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Questions tagged [navigation]

Relating to elements such as menus, bars, and links which help users get around the site.

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Making the left navigation more useful

This post is not about the left navigation bar being annoying or something to disable. Unfortunately we do not seem to have a post about suggestions to make the left navigation more useful now that ...
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Border appears on left of question list, even without sidebar [duplicate]

I have disabled the sidebar. However, the annoying left border still remains: Why is this here? It also shows up here on MSE and Programming Puzzles & Code Golf Stack Exchange:
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Rollout of new network site themes

See updated schedule below and updated stock theme As promised (albeit delayed), we are posting site themes for our first group of network sites for comment. The goal here is to allow the community ...
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Better way to quickly find appropriate site?

When I go to StackExchange.com and want to find the appropriate site for my physics question, I immediately think to use the search box at the top of the page labeled "Search all sites". So, I type in ...
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How can I remove or hide the left navigation bar?

Can I remove the navigation bar as this is distracting and clutters the site especially on Stack Overflow.
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New side menu back to header

New side menu can be very handy but is it possible to place it back to the header where it was before on the top? From the visual perspective it seems consume the side part of the page from questions/...
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“Hot Posts” Removal with New Nav?

In the comments to one of the answers under the new nav question, theres a comment about removing the "Hot Posts" from the sidebar, show below. This comment was the first I've heard of it, and I've ...
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Live: Left nav, new theming and responsiveness

We have released left navigation bar, our new theming and a our initial responsive design work on Stack Overflow and Meta Stack Exchange (it's been live on MSO for a week). This work has been in ...
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Responsive site design widens profiles, pushing some info and controls farther to the right

I'm a member of a team on SO, so I have a preview of the responsive design that'll be coming soon to the rest of the network. To reclaim more space, I'm using a Stylish style to shrink the left nav ...
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Change default start page on Stack Overflow

By default stackoverflow.com shows me a page named “Top Questions”, but I would rather see the following: My unanswered questions (to see what’s going on with them) The unanswered questions with my ...
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Ch-ch-ch-changes: Left nav, responsive design, & themes

Thanks everyone for your feedback. The team has responded to feedback in the post Left nav, responsive design, and theming next steps . Check it out. Ch-ch-ch-changes are coming. As you've ...
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Is it possible to create a question tab with my tags? [closed]

I created a list of favorite tags on Stack Overflow. I would like to filter the questions that only have one or more of my tags. I remember there was an option like that before ("+ new tab"), but it ...
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How do users navigate to Meta?

How do you expect users to: Know that a site's meta-site exists (and what it's for)? Find the hyperlink to the meta-site? I know it exists, of course, and how to get there; I'm wondering how (or ...
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New top bar is coming to the Stack Exchange network

Update: See: New top bar next steps and response to feedback I'm the new product manager for the DAG team. I’m excited to announce that the top bar design that has been on Stack Overflow ...
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The maddening brown review number in the navbar displays the wrong number [duplicate]

Currently, the review number does not serve to alert me about review tasks I can perform, only that there are review tasks outstanding. I am already aware that this is a known issue, so I am not here ...
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Link to “All sites” (https://stackexchange.com/sites) shows an error

When navigating to All sites from main page or directly via https://stackexchange.com/sites in Chrome browser, there's an error page displayed with message: ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS Similarily, ...
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Can we have a clear place for the help section in the new layout?

The new layout has been rolled out everywhere. The help section is in the footer It took me a while to figure out it wasn't at the top (and I've been here a while). You have to click on the sites ...
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Download popup will show up when navigating [closed]

I am not sure if it is a problem with Google Chrome, or maybe one of the extensions on my browser. In last month, in many cases when crawling in Stackoverflow or meta site, browser open a download ...
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Drag to “visible tabs” while editing the tab bar on the iOS app

The current design requires you to press the + or - buttons on the left of each tab to make it visible on the menu bar or not while editing on the iOS SE app. The design can be improved if ...
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Winter Bash profile hat?

It seems that the profile in the Winter Bash site doesn't have a hat: Shouldn't it join in the celebration too?
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Feature Request: Add a “My Questions” button at top on stack

I want to have a quick look of the questions I asked on stack. Currently for that I have to go to my profile, find the required stack community and then the question. Is it possible to have a "My ...
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Why do “Badges” have their own tab in the navigation?

I'm talking about the tabs provided in the navigation (menu-bar): "Questions", "Tags", "Users", "Badges", "Unanswered" and "Ask Question". I think "Badges" is a topic in the help center and can be ...
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What percentage of users use the /questions page to view questions?

