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

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Download all my content in a compact form [duplicate]

The imaginary feature being proposed sounds like a lot of work to implement but I think it still can be useful as an inspiration. Assume a user of an SE site has made some thoughtful contributions ...
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Add strings for the actions with an account on the deleted user page into Transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/:id Could you add those strings into Transifex, so we will be able to translate them?
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Hide button “Edit list” on other user profile page for moderators

For example, https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/2/stanislav?tab=profile. Moderators can see link "Edit list", which opens https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/hidecommunities/2 page. But we can't ...
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Add strings from the Cross-referenced IP Addresses page in case when there is no user with given id into Transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/xref-user-ips/0 Strings: No User Found. No user found with Id =. Could you add those strings into Transifex, so we will be able to translate it?
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Change text for case when deletion process is waiting for SE employee approval

вчера эта учётная запись будет удалена. "5 часов назад эта учётная запись будет удалена". For high-rep users, as we know, "human being needed to push a few buttons". But the message didn't ...
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Suggested edits: retagging and small changes

I am allowed to suggest an edit by re-tagging only, but I am not allowed to re-tag and make a small change of less than 6 characters in the same edit. (For example correcting a small code format error)...
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Automatically have links archived in the Wayback Machine

In a recent question, I proposed having a little reminder of some sort to archive links that are put in questions and answers, as they can die and much of the time there is no archive of them. ...
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If I cannot post something, please let me know before I type it and try to post it

Once I found a question that I knew the answer to, so I decided to try to post an answer. After I finished typing, I clicked answer, and there was a message saying "We are no longer accepting answers ...
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Publish questions only after First Posts review

I have been reading Sara Chipp's recent blog post which explained how new users in Stack Overflow are afraid of being judged by multiple people. I think that multiple people telling you how your ...
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The descriptions on the vote buttons for answers should be updated to be as helpful as those for questions [on hold]

The criteria for voting for questions is relatively clear, with the upvote and downvote buttons displaying: This question shows research effort; it is useful and clear. This question does not show ...
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Add shorthand links for MathOverflow and all non-English Stack Overflow sites to comment formatting help page

The editing help for comments currently lists a few shorthand links which can be used to link to other sites: [so], [pt.so], [su], [sf], [metase], [a51], [se] – link to the given site. Link text is ...
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Add strings from the user comments pages into Transifex (or use existing keys)

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/users/:userId/post-comments edit. delete https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/users/:userId/post-comments?state=flagged Strings for flag reasons: No Longer ...
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Spam Profiles are getting my goat. Could we have better tools for mods to deal with profile spam?

Super User got hit by another batch of spammers creating profiles. They've got accounts on other sites from what I've heard from other mods and from the comments here. Last time it was streaming. Now ...
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Moderators should see the post as I flagged it, not the edited version

Original question: Do moderators see the flagged post as I flagged it, or do they see the current version? Since it is the current version, I request making it the flagged version instead. The ...
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Confusing layout for questions closed as duplicates

The layout for a question that's been closed as a duplicate can be confusing. At least some users (including myself at one time) have believed that a question can be closed as a duplicate without ...
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Allow flagging a comment after upvoting it

It's sad to upvote a comment on a post that's subsequently updated in a way that renders the comment obsolete and not be able flag it afterwards. There may well be other cases where one would want to ...
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Could we get a tighter layout for questions and answers when moderator tools are visible?

Currently, when moderator tools are visible it pushes down the comments section: That's a lot of unused white space--kind of unsightly and it makes you scroll further for comments. Could we get a ...
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Off-site avatar images are a privacy risk

The user avatars that are displayed on every post are not all hosted on SE's imgur account, but on sources outside the control of Stack Exchange. The most prominent ones are Gravatar, Facebook and ...
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Can we have some sort of reminder to archive links in questions and answers?

Some of time that I see old questions and answers with links that are broken and have no Internet Archive or archive.is copy. This can be annoying, as links can be really important to answers. What ...
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Show links to helpful flags and votes cast while user is suspended or below 15 reputation

Occasionally, I see users get suspended, or even if I am suspended, the helpful flags and votes cast are hidden. This is due to suspension causing reputation to be locked at 1. It just says 1/15 ...
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Is it possible to have a login which isn’t an E-mail?

I would like to be able to manage my accounts (private information) independently of my e-mails (public information) because: I would like to avoid any sharing of accounts between different servers, ...
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Add string “No Upcoming” from the community events page into Transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/community-events?tab=upcoming Could you add string No Upcoming into Transifex, so we will be able to translate it?
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Don't hide the link to the duplicate target so well

This is a screenshot of one of my old posts here on MSE that was closed as a duplicate. The height of the visible area is exactly what is visible in a maximized browser on my current screen. I'm ...
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Why would only ♦ moderators be “Interested in the status of tasks you've already reviewed?”

