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Why is “top questions” on mobile view broken for meta.stackexchange.com?

I navigated to “meta.stackexchange.com”, and it defaulted to “Top Questions”, but no questions showed up on the mobile view. Is this feature broken?
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Why does the active homepage sometimes show questions that haven't been bumped in a long time?

Just now I saw these old, inactive questions at the top of the "active" homepage here on MSE: At the bottom are extremely old and dormant posts ("Modified 2 years, 6 months ago", ...
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Seeking your input on redesigning our post summary component

Tl;dr We are redesigning our post summary component and would like your input before the design process begins. The post summary component appears on most pages that show a list of posts, including ...
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Deleted questions don't show as deleted on the home page

Repeatedly in the recent past, when I reloaded the home page and clicked on something, I was taken to a deleted post. Here is one example, from just now: In this image, I have selected the title of a ...
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Mark edit as "copy-edit" to preserve the original author's name

This is a suggestion similar to the one put forward here Could we have the ability to mark a change as minor in questions or answers? but with different mechanics, so I'm posting it separately. I ...
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Front Page Not Updating For All Site

I am crossposting this here as it has very low visibility on the meta site that I posted it on originally. Front Page Not Updating I am running into an issue where the front page of the Board & ...
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Use regular page sizes for questions on homepage

On most pages displaying a list of questions or posts, users can choose the page size, which is either 15, 30 or 50: That would lead many people to believe those page sizes are fixed, but it turns ...
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How can I download the full front page of an SE site?

When I open ELL.SE in a browser, I get a list of 48 questions. I want to manipulate these questions in Python with a Beautiful Soup script. But when I download the page with the requests library in ...
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Remove Introductory banner for signed in accounts over a certain age?

I noticed today that this banner appeared again on my front-page: I recall having removed the banner several times after I understood how the site works many moons ago, yet it keeps on reappearing ...
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Which elements of the frontpage can be customized per site?

What are various things which can be added to the frontpage of a single site to include some information to the users? (As opposed to stuff which is displayed on all Stack Exchange sites.) So far I ...
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Option to limit main page username associations to post authors

Question and answer posts are the meat of SE sites. A significant portion of posts could potentially benefit from editing, but editing is a background curation function that, by definition, is not ...
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Hyphenation in titles makes it difficult to read quickly [duplicate]

I couldn’t find any announcement about this, so I expect it’s a recent change (or a bug): some words in the titles of questions on the Home page are now broken into two lines with a hyphen. This is ...
The Amplitwist's user avatar
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User icons on homepage are distracting [duplicate]

User profile icons are among the most colorful and varied elements on the homepage. They draw attention to themselves but don't add value or readability. Displaying icons there encourages users to ...
ultraGentle's user avatar
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Scanning information has become harder on home site pages [duplicate]

How am I supposed to navigate the new site home pages?. I look at the page, and it is just a giant blob of meaningless non-information in a dense cluster and white space — the only regular information ...
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Alignment/spacing issue with last activity on Home page [duplicate]

The last activity on a question is sometimes misaligned/improperly spaced on the Home page. This is possibly due to a long username combined with a lengthy activity description? Observed on Safari on ...
The Amplitwist's user avatar
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Migrated question has the "ago" in last time of activity cut off from the right [closed]

A question was recently migrated from Literature to ELL, and when I went to check on it I saw this: The final "o" in "3 mins ago" is a little less than half cut off. This seems to ...
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Eeek! Homepage view user details no longer float to the right [duplicate]

In the past, the user details of the user who made the last activity used to float nicely to the right: However, now they don't: Can this please be fixed?
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The Stack Overflow front page is hard to read now (too little contrast)

For some reason, the front page of Stack Overflow is difficult to read now. There is much less contrast between the text and the white background, which requires that I really concentrate to read the ...
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Which sites show recent badges on the frontpage?

In a recent discussions about spam in users' profile on MathOverflow Meta I noticed the comment saying that recent badges appear not only in the help-center. (I did not notice that until now.) I will ...
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Separate tab for not accepted unanswered and answered questions

In the unanswered tab (pictured below) we have various types of questions grouped together. To quote the FAQ: "Why does the “Unanswered Questions” tab show questions that have answers?" &...
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"Recent Badges" list is displayed without margins on "Home" page

When the "Hide Hot Network Questions" preference is enabled (i.e. HNQ sidebar is hidden), we see "Recent Tags" and "Recent Badges" in the homepage instead of the HNQ. ...
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Show the number of comments on the Top Questions page

Would it be possible to have, in the "Top Questions"/"Home" page, the number of comments next to the number of votes, answers and views?
Gordon Freeman's user avatar
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The Stack Exchange homepage doesn't have any questions on it [closed]

