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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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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Better list spacing (nested lists and/or lists with multiple paragraphs)

The styling of nested lists with mixed or multiple child elements isn’t great. If you have only a single paragraph of text or a single nested list item within a parent list item then there’s no issue, ...
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Show the reason given for a close vote before the question gets closed

If a question gets votes to close but no answer or comment stating the reason for the vote, the OP has no way of knowing if editing would solve the problem. Show to the asker the reasons (but not who ...
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Reset a question's age for the purposes of Hot Network Questions if it gets migrated

This question was asked on Movies & TV, and was later migrated to Science Fiction & Fantasy. It got answered there and hit Hot Network Questions about an hour later (see timeline). The ...
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Show MSE posts authored by staff members on the homepage regardless of the vote count

I strongly suggest to always allow showing posts created by SO Staff members on the frontpage of Meta SE. Currently, if the post reaches "−8" vote count, it is hidden from the frontpage. While this ...
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After question is closed expose close votes distinguished by reason in the timeline page

Suggest to expose close votes distinguished by reason in question timeline page after question is closed. Purpose of this feature is to help in discussing cases of closure when knowing vote split ...