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GENERAL QUESTIONS ABOUT JQUERY ARE OFF-TOPIC. This tag is for questions relating specifically to the use of jQuery, the JavaScript library, in Stack Exchange posts.

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Have an option to permanently switch to the jQuery fallback across all SE sites

Every SE site loads script from Unfortunately, the majority of Google's domains, including, are blocked by GFW. ...
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Data Explorer Query crashes with collation conflict error

I have a website built off my Q & A posted in Stack Exchange sites such as; Ask Ubuntu, Stack Overflow, SE Security, etc. Data Explorer is used to scrape ALL Stack Exchange Q & A I've posted ...
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What am I supposed to do when I get what is probably the "requires external JavaScript" error for the chat domains and SEDE?

I'm suddenly getting this error in my main sites (like SO and MSE) Meta Stack Exchange requires external JavaScript from another domain, which is blocked or failed to load. Retry using another source....
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Can't insert links or images: "Permission denied to access property "apply"" [closed]

For a few days now, I've been unable to insert images or links using the formatting toolbar above the post input textbox. When I press one of these two buttons, I get: Error: Permission denied to ...
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What jQuery versions are used by SE sites?

This is probably an XY problem, but I am focusing on my solution. It's known that China has blocked off all of Google, including where SE loads jQuery library. For some reasons, I ...
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Why is data.SX going out of resources for my no-Joins query? [duplicate]

I'm trying to run the following query on select OwnerUserId as [User Link], sum(case when up > 0 and down = 0 then 1 else 0 end) as socratism from ( select OwnerUserId, ...
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We have updated jQuery to 1.12.4 - please report related bugs here

We have updated the jQuery version that Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange use from version 1.7.1 to 1.12.4 today (Tuesday, September 27, 2016). jQuery is an infrastructure library, and we've been ...
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Why does Stack Exchange use such an old version of jQuery? (1.7.1) [duplicate]

When I Use the Retire.js Chrome plugin I get a warning that the jQuery 1.7.1 (from November 2011) included on Stack Exchange is vulnerable to 'Selector interpreted as HTML' (jQuery bug 11290) Besides ...
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Download Stackoverflow's Graph [duplicate]

I like the Stackoverflow's graph to visualize the data, Do you know where I can retrieve the source code? Thank you!
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background animation colors for answers and comments

It seems that on most every site on the network it is the same animation background color when going to an answer or comment link. It seems that only the three trilogy sites have different animation ...
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Setting a profile in stackoverflow [duplicate]

Is there anyway that I can set up my profile in stackoverflow so when ever someone asks a question about jQuery, I will receive the question in my email so I can answer it?. Its easy rather than ...
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Filter out results and answers that involve jQuery [duplicate]

Is there any easy way in Stack Overflow to filter out all solutions that involve jQuery. Due to licensing restrictions I only want to view solutions that use pure JavaScript.
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Fall back to local jQuery in case Google CDN fails to serve it [duplicate]

I was clicking around Meta Stack Overflow earlier and suddenly ran into a page with a big red error message at the top, "Meta Stack Overflow requires external JavaScript from another domain, ...
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Wandering drop down when adding filter in review queues

I just noticed this when I was trying to add a filter to the review queue: Steps to reproduce: Open any review queue Click 'filter' and select the 'Tag' textbox Type in a tag and quickly hit enter (...
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How does the StackOverflow About page animate itself?

How to make a web page like the StackOverflow About page? I basically want to know what web technology is used to animate the elements as the user scrolls down to that particular place in the page? ...
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Is it bad form to answer a jquery question with a plugin? [closed]

When a question is asked relating to to jQuery to begin with, is recommending an existing plugin that does exactly what the OP is trying to do appropriate? Why re-invent the wheel for basic stuff? ...
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Should we answer with a jQuery solution when the question only indicates Javascript? [closed]

Similar to this question but not quite the same. What are people's thoughts about posting a jQuery solution as an answer to a question, when the question doesn't indicate jQuery, only Javascript? My ...
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Guidance on recently added jquery tag, jquery-jtable [closed]