Most of you know what an empty review queue looks like: However, ♦ moderators see something different: Interested in the status of tasks you've already reviewed? View your complete review ...
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How to change my login and login provider? [duplicate]

I have been using an authentication through my Gmail account because many years ago I thought it was a good method from a security standpoint, (even if the fact to use an E-mail as an account is a ...
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Make titles clickable for reputation/badges blocks in profile page

On the profile's activity tab there are reputation and badges blocks: Could you please make these titles as clickable links to the corresponding tabs? Reputation Badges There is already link to ...
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Don't allow zalgo in the “Hot Network Questions”

Today I saw this in the "Hot Network Questions" I know that questions with zalgo are allowed, that's not my point here: my point is that I believe we should not allow this kind of text in the "Hot ...
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Can we use non-gravatar avatars?

Alternative to Gravatar has been rolled out. It would be nice to have the option to just upload an avatar rather than have to use some external service like gravatar. While gravatar may be ...
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Allow bounty to be set with reputation from another site?

Here's one to get shot down: How about letting bounties to be set using the reputation gained through the use of another site? So, for instance, I'm a programmer with a high Stack Overflow rep who ...
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Add strings from the post timeline page into Transifex (or use existing keys)

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/posts/953693/timeline#flag_339823 Strings: Helpful and, probably strings like Declined, etc (there are strings 3c5db2447415c261cf024be85458ce35 and others in ...
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Is there an easy way to post nice hyperlinks to questions?

Often I want to link to an existing question on the SE network in a comment or even a question/answer. One way to do this is by using the Share button. The link will be given in the form https://...
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Collapse post after flagging it as spam from the moderator flag dashboard

When deleting a post with the 'delete' menu link from the 'mini post UI' in the new ♦ moderator flag dashboard, the dashboard collapses the post. This was a result of implementing one of my ...
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Don't display “Next privilege” in the case of suspended users

If you take a look at the reputation tab of an user whose account was suspended, you will see that that user's next privilege will be to be able to participate in meta, which will happen when the ...
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New users should not be able to vote to accept / reject edits

Currently, new users are able to see pending edits on their own questions. They can also accept or reject this edit directly withouth the need to vote. For new users there is more possibility that ...
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Can we change the CAPTCHA requirement (or at least the provider)? [duplicate]

Very closely related to: Blocking google.com and maps.googleapis.com breaks the site, but that was 'fixed' by changing the JavaScript code. To make this more clear, it's a feature request to remove ...
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Localize flag reason raised by Community user in mod dashboard

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/dashboard Currently text of reasons in English, e.g Low answer quality score. Could you localize those messages? P.S. Дух сообщества is Russian brother of ...
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Use existed strings or add new into transifex for filters titles on the user history page in mod tools

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/history/:userId String: User has been banned from review. String: User accessed site. String: User suspended. There is similar string in transifex (...
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Add strings from Recent Redactions page into Transifex (or use existing keys)

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/posts/redactions Strings: Last X Redactions Post Redactor Date Comment Links Revisions List Flag Recent Redactions (in title) Could you add these strings into ...
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RemoveDeadQuestions should not apply to Meta posts

There is an automated system that eventually deletes all unanswered negative scoring questions (as long as they're not locked). I understand why this exists for regular sites – a negative score ...
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Adjust/don't show pro-tempore election notification if there is no election phase

Woodworking Stack Exchange just had its first pro-tempore election. Well, not really; there was no election phase since there was only one candidate for one seat. Therefore, the election ended as soon ...
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Can we get notifications for when moderator tags are added? [duplicate]

One of my questions had status-review added with no comment from the developers or anything. There isn’t a notification for moderator tags being added or removed; if I weren’t paying attention to the ...
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If I cannot submit my post due to the volume of spam and abuse, show me exactly the content that got me banned [duplicate]

I tried to post something once and I got the error: Your post could not be submitted at this time due to the volume of spam and abuse originating from your network. I was very confused because I ...
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Different strings used on post revisions and edit pages (please, use existing one)

https://ru.meta.stackoverflow.com/posts/9322/revisions Used string 0b0dee08acad5d7c8cbde8ea2de60033: [Edit removed during grace period] But on edit page used another string (hardcoded?): ...
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Add strings from cross-referenced IP address page into Transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/xref-user-ips/{uderId} Strings: User. Count. From. To. Submit Query. Please, for Count and From use separate keys (don't use existing keys).
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Add “Anonymous feedback stats” back to the description of the 10k privilege

I just saw this status-completed request which I think should be reverted. As you may be able to see here, those with 10k+ can access the "Post Feedback" tool. However, the privilege page doesn't ...
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Can we get the ability to search for “user:current”? [duplicate]

On some pages, you can put “current” where the user ID would go and it will redirect to the logged-in user’s version of the page; for example, https://scifi.stackexchange.com/users/edit/current would ...
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Add string “error completing request; try again later” from analytics page into transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/analytics String: error completing request; try again later Could you add this string into transifex, so we will be able to translate it?
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Let the duplicate questions finder consider tags

When asking a new question and typing in the title we get a list of similar questions named Questions that may already have your answer That suggestions contains posts across all tags. Like the ...
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Mirror all Stack Exchange pages where you were active

I would like to have a working offline version of all questions I worked on, including questions I have commented on, edited, voted up,... I know, you can export your data from each Stack Exchange ...
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Add strings from the off-topic close reasons manage page into transifex (or use existing keys)

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/flags/close-as-off-topic Some of those strings I couldn't find in the transifex at all. Some of them I found, but looks like on this page they are are not used. ...