Skip to main content

Questions tagged [location]

For questions about the Location field in the user profile, careers/jobs and/or in the User table (SEDE)

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
6 votes
0 answers
85 views

"Save and copy changes to all public communities" only updates the location on the current site [duplicate]

When I try to update my location: and save changes for all communities: The location is saved only on the current site. Is this a bug?
Dev18's user avatar
  • 169
5 votes
1 answer
137 views

Change only 'Location' in my profile and apply to all communities while not changing 'About me' section

I want to change the "Location" in my profile for all my Stack Exchange community sites, but I do not want to change the 'About me' section on each site. If I choose 'Save change just for ...
user67275's user avatar
  • 491
7 votes
0 answers
82 views

Long location is unnecessarily truncated on user's profile page

Really long locations are truncated on users' profile pages. As here, for example: Instead of the full location, it's cut off and the last few characters are replaced by an ellipsis. On the other ...
CDR's user avatar
  • 8,784
4 votes
1 answer
151 views

How do I get the highest posters for a certain tag in a specific country?

I would like to get the user IDs, user names, the number of posts, and the total score for a certain tag for each user in a specific country (sorted in descending order by score). For example, in the ...
abbood's user avatar
  • 383
8 votes
1 answer
156 views

Up-vote frequency per capita ordered by country

As a social experiment, I'm curious to know if users in certain countries up-vote more than others. Maybe the answers help users in some regions more than others, or maybe users in those regions are ...
DV82XL's user avatar
  • 381
3 votes
1 answer
64 views

Is it possible to change country location? [duplicate]

I'm soon moving to a different country and am wondering if it is possible to change the country details in Stack Exchange, if so, how? The option doesn't seem to appear on my profile
Ark Lomas's user avatar
  • 131
34 votes
0 answers
334 views

Why do Stack Exchange sites occasionally request my device location?

I received the following prompt when visiting Math Stack Exchange following a link from Google: The exact URL in my address bar was: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/606375/prove-that-every-...
nanofarad's user avatar
  • 3,185
6 votes
1 answer
75 views

Location auto fill showing old name of a country

When editing my profile and changing the location field, I have accidentally bumped into "Swaziland" still being listed as a country - although the official name as far as I can recall has been ...
Obmerk Kronen's user avatar
11 votes
0 answers
103 views

Location wasn't copied to other sites after pressing "Save and copy changes to all public communities"

On es SO, I changed the Location to Ukhta, Russia Pressed "Save and copy changes to all public communities". On Users page of en SO it shows correctly. But on other sites (e.g. on MSE) it ...
Suvitruf - Andrei Apanasik's user avatar
6 votes
1 answer
83 views

Can't change location in profile

I just went to [Edit Profile & Settings] and by location this is what I saw: And if I hover over it or try to click, I get a red 'no' sign: After reloading the page, it loads properly for a ...
Welz's user avatar
  • 3,673
4 votes
2 answers
359 views

Is it okay to use Emojis in your user profile's location field?

Is it permissible to use Emojis in the field for your location like I do now, or is this not? If it is not permissible, should we have an error message to prevent this?
Youcef LAIDANI's user avatar
-8 votes
1 answer
61 views

Give profile location data a hyperlink to open a map

On the right-hand side of the "Profile" tab of the user profile page is the user's location data (if any), with a "map pin" icon. But it is not an active hyperlink. Can we make the location data a ...
Bohemian's user avatar
  • 9,648
-15 votes
2 answers
88 views

Adding separate column COUNTRY in SE database

Well, there are many contracts or recruiters, who search for candidates by location. StackExchange is of course, one of the good source for finding people, and many people might need to find users by ...
T.Todua's user avatar
  • 596
4 votes
1 answer
53 views

Jobs search seems to be ignoring distance [closed]

Yesterday I noticed that almost all of the jobs in my area disappeared from the usual Jobs search I do. Digging in further, I found that it is completely ignoring the "Distance" field in the search ...
mshildt's user avatar
  • 143
20 votes
2 answers
775 views

Is the Stack Exchange Network blocked in China?

