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Questions tagged [frontpage]

For questions involving the site front page.

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Can't add a watched tag without the mouse

Next installment in the keyboard accessibility series ;) As I've mentioned previously, keyboard accessibility is an important part of making sure that your site is accessible. Watched tags fail ...
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Unhide visitors per day stats on beta sites' homepages

Now that the issue with visitors per day is fixed, could you please unhide the stats on the beta sites' homepages?
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Can we hide the visitor stats until they're fixed?

As detailed in this question there is currently a network-wide issue impacting the visitor, views and visits statistics resulting mostly in zero amounts. Since this doesn't seem to have a quick fix—it'...
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Locked questions are bumped to the front page on mobile web but not on desktop

As implied in When historical-locked questions are bumped, the site front page has fewer questions for logged-in users, the desktop version of the front page does not show locked questions even when ...
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Random errors on various sites when viewing main page

Occasionally (very occasionally) when returning to the main page of a site by clicking on the logo I get the following message: It was not possible to perform this tag search at this time due to an ...
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Possible scripting error on all main SE front pages

In Firefox and IE, I'm seeing this bug on all main SE front pages: It's showing docsHero.RenderPartial(Html); storyHero.RenderPartial(Html); on the top of the front page.
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Hover text (title attribute) missing in question title

Perhaps this is an intentional user interface change, but it appears that the title attribute has been removed from the question link on the main page of at least several SE sites (cs, electronics, ...
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On minor sites, would it be possible to implement a 'hide from the front page' feature for edits? [duplicate]

On Travel.SE there are frequent complaints about waves of edits removing interesting new content from the 'front page', which is used by many to track the site's activity. Would it be possible to ...
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When historical-locked questions are bumped, the site front page has fewer questions for logged-in users

Because of reasons, I've been editing a bunch of historical-locked questions on Anime.SE recently (I have a diamond there). At first, I thought I'd have to do them in small batches so that they wouldn'...
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Should the front page say “score” rather than “votes”? [duplicate]

This is just a minor detail, but the number we see on the front page is not really the number of votes. It's the score of the question. For example, the number 161 here is the score, not the votes. ...
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Why is the front page different on the web versus mobile app?

I've noticed that the front page of SE sites is different depending on whether you're viewing it using the mobile app or the web app. These screenshots were taken at the same time. The "At smaller, ...
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Indicating enclosed photos on question list pages?

Some kinds of questions, on some sites, are vastly improved by the inclusion of images. For example, on https://bicycles.stackexchange.com, the question "schwinn identification problems" is ...
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Hide spam-flagged questions by new users from the front page immediately

At present, it takes three spam flags to get a question suppressed from the front page. On smaller sites getting this many may take a while, especially during the 4-12 UTC period of high spam / low ...
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Site-specific MathJax affects all sites' question titles in front page hot network questions list [duplicate]

I noticed while browsing Worldbuilding's front page that the hot network questions list seems to use Mathjax globally for question titles, even when the site the question is from doesn't use Mathjax, ...
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formating of a question after posting it on StackApps

I have posted a question on StackApps. When I went to Newest Questions - Stack Apps, the formatting was wrong. Snapshot added:
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Front page does not show indication for bounty when it enters grace period

I was just browsing the front page of MSE when I noticed a question that I remembered having a bounty, doesn't have a bounty indication anymore: Puzzled (since I was quite sure it didn't end yet) ...
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Restore displaying part of the question on the questions page in the new nav

The new navigation stuff includes much shorter per-question line items on the front page. (Was going to grab a screenshot, but I'd unticked the box, and ticking it again puts me in a queue.) Having ...
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Why is the design of questions list so different between front page and All Questions page?

There is a big inconsistency in the display of a questions votes/answers/views between the home page and the questions pages, as you can see: As far as I can tell this is the same across all the ...
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Change the threshold for migrated questions showing up on the front page

If a question is scored at -4 or below, it doesn't show up on the front page of the site. This is current functionality When a question is migrated to another site it is locked on the origin site. ...
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Don't hide very low-scored questions from the frontpage if they have a bounty

I recently edited an old and very negatively voted question (-11) in order to improve it and turn it into a not so bad or maybe even good question. However, a big problem that I see is, that while ...
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Moderator ♦ “modified” question does not match to inside “edited” by username and timestamp

I just noticed a strange thing about the mis-match of the question's "last activity" status (i.e. modified in this case). To illustrate this better, I would like to include the following screenshots. ...
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Would it be feasible to implement a (tightly restricted) unbump?

I just came across a question on the front page of Meta from 2008. This happens about once a month. Heck, it might happen more often but I only notice when the question is wildly obsolete. Often it ...
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Can we make “non-substantive” edits fall off the front page faster than new questions?

