 47) Chromium builds, which is not a great deal as long as the important bit is in the link ...
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Weird stacking of some text labels over others?

I'm browsing questions normally. I access review queues, everything seems normal: Well not quite, if I scroll to get more info: I'm not able to reproduce this in the First Posts queue on SO or ...
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Search bar’s tooltip popup hasn’t closing on tapping on many areas

When the top bar tooltip for the search is visible tapping anywhere on marked with FHRC areas doesn’t close the tooltip (FHBC) on my iPad:
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The code after crossing the number of lines limit is masked

I noticed that in the Stack Exchange Android app, when the posted code crosses the normal limit of number of lines to be shown, the rest of the code gets masked with white color rather than hiding the ...
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Non maximized window weird browse, tags, Stack Apps

Tags stack weirdly on Stack Apps:
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Horizontal scrollbar on user pages

I'm using 1200x1600 monitors (in portrait mode) and see a horizontal scrollbar on all of my user pages.
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New search on mobile as full site breaks layout

One thousand words: The search hints are obsuring the search box, which isn't particularly helpful. My screen has an admittedly small resolution of 360x640 720x1280 I'm using Chrome on Android I'm ...