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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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Remove Google+ recommendations and references

Now that Google is officially killing Google+, we should drop it from the list of sharing suggestions at the bottom of every unanswered question throughout the network (except meta sites). The ...
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List of my own questions

In the Stack Exchange iOS app, there doesn't seem to be any way to list your own questions. You can potentially see some in your activity list but they may show along side other questions that you ...
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Remove “Go get it” for Research Assistant

This request is a follow up to my question "Go get it" link is broken for Research Assistant and some other badges. I found out from Brain Nickel's answer that it is not a bug but intended ...
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Have a 'migrate' link in addition to 'share', 'edit', and 'flag' links under a question

If it's not possible to directly migrate a question from a link, the link could just pop up a notice saying "Use the 'flag' link and request migration from a moderator". Either that or have a label ...
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Show a description of each site in the header, in smaller font, to logged-in users who haven't posted before [duplicate]

Every site in the Stack Exchange network has a brief description, as in the list here - https://stackexchange.com/sites, but when you actually visit one, there's no explanation of what the site is for,...
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Show Requests and Bugs links in left sidebar

It's not obvious when you go to https://meta.stackexchange.com how to add a feature request or bug report - clicking on Ask Question is counter-intuitive - it takes some digging around on the site to ...
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Rephrase low-quality-posts comment about “reputation required to comment”

https://stackoverflow.com/review/low-quality-posts has an option to select a comment This is commentary on another post, not an answer. “This does not provide an answer to the question. Once ...
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How do I track my badge status with this, why does curious require a “positive question record”? [duplicate]

This isn't useful if I'm 7/5's the way there. Stack Exchange forged a status indicator even more useless than Windows 95 informing me about remaining install time. It seems like there is also a ...
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Change MSE logo in bounty email notifications

In the past, bounty email notifications from MSE had the general Stack Exchange logo: This is fine. However, today I noticed a change which doesn't look good: The transparent logo doesn't ...
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Can I keep the old design? It looks better than the new one

The new responsive design with a left nav-bar has been rolled out on various sites, and users have complained about it being ugly and counterproductive. The first example I would like to present is ...
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Separate keys for the “About” string in Transifex

On SOen About on the tag page: and in footer: are the same. But on SOru (and, probably, on other localized sites) about in footer is О компании (like about the company), and on tag's page О ...
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Add to help/privileges/comment link explaining why comments need higher reputation than answers

The question “Why do I need 50 reputation to comment?”  was raised many times (see duplicates of Why do I need 50 reputation to comment? What can I do instead? ). It will be useful on Comment ...
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Add top link on the bottom only on Mobile

I request a top ( ^ ) link to be available on the bottom (near paging links) only on Mobile site. It will be used when scroll down until last question in page. It'll be useful mainly when loading ...
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Add a magic “question sandbox” tag for question sandboxes on per-site metas

The trend of having a question "sandbox" on a per-site meta so that users new to the site (or not) can post a draft of their intended question as an answer, and have it reviewed by site regulars ...
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Redacting a post without edits should show an error instead of accepting for another mod to review

Redacting a post without edits should show an error instead of accepting for another mod to review. Seems like that sums up the request. I can go into the post revision history and choose to redact ...
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Show information about daily reputation cap on the reputation tab

TL;DR: If the daily reputation cap is reached, on the reputation tab you can see upvotes that no longer increase reputation (or contribute less than the usual +5/+10). It might be useful to include ...
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Display a hint that search used a tag that doesn't exist

When doing a search and using a tag in the search, there's nothing in the UI that hints that the tag used does not exist. After doing the search, the suggestions don't mention checking the tag(s) used....
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Adjustable thresholds on what shows up in the “active” question filter

I would like to be able to, for example, prevent any edit with "minor spelling" in the description from bumping a very negatively scored question that was closed more than two years ago up my active ...
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Can we have a custom color of question background for watched tags?

Can we have a custom color of question background for watched tags so that it is easy to recognize question (by tag)? For example, I am watching two tags. The background of question containing first ...
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Why are comment response notifications limited to one user name? [duplicate]

There are times where multiple users commented to a question I posted. Most had very useful information or suggestions and I wish to thank them all at once or ask them all the same question that is ...
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Can the advice page be customizable on each site?

The advice page seems like it could be a pretty powerful tool. When it is enabled (available by request), it is shown to new users. It also forces them to check a checkbox before proceeding (which you ...
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Link to parent site on the sidebar for per-site-metas

In my opinion, the sidebar in the new theme is helpful but underused. The sidebar could be helpful, but it has too few useful links, which makes it a waste of space. One possible use of all of this ...
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Can the tour page be reformed and can moderators be allowed to fine-tune it?

Before anything, this should be made clear: I am not currently a moderator on any Stack Exchange sites; most of what I will be proposing here is based on statements I myself have read from moderators (...
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Allow search on all sites (mobile app) [duplicate]

As a user I would like to search for a given topic on all Stack Exchange sites. Now I have to choose the site and then input a search query. I would like to see the search results from all sites with ...
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Don't invalidate spam or abuse flags upon review deletion

This post was a blatant spam post, initially seeming like a bare link to a Google Drive file, but that was actually a misleading link that went to a spam site (the actual link URL was different from ...
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Add a [contact] magic link to the Contact Us form

Sometimes, a user has created multiple accounts by accident. In these cases, I often post a comment starting with something like Please use the Contact Us form to have your accounts merged. with ...
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Show how many edits I already suggested and if it's over the limit

I think there should be a markdown counting of suggestion limit, like how many I applied and how many I've left. Or is it already there and I didn't get it yet?
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Don't include SE site in SE search filter?

