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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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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 ...
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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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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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Logo is slightly misaligned

Am I the only one, who feels like the logo is slightly misalinged? I think the first angled bar should be moved a little bit to the right, so that both corners are aligned. (pink) I also found out, ...
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What font is used in the Stack Overflow logo?

What font is used in the Stack Overflow logo?
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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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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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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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Can I use Stack Exchange logos on a t-shirt or other apparel?

I happened to notice while on the Super User site that one user's picture shows him wearing a shirt with the Super User logo on it. Interested, I wanted to find out where he got it from. Looking ...
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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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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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Why only 5 different logos available on /about/logos SE page?

On http://stackexchange.com/about/logos, it has download options for only certain logos/icons. Shouldn't this include all the graduated sites logos/icons? I think it should.
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Why is it supposed to be Stack Overflow when the logo is stackoverflow?

I've seen it a number of times, whenever someone types "StackOverflow", someone comes along and corrects it to "Stack Overflow" for trademark reasons. I'm just wondering, if that's the case, then why ...
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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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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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SE data explorer shows bad Ask Ubuntu logo

In the SE data explorer, the Ask Ubuntu logo is shown as: when indeed it should have the "speech-bubble" portion visible. Looking at the image carefully shows that it should(if I am correct) be ...
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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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Uniformity of Logos Between Sites

I noticed this today about the logos between the 4 sites. They all vary in size. Server Fault's logo is 250x48, Super User's logo is 250x60, and the logos for Stack Overflow and Meta are 250x61. I ...
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Free logo on tags of open-source developments until they're filled by paid logos?

This is a follow up of this question after I found out that there is free vote-based advertising for Open Source projects. I was told that logos could be added to tags whenever somebody paid for it. ...
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Using SO, SU, SF Logos and Colour Schemes in Third Party Apps/Tools

I am building an App to access Stackoverflow, I would very much like to use the logo and colour scheme to give users a sense on continuity. But at the same time I don't want people to think it a SO ...
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Why is one stack piece in the Stack Overflow logo slightly off? [closed]

I understand this question has already been asked but in this I have expounded on the issue and explain more unsightly features of the Stack Overflow logo. I'm not sure why but every time I visit ...
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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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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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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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Has anyone made a “social button” for Stack Overflow?

Something along the lines of these: http://blog.lunarpages.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/socialbuttons.png (image is broken) I haven't seen one yet, but if one exists, that would be great.
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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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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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Using logo to make myself a t-shirt

I'm pondering making myself a bobince-inspired SO t-shirt. I'm pretty certain that "Do not use the names or logos owned by Stack Overflow Inc. on any apparel or merchandise without our permission" (...
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Please can we have all the logos? [duplicate]

On the Logos tab of Stack Exchange, it has: Stack Exchange logo Stack Overflow logo Stack Overflow Careers logo Server Fault logo Super User logo I have 3 requests: They may be the highest visited ...
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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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What's up with the SO logo?

Right now the StackOverflow logo is showing as a squished little caveman figure. Has somebody hacked the sstatic.net site? Or is this a regular feature of SO, like Google changing its logo for ...
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What is the relevance of the snow “speech bubble” in Winter Bash?

On the Winter Bash site, the logo has a "speech bubble"> This isn't present instantly but is slowly built up over a few minutes as the snow falls. Is this just for aesthetics or does it have a higher ...
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Some site logos and favicons aren't displayed in Data Explorer

Some site logos and favicons aren't displayed in StackExchange Data Explorer (see screenshots below). The URLs of missing images, e.g. http://sstatic.net/so/img/logo.png, give server errors "404 - ...
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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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Stack Overflow logo on maintenance page has the wrong aspect ratio

Here's the issue: The <img> in question has a height property of 70, when the actual image's height is 61. Note: This is a duplicate of this question which is marked status-complete. However, ...
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Sidebar site logos aren't resized correctly

I recently noticed some ugly aliasing in the sidebar site list: I actually solved this problem before in my SE app (no linky here, that would be bad. It's in my profile). It turns out you can't just ...
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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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Are non-winning logos from the Stack Overflow logo design contest free to use?

I went through the submissions to Stack Overflow's 99designs logo contest and noticed that some of the non-winning logos were very good. Can I use some of them on my website? If so, are they free to ...
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Change logo theme according to important events/holidays?

Similar to Google, but with some important differences: It will be more like adding stuff to the logo, instead of making the logo out of stuff The changes should not take away your attention for more ...