I'm going to China soon, so I want to know whether the Stack Exchange Network is being blocked in China. A lot of useful and great websites are blocked in China, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, ...
Sweeper's user avatar
  • 797
1 vote
0 answers
23 views

Careers: more granular options for distance

When searching for job listings on Stack Overflow Careers, the minimum distance option is 20 miles. This is too far to really do anything to limit the search in London (UK). It would be nice if the ...
Ben's user avatar
  • 111
6 votes
1 answer
60 views

Couldn't sign up on Careers.stackoverflow with my location

I live in Hong Kong, which is a city on its own. Ideally, just "Hong Kong" should work, since it is both a city and a Special Administrative Region under China. Nonetheless, it didn't let me sign ...
Prashanth Chandra's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
70 views

Changing location to "worldwide"

Our current Careers Stack Overflow location says Criteo Europe but I would like to make it "wordwide" as we do operate from the US, Asia, and Europe. This is to give all our visitors an impression of ...
Ibrahim Abu Coulibali's user avatar
7 votes
2 answers
111 views

Can't list a job for Hong Kong because of location handler [closed]

Our address is Unit 2206, 22/F, Wu Chung House, No. 213 Queen’s Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China HK SAR. But service can't parse it and the best option it provides is that: But with this address I can'...
Ilya Belikin's user avatar
8 votes
0 answers
96 views

Weston-super-Mare - incorrect case

Was trying to change my address on Stack Overflow to 'Weston-super-Mare' (UK) and was prompted to use 'Weston-Super-Mare' (note the incorrect case for 'super') Can this be changed in the list of ...
Iain's user avatar
  • 81
5 votes
1 answer
144 views

More job results behind proxy in England

I noticed it several times that there are more results for certain searches on careers when I do the search from behind a proxy (England) than from home (Hungary) Eg I searched python + remote only ...
zeller's user avatar
  • 229
5 votes
1 answer
120 views

Unable to find my name in Users by Country query

I'm just finding my name in the below query which sent by my friend :) https://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/query/53058/top-users-by-country I just entered India. However surprisingly my name ...
Suresh Atta's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
122 views

How many users does SO get from different countries? [duplicate]

Is there a breakdown of SO user distribution? I would like to know how many users SO gets from different countries. This query is not supported in the JSON API unfortunately.
user1477707's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
367 views

Finding specific users by their location and a tag score

I want to see who has the highest score in a specific tag (for example c#) in my country. Is there any query or script for that? I've found this query, but it doesn't work. Can any one take a look at ...
Amin Saqi's user avatar
  • 131
6 votes
1 answer
71 views

Location Context changes country between Jobs and Company Pages

Just noticed this on the UK site. If I go to http://careers.stackoverflow.com/uk/jobs/location/london, I see jobs for London, UK. If I click the Company Pages tab... my location context has been ...
PhilPursglove's user avatar
-8 votes
1 answer
72 views

Two locations suggestion in Profile

It would be good if the profile allowed both Current Location and then Origin. I don't want to be mistaken coming from another country nor I don't want also to mislead someone of my current location ...
Edper's user avatar
  • 85
63 votes
1 answer
494 views

"York" is not in (or anywhere near) Camden, London

No matter how many times I try to update my "Mailing Address" field on my careers.SO profile to my address in "York", complete with my postcode (in York!), upon pressing save it automagically updates ...
Matt's user avatar
  • 16k
12 votes
0 answers
96 views

can I set my location for careers advert

The careers advert in the sidebar, you know the one - more jobs near (your location) I understand that it is detecting my location somehow, however it seems to think I'm based in London when I'm in ...
Nick's user avatar
  • 221
5 votes
0 answers
90 views

Location is automatically updated with reverse look-up, which is wrong

When I enter Trstená, Slovakia into the Location box, it's updated to Trsztena (which is Hungarian name for the town, but it's not used here!). Please make it possible to override the automatic ...
andrewsh's user avatar
  • 151
6 votes
0 answers
133 views

Careers adverts: location not accurate

On the Careers front page, after the featured jobs ads, there is a section jobs near [your location], with a further link to More [your location] jobs. For me, the location it's using is waaaay off ...
Alex KeySmith's user avatar
12 votes
1 answer
140 views

Can't choose a country as a location

While updating my careers profile I've noticed that I can't enter country names anymore as locations where I'm willing to relocate to. The problem is that if I'm willing to relocate o a different ...
Tomas Markauskas's user avatar
21 votes
1 answer
244 views

Obsolete country name on Careers

The Careers site has "Serbia and Montenegro" instead of separate entries for "Serbia" and "Montenegro". Serbia and Montenegro has been broken up since 2006. Since then, Serbia and Montenegro are ...
Shinhan's user avatar
  • 319
15 votes
0 answers
261 views

