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Questions tagged [logo]

Use this tag for questions about the logos of Stack Exchange and its sites, and their usage, design, and display.

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Why does the Stack Overflow logo lean to the right? [closed]

Why does it have to overflow in a direction? And why to the right? Who was the person behind the logo design? Maybe he/she can answer this.
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Posting a site URL in chat results in old logos

When posting a link to a site's homepage in chat, the link automatically oneboxes to the site's logo. However, I discovered a couple of related bugs with it. First, the logo for beta sites has been ...
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What is this strange diamond logo on my Stack Exchange cap?

Today, I received some swag (thanks!). One of the items was a cap, and I was puzzled by the logo on it. I've never seen it before, but it's related to the Stack Exchange logo as it seems to have the ...
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Stack Overflow and Super User icons for use in Windows 7's taskbar with Prism

I use Stack Overflow, Super User and Server Fault every day, so I have them pinned to my Windows 7 taskbar with Prism, a web application that lets you use websites like they're normal Windows ...
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Why do some StackExchange sites have a nice logo and others a simple speech bubble with 2 letters?

From my Stack Exchange sites: Nice logos Simple boring logos Why is that? Not enough questions or people joined to the site Nobody did design a cool logo Other reason
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What are the requirements for a (beta) site logo?

Someone on Sustainable Living SE proposed to hold a 'new logo' contest so we can make the beta site a bit more distinct and recognizable. From this Meta post I understood that Stack Exchange sites can ...
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Imprints / Logos for the Sites

I'm looking for an imprint / logo / whatever to use in order to link to online profiles in a site I'm working on. I noticed that careers.stackoverflow.com has a logo image with a white background ...
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Logo not vertically centered within header on several Stack Exchange sites

The logo below the top bar on several sites is no longer vertically centered within the header bar. Affected sites: Webmasters (I'm a moderator there and it has been bugging me for a month or so) ...
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Site logo in “Bounty Grace Period Started” email is distorted

The logo of the site where the bounty question is asked appears to be distorted in comparison to the text, when reading the mail: Same issue in landscape orientation.
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Change MSE logo in bounty email notifications

In the past, bounty email notifications from MSE had the general Stack Exchange logo: This is fine. However, today I noticed a change which doesn't look good: The transparent logo doesn't ...
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How are the icons for each Stack Exchange community chosen?

I noticed some communities have their own icon (logo) while other just have a generic one with the first letter of the community. Here's an example : Coffee and 3D Printing communities have a ...
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UX consistency across SE sites with the new layout / theme

This is somewhat related to this question, which asks about the point of the Stack Exchange logo in the top bar. There's a rather frustrating experience when navigating between Stack Overflow and ...
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Vector format logos of SE sites? [duplicate]

There are vector logos for five of the sites: https://stackoverflow.com/company/logos. I was wondering if there were also vector logos for the other sites that are available for download? (I am ...
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Why is Stack Exchange logo written as StackExcha'r'ge?

The Stack Exchange logo displayed in the top left is written as Stack Excharge. Why? Is it done purposefully or a bug?
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Approved icons / 'media pack' for linking *to* stack exhange sites from external sites?

I would imagine this has been asked before but perhaps I'm using the wrong search terms. I'd like to link to Korean Language Stack Exchange from an external website - to make this link recognisable I'...
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Use SVG version of SE logo

This is the view of the login screen (when not logged in): The Stack Exchange logo is a blurry PNG version at that scale. The font size is also different to the surrounding text. Why is this version ...
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Yellow background for Stack Exchange icon in Winter Bash 2017 logo is too distracting

The logo of Winter Bash 2017 looks like this: I find the yellow background very distracting, and I even clicked it expecting a menu or at least some link. But it's just part of the logo. Can this ...
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Stackexchange.com uses a raster logo

Small nitpick, but Stack Exchange's logo is a raster, whereas almost every SE site uses a vector logo (including Meta SE). It's more strange considering Stack Exchange Inc. provides users with a ...
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Incorrect site icons on Hot Network Questions [duplicate]

The questions listed under Hot Network Questions each have a little icon representing their exchange (a "P" for "Parenting", a speech bubble for "Meta", etc.) -- but recently these icons are all mixed ...
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Wrong icons in the “hot network questions” column

Currently the "hot networks" column is showing wrong icons for some, but not all of the sites. (The URLs linked to have the correct site). It seems to happen only on some sites -- I see it on ...
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What's the process to change a site logo?

Who is responsible for defining a site logo? I mean, there are moderators of the site that define it, or stackexchange defines it?
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Stack Overflow and Stack Overflow Meta logo is offset in IE10

I know IE will be gone soon, but not soon enough. There are still some who will choose not to update to IE11. Here are some screenshots: Stack Overflow: Stack Overflow Meta
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Where can I find image files of Stack Exchange sites' logos?

I like to use Google Chrome's Speed Dial extension for my main bookmarks, which include a lot of SE sites. I can link to image files in Speed Dial to make its buttons look nicer. Is there a specific ...
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Area 51's logo is a low-res raster

Area 51's logo uses a raster image, which is low-res at larger displays: whereas Area 51 Discussions uses a vector graphic, which does not pixelate no matter the display: Shouldn't Area 51 use a ...
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How is an icon for a site created or added to that site?

