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The content at the bottom of each page in the Stack Exchange network which contains the copyright notice and useful intra-network links.

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Eeek! Footer can be broken when certain code is inserted to a post

On the SO post https://stackoverflow.com/questions/46677752/the-difference-between-requirex-and-import-x#:~:text=require%20uses%20module.,more%20or%20less%20like%20module. The footer style is ...
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Licensing text at the bottom of the page links to Stack Overflow regardless on which site you are on

At the bottom of every page, on the right side of the footer there is the text that goes like this: Site design / logo © 2022 Stack Exchange Inc; user contributions licensed under CC BY-SA. rev 2022....
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Capitalization of "site" in the Data Explorer's footer

There's a small capitalization inconsistency in the footer between the main site and the Data Explorer. On SE the footer has the word "Site" capitalized while it's written "site" ...
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CC BY-SA in footer should be capitalized

The footer currently has cc by-sa written in small case but it should be capitalized as CC BY-SA following the style used in the official Creative Commons page, the Help Center, and one of the ...
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"Cookie Settings" on stackexchange.com doesn't do anything [duplicate]

Clicking on "Cookie Settings" on footer of stackexchange.com doesn't bring up the Cookie Settings.
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"API" list item in the footer is misaligned on smaller-width viewports

Here is a screenshot (freehand red circle included) of the "API" list item misalignment when the @media screen and (max-width: 980px) media query kicks in for viewports of less than 980px ...
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Footer contains "Legal" and "Terms of Service", but they are pointing to the same page

Site footer has a link for "Legal" (https://stackoverflow.com/legal) and a link for "Terms of Service" (https://stackoverflow.com/legal/terms-of-service). I noticed the former page ...
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Rename "Feedback" to "Meta" in footer

This post might not be relevant to MSE, but it is relevant to sites in the network. The Feedback link in the footer directs us to child meta. I am glad about this. But, I feel the word "Feedback&...
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Reducing the weight of our footer

As you may be aware, we’re deprecating our mobile views, so with that in mind, it would only make sense to try to reduce the page weight in the responsive views that’ll be replacing them. Currently, ...
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Bottom banner not showing link to meta [duplicate]

On my phone I get in the bottom a link to the meta page of the website On my desktop (Ubuntu with Firefox) I do not get this link. This makes it more difficult to navigate. Do I miss something, or is ...
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Why does the "feedback" link at the bottom of a Stack Exchange site go to that site's Meta?

Or, in other words, why is the link to Meta called "feedback" and not "Meta"? For every SE site I've looked at on my Android phone in "full site" mode, there is a link ...
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Footer has shifted to the side of the screen instead of the bottom

While researching how to make CSS image height by width, I came across this question on Stack Overflow. At first I thought it was a joke, I think there is a mistake. The footer seems to have shifted ...
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Too few columns for technology sites in stackexchange.com footer

On https://stackexchange.com, if you click 'Technology' in the footer, you get a list of (the oldest?) sites in that category. They are neatly divided into several columns, except for the last one, ...
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Site footer copyright scope and meaning

The footer on every page (except chat) says: site design / logo © 2021 Stack Exchange Inc; user contributions licensed under cc by-sa. rev 2021.5.28.39383 Does this mean only the site design and ...
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Using site's icon in the footer like Stack Overflow

In Stack Overflow (main and meta), the footer has the icon of Stack Overflow which leads to the Home pages of Stack Overflow (and Meta Stack Overflow ). Other sites have their name in bold in the ...
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Why would the number of columns in the "Stack Exchange Network" section in the footer vary? [duplicate]

The number of columns in the "Stack Exchange Network" in the footer varies. For example, the Science section has 2 columns, but there are still 10 more unlisted sites. Why don't they be ...
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Are all non-Beta sites displayed in the footer?

When on summer 2019 many sites made it out of beta I noticed that only graduated sites showed in the footer of all Stack Exchange sites. For instance, see a snapshot of Meta.SE from March 8, 2019 on ...
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Instagram link needs to be added to footer

Stack Overflow recently launched an Instagram account: This morning, we launched an Instagram account. We’ve had accounts on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Youtube for a while, but never Instagram. ...
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Meta Stack Exchange should not be listed as a "Technology" site

Meta.Se does not qualify as a "Technology" site and should go in another category: the obvious correct answer of "Weird and Wonderful", or missing that any of "Culture/...
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Block about agreement/cookies hides links in the footer

Could you add an additional bottom padding/margin for the footer if a block about an agreement appears?
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Why are there separate copies of the Terms of Service per site, if the link in each site just goes to Stack Overflow's version?

