Questions tagged [mobile-web]

For questions about the mobile versions of Stack Exchange sites. For questions about the mobile apps, use the [android-app] and the [ios-app] tags as needed. Since the new responsive design will eventually replace the mobile version, bugs and feature request are unlikely to be fixed/implemented.

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Mobile website mistakenly double-counts users who've earned a given badge more than once

Some of the badges can be awarded multiple times to a same user, badges like Great Question, Great Answer, Famous Question etc., In the badge page, we can see how many times the badge was awarded to ...
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Comments from OP have a different font size than comments from others [duplicate]

Comments from OP have a different font size than comments from others. Example from How can one get the clipboard menu item in the contextual menu in Gmail's compose email field?: Tested on ...
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When viewing own profile in mobile theme, “People Reached” showing even when empty

Using the mobile version of the website in Chrome. In some of the communities, when going to my profile, can read "People Reached" tells you how many people found your posts here while searching ...
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I can't turn off the new mobile chat interface even though the option is not activated in Preferences

Referring to this post about being forced to use the new mobile interface. In the Answer, we are told to go to our chat preferences and make sure that checkbox is not activated. The OP says it was ...
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Can't turn off the mobile chat interface in iPad [duplicate]

Back in October I asked about turning off the mobile chat interface on my iPad. At that time, it was sufficient to choose "full site" from the menu to turn it off. Sometime over the past few days, ...
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Why am I forced to use the newest chat interface?

When logging into chat-stackexange I am presented with this message: The new mobile version of chat is now the default mobile version on devices that support it. Unlike the classic (okay, ...
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Clicking on full site loads mobile chat again

I was switching from mobile chat to full site to upload an image on chat room on my mobile. Clicking on full site still gives mobile chat after a page refresh. I tried several times but the result ...
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No feedback for delete problems on mobile site

I’ve noticed a number of issues with casting delete votes from mobile. The common thread is a failure to notify the user of problems with the vote. I’ve seen it in the following situations: trying to ...
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Are mobile browsers still too inaccurate to show vote counts?

Right now vote counts are not shown on the mobile theme. I read from an old post show vote count on the mobile theme, that is was because some old mobile browsers were too inaccurate. An answer to ...
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Gold tag badge icon missing in post notice on mobile web

Gold tag badge is missing in the post notices on mobile web view. Post reference Screenshot for reference:
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Knitting on mobile missing some colours

I asked a question how to start knitting on Winterbash site. How do I start Winterbash knitting on mobile?. One answer gave a way to use in landscape mode. It worked. But some colours are cropped out....
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Why is it not easy to find the help center on the mobile versions?

I found other posts that suggest making the help center easier to find but they're quite different. For example, this one and this one are discussing the full version. This one is quite old and was ...
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No link to tag wiki page found in mobile browser view of tag

In the "Request Desktop Site" view of https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/x86 there is a link titled "Learn more…" that links to https://stackoverflow.com/tags/x86/info On the same page in the ...
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Should stackexchange sites be differentiated on mobile?

I sometimes use the mobile version of SE websites and, with the exception of stackoverflow.com and meta.stackoverflow.com, all SE sites seem to render with the same generic stackexchange theme. Could ...
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Vote to delete via mobile web doesn't check for duplicates

I've just voted to delete this question even though it's used as the original question for a duplicate, namely this one. The popup informing you that it can't be deleted isn't shown on the (old) ...
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Mobile Firefox is not supported?

Just found a new article in the help center: What browsers do we support? And it contains link to Browserlist. I don't see mobile Firefox here. Was it by mistake or this browser is not supported?
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Add a reply to comment button or @ autocompletion when using Chrome on Android

Currently there is no comment button or @ autocompletion when writing a comment in reply to another comment on Stack Exchange for mobile Chrome on Android. It would be a good time saver to have this ...
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Use the non-mobile chat interface on iPad

My main site is Stack Overflow, where I'm a member of a couple of chat rooms and RO of one of them. When chatting I'm usually at my iPad, for which I have a keyboard and use the device in "landscape" ...
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Is there an equivalent of the iOS app feed for the mobile website?

On the iOS app, when you select the menu button, on of the options besides selecting a specific SE site, is “Feed”. This shows some suggested questions to check out plus recent responses to comments ...
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“enter at least *undefined* characters” when about to comment in the mobile site [duplicate]

When you want to leave a comment in the full site, initially there is the text: enter at least 15 characters However, in the mobile version of the site, it shows: enter at least undefined ...
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Possible bug filtering questions on mobile UI

There is a bug in the SO questions page. If I go to the questions page and click on a tag to filter for a subject and try to sort the questions by unanswered (e.g. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
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Can SE add Progressive Web App (PWA) support?

With app development frozen, there have slowly been issues popping up about their continued use (e.g. The SE Android app has not been working for half a year, and Stack Overflow app not loading ...
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Posts reaching 1000 downvotes don't get truncated to kilos on mobile web

On mobile web (Chrome 75.0 for Android), a post reaching a score of -1,097 sees its score overlapping the vote arrow: This should probably read -1.1k, like the post above (positively upvoted).
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Signing up just doesn’t work on per-site metas on mobile web, but redirects correctly responsive/desktop

Ok this is weird: I was on Computer Science Meta. I wanted to make an account. So I clicked “sign up”, taking me to http://cs.meta.stackexchange.com/users/signup?ssrc=site_switcher&returnurl=...
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'Sort by' options hidden by header on mobile web

I've just come across this curio on the Full Site on Mobile. When I tap the 'more' button for ordering posts, I can't see the top. I assume it's stuck behind the header which must have a higher z-...
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Can’t “request desktop” in mobile Safari

Whenever I tap on “request desktop site” in mobile Safari it just reloads the current page but doesn’t switch to the full site. (I don’t use any other mobile browsers so I don’t know if any others ...
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Text nodes directly inside spoilers are broken in mobile view

This answer on puzzling.SE looks rather weird in the mobile view: Click to enlarge. Notice how some of the text that's supposed to be hidden inside the spoiler is actually shown above the "click to ...
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On mobile site, when editing a question, I get told that it shouldn’t be mostly code and that it is an answer

Suggesting an edit adding code formatting to the code in a question, I got this error message Oops! Your answer couldn't be submitted because: It looks like your post is mostly code; please ...
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Why is the “copy link” option not available in mobile web view of “share” popup?

