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Questions tagged [feature-request]

Proposals for new features on the Stack Exchange network, or requests for a change to an existing feature.

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Warn moderators when migrating questions if the migration would be blocked should normal users vote

When normal users vote to migrate a question to another site, the system performs multiple checks: Post author is not Q-banned or suspended on the destination At least one tag the question uses ...
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Make it easier to find what you want [duplicate]

I am really annoyed by how little screen space is used for a question or actual content when I am not logged in to sites on the network. I visited an AskUbuntu question and found less than 10% of the ...
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Add progress bars to the badges on the Badges page

It would be good if we add a progress bar to some of our badges on the Badges page to indicate the user how they have gotten far to it before the users gets that badge immediately. I've drawn what I ...
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Stay on tags page [duplicate]

When I view a question I navigated to via the tag list, I'd like to return to the list of questions under that tag when pressing 'back'. Until now, pressing 'back' returns me to the tag list.
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How about a separate review queue for insignificant edits?

A longstanding issue with suggested edits is that there is a minimum requirement of at least six characters. Very often there are just a couple of typos, spelling mistakes, grammar mistakes, etc. that ...
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Is the edit limit too low? [duplicate]

I tried to edit an answe I was reading, to add a single missed character. (Much like how this question is missing the letter 'r' in 'answer') SE requires that a minimum of 6 characters be changed. ...
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Increase in reputation given for creating missing tag excerpts and wikis [duplicate]

Over on Science Fiction and Fantasy, there are a lot of tags without excerpts. Almost 260 of them, in fact. I try to add some once in a while, but there are so many that I'll never make a dent in the ...
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Can you buy bounty points with cash to use for a question? [duplicate]

I don't have enough reputation points.
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Say to the new contributor that upvoting comments does (almost) nothing for comment poster

I've seen several times before (and me self did the same when I was new to SE) that new contributors being original posters upvote many of the comments published on the question page, just because ...
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Improve description of tag wikis in Help Center

The Help Center articles on the "approve tag wiki edits" privilege and "trusted user" privilege state: What are tag wikis? Tag wikis are a general introduction to a topic defined by that tag. ...
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Float preview to the right

I know this has been posted years before, but screens have become wider... Preview on the right please, optionally? Float the editing window It would be nice if it was possible to have the editing ...
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Where is the star button at the left of a question title? [duplicate]

On Stack Exchange websites there happens to be a ☆ button for mark a question as favourite. But I couldn't find it in the app. Where is it located. My app is of the latest version. It is a useful ...
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Tell answer-author when the question is being voted to close

When I am in the editor writing an answer to a question, the system will notify me (in real time!) when another answer has been posted. This is presumably so I can see if the new answer may have ...
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Why are actions on deleted questions not shown in my activity list?

I made a comment on a question in Stack Overflow. Then some minutes later I wanted to navigate to the question again for making another comment. So, I went to my profile / Activity / all actions / ...
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Add “Main site reviews” button in meta sites queue [duplicate]

Main sites have button to open meta site queue. But meta's queue page doesn't have button to go to main site queue. Could you add it?
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What can we do to stop spammers from exploiting the grace period?

Recently, spammers on WordPress Development discovered a "new" trick - the grace period. They post a spam post without the link and immediately edit it in. Yesterday, I happened to spot yet another ...
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Change new-login-left and new-login-right to adhere to style and border

Please could we change these divs: To this: By applying some simple css: border-style:solid; border-color:silver; padding:10px !important; border-width:1px; The original design looks a tad busy ...
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Link registered account in Data Explorer to user profile page

Lately, I have been consulting and pulling data from Data Explorer Stack Exchange for performing review activities, adding data to meta posts, learn more about some pattern, etc.. I'd like being ...
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One request/suggestion for Stack Exchange sites: should show related questions

I have one request/suggestion for Stack Exchange sites and that is: at the end/bottom of every question's answers, the site should suggest related questions (and their answers) to look into. It would ...
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The time in suspension banner doesn't support “hover over for UTC time”

This is the banner I'm talking about: Note the last part of the text. It's a time. Usually for first-time suspensions, the time reads "in 23 hours" or "in 7 days", which does not give any exact ...
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Please use different color on 'seen' anchor tag [migrated]

Until recently the color of Questions in the main pages of Questions of dba.stackexchange eg had had significance. Now a Question that I have opened is the same color as one I have not yet looked at. ...
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Add margin to tag button/increase padding between lines

For example, on this badge page you can see that there is no margin between lines: 'cause tag button doesn't have margin: .badges-page .single-badge-table .single-badge-wrapper .single-badge-...
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Ask duplicate questions on different sub sites on Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Is it allowed to ask duplicate questions/same questions on different sub sites on Stack Exchange? People on different sites will speak from different fields of expertise.
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Show full site names in the Migration 10k tool

The layout of the Migration 10k tool is weird: I think that the page should be changed so that the entire site name is shown instead of just, for example, "Project Mana...". There's no need for ...
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Move the aside box about the review queues grid to the top

With the recent changes to the review page, on a PC screen with sufficient width, the review page looks as in this example (note the "aside" box in it, containing "Super User is moderated by ...", ...
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Allow fullscreen for embedded YouTube videos

Currently, embedded YouTube videos don't allow you to fullscreen them. Clicking the button shows the frustrating message Fullscreen is unavailable. An example answer with an embedded video (embedding ...
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Should (and could) we require the tour badge (and/or rep) to give answers?