Careers Relocate to X thinks London is too vague (and displays badly) [closed]

In my employer search options I want to state that I am willing to relocate to London, but apparently that's not specific enough: Sorry, we need a more specific location than 'London, United ...
shanethehat's user avatar
  • 3,129
5 votes
1 answer
121 views

Wrong Country and Province

I've tried to change it a few times, but my profile keeps defaults to IN, United States. It doesn't save the postal code and doesn't seem to want to accept NL, Canada.
CookiesForDevo's user avatar
9 votes
1 answer
1k views

Reputation Distribution by Location

Is there a way to find out the users with the highest reputation, in a given location? For example, I want to know who is the highest-ranking user in Argentina. It'd be interesting to find out the ...
Óscar López's user avatar
11 votes
1 answer
173 views

Careers 2.0 Bug: City of O'Fallon, Illinois Becomes Tjele, Denmark [closed]

When I enter the city of O'Fallon IL (US) as my location, it shows up as Tjele, Denmark in my profile.
Tom Conder's user avatar
8 votes
1 answer
150 views

Careers - can you add UK counties?

When adding a careers advert can you add UK counties? "Berkshire, UK" would yield better results than just "Reading, UK".
digiguru's user avatar
  • 369
2 votes
0 answers
342 views

ability to insist on specific "willing to relocate to"

When doing an employer search for people in my area, if I have the box checked to include people who are willing to relocate to my area, I get lots of people who are willing to relocate, apparently, ...
Jacob Mattison's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
76 views

Looking for users in my region [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to find Stack Overflow users based on an area? I would like to meet up with other Stackoverflow enthusiasts in my region, Boulder CO. I see posts from 2009 ...
Daniel Williams's user avatar
17 votes
1 answer
543 views

The Netherlands Antilles do not exist anymore

Today I noticed to my astonishment that my location was changed from Willemstad, Curaçao to Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles without any intervention. I've changed it back on SO, but I've kept it as ...
user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
84 views

Do I have to change my location in every profile?

I see that the locations were standardized (Location in profile was changed without edit or knowing). Mine is another where the default is wrong, although I am willing to use the suggested option. ...
thursdaysgeek's user avatar
9 votes
3 answers
126 views

Can we have multiple locations?

I have two legal residences. One in the US (Baltimore) and one in The Philippines (Mandaluyong City). It's conceivable that I may start spending 1/3 of the year in Singapore as well. I understand the ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
126 views

Under what circumstances could someone access my account? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does my location in stackoverflow profile change? I'm not to knowledgeable when it comes to OpenID, but I was under the impression it is reliable and secure. Now today I ...
0xC0000022L's user avatar
7 votes
1 answer
183 views

Where is the documentation for the correct format of the user profile's location field?

According to When did I move to Andøy, Norway? and Why does my location in stackoverflow profile change?, there is now an effort to standardize on a canonical format for the location field in a user's ...
Jörg W Mittag's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
104 views

Location in profile changed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does my location in stackoverflow profile change? A screenshot of my profile both on meta and on the main site – in fact, apparently on any site: Now, I’m absolutely, ...
Konrad Rudolph's user avatar
15 votes
1 answer
728 views

Location in profile was changed without edit or knowing

The location on my profile page it has changed from NRW to North Rhine-Westphalia. However, I did not edit that value or field myself. Did someone else change it? Why did it change?
DarkLeafyGreen's user avatar
10 votes
1 answer
317 views

When did I move to Andøy, Norway? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does my location in stackoverflow profile change? If you currently check my profile, it says my location is "Andøy, Norway". I'm sure Andøy, Norway is a lovely place (...
LittleBobbyTables - Au Revoir's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
237 views

Cannot add location/email to careers

I cannot seem to add my location or email. This is a copy of the log from chrome. I've removed my email address. Hopefully this should be of some use. Cheers Tony Request URL:http://careers....
TWith2Sugars's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
43 views

Bug with user page formatting for long locations

On the user page, profile information doesn't render properly when the location is too long: Those lush green fields and unfashionable galactic arms are playing hell with the formatting.
gnostradamus's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
127 views

Suggestion: Careers use my current location [closed]

Modern browsers can share their current geographic location. This could be useful to simplify careers jobs searching.
Wernight's user avatar
  • 123