The "copy link" option is available in the "share" popup of the browser version, but it is not available in the mobile web view. Can the "copy link" option be added in the mobile web view too? ...
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Empty comment field has notice “enter at least undefined characters”

When I open a new comment field, but before I have entered anything, next to the Add Comment button it says "enter at least undefined characters". When entering something then deleting all of it, the ...
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Add comment link disappears after deleting the last comment on a post on mobile

To reproduce: Find a post with no comments Add a comment Delete the comment Now unable to add a comment as the "Add comment" link disappears at the same time as the comment. Refreshing the page ...
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Mobile site doesn't distinguish colors between rewarding and already-rewarded bounties

On this question, I have a 200-reputation bounty active. To reward it, I would click here next to the answer: However, it looks like this on mobile: Unlike on desktop, there isn't a color or bolding ...
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No feedback for impossible action on mobile

Chrome 75.0.3770.143 on Android 8.0.0 on moto e5 play When I try to perform an impossible action on a mobile SE site, there is no feedback. For example, if I lose network connection after loading a ...
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There shouldn't be a > in the mobile site's privilege tracker

On the mobile site, the privilege tracker has a ">" symbol in front of the number of reputation points necessary: This is inaccurate. As soon as this user has exactly 10 reputation, they will have ...
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Mobile site shows wrong numbers when tracking privileges

This is my activity page on the mobile site: A zoom in on the privilege tracker: So it says that when I have more than 1,300 reputation, I'll get the privilege. Sounds correct, right? Let's just hop ...
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Show tag descriptions when asking a question?

I am a user of English Language SE, but I think this question might apply throughout the site. Often new users (but not always new users) will add tags which aren't really relevant to the question. ...
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Bugs when viewing comments as a logged-out user in mobile view

A few bugs happens when viewing comments by using the mobile view of Stack Exchange sites, as an anonymous user. Bug #1 The first is about the "add a comment" link missing. When not logged-in, if a ...
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Badge Display Chooser badges incorrect color and not sticky

With rev 2019.7.1.34183 the chooser for showing the manner in which our badges are to be displayed was changed from tabs to dropdown selector. On main Meta (with rev 2019.7.2.34187) it works correctly,...
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Discrepancy between Mobile and Desktop Answer Count [duplicate]

On the Desktop, the "Answer Count" will include deleted questions. Meaning that this Sandbox question with only 3 non-deleted answers will have an Answer Count of 69: However, on Mobile, only non-...
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Mobile site shows users’ total reputation rather than interval reputation

If I go to the mobile site and sort users by reputation by month or other intervals, the page shows their total reputation numbers, rather than their reputation numbers during the interval. The ...
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Inconsistency in image posting between mobile & desktop, mobile is better

When adding an image to a post from the mobile site, the "inline" markdown form: [![alt](url)] is used. This is clean, self-contained, and easy to edit. The desktop site, however, adds the image in ...
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Unable to see site switcher when clicking on the hamburger icon in mobile web

In mobile web, when I click the hamburger icon in the left top corner, instead of opening the site switcher it always redirect to stackexchange.com So unable to see the site switcher from mobile web....
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Alignment issue with icon position in mobile web

There is an alignment issue in the positioning of inbox and achievements dialog box in mobile web. The normal position of the inbox and achievements dialog icons. When clicking on those the icon ...
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Reputation dropdown on mobile is broken

When I try to open my reputation notifications on the responsive design on my phone, I get this: It's really thin, I can't see any of the items in there, and the links are off to the side. It happens ...
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Sometimes user profiles fail to load questions or answers

On the “Profile” tab on users’ pages on the mobile site, sometimes it just completely fails to load questions and answers if you choose to sort by votes: Switching from votes to newest then reloading ...
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Open close dialog at top of question when reviewing on mobile

When reviewing Close Votes on mobile, the close dialog pops up at the bottom of the question, which is an inconvenient location because you need to scroll down. For long questions, you can't even see ...
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Use the wording and links of “you don't have edit privileges” banner from mobile web in the desktop version

Prompted by the comments on this answer. On mobile, when I try to edit a post on a site I don't have edit privileges on, I get this banner: You do not have edit privileges. Your edit will be ...
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The font size on the mobile site for question titles in the list

I'm considering using the mobile site instead of the app that is no longer supported, but the first thing I noticed was that I was squinting to read the question titles in the question list. My phone ...
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Sign up started from mobile web doesn’t allow to upload the profile picture

Actually there’s no mobile view Sign Up page, but if you started sign up process from mobile version of site there’s no option to upload the profile picture. It looks weird. Just spot the difference: ...
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Please replace pages that have responsive design with those versions on mobile

The responsive design is very nice on pages like the homepage (has a theme, more buttons on the top than mobile) and has extra functionality on questions (view votes) and the asking UI (all the ...