Question: I recently added a new jquery-jtable tag and started re-tagging related questions accordingly. Is this right? Should I proceed? Background: I often search for stray questions tagged JTable. ...
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Why doesn't Stackoverflow use a jquery fallback [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add a fallback for jQuery in case it fails to load from Google's CDN In the case of Google's CDN for jquery going down (which happens every so often) SO becomes unusable. ...
Adam Merrifield's user avatar
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Load jQuery from Stack's CDN if Google's CDN is blocked (or always)

Google's CDN is nice, but it's not 100% reliable for all users. It occasionally fails to load for me. Other users have had trouble with it due to sloppily-configured networks, and some may prefer to ...
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Update site to jQuery1.7.2

Currently SE uses jQuery v1.7.1, but 1.7.2 is out with a few more bug fixes. 1.7.2 is out on the Google CDN now.
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jQuery on blogoverflow should be served from CDN

On most Stack Exchange sites, jQuery is served from the Google CDN: <script type="text/javascript" src=""> </script> On ...
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6k views blocked by OpenDNS. Confirmation?

Can anybody confirm that is blocked by OpenDNS' phishing filter? I'm asking because Stack Overflow (and maybe all others in the network) loads jQuery from this domain.
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When is SO going to upgrade their jQuery version? [closed]

When is jQuery going to get updated to the latest version? The event.layerX and event.layerY are broken and deprecated in WebKit. They will be removed from the engine in the near future. messages ...
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Create StackExchange site to specifc jQuery-Use questions?

I could notice an incredibly high amount of jQuery questions regarding very specific uses of Jquery, like: I got this html and I want to do Foo, how? or This is my code, why it does not work?. Makes ...
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What does Stack Overflow use for the inbox and user popup?

When you click on Stack Exchange or the down arrow next to your name, a popup comes up. Is this a jQuery plugin that does this? One of the tooltip plugins? I assume it's not a dialog plugin, ...
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What is the control that is being used in the "Tags" section of Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use the tag textbox script? What is the control that is being used in the Stack Overflow site for the Tags sections when you are asking a question. I need a ...
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What does Stack Overflow use to keep track of edits?

I am wondering how Stack Overflow keeps track of edits. Does anyone know how it is done? I am talking about the characters added, etc. I think Stack Overflow uses this Javascript diff algorithm: ...
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Reasoning behind selecting jQuery versus other JS libraries [closed]

I am interested in finding how the Stack Overflow team came to decide on jQuery as its JavaScript library/toolkit. I am currently working with a development "framework" which supports Dojo natively, ...
Ed Schembor's user avatar
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Does JavaScript and jQuery mean the same thing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it okay to post answers using libraries/frameworks/extensions not already mentioned? When is “use jQuery” not a valid answer to a JavaScript question? Why do 90% of people ...
sitifensys's user avatar
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StackOverflow disables jQuery if you post a code snippet with a jQuery reference

I posted this snippet of code as an answer to a question on StackOverflow: <script src="" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"&...
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Why am I not able to upvote, downvote, format, comment, etc. on Stack Overflow?

I am not able to upvote, downvote, format code or even insert comments on SO. There is a JavaScript or jQuery error, I think. Firefox's error console of says "$ is not defined."
Shakti Singh's user avatar
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what jquery plugins does stackoverflow use when you highlight over tags in a question

it now seems to allow you to add to interested or add to ignore when you highlight over that tag. Does anyone know what plugin is used to do that ?
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StackOverflow, what is done to page elements to fade out "ignored" tags?

I have set up a fair amount of ignored tags on SO, and after installing gleebox for Chrome, and finding the SO selector for it, I thought about trying to modify it to only highlight questions with ...
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Are SO and InPrivate Filtering supposed to work well together?

IE8 has an adblocker built in. It is called InPrivate Filtering (not to be confused with InPrivate browsing a.k.a. porn mode). I have InPrivate Filtering on by default, and it did not interfere with ...
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How does SO implement the notification bar? [closed]

I'd like to add a SO-like notification bar to a web page...I'm sure its simple but it's probably been implemented 100 times over by someone. I'm looking for a jQuery plugin. Any links? (or even code!)
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