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The site settings section of user preferences is now fully responsive

As of this morning, the following sections of user preferences are now fully responsive: Preferences Flair Applications My logins Hide communities Delete profile If anything looks strange, please ...
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MathJax text broken along several lines in post titles (in review queues)

I have noticed a problem concerning the use of MathJax in titles of questions that appear in review queues, and this has been happening for some time. Consider, for instance, this question. It uses ...
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What's this weird black line on the topbar of a site I moderate? [duplicate]

When browsing the site on mobile - haven't yet tested on desktop - I see a little black line on the topbar of my mod site. It looks almost like someone used a freehand marker to draw over something. (...
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User profile misalignment

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Should the 'accept' icon be updated?

I've on occasion seen people misinterpreting the check mark as: The answer is correct/perfect The answer is approved So when the answer doesn't meet those expectations, the asker may not accept (...
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Please put the user profile activity sub-menus within an UpdatePanel or at least preserve scroll position

On the user profile page, clicking any of the sub-menus in the Activity section (such as Questions, Answers, Reputation, All Actions, etc.) causes the whole page to reload, and you loose your scroll ...
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No "different page" icon next to Privileges link on profile page

Here's the user profile settings page: Since the Privileges link (at the very bottom) refers to the page outside the profile page (the left menu will disappear) then the icon "different page&...
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Red dot not being shown for close vote queue [duplicate]

The red dot seems to not be shown for the close vote review queue. Using Windows 10, Firefox 91.0.2 (64-bit), 1920x1080, rev 2021.9.2.40142.
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Color mismatch in achievements dialogue links

I noticed privileges and badges links currently have different colors in the achievements dialogue using dark theme. Using Windows 10, Firefox 91.0.2 (64-bit), 1920x1080, rev 2021.9.2.40142.
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"Add a comment" doesn't appear below a question but appears below an answer when not logged in [duplicate]

I was trying to check into the situation described in the recent question - Trying to comment on a particular question on the full site crashes Android Chrome I was not logged in. I was checking it in ...
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User preferences page responsiveness

Update 2021-09-07 This is now live cross-network. Now that the navigation of the user profiles and settings are ready for responsiveness, we can start making individual pages responsive. 🎉 We plan ...
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Profile partially visible in reputation league due to sticky top bar change

If I click the achievement link in the "Profile" tab, it opened the reputation league. But my profile is visible partially there. I hope the issue is due to the recent We’ve removed the ...
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Footer has shifted to the side of the screen instead of the bottom

While researching how to make CSS image height by width, I came across this question on Stack Overflow. At first I thought it was a joke, I think there is a mistake. The footer seems to have shifted ...
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Spacing between comment-author link and date-posted link has disappeared

This seems to have come up just now. There's no space between the name and link to the author of a comment, and the date it was posted: I found this bug here. This is kind of annoying if you want ...
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We’ve shipped some changes to the user profile navigation

The changes discussed and demoed in Additional profile refinements are now getting rolled out. We’re changing some layout before enabling responsiveness on user profiles. However, we can’t enable ...
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Can the staff label resemble the mod label?

Recently the mod label got a darker coloured border, as to better set it apart from the blue background that is used on a usercard when one is the OP. As was requested in this answer. This leaves a ...
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If the OP's username is the width of a comment, the blue box around it extends to the next line

I recently noticed that long usernames were triggering something weird (example): A similar case looks fine on archive.org Specifically, when the OP's username is the whole width of the comment field,...
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Blue text on blue background for usercard has insufficient contrast

The colors in light mode have a contrast ratio of 3.22:1: And in dark mode, they have a contrast ratio of 3.59:1: Both are normal text (smaller than 18pt and not bold), which W3C accessibility ...
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OP name not highlighted in reopen action in timeline

As far as I know OP name should always be highlighted, but for some reason doesn't for reopen action in timeline, e.g.:
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What does the blue dot in front of the review queues mean?

I noticed a new blue dot in front of some review queues. What does it mean?
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Number of badges overlaps 'badges' label on stackexchange.com

Jon Skeet broke yet another thing: the network profile. His number of bronze badges is shown ... suboptimally ... on stackexchange.com: Tested on macOS Big Sur 11.5.2, the latest Firefox and Safari. ...
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What does the globe icon next to the "Questions" link mean? [duplicate]

There is a globe icon next to the "Questions" link on the left menu on each SE site: What's the meaning of that icon? If this is about public (around the world) part of the site, why is the ...
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Broken highlighting for digest title with quotes

There is a text highlighting issue in the digest letter preview when title contains quotes. For instance: Stack Overflow in Russian Meta Russian Language Stack Exchange For some reason the final ...
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Top bar with double user card [duplicate]

A double user card appears in the "community" menu of the settings/profile section of all sites:
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Can we please remove the weird looking orange banner that appears when a new answer is posted while I view a question?

