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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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Can we do more to stop bots from posting?

Alright, I realize that the wording of my previous question did not clearly distinguish what I wanted (and resulted in being downvoted into oblivion). I don't care (for this purpose) about live users ...
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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 ...
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Make self-accepted answers rise to the top

There has been a very large amount of confusion about self-accepted answers not rising to the top of all other answers. For a while, it wasn't possible self-accept answers. Then this blog post came ...
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Title on privilege pages look duplicated on small screen

When the device screen width is small enough on some privilege pages, e.g. here the page title looks duplicated: After increasing the width all falls into place: I suggest to remove the ...
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Why are On Hold Questions included in 'Active'

Lately there seems to have been a flood of poor relevance questions which are being put "On Hold" however these questions still show up in the Newest and Active lists - surely being "On Hold" they can/...
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Make the question box with resizable/draggable (example: textarea)

I cannot see the whole question of mine in the question box, but the preview shows me... All I want it to work on the question box. Can that be resizable/draggable to some more lines?
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Duplicates in “Company Name” dropdown under “Current position” on Stack Overflow profile page [migrated]

In the "Edit profile" page on Stack Overflow, I see that there are multiple "Experis IT" and "EXPERIS - MANPOWER GROUP" options in the drop-down list for "Company Name" (see screenshot below). How ...
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Should voting be limited on a question said user also answers? [duplicate]

Consider... A "downvote" will move an answer farther down the page, (an upvote, vice versa). According to the instructors of this Udemy course, internal social media research found that posts are ...
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Reflect the specific of meta sites on meta site’s top banner [duplicate]

I take an Academia site for an example, but almost any other site is affected. To check the issue just open sites in browser private mode. I noticed that top banner of main and meta sites are the ...
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Reputation graph goes to 2020

From my profile: It's the same with months: Happy new year.
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Let's give top winter bashers some reputation!

The people like eLRuLL, Eran, and Panda are really good at Winter Bash, with 30/30 hats! They deserve a reward! Hats aren't just for fun because getting a hat means that you did something good on the ...
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Could we have an obvious Chat link near the Comment button and elsewhere?

Chat is an awesome feature - but it's too hidden, IMO. I didn't even realize that every question has it's own Chat. I couldn't see any way to access one of these from a question on stackoverflow or ...
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Auto focus question title input while opening a new question

After pressing the button "new question" the page is redirected and there are two input fields: Title Body The question opener is probably willing to write a title first. I think that the title ...
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Automatically prevent the title “Cannot read property 'X' of undefined” from being asked [migrated]

I would like the stackoverflow website to block users from asking questions with the title "cannot read property 'X' of undefined" until they change the title. These questions are predominantly tagged ...
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Let's shoot down the Fastest Swag-Hunter in the West

The Bad Guy If you have competed in one of the Stack Exchange competitions which run here on Meta from time to time, you know all about the Fastest Gun in the West Problem. This problem is ...
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Broken timer? “You can only post once every 40 minutes.”

Recently, I asked my first question on retrocomputing.stackexchange.com . I later attempted to ask a second question there, but when I clicked the "Post Your Question" button, a div element with a ...
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Synonymise [locked-questions], [locked-answers] and [locked] to [locked-posts]

Suggestion On Meta SE, synonymise: locked-questions → locked-posts locked-answers → locked-posts locked → locked-posts Rationale While technically there is a difference between locked answers and ...