I know that requests for a "minor edit" option come up all the time and are routinely rejected, and for good reasons. (Details can be seen, among other places, at Could we have the ability to mark a ...
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Questions asked during low hours: Randomly replay during peak hours

To old users it might be somewhat obvious what time and day to ask questions. Not so much to some new users though. Would it make sense to replay the questions that didn't get much of front-page ...
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Line break rendering of the first paragraph of a question in mousever on the main page

The first words of a question are displayed in the mouseover when hovering over the question on the main page. It seems that single line breaks in the markdown will be rendered as line breaks, ...
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Beta sites' front pages don't have chat banners

I have noticed that beta sites seem never to show chat room activity on their front page banner, although they do on their metas. Is there a reason for this? Could the front page chat banner be ...
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Inconsistent time format on front pages

Normally, the time on the front pages is displayed in "secs", "mins" and "hours". However, if there's activity on a question, and you click the little bar at the top to refresh the list (without ...
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Careers 2.0 :: Large image source for small thumbnails slows down frontpage loading

This is my first ever post on meta, my apologies in advance if this is not the right place to express such concerns but this is where the feedback button led me to. The problem is very minor and I don'...
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Design of the frontpage is broken at 110% zoom [duplicate]

The frontpage looks like the following screenshot for me as I have a zoom level of 110% set: It looks perfectly fine if I set the zoom to 100%, but then the text is a bit too small for me. I'm using ...
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Add a front-page-like tab to the iOS app's main site view

There's currently only four tabs in the iOS app's "top" site view, meaning you still have an open slot. I suggest that something akin to the web site's "front page" be added there. This would ...
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What happened to “order by: interesting”?

My normal mode of visiting the site is to refresh the start page and scroll down looking for interesting questions. This has degraded significantly recently, and the reason seems to be that the start ...
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Why do I get question which i'm not interested to answer? [duplicate]

These are my favorite tags: But I still get question like these Can somebody tell me how I should configure my account so that I get questions related to my "favorite tags"? or is it ...
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Last visited hint on the questions page

If I visited a question before, it would be helpful to display a hint showing when the page was last visited. Right now the link is highlighted with a different color, but only if I'm visiting from ...
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Only old questions in the questions tab [duplicate]

I noticed that there isn't newest questions in the questions page. But in front page, those new questions are displayed. Image: Is this a bug? https://stackoverflow.com/questions?sort=newest https://...
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Can't see my ignored tags anymore unless editing favorite tags

On Stack Overflow, I got bunch of favorite tags and couple of ignored tags. Both groups used to show in the front page, until today: When editing the favorite tags they do appear though so not ...
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How do I get to the frontpage in the new mobile topbar

I see that the new topbar has been rolled out on the mobile version of the site (for meta at least) However, it is not very clear how you can return to the front page. In the prior version, you ...
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Change last answerer on All Questions page when answer deleted

The All Questions frontpage still shows the last answerer/editor, even if that answer was deleted. This has been brought up as a bug before, so this is a feature-request to fix this. The main reason ...
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Front page message in wrong language

See image below, I don't remember what this text should be, but it was in English the last time I went to the site. (rev 2013.12.16.1237 - not sure about this number, I might have copied the wrong ...
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Why doesn't my question show up on the frontpage? [duplicate]

I just asked a question on Stack Overflow. Often I notice my questions coming through on the front-page, but this one isn't there, even after I gave it some time. Why is this?
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Is there an unintended loophole regarding the fact that edits push a post to the frontpage?

Now, I must preface this by saying that I am a karma-collector. I feel terrible divulging this sort of information... but I think that fair is fair. The issue regards the fact that I can trivially ...
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Allow privileged users to filter out edited questions on front page, and only show “New” questions

Sometimes, I would like to look at the front page, and only see the newest questions. And I would rather not see questions that were pushed up because of new-answers or edits. Please consider a ...
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What (beside tags) makes a question appear on the front page? [duplicate]

Sometimes I get questions on my Stack Overflow front page, and I don't understand why. I mainly use the site in the android,java tags, with some light algorithm activity added recently. Today, I've ...
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Accepted answer box colour discernibility [duplicate]

Compare the pair: At least on my laptop, the two boxes (on MSO) are very similar in colour, and not immediately noticeable that one has already been answered, unlike on other sites such as the main ...
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Can the content of the frontpage shown to anonymous users at individual sites in the SE network be made configurable by the local communities?

I have just learned that Stack Exchange has changed the frontpage of all sites in the network for not logged in visitors at around midmonth of April, to optimize it to be attractive for people who are ...
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The frontpage for anonymous users is too static

The frontpage shown to anonymous users is now very different from the frontpage shown to logged in users. Aside from the banner explaining SE and a list of popular tags, the biggest change is the ...
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Improve the frontpage for anonymous users that aren't new to SE

There are many recent changes to the frontpage of SE sites for users that are not logged in. Those changes are very useful to users that don't know about Stack Exchange yet, but those aren't the only ...
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Automatically queue up and evenly distribute mass edits

Editing a large number of questions, e.g. to fix a tag, is very annoying. If you do it all at once you push everything else from the frontpage and make it useless, and making the new questions that ...
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Old question, new answer … but it doesn't float to the top?

According to will anybody see my new answer to an old question? a new answer will cause an old question to bubble up to the frontpage. However, I have recently answered a few old questions and ...
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Repeated closed/duplicate annotations in question title

Best demonstrated with a screenshot: Pretty sure there were less of them earlier. The question itself has just the single annotation.
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Warn or block users from flooding the front page with edits

It happens quite regularly that some enthusiastic user goes ahead and fixes some problem with a tag and edits a lot of posts in a short time. This can have a very negative effect on the front page of ...