We (SE, in general) get dozens of spam/bad answers almost every day. In particular, I'm interested in the ones from bots. Would it be worthwhile to require some minor limitation to post answers? I'm ...
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Linking to subheaders of a help center page

Could we add the ability to link to subheaders in a site's help center? Sometimes it would be nice to be able to reference a specific part of a page so one's audience doesn't have to search around. ...
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Modify the 'has 1 or 0 comments' requirement for 'RemoveAbandonedQuestions' script

From the help center, auto-delete section (emphasis is mine): If the question is more than 365 days old, and ... has a score of 0 or less, or a score of 1 and a deleted owner has no ...
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Reputation shown on User's Search page is NOT same as on User Profile - NOWHERE close even

I have seen this bug lingering here for long enough time. When we click user's tab https://stackoverflow.com/users, and click on any particular user. What we can see that all the user's Reputation ...
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Opening Stack Exchange app from web browser link onto SE site eliminates my draft for that site

I currently opened a link to a Stack Overflow post from Chrome on Android and it brought me to my account on the Stack Exchange app on the Stack Overflow page. It eliminated the draft I had which I ...
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Answers' Jump List side bar

I wonder if we could add a small side bar jump list that would just list of votes counts, updated time of all each answer on the question so user could quickly see if it worth exploring all answer. ...
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Can we reduce the delay for flagging comments?

I often read a thread of old comments then go through and flag all the no-longer-needed ones*, but there's a wait of 5 seconds to flag a comment. The wait is a bit annoying, so I'd like it to be ...
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A Push Notification Feature to Askee profile if Multiple Answers are provided but Not Accepted [duplicate]

When A User asks a question, then chances are, he gets multiple answers. What happens, maximum of times (about 70%), the askee does not accepts answer. It may be because askee is new contributor, so ...
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Refresh the page content automatically if questions are searched by a particular tag

When someone searches to answer some questions by a specific tag (say [java]), then currently Stack Overflow shows all the questions, which are related to that particular tag, which is good. But ...
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Request feature for Themes & font change inside android app

Follow the step: - Download the app from playstore Open this question or others Click on more (three dots) Open in browser After opening the post in browser I have observed that the content looks ...
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I am unable to find all my favorites that I have done in the individual question [duplicate]

After searching favorited question everywhere I am unable to find FAVOURITE section in the app. Please do something for this.
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Bring the “moderator tools” button back next to the “Review” one, and make them look the same

The Review page used to have the "Tools" button right next to the titular "Review" one, enabling >10k reppers (less on Beta sites) to easily switch between the two: Right now, after the new ...
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Make the review link on the Review homepage clickable again

The "Review" link (upperleft) used to be clickable (hyperlinked). It provided a 1 click only way to easily refresh the review page. With the changes applied today, the hyperlink is no longer available....
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Move side widget “Help improve the site” to the bottom of the review queues on smaller screens

When viewing the /review page on smaller screens, the "Help improve the site" widget, normally shown as a side widget on the right, is now shown above the review queues themselves. Can it please be ...
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Open “similar questions” links in a new tab [duplicate]

When I ask a question, a sidebar appears on the right suggesting me questions similar to mine. Often, halfway through writing a question, an interesting suggestion pops up and I want to quickly check ...
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What about the possibility of answering and closing a question just afterward?

I have just seen someone who answered a question, closed it just afterward and got +10/+15 of rep (at the moment). What is the problem? No problem with the fact of being in the position of judge ...
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Total Up and Down votes in posts table

There is a limitation in showing the up and down votes seperately for posts: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/1007/389297 The reason is that it requires looking up the votes table in the database, ...
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All Sites - Search for community by name and description

On the All Sites page of SE there is no way to search for a community by its name or description. The only way to find a community is to read each site individually as requested by the description of ...
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Second question at top

Is there any way we can do or add the feature where we can choose what order our second (or more) answers appear in? I recently posted a second answer to a question but was annoyed when it drifted to ...
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Limit one tag in angular [migrated]

I hope this is the right place to post this. If it's not, I'm sorry. I'm an active user in the angular scenario, and everyday happens that people put both Angular and AngularJS tag in their question. ...
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Allow unflagging comments [duplicate]

I recently flagged a comment as unfriendly/unkind, but after returning to it after some time, I think I may have made a mistake. So can we be allowed to unflag comments?
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Unlocking answer votes after question is changed

I am sure that we all know the purpose of vote lock-in. It's to prevent "tactical downvoting." We have also run into the following scenario before: (See Can we remove vote lock-in?) You open some ...
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Turn VLQ flags on questions into red flags on selected sites

The very low quality flag is intended to mark posts that are unsalvageable and need to be removed as fast as possible. In the past these flags also had an automatic downvote from the Community user. (...
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SSL Certificate Error on stackapps.com

When checking to see if there is a meta for stackapps.com I found out that there is none (and a different Panda photo than I'm used to seeing). Also there's an SSL certificate error. This is probably ...