I couldn't find this question here, but I would like to be able to search all sites in the SE network except some sites. In my case, I want to remove the thousands of results from SO on a popular ...
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New impact panel feedback [duplicate]

The impact panel seemed off/different to me lately, and that's because, well, it is. There's a new Impact panel* and I feel it can use some adjustments.      OLD  &...
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Suggestion for improvement in site look - sidebar

The current evolution of the site look has created a sidebar that is mostly empty space (screenshots from Super User): It seems to me that it would be useful to transfer more information to the ...
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I can edit a question and have it change, but if I approve an edit from another, this is not enough to make the change happen

I don't need further approvers for my edits on Stack Overflow, but if I approve another person's edit (which is often the edit I wanted to make), the edit needs to wait for more approvers. Can ...
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Will you introduce (or do you already have) a deletion review process?

I recently contributed an answer to a question on a Stack Exchange site which clearly helped the OP solve the problem they were having, and in the easiest possible way, but did so using a free third ...
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The “don't forget to vote” message should not be telling me to upvote answers if I found the question useful

So there is this message that I saw for the first time today that says: Welcome back! If you found this question useful, don't forget to vote both the question and the answers up. Here is a ...
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Increase the tag search input box length according to maximum allowed tag length

Currently the tag search input box on the tag page is too short: I suggest to increase the size of this input according to maximum allowed tag length. There is a lot of horizontal space to do ...
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When reviewing, indicate if a user has multiple answers on this question

Just now, I came across these two answer in review, in this order. https://scifi.stackexchange.com/review/late-answers/133351 https://scifi.stackexchange.com/review/late-answers/133349 As you can ...
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If I enter the Stack Overflow site as a new person and I search for “How do I ask a question” that yields no real help in doing so

It might seem obvious to a new person to the Stack Overflow site to simply search for "How do I ask a question?" or "How do I ask a great question?" or "How do I use this site?" yet none of those ...
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answers:0 integrated into the newest tag and advanced search option with buttons

Thank you for your work. In mathoverflow in order to search for the newest unanswered questions one has to add "answers:0" in the search bar. My suggestion is to give us the option in which ...
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Send 'on hold' question to Reopen queue when OP edits it the first time

From What if I disagree with the closure of a question? How can I reopen it? Closed questions that receive edits within the first 5 days of closure are automatically put into a review queue to be ...
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Automatically revert an user's name to default when a post of theirs is deleted as spam/abusive

The last activity indicator currently reads something like asked/answered/modified x minutes ago by display_name, and obviously stays that way until a new activity is conducted on the thread. In the ...
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Add a link to other users' flairs

On your own network profile, there's a tab to access your combined flair: I was curious how another user's flair would look like. Some include it in their profile, but if they don't, I can't find a ...
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Partial bounty refund for good question with no answers

I understand that there has been a post in the past: Offer bounty refund on "good" question with no answers That has addressed this exactly but as a feature request, perhaps this is a new ...
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Should the user's name be shown as part of review audits, or some other non-confusing alternative?

I was shown the below answer as part of "First Post" reviews. https://stackoverflow.com/a/52477657/9134487 The name was shown as a different user, with a recent timestamp, and with 0 upvotes. Though,...
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Could questions we have already voted to delete be greyed out as well?

I have already voted to delete this question and it is 'highlighted' on the list of questions with delete votes as shown. For the sake of our convenience, could questions we have already voted to ...
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Add ability to flag answers as no longer relevant [duplicate]

Someone may have answered a question and the external resources they referenced are no longer available. In this case I do not believe they deserve a down vote but I also don't like coming to a page ...
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Should comments be invisible unless tagged?

I don’t think anyone who has participated in a meta site for a while hasn’t seen one or more instances of confusion, disagreement, and downright hostility over comments. I recently blocked web ...
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Would it be useful to block certain keywords in usernames?

From time to time there are random angry or confused users posting an offensive post, with a username containing bad words like f***, penis or nigg**. There also occasionally new users submitting ...
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Are the following the criteria for a good community wiki post?

The criterion are: most of the work is from a source that is not made by the OP (the original thread) OR the substance of the source (and the crux of the question) rely heavily on information from ...
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Prevent showing current question in HNQ sidebar [duplicate]

Sometimes when visiting a Hot Network Question question, that very same question will sometimes appear in the HNQ sidebar. Example here: Silly sidebar, I've already seen that question--I'm there ...
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Hide 'convert to comment' from the mod menu on deleted answers

♦ moderators can convert answers to comments. Converting a deleted answer to a comment is not possible; you'll get a message answer deleted; can't be converted to comment This makes sense; ...
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The order of the attributes in the <img/> element matters when it shouldn't

Ever since the Imgur resizing stopped working, I've been struggling with changing the display size of an image embedded in an answer. I finally figured out it was because I was specifying the width or ...