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Newsletter preview doesn’t respect responsive design

The site newsletter preview doesn't respect responsive design. In particular: the left part of the popup isn't visible at all; scrolling to the right doesn't darken the background. All necessary ...
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Add back the highlight on the author's name on suggested edit reviews to their own posts, or indicate the author otherwise

In the old UI for the review queues, it used to be that if the author reviewed a suggested edit to their own post, their name would be highlighted: (Source) However, this is no longer the case: This ...
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No margins on closing as duplicate when link to the post is provided

There are no margins next to post score on "closing as duplicate" popup when direct link to the original post is provided. E.g.
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Inconsistent hover style for the "show activity" button

If you hover the "show activity" button, its color is changed: (interestingly, the exact color differs between different sites) But if you hover the "save question" button next to ...
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There are no voting buttons on suggested synonyms page for narrow screen

This issue is created based on the comment from related post: Interaction with vote buttons on tag synonyms page break tooltips Responsiveness doesn't work well for suggested synonyms page, i.e. ...
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Why have you hidden the "Data Explorer" tool?

Why is Data Explorer tool accessed only by clicking the word "Data" at the bottom of the page? Correct it. Change the word "Data" to "Data Explorer". Bring the word &...
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Make election page responsive on localized sites

Election page on ruSO currently looks like this: As you can see the top part with dates and number of candidates don't fit into screen horizontally. So you can even scroll, but the rest of the page ...
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Padding is odd in the "Looking for your Teams" in the hamburger menu

There should likely be a bit of padding on the left side there Every other item in that menu has padding, so that item should likely have padding too. Possibly related (although only tested on SO, ...
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No space between "bounty" and the username in bounty notices [duplicate]

This might be the smallest bug, however, it is irritating to see the username is connected to "bounty" with a period. There have been times when I think that could be a particular syntax on ...
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User name overlaps Network Profile button

In this user profile the user name overlaps "Network profile" button on narrow screen: Yet another one: And even for staff member:
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Why are "related questions" suddenly appearing above the answer input (instead of in the right sidebar) for unanswered questions?

(outdated context): I was seeing this on all network sites. Screenshot from MSO: Did something with A/B testing related questions within the answers list (testing has concluded) go out of control? ...
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Revision description doesn’t fit in page

Because long single words don't wrap, in particular links, the description in the revision may overflow the page width. E.g. here: This also affects long enough user names like here:
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The 'Next badge' popup is appearing in the wrong place

The 'Next badge' popup in the profile page expands page width on mobile: Positioning the popup entirely in the original page area will prevent width expansion.
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Vertical distance between title parts is larger than the distance between title and license attribution [duplicate]

In timeline for questions with long titles on devices with narrow screen the vertical distance between parts of the title is larger than between title and the licensing attribution. E.g. here: Red ...
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Reputation and inbox unread-count notification bubbles disappear on stackexchange.com

In the top bar, this is what I see on any site: Except on stackexchange.com. When the page loads, it shows the reputation bubble for a split second, then the number changes to 0, and then it ...
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Reviewer stats "button" does not appear as a button

When an edit review is pending, the notification window includes what appears to be a link to see Reviewer Stats. On hovering, we can (barely) see that it's actually a button with a transparent ...
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Long location is unnecessarily truncated on user's profile page

Really long locations are truncated on users' profile pages. As here, for example: Instead of the full location, it's cut off and the last few characters are replaced by an ellipsis. On the other ...
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All pages in the network try to load a non-existing Stack Overflow for Teams CSS file

All pages in the network seem to want to load a non-existing CSS file belonging to Stack Overflow for Teams: https://stackoverflowteams.com/teams/theme.css?v=:10056:1628160300:11034:1628160300:117442:...
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Different fonts on close reason popup [duplicate]

There're different fonts for items in the list on the popup for closing a question with "A community-specific reason":
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Clicking on voted candidate does nothing on election page

On the moderator election page, e.g. here, the name of the candidate you have voted for is clickable (according to the cursor type as hand), but clicking it does nothing at all. Clicking on the &...
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Long usernames overflow revision list headers

When a user has a long name without spaces, their name overflows the revision header, as can be seen e.g. here:
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Could we do something about the kerning of slashes on some sites?

Some sites in the network, like Philosophy.SE use the Palatino font, and the way it renders URLs on various browsers on my Mac (Safari, Chrome and Firefox) is ... kinda awkward. There's too much ...
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Intro paragraph for blog posts with an intro doesn’t fit into page

Blog posts with an intro paragraph have some trimming on the left and right if the screen is narrow. One example: the link from the profile page of a suspended account refers to Stack Overflow Blog ...
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Expanding a user card leads to unnecessary shifting the elements below [duplicate]

Is it possible to prevent shifting the web page items down on expanding the user card? As you can notice, the "Add a comment" link, horizontal line, and the rest content of the page are ...
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Radio buttons wrongly aligned in Ignored Tags block

