Questions tagged [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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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 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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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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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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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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Why are only five different logos available on the '/about/logos' Stack Exchange page?

On https://stackoverflow.com/company/logos, there are 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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What font is used in the Stack Overflow logo?

What font is used in the Stack Overflow logo?
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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 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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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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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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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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Can we pitch in to get HowToGeek a different logo?

So, now that HowToGeek is part of the league of justice, we often see the website discussed, often with some reference to the HowToGeek logo: The terrible, terrible logo. It's terribly composed, ...
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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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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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Can we make the logo a little bigger on the Stack Overflow hoodie?

I recently bought a Stack Overflow Hoodie. When I bought it, I expected the logo to be a little bigger.... It's a $30 sweatshirt with a logo on it that is barely 3 inches wide, and about half an inch ...
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Where can I get a vector Stack Overflow logo?

Is there any vector logo file for Stack Overflow that is openly available? I could use it to make some wallpapers.
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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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Why is the logo used on the Stack Exchange data explorer different from the standard Stack Exchange logo?

Here is the standard Stack Exchange logo: Now here is the one used on the Data Explorer: As you can see, the text is a different font and the 3D styles on the speech bubble are different in each ...
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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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How does a stack overflow?

The stackoverflow.com logo suggests a certain description of a stack overflow. I don't mean to say that logos must be correct in what they depict. The logo is perfectly all right as a logo. But how ...
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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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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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Why is Area 51 showing the Stack Overflow logo on Site Stats?

We see site stats on the home page of beta sites. Below the site stats, we have two more options to show the stats in detail. Area 51 Stack Exchange Previously, the Area 51 showed a Area 51 logo ...
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Is it possible to put a Stack Overflow icon on my business card?

I've been perusing questing regarding the use of the Stack Overflow icon, but I'm a bit stumped on this one. I am designing a business card, and I want to put logos of all the sites I am connected on (...
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Why is the SO logo in the new accounts tab darker than the original one?

A few days ago I noticed that the accounts tab is restyled (which made it clearer, by the way). However, the Stack Overflow logo shown there is darker than the original one on Stack Overflow: Is this ...
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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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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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Apps with Stack Overflow logo on Chrome Web Store and Android Market

I'm developing a Google Chrome extension based on Stack Exchange APIs and it's almost finished. I'm just thinking about my logo and I found a lot of apps on Chrome Web Store and Android Market with ...
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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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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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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 while ...
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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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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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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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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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The EPS version of the Stack Exchange logo isn't available (404)

I'm trying to download the EPS version of the Stack Exchange logo from here: http://stackexchange.com/about/logos but I get a 404 page. Same goes for the other EPS logos. Can this be fixed?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...