I don't know when this came to be, or if this is the reason we can't have nice things like disabled stickyness on the topbar but it looks godawfull. What was wrong with the old pop-up above the ...
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We’ve removed the option to disable the fixed top bar

We’ve removed the option to disable the fixed top bar. We didn’t change the default. We’ve only removed the ability to change the default. According to SEDE, we’ve got ~13k users with the fixed top ...
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User card is missing padding between username and reputation in review queues

When reviewing a question, the padding between the username and reputation seems to be missing: The bug was fixed but is now (September 2nd) back; I don't think it's useful to create a new question ...
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Missing spacing between the bottom "Highly active question" banner and the page buttons

If a question has a "Highly active question" banner and >1 page of answers, the page-switching buttons touch the banner. Looks like some spacing is missing here. See this question for an ...
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Some links are broken in the new blog post [duplicate]

Some of the links are broken in the new blog spot. For example, if you click on understanding design choices, making graphic software do what you want, getting your design properly printed it opens ...
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New editor sees quoted images as spoilers, deletes markdown

In an answer, I have some images with the syntax >![][1] [1]: example.com The new editor (when not in markdown mode) wants to interpret this as an empty link in a spoiler: Switching back to ...
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Two log out links in mobile web view [duplicate]

Clicking on the logo in the top left in the browser on a mobile device displays a dialog with two log out links: I experienced this with Safari on an iPhone. It is the same on all sites. Perhaps it ...
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Extra user card and two "log out" links in the Stack Exchange menu

I noticed that when I open the Stack Exchange menu on desktop while on the profile page (mine or another user's), it includes my user card, which a) takes some real estate from the drop-down menu, b) ...
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Additional profile refinements

Update This is now live across the network. See the new post for feedback now that you can see it in action. Original Post I’m still noodling on the user profile while on our way to full ...
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Inconsistency with "View all..." link arrow style for badges block on the profile page

There's inconsistency with "View all..." link arrow style on the profile page: P.S. this post was originally accidentally posted here. Now deleted.
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Stack Snippet console styles can be overriden [duplicate]

While editing a post I put the code into a runnable Stack Snippet and noticed that the styles affected the console: console.log('good luck reading this when the console wrapper dimensions are ...
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Has the staff and mod labels color code changed? [duplicate]

As per the post: New Staff and Mod Labels on site metas and Meta Stack Exchange, the moderator and staff label's color could be the below: But today I see the label's color is changed as below: So, ...
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Really long profile picture disappears from the user profile page

I noticed that the new profile design keeps the access ratio of most images, so I got curious, made a 40000 x 1 pixels PNG and set it up as a profile picture to see what would happen. This happened.
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Badge bullet vertical alignment does not looking center in mobile UI [duplicate]

In the Marshal badge bullet (circle) vertically not center (red mark 3) and also it does not looking vertical center on badge numbers to me (red mark 2) Also I think it needs some padding right after ...
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User search field temporarily enlarged while waiting for results

On the user list page, there's a search field, which temporarily enlarges while the page is loading results. This leads to a strange animation, especially visible on slower connections. Here is an ...
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When will a graduated site get a theme or custom branding?

I'm hesitating to ask this question because we have been asked for years to be patient. And I think we have been. But for the last one/two years I can no longer find any updates on that matter. It's ...
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The “history” link under nominations on election pages is dislocated and larger than the others

Under nominations on election pages, there are three links: link, history, and flag. For some reason the history link is shown in a slightly larger font and also a bit higher than the others: I ...
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Misalignment in Profile and Ask a question pages [closed]

Recently I've noticed the following misalignments In empty about me section. The gray filled part is shifted away from the boundary. In sites, where the post tags are less, the green Recommended ...
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The new profile page badge UI cuts off on long tag names

If you go to my profile on SFF you'll see the following*: Click image to enlarge. Notice that the badge background for the gold tag badge [marvel-cinematic-universe] crops off before the end of the ...
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I can get an already-logged-in window clicking on a post link in chat, but not in another post. I have to re-login a lot; by design? (Safari private)

I use private browsing if/when I use macOS + Safari. When I right-click a link in one SE post to another SE post and open it in a new tab I must log in to SE in that tab all over again. If I don't ...
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Ugly lack of spacing in HMP section when a post has triple-digit votes [duplicate]

I noticed that, while I was viewing a SO post, in the Hot Meta Posts section, the vote count and the question title are bumped up right against each other:
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Please document the inversion of colours in dark mode on the Stacks website

There is this really useful website that documents all of the design elements Stack Exchange uses. It can be found at https://stackoverflow.design. I find it especially useful when doing a suggestion ...
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"No longer reproducible" close reason uses much smaller font sizes compared to the other close reasons

This seems to have popped up today. The "No longer reproducible" close reason now has its own header and the explanation text is much smaller: (Might need to zoom in a touch or test it ...
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Improvement to "Our system has identified this post as possible spam" text [duplicate]

While reviewing a post in the Triage queue on SO, I (barely) noticed some text, centered with the article, and very slightly spaced from the question body: Our system has identified this post as ...
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Header line display sometimes hides red new-messages counter

I've been missing new messages/replies lately, because the red indicator in the header line is not always visible. Seems having a big Green number obscures the red one. If I hover over the inbox icon,...
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Scores of deleted comments appear partially outside background area on iOS

Moderators have a button which allows them to view deleted comments underneath a post. In Safari on iOS (both iPad and iPhone), scores of these comments appear partially outside the red background ...

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