It seems that radio buttons should be moved slightly to the top in Ignored Tags block: Windows 10. Google Chrome Version 109.0.5414.120 (Official Build) (64-bit)
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Don't cut badges too early

Some long-named badges are truncated too early on the profile page when viewed on narrow screens (e.g., on Android Chrome): Reproducible on Windows 10 desktop Chrome as well: Could we just display ...
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Comment author's username shifts downward (compared to the rest of the line) on narrow screens

On narrow screens (e.g., Android Chrome), the username of a comment author is displayed shifted downward in the comment section (especially for users with the "Staff" and "Mod" ...
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Poor alignment of popover arrow in Inbox filter popup

The inbox filter popup has poor alignment for the popover arrow/ ^-mark relative to the popup rectangle. In Unread mode even the border line looks broken: Zoomed in: Compare with unread popup on ...
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Reduce whitespace between short posts and their comment section [duplicate]

For ♦ moderators, the vote section contains some additional links (to the flag history, and to show deleted comments). For short answers like this one, this causes unnecessary whitespace between the ...
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Long custom filter names don't fit into layout in questions tab

Long custom filter names don't fit into layout. Related to the old issue Long custom filter name doesn't fit into layout But happening on the questions tab:
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No space between text and buttons on tag top users page

There's no space between text and buttons on tag top users page: Related to ruSO, rusSE.
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2023 DOM Changelog for Userscript Community

Here's a thread to catalog any minor DOM updates we do throughout 2023 just to give folks in the user community a bit of a heads up and an official source of documentation around any DOM changes. ...
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Prevent tabs dancing for all actions page

There's a tab "dancing" (tab and text on the same row or not) on All Actions page of User Profile for ruSO and rusSE due to long enough words used in translations: Could we please somehow ...
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Next badge search input is too tall

On some localized SO sites (like ruSO, esSO, ptSO) the height of badge search input is too large due to wrapping the filter buttons on the left: Could this please be fixed somehow? Tested on iPad ...
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Move achievements to the right on accounts block

On the activity page of profile achievements block needs to be moved to the right part for the items with long enough site names. When they don't fit on the single line. E.g.:
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Bind right corner of the next badge progress bar to the badge block border

On most cases (screen width) the right corner of the next badge progress bar is aligned with bronze badge block. But sometimes when newest badge and next badge can not fit into single line, the right ...
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Why was the contact page interface changed suddenly?

This is how the contact page roughly used to look like (Source: Internet Archive): This is how it looks right now: When was the page modified and if you don't mind, what was the reason for modifying ...
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Move recommended badge item under the badge progress

There is "Recommended" item in "Select your next badge" popup: My suggestion is to move that item below the badge progress bar (or even after the badge description). This will ...
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Inconsistent vertical spacing to tooltip on impact block [duplicate]

There's an inconsistency with vectical space for tooltips in impact block of profile page: Helpful flags tooltip looks generally correct: But others have much more vertical space as expected between ...
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Accessibility Update: Colors

As you may already know, we were working on accessibility last year. We took a break about a few months ago to assess how we were approaching the problem and rethink that approach. We never want to ...
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New line for question title. Is it really needed?

Is starting a new line really necessary on some questions in that design? Can’t it be fit in the single line?
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UpDown buttons cover the text in answer ordering combobox

On mobile devices (e.g. iPad) UpDown buttons cover the text in answer ordering combobox: It seems that such buttons could be painlessly removed at all on touchscreen devices.
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The background highlight color for the selected menu in the Activity tab can be improved

The background highlight color for the selected menu in the Activity tab is very low, whereas the background highlight color in the Settings tab is more optimal. Can the same highlight color from the ...
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The highlight color of the menu selected in the Activity tab is lost when hovering over the menu

The background selected highlight color is lost when hovering over a selected menu in the Activity tab. GIF for reference:
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Can we have a question's tags be displayed at the top in all review queues and tabs?

When reviewing items, I often find myself switching tabs, between e.g. 'Answer' and 'Question', not in the least because to properly assess the quality of i.c. an answer, I need to know what the ...
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More columns for badges in narrow width mode

It seems that badges could be displayed in more columns in narrow width mode. Tested on my iPad. Below the screenshots to compare: full width 3/4 width half width quarter width At least one more ...
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Tag to use for questions related to narrow screen size mode

What tag should I use for narrow screen size site mode? In this mode, the site design is slightly different from normal mode. mobile-web tag is marked as deprecated now. As a suggestion, I used narrow-...
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Current profile section is not properly selected in narrow mode

In narrow mode (e.g. on mobile phone) if you select “Question subscription” in profile setting page you will be redirected to the page that is not adapted for mobile view. Going back (via browser ...
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Align reputation to the right in community list

To be consistent with other blocks in profile page, the reputation part in community blocks should be moved to the right: Compare with badges block:
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There's no separation between links in watched tags page [duplicate]

On the watched/ignored tags page of the user profile page there is not separation between links: I'm even not sure that the Done link is needed here before Add is tapped.
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