Questions tagged [firefox]

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How do I sign up for Area 51 when I get a completing redirect page?

I want to sign up for Area 51 however, I always get stuck with this page, is their something that can be done about this? Is there something I am missing? I want to propose a new site but ...
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Firefox won't open Stack Exchange sites due to “TLS FEATURE MISSING” [duplicate]

I'm running Firefox Quantun, 67.0 (64 bit) on macOS Mojave and it won't load any of the Stack Exchange sites and instead shows a "Secure Connection Failed" page with error code: ...
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Stack Exchange sites currently do not work in Firefox due to broken OCSP stapling [duplicate]

As of a few minutes (hours?) ago, all SE sites except chat present a TLS error in Firefox: An error occurred during a connection to superuser.com. A required TLS feature is missing. Error code: ...
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Is anybody else having PKI problems connecting using Firefox 67.0?

I suddenly started getting the following error message when using Firefox to access Stack Exchange sites: An error occurred during a connection to math.stackexchange.com. A required TLS feature is ...
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favicon is missing for the maintenance page in Firefox browser

Few minutes before I see the maintenance page in MSE, when seeing the page in Firefox, the favicon is missing, where as the favicon was displayed in Chrome. Google Chrome Version 73.0.3683.103 (...
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User icons fail to load in Firefox [duplicate]

In Firefox 66.0.1 (and for a few versions by now), many user icons fail to load on Stack Exchange pages. For example, on this question, the asker's icon and the icon for the writer of (currently) the ...
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Network Protocol Error while browsing

I get the error shown below while browsing on Firefox. If this is not the right place, let me know; it says to contact the website owner. As requested, the visible link in the screenshot is: How do ...
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Ctrl+Q shortcut for adding quotes causes Firefox to quit

This is not a duplicate of Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+K in comments conflicts with latest Firefox version because that only mentions comments, not posts. While editing a long answer with a large block of ...
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What is exactly displayed on the upload progress indicator?

After updating the image upload dialog I can't actually understand what is exactly displayed on the image upload indicator. For me it looks like some randomly distributed points on the rotated ...
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Issues with topbar of sites I'm not participating in

For sites I'm not a member of there are two issues with the top bar after. Problem 1: Logo cut off and white space on the right I don't see this problem on sites I'm logged into: Problem 2: When ...
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Site Analytics - 'Weekly' checkbox does not reset upon refreshing in Firefox

Steps to reproduce: Go to Site Analytics; the Posts graph (usually) opens in the daily view Click the 'Weekly' checkbox, the graph will immediately show the weekly view Refresh the page. The 'Weekly' ...
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Thanks Dialog not in place when flagging for “No longer needed”

I just flagged a comment as it was no longer needed, over at The Workplace. After flagging, the new "Thanks for flagging" green dialog appeared, but it was positioned strangely (near the corner of the ...
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Border bottom is missing for some items in Activity tab in Firefox

The border bottom is missing in the Activity tab's sub tabs (favorites, bounties, reputation, responses) those have numbers in it, when tracking the next privilege. But the border bottom issue is ...
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Can't copy certain comments

It's been doing it for a while, if I triple-click to select then copy a comment, it won't copy to clipboard. I thought I narrowed it down to when the comment contains a smart single quotation mark (...
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“XML Parsing Error” in chat

This bug is specifically related to Firefox. This cannot be reproduced in Chrome, Edge, or Internet Explorer 11. When mentioned in chat, sending a message, or pressing the circle with the ping count ...
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Site icons are squashed in the newsletters page in Firefox browser

In the Edit Profile & Settings -> Newsletters tab (under EMAIL SETTINGS), the site icons look squashed in Firefox. When inspecting the element for the div, the following CSS class caused the ...
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End of long question or answer overprinting status information at bottom of browser window

Starting today, using the Firefox browser (52.6), some long questions or answers were displayed so that the end of the main entry overprinted the status information at the bottom: This appears in ...
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“Find a Stack Exchange community” search box clipped in Firefox [duplicate]

On all sites (as far as I've tested), the search text in the site selection dropdown clips off the top and bottom: Setup: FF 58.0.2, Windows 10. Doesn't occur in Edge, haven't tested in Chrome.
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Error displaying when click the user from the activity -> responses tab

In the user profile, Activity -> responses -> revisions or answers tab, in the list of items if you are click any user's name it will redirect to its profile page, before that it is showing an error ...
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Find community text partially obscured in the edit box

The current community top bar menu contains an edit named "Find a SE community". The text in this edit is partially obscured on the top and on the bottom: I'm using FF 58.0.2.
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Comments with MathJax not rendered on Firefox ESR

As of today comments do not render MathJax and remaining text. It only flashes the underlying LaTeX, but renders an empty space. Noticed on MSE and MO, for example here one comment now simply reads: "@...
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Comment timestamp is not showing in Firefox ESR

Since a short while ago, I can no longer see timestamps on comments. Is this some new feature, or has something gone wrong with my ad blocker? For instance, when I visit this post, I see this: Note: ...
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Every time I comment, I have to refresh my browser to see it

I faced this issue on Ask Ubuntu long time ago, and it was gone. But for the two months, I'm facing this issue on every SE website I'm visiting. I'm using Fedora 27 GNOME, Firefox Quantum, and I also ...
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Smaller-than-others favicon in Firefox for Stack Exchange sites

As the title says, I find small-ish the favicon of Stack Overflow in the bookmarks bar on the latest Firefox (57). Is this intended? Edit: Confirmed, the same happens in Server Fault (and probably ...
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Username is partially obscured in the chat message

User name is partially obscured in the chat message. Original screenshot image (100% scale on webpage): Zoomed (with my red line) image to better show the problem: Looks like only Firefox ...
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Printing an SE page in Firefox shows only the first page

