Questions tagged [logo]

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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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What is the significance of the font-choice for “Meta”?

The original trilogy all use the same distressed serif font for "meta". Does anyone know the significance of this font choice, when all of the rest of the design on the main trilogy sites is clean, ...
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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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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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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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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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Some site logos are hardly visible in the app sites list

The icon of Meta Stack Overflow is hardly visible in the iOS app on the dark background. This transcends the importance of meta, potentially affecting even sites themselves. It is already ...
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The Academia logo is missing in chat.stackexchange.com

When you visit the site specific chat site for Academia the logo seems to be missing on the cdn. This is the html surrounding that image: <div id="hlogo"> <div id="header-logo"> ...
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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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What's the font used in Meta Stack Exchange logo?

The font used in Meta Stack Exchange exists or it was made specially for the site? If it exists, what's the font name? Thanks. Here's the logo itself:
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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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non transparent favicon for Stack Exchange Data Explorer

I just noticed that the favicon for Stack Exchange Data Explorer is not transparent. I don't think it was intentional as all other favicons on the SO sister sites are actually transparent. Shot of ...
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Official resource to download Stack Exchange site logos [duplicate]

Is there an official resource from where high resolution logos for the various Stack Exchange network websites can be obtained? I am talking about logos of network sites that are launched and have a ...
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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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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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API Logos Always Display Stack Overflow Logo

No matter which API domain which is visited, the Stack Overflow logo is displayed instead of either 1) the site logo, or 2) the Stack Apps logo. For example, http://api.serverfault.com/1.0/help does ...
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Can we print the SE logo by ourselves? [duplicate]

I've organised unofficial SOru event several month ago: Неофициальная встреча в Москве 22 Марта в 19:00. I've wanted to print SOru logo on T-shirts and give them to members, but CM told me that SO is ...
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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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How did Jeff Atwood come up with his gravatar logo image with the black and white spiky haired guy? [closed]

I always wondered where Jeff Atwood got his logo from or if it was created from scratch where the inspiration came from.
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What are the guidelines or constraints for proposed Logos for Area51 sites?

When we propose new Logos on our Beta sites - what are the constraints on it? Maximum dimensions, colors, etc? There must be some limits, but the only closely relevant Questions I have found(...
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Should Stack Exchange sites use time-sensitive themed icons or images?

Should Stack Exchange sites use time-sensitive themed icons or images, like Google does with its Google Doodles?
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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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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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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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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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If the meta site is for the entire family of sites, shouldn't the name/logo be changed?

It's a little confusing that the logo says "meta stackoverflow" but the site serves as a discussion site for StackOverflow, ServerFault, and SuperUser. Shouldn't this site get a name and logo that ...
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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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Will the community be able to create and choose logo and Theme for StackExchange sites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Who designs the logos for Area 51 proposals? Will all Stack Exchange sites look the same? In case it's not been planned or proposed already: It would be nice if in the pre-...
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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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New logo for the blog in the side bar [duplicate]

The logo for the blog in the sidebar is the same as the logo for Meta.SE (here): Please could a new logo be used here? While it isn't a massive issue, it does momentarily confuse me, and the blog is ...
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Alternate logo for Chat room footers

Can we have alternate logos for the Chat rooms? As far as I can tell, these all look ok Tex Super user Server fault Meta SO These look reasonable, but show some compression artefact Workplace IT ...
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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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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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Where can I get the Stack Overflow logo with minimum 300 DPI?

How can I get the Stack Overflow logo with minimum 300 DPI resolution?
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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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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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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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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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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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Tag logos - A good idea? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do icons on the tags mean? Android has a logo, IOS doesn't. Are tag logos even a good idea, seeing as the low number of logos?
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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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What does the “B” in the Web Applications beta logo stand for? [closed]

Is it "B" as in "Beta"? (Yes, I get know that it's not the permanent logo - I'm just curious why it was chosen as the temp one.) I didn't commit, so if this is explained somewhere on the WebApps ...
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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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What fonts does the StackOverflow logo use? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What font is used in the Stack Overflow logo? What fonts does the StackOverflow logo use? I'm just being curious.
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Add a 1px outline to site logos

Would it be possible to add an outline to the logos of Stack Exchange websites? I am using the Stack Overflow Dark user style, and it makes the Super User logo mostly unreadable, and the text of the ...
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Why isn't the Stackexchange logo posted on the ASP.NET Get Started Page?

On the ASP.NET Get Started Page (See the logo in the Customer Section), we can see that Stack Overflow is one of ASP.NET main clients. They didn't include the Stack Exchange logo instead which ...
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There's something wrong with the blog logo

That's actually quite noticeable on the high-resolution screens, the bottom part of the logo is creeping farther than the others. Go to the http://blog.stackexchange.com Look at the logo: Look a ...
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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 ...
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Careers 2.0 logo is wrong

The logo with the space shuttle, the one that tries to imply going up, UP and to the SKY!!! Is wrong, as the space shuttle program is currently grounded. Can we change it, may be to one of the Soviet/...