I noticed that each site in the network has its own copy of the Terms of Service, e.g. https://stackoverflow.com/legal/terms-of-service, https://meta.stackexchange.com/legal/terms-of-service, https://...
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Why is there no chat in the footer on Stack Overflow like on other sites? [closed]

On all Stack Exchange sites there is a chat in the footer why is there none at Stack Overflow? Usually I find it over Google or a bookmark, but I was wondering why it is this way.
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Links in the footer in international sites should allow to point to translated pages

We have found a "problem" in Stack Overflow en español. (I also think it would be the same in all international sites) In the footer of the site we can find this text: diseño del sitio / logo © ...
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Feedback link on Meta Stack Exchange should be removed

Feedback link in the footer of MSE refers to the same page, i.e. to MSE itself. Other sites have such link only for main versions, but not for the per-site metas. I think this link should be ...
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Technology section of stackexchange.com footer has broken formatting on iPad

It looks like, due to incorrect width calculation, the last column has moved to a new line: I’m still using iPad, but there is no mobile version of stackexchange.com. Meta.stackexchange.com ...
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Header and footer width is not enough in iOS

In iOS header and footer width slightly doesn’t reach the right edge of the page: Tested in Chrome/Firefox/Safari on iOS 11
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Font style on the second page of Sandbox Archive is broken for mobile web [duplicate]

Compare the font style in the footer of the 1st and the 2nd page of Sandbox Archive in mobile web: Arrows in page selector are also affected.
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Invalid indent for site names in the footer when page width is small

Decreasing the page width makes site list in the footer aligned vertically. In this case indent between some names (which are the first names in the columns when page width is big enough) is invalid. ...
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How about making the categories of CSE.SE and ME.SE the same?

I noticed that on https://stackexchange.com/sites, the site Computer Science Educators is categorised under "Professional", while Mathematics Educators is categorised under "Science&...
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Don't split revision string in the footer

For better localization there is need to add an explicit non-breakable space or allow to translare string like rev 2017.10.20.27536 in the footer via Transifex. E.g. now in SO in Russian and SO in ...
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Invisible links in the footer

In normal view footer contains a copyright block with couple of clickable links: After group of sites being selected (e.g. Culture/Recreation) that block became invisible, but links are still ...
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Site names are partially obscured in the footer

Site names are partially obscured in the footer for the Technology section: Seems it happened after adding localized sites in that section.
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Why there are no non-English sites in the footer?

According to Oded's answer: Part of graduation is getting a place in the footer. Graduated sites should be presented in the footer. But I can't find there sites like Stack Overflow in Russian, ...
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Display maximum possible count of sites in footer

New collapsing/expanding footer displays sites by catecories. E.g. Technology section is most solid and contains more then five columns each of them contains seven sites: Other sections like ...
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Localization for footer

Recently, a new footer has been rolled out for all Stack Exchange sites. For localized sites like Stack Overflow in ... Russian, Portuguese, Spanish, Japanese, there are a few footer items that are ...
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Footer extending in the stackexchange.com in mobile web view

The newly introduced footer is extending in the https://stackexchange.com site in mobile web view. Screenshot for reference:
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Can the culture/recreation and the life/arts categories be renamed?

The Stack Exchange categories have bugged me for a long time. Apparently, these categories originate from Area51, which has the following categories Arts proposals in subjects like art, ...
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Contact link in stackexchange.com return page not found

Clicking on the Contact link from the https://stackexchange.com footer return the Page Not Found page. But the Contact link from other pages redirect to the correct page.
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New footer clips site name if it is too long

The new footer that appears to have been recently rolled out to all sites doesn't contain long site names gracefully. If the site name is too long and gets close to the 'Company' header, the site name ...
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Site names are multi-lined in the footer

There is an alignment issue in the footer of all the Stack Exchange sites (except Stack Overflow). The site names under the OTHER section are multi-lined. It was fine before some time, reference in ...
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The number after "more" in the footer is incorrect

The footer of this page lists 9 sites in the Science category, and then adds "more (3)". Clicking that "more (3)" link brings up a page with 19 science sites. Considering that 19-9=10, I think that ...
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Distinguishing two classes of links in the new footer [closed]

A new footer was announced in a blog entry. I like the new footer, but there's one aspect I find counterintuitive: There are two types of links but there's no difference in appearance. For example: ...
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The footer link text overlaps the sidebar, even though the background of the sidebar is on top of the footer [duplicate]

The text on the footer overlaps the text on the sidebar: This is easier to see if I change the colour of the text: It also happens on Stack Overflow: But not Ask Ubuntu:
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Sidebar overlaps footer on markdown help page [duplicate]

After I scroll down to the bottom of the editing-help page I see sidebar overlapping footer. Almost like in this question: Floating sidebar clash with footer in team page Screenshot:
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How to edit / how to format box overlapping with footer when scrolling down

I just edited an answer on Unix&Linux and when scrolling down, the semi-transparent right sidebar boxes "How to edit" and "How to format" kept their fixed positioning and overlapped with the page ...
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Area 51 - Insecure connection issue when click a link

UPDATE: Since Area 51 is not supporting SSL yet. But the Area 51 link in the footer of Meta Stack Exchange site and in the Your Communities dropdown list contains https://, clicked from there it ...
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Stack Overflow Talent link doesn't have tooltip

Stack Overflow Talent link in the page footer doesn't have tooltip: Any other site's links have it. E.g. Area 51:
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Change link for about us to https://stackexchange.com/about

I'm talking about the about us link that bottom line has on every site i.e about us, tour, help etc.: Currently it links to https://stackoverflow.com/company/about but it should go to https://...
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The footer is too small

I just dealt with another case with SE license confusion (look at the bottom, it says the contribution is public domain, even though it is not.) This kind of confusion can be often caused by the ...
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Hand cursor is missing for "full site" link in mobile web footer [duplicate]

The hand cursor is missing for the full site link in the footer of mobile-web view. For other links the hand cursor is showing properly. Recorded the same as gif: While inspect the element I ...
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