If I created an icon for a site on SE, how could it become the official one? (Instead of the light-blue speech bubble with initials in it)
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A more “meta” logo? [closed]

I think that the Meta logo does not reflect its "meta" nature. What about something like that instead: Or or, as suggested by random, something more ouroboros such as: Any other ideas?
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Can click very far to the right of a beta site logo

I have checked a few beta sites and they are all like this. When you click on "Puzzling beta" it takes you to the site's front page. But you can move your mouse very far to the right of it (as far ...
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Why is there transparent text over the logo here on Meta?

When selecting something on a page, I noticed this oddity: (to reprodce press CTRL+A) On closer inspection, I saw there's indeed the text "Meta Stack Exchange" inside the logo placeholder, with ...
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Meta logo is not properly clickable? [duplicate]

The logo displayed at the top of each SE site is designed to link to the respective site's homepage. This works fine on most SE sites, except Meta SE. For some reason, the logo is only clickable on ...
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All Stack Exchange site logos are showing up as the 3D Printing one REDUX

All Stack Exchange site logos are showing up as the 3D Printing one This bug just started showing up for me again; I noticed it on both computer and phone.
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Pinned tabs show the Stack Exchange logo on Chrome but not on Safari [duplicate]

I use Safari Version 10.0.2 (12602.3.12) and Chrome Version 55.0.2883.75 (64-bit) on macOS Sierra 10.12.2 Beta (16C53a).
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May I create a T-shirt with Stack Overflow logo?

The possible duplicate of Using logo to make myself a t-shirt is still unanswered. I have read the Trademarks Guideline, but I'm unable to figure out whether I as an individual am wearing T-Shirts ...
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Icons of Meta.SE and Stack Apps have gone missing

I was just looking at someone's list of accounts (e.g., here's mine) and noticed that the icon next to the "Meta Stack Exchange" account is showing the "broken image" sign instead of the correct icon (...
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SharePoint site logo is too black in Hot Network Questions sidebar

The logo of SharePoint site is just too black in the sidebar: Can this please be changed to something else, e.g. bright blue? (#D1EBFF in my example) Worth to mention, that on retina display ...
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Can I use a Spoof/Parody version of the StackOverflow logo?

So I've been looking around the communities Meta StackOverflow and Meta StackExchange, but wasn't able to find something that I think directly answers my concern. I've made a simple design that is ...
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Stack Overflow logo on the mobile login screen is outdated

When I open the Stack Exchange iOS app (v1.4.5), I notice something rather peculiar: Compare this to: It appears that on mobile, the stacks are overflowing too much. That is, it's using the old logo....
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All Stack Exchange site logos are showing up as the 3D Printing one

This just started happening on non-meta sites: Meta Stack Exchange's logo in the "Featured on Meta" section seems to have been replaced with some site's logo. Mousing over the icon does produce "Meta ...
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Ask Ubuntu logo partially invisible on Data.SE [duplicate]

Yeah, this hasn't been patched since 2012 [SE data explorer shows bad Ask Ubuntu logo ]
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Chat homepage logo hard to read

On the site page of the chat the logo of StackExchange is hard to read: If you look close, you see that there is a logo, but you need to loop very close to read it. I suggest we add a border to the ...
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StackOverflow logo broken download link

I would like to download the StackOverflow logo in a vector file format. I found a download link for the logo in the EPS format at https://stackoverflow.com/company/logos, but it is 404'ing. As a ...
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Meta SE header banner contains the old Stack Overflow logo icon

This is the MSE banner background: Note the Stack Overflow logo contains 6 overflowing bars. Here's the current Stack Overflow icon: DISCREPANCY ALERT! All out-of-date icons: Stack Overflow - ...
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Meta Stack Overflow logo is hardly visible in the app Sites list

The icon of Meta Stack Overflow is hardly visible in the iOS app on the dark background. Can there be done anything to fix this?
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Legal use of an inverted (altered) version of the Stack Overflow logo

I would like to put an inverted version of the Stack Overflow logo on a site with black background. Is this allowed? The trademark guidance states: Do not distort or alter our logo in any way. ...
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SO Blog icon has partial white background when tab is inactive

When you open a tab on the StackOverflow (company) blog, and switch to another tab, the icon has a partial white background: Firefox (Most obvious) - note the difference between that and the normal ...
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Amazon logo in oneboxed Amazon links is pixelated

When I post a link to an Amazon product page in chat, the Amazon logo in the onebox is very fuzzy: Can someone increase the resolution of the Amazon logo?
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Involve users in designing Stack logos?

The stack communities is what makes Stack Exchange unique and great. Yet it is really disturbing to see the same logo design (blue message box) used for more than one community for a long time (until ...
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How was the iconic Stack Overflow emblem born?

I didn't see a question about this anywhere so I decided to ask it. I anticipate an answer like "it best represents the site name," which is all right, but I'm sort of looking for an in-depth look at ...
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'1 new item in your Stack Exchange inbox' email doesn't have a working logo for Area51!

You can see the alt text is shown instead of the image^^. The image points to http://area51.stackexchange.com/img/apple-touch-icon.png and that is Page Not Found. I can't find the actual URL... The ...
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White logos with transparent backgrounds are problematic [duplicate]

A year ago, I posted this question (s/question/bug report) to UX Meta. Today, I checked in to see if the issue has been fixed (it hasn't), and I've found that at least one other site (Pro Webmasters) ...
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What are the rules on using the Stack Overflow logo?

I want to use the Stack Overflow logo as an image on a blog post about this site. What are the rules on using it? Can I use it in any way? Can I chop the words out and just use the image, or must I ...