I used to print Q&A pages to keep a base of PDFs. I used either the 'print edit' addon or simply the print function of Firefox, which both allow to print a webpage in a file. Usually the printed ...
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Bold (**) not rendering correctly on Firefox

Firefox Version 56.0 (64-bit) OS X Here is the markup: This is what it looks like in Chrome: And this is what it looks like in Firefox: Inspecting the element I can see that the output HTML is: &...
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Vertical alignment is wrong for rep in new top bar hamburger menu [duplicate]

The site names and rep are not lined up correctly on the new top bar hamburger drop down: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit, Firefox 56.0
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Reputation misaligned in new topbar

In the sites dropdown, the reputation scores are misaligned: This seems to happen only on Firefox (56.0), both on macOS (10.13) and Windows (7, 10) (thanks @Tom and @MonicaCellio). I've tested a ...
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Minor alignment issue in the Closing > Duplicate - close vote count in Firefox browser

In earlier today when I try to flag a post as duplicate, I see a minor alignment issue with the close vote count in the Closing > Duplicate modal dialog. The display issue is due to the particular ...
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Some avatars don't show up and only showing the alt text in the chat

Today I found my mozilla engine based browser (Mozilla Firefox 52.2.0 (32-bit)1) left me with some strange (image) rendering quirks at the Tavern on the Meta chatroom: As the title says there are ...
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Unable to print your web pages from Firefox [duplicate]

It is almost two days that the print of your web pages (faces of solved problems) is not possible. The problem is that only the first page, for example /questions comes in "print view window" and the ...
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Excessive tabs in an inline codeblock cause repeated sideways scrolling of chat window for other users

This affects at least Firefox. When a message has an inline codeblock containing a long string of tabs this causes the chat window to have a horizontal scrollbar and to scroll spontaneously left and ...
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Why doesn't the spell-checker work in question titles in Firefox?

I rely on using the spellchecker when writing my posts. I noticed that when I write in the title field the spell checker isn't available. In the body of the question the spellchecker does function ...
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Cannot browse Stack Overflow in Firefox's private mode

There are no problems when I browse Stack Overflow (and other SE sites) in Firefox. However, when I am trying to browse Stack Overflow with Firefox's private mode, a hash symbol (#) is added to the ...
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Lately need to login at each PC start

I'm aware that it is necessary to login separately on Area 51, Stack Exchange sites or Stack Overflow, etc. I've been absent (from my PC only for about 20 days) and mostly online via ...
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How to change the default code colour theme on Stack Overflow?

I understand that Stack Exchange is using Google Prettify as its engine. I don't like the default them and I found some colour themes for it. I did try it myself first and when I import my .css file ...
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Keyboard shortcut Ctrl+K in comments conflicts with latest Firefox version

Sadly the keyboard shortcut CtrlK and CtrlQ do not work in comments: Formatting Keyboard Shortcuts for Comments Typing ` is a pain on German keyboards. But since the latest Firefox version 47.0.1 (...
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Cannot complete signup in Firefox

I recently tried signing up at security.stackexchange, and I have a profile. However, in Firefox it always says "complete signing up" and never finishes. On Firefox I have 21 reputation points and in ...
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Not able to search based on tag in career site [closed]

I tried to search openings for python and give [python] in Keywords. This gives error I am using Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu 45.0. If I search without tag, then its working, like if I search for ...
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Mixed content warning - Shouldn't HTTPS Everywhere ruleset work? (EDIT) [duplicate]

Recently I've noticed that whenever I open a question that has imgur.com-linked images, I get a mixed content warning (and, indeed, imgur links have http: prefix), which is strange since I use HTTPS ...
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Can't post result alone surrogates because of jQuery raising “malformed URI” bug (Firefox only)

I wanted to post result of JavaScript expression JSON.stringify(String.fromCodePoint(128514).split('')) It's impossible - when posted as comment it cause page to reload, and when posted in question/...
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MathJax Firefox rendering issues [closed]

I recently noticed that MathJax items are not rendered in firefox, but render perfectly in chrome. (here is the link - Why is 7 TeV considered as a big amount of energy?) Details: Windows 10 build ...
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Firefox 'Untrusted Connection' warning when logging in any site of StackExchange

When trying to enter https://stackexchange.com/users/login I get the 'This connection is untrusted' warning from Firefox. I'm currently using internet explorer to ask this question. I have no trouble ...
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Markdown Editing Help icon alignment issue in Firefox [duplicate]

I see an alignment issue with the Markdown Editing Help icon and its relevant help properties in the Firefox browser. Firefox version: 43.0.2 But the same is properly aligned in Chrome and IE 10. ...
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The new post timeline view changes alignment when line items are expanded

With the recent update of the post timeline page coming out today, I've noticed a bug in Firefox. Steps to reproduce: Go to a question's timeline page. For example: this one. Click on the arrow near ...
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Styling bug on “Your Answer” Toolbar

The help icon in the toolbar for answering a question looks like it's in the wrong position. Firefox 42.0 Windows 10, couldn't replicate in other browsers. It appears on multiple communities. ...
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Why do my profile picture alone blurred exactly in Leagues page while looking through Firefox 40.0.3?

In the Stack Exchange Leagues Page of Webmasters, I have seen that my profile picture is blurred but I can see others picture are clear only. I checked my profile picture in my profile page and it's ...
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Resizing in Firefox sometimes removes part of the buttons [duplicate]

When I resize the page (typically on 80% in my case, because I find the text too large to read properly) some layout does not scale well. Incidentally, when I scale it even smaller, the buttons in the ...
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Reputation graph timeline does not work in Firefox

I am using Windows7 / Firefox 39.0 and when I go to the reputation graph page to select the timeline, it doesn't work the way it should i.e. the zoom feature is not working in the upper chart when the ...