Something seems terribly wrong here. All of the questions are missing from the Stack Exchange homepage. What's going on?
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Filter the score of the questions on the homepage before loading them

At the moment questions on the homepage are loaded by the top N most recent and then ones with a score of -4 or less are filtered out. This doesn't make much difference for a user who is logged in but ...
TheLethalCarrot's user avatar
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Is there a problem with filtering questions after selecting them for the site homepage? [duplicate]

I occasionally open an incognito window on my favourite Stack just to check if there are any interesting questions on tags I have ignored. Today a large number of negatively-scored posts have been ...
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Migrated question shows up attributed to nobody on the front page [duplicate]

TL;DR minor bug: a question's showing up on our site that's attributed to nobody at all on the front page. RPG Stack Exchange just now had this happen: This question was migrated to our site, ...
doppelgreener's user avatar
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What did Yaakov do to this post?

Looking at the frontpage I saw this: (direct link to question) I remembered seeing this as a really old question, so I decided to look what was changed in this question. First of all I though perhaps ...
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"All Sites" grid overview doesn't reorganize when an expanded item is collapsed after a tab change

First step Click on an item to expand it like on the picture below, for example Meta: Second step Change the tab, where this item will still be listed, like on the picture below, for example ...
Mickael B.'s user avatar
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Reputation score in homepage view is too overwhelming [duplicate]

Just noticed a change in the homepage view, making the reputation of the users both black and bold: I find it too distracting. Can it please be changed? If the purpose is to make the score stick ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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Are users' reputation scores on the home page supposed to stand out that much now?

It seems a couple minutes ago, a change was applied to the styling of the homepage, with users' rep scores now being much darker (and standing out more): Compare with the former light grey ...
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"X questions with new activity" notification now triggering for ignored tags

Starting two or three days ago, I've noticed the "Questions with new activity" notification has started appearing for questions with tags that I'm ignoring. After clicking the notification, no new ...
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I should be able to tell what a Stack Exchange site is about from its front page, even when logged in

I'm staring at the front pages of Stack Exchange and Super User. I'm a member of both, which means there is NOTHING to indicate what either one is for on the front page: no text of any sort describes ...
machineghost's user avatar
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What is the threshold for hiding questions on the main page of main sites, local metas, and MSE? [duplicate]

I've looked around at various questions, but I haven't found a clear place where this is documented. When posts reach a certain (low) score, a post will stop showing up on the main page of whatever ...
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Should we discourage gang mentality with a home page deactivation grace period?

The accumulation of votes is never linear, when we instantly remove a question from the active list for reaching a -4 score we create a system whereby only a couple users can collaborate to push a ...
Vogon Poet's user avatar
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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. ...
Anton Menshov's user avatar
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Hiding downvoted questions silences important discussions on Meta

TL;DR: Please do not hide Meta Stack Exchange posts on the homepage based on the score because this site works differently than the other ~180 sites listed in https://stackexchange.com/sites. I just ...
Mad Scientist's user avatar
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The "Featured" tab is now "Bountied"

It's long confused me why we put bounties on a tab labeled "Featured" that has no connection to the "Featured" questions in the right sidebar. I posted a discussion about it earlier this year here on ...
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Questions sometimes not shown on homepage

While I'm writing this, this question: Can we get Complete Features Guidelines of Stack Exchange? (21 minutes old and currently at -4, see this Wayback Machine snapshot) is not shown on the Meta Stack ...
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Homepage "active" questions sorting glitch [duplicate]

There seems to be a small bug that can cause inconsistent order of the active questions list on the homepage: This is the first time I see that. This was on electronics.stackexchange. The ...
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Why is my question no longer added to Top Questions (minimum reputation points to comment and chat)?

Why is my question no longer added to Top Questions when I edit/update it? I have just edited it, but it is no longer visible in the list. I see other questions with negative votes high on the Top ...
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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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Why is the "submit" button invisible on the edit form in politics.stack?

I have tried to edit a question with additional information this morning and this evening, but the edit page doesn't have a submit button. In the security.stack forum homepage, one of my questions ...
bandybabboon's user avatar
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How are the questions in the "Month" tab selected?

I have noticed the "Month" tab in the top questions page, which from what I assume, is probably the top questions of the month. The odd thing is that I notice questions with more than 2 down votes, ...
Stack Exchange Tornado's user avatar
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"0 answers" indicators appear one pixel too high on the homepage [closed]

On the homepage, for questions with no answers, the "0 answers" indicator is one pixel higher than the votes and views. This does not occur for answered questions: To summarize the image: For the ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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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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Homepage showing "answered by Joe" but it wasn't

Noticed this in MSE homepage: However, clicking it resulted in this: That's no Joe. Both employees, both with diamond, but different people with separate accounts. Joe did accept the answer,...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
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1 answer
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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 ...
Catija's user avatar
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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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