Questions tagged [left-nav]

For questions about the left navigation bar which was introduced in mid-2018 as part of overall responsive design.

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Left nav, responsive design, and theming next steps

Those interested can now opt-in to beta testing new themes across the network. More details in Opt in to beta testing new themes In the post entitled Ch-ch-ch-changes: Left nav, responsive design, &...
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Hide Left nav everywhere with a global preference

We have rolled out a change to make the "Hide left navigation" preference global. This means that changing the preference on any site will change it for all sites. We will also be making the "enable ...
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Left nav is now sticky

We've updated the left nav so that it is now sticky. We are planning to add this ability to scroll the left nav independently, but that will be added later since it shouldn't be needed by anyone ...
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How can I remove or hide the left navigation bar?

Can I remove the navigation bar as this is distracting and clutters the site especially on Stack Overflow.
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Please don't sidebar me

In the blog post Updating Navigation for Stack Overflow, Enterprise, and Stack Exchange Sites the term "information architecture" is used to justify the inclusion of a new section for all Stack ...
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Why do we have two sidebar columns instead of combining them into one?

I know that SE is committed to both left nav and responsive design, and I'm not trying to disrupt that. The main reason the new design isn't working well for me is that the new left nav combines with ...
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Add a “back to top” link

The left-nav is great - I like it, users who don't can disable it. Perfect world. Now it's stickied it's always there too, which is really useful. When I'm navigating in areas not directly linked to ...
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My concerns regarding the new left navigation

Here are a few thoughts of mine about the new sidebar appearing on SO: There's "Home", then there's "Stack Overflow", but the latter doesn't take you to the homepage. It instead takes you to /...
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Hidden left nav looks weird (blue linkish design)

Previously the left nav hidden in the topbar had the same black layout as the uncollapsed nav. However recently they turned into some strange bluish/link color. I don't think this is intentional: ...
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Checkbox doesn't disable left nav

In my Preferences, I have checked Hide left navigation When you check this box, the left navigation will no longer be pinned to the left of the page. but the left nav bar is still there on all ...