There are two primary ways to view questions: The questions link (clicking the "questions") The homepage link (clicking the site name icon or from the base url) My question is what the total page ...
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Accessing the Stack Exchange home page from a community page [duplicate]

I am trying to understand how to go to the Stack Exchange homepage from a Stack Exchange community's page. Here's where I want to go: I like this page because it's full of questions. It's exciting. ...
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Two years later: How has moving the Meta link affected Meta usage?

Two years ago the link to a site's Meta was moved from an always-visible position in the top bar to subitems in the help and Site Switcher menus, as part of the top bar redesign progressively rolled ...
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Question disappearing upon page refresh

I would like to point out the bug which I have started to encounter recently: When a new question is asked, a notification is displayed as: "one new question is to this activity" and when I click it ...
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Make it easier & quicker to find relevant Stack Exchange site with tooltips

When browsing https://stackexchange.com/sites you have to click on a tab in order to see what that particular site relates to. While in many cases it's obvious, in many others it isn't (eg. Stack ...
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Why 'Modified — ago' link in home page of SE (ProWebmasters) not navigating to the exact place of the comment?

When I clicked "Modified -- ago" of one of the post in Pro Webmasters, it's navigating the question and not to the exact comment of an answer. But the question URL is passing the ID of that comment. ...
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What is holding back the new navigation from rolling out to graduated sites?

It's high time to bury the old navigation in my opinion. The iteration on the great cheese move appears to have ground to a halt now that MSE, SO and MSO have received the cleaner navigation. I ...
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Weird animation effects in tab bar

When navigating through the app there is a weird animation effect happening on the tab bar. Video: https://youtu.be/JJ5Fl-L0clQ You will need to force it to play in a high quality to see properly ...
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Navigate individual Q&A pages from tag or search Query (maybe with Left/Right Keys?)

Sometimes browsing a tag or search term combination is a good way to get an overview of a subject. But going through the Q&A is a bit labor-intensive because you keep clicking back and forth ...
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I'm getting a big “oops” when clicking on the questions tab

Oddly enough, I'm only getting this when I click on the "questions" tab. I can open links to questions, go to "tags" page, successfully reach the home page by clicking on the logo etc. I'm using ...
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Current tag filter does not get saved when clicking on a Tag

I opened this question about the same issue after the first iteration of the New Navigation, and it was fixed. With the second iteration of the New Navigation, this problem is back and it is driving ...
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Control+click does not open pages in a new tab

On this page: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/new/haskell?show=all&sort=newest, control+clicking the new, popular and need answers tabs opens the pages in the same tab instead of in a new tab. ...
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In Featured tabs, why does the page title use “Bounty” when a tag is selected, but “Featured” without a tag selected?

Without a tag selected, the (main) Featured tab uses "Featured" in the page title, however with a tag selected the page title uses "Bounty" instead. For example: The page title for the main ...
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Linkify site name to navigate to landing page [duplicate]

On the full website, I click the title banner image all the time to hit the content display. It would be fantastic if the site name in the app's title bar was a link to the landing page. It's ...
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New navigation causes body to overflow the window

Great job guys! Unfortunately the new navigation causes the site to overflow the window slightly, allowing me to scroll right. This only happens when using the favorite tags filter, because the ...
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What's the desired navigation path from the communities to the top site “StackExchange”? [duplicate]

When browsing within one of my communities I sometimes would like to navigate back to the top site "StackExchange" (= http://stackexchange.com) to see the hot questions for example, but I don't see a ...
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Add visual indicator of side menus

I was in the midst of writing up a feature-request to ask for a way to open the navigation menu from any screen rather than just the feed page. Getting around the app without one is hard. But lo and ...
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Different search paths when searching using the new question page

I was just looking for a duplicate using the top search bar, so I typed global-inbox. I got this page: Here I can sort for votes, which I was looking for. Then I noticed I missed the tag brackets ...
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Change “new”/“newest questions” to “recent”

The default tab, called "new" isn't actually new, but recently active questions instead (for example: How do suggested edits work? is being shown under the new/all tags/all/recently active). Also, ...
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Add text next to the featured question (bounty) count?

For the new navigation, can we get some text next to the Bounty #? I couldn't find bounty questions at first until I hovered over the blue square that looked like it was some kind of admin tool. ...
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Maintain current Filter/Sort when clicking on a Tag?

With the New Navigation, can we maintain the current view when clicking on a tag instead of resetting it? My typical routine is to click "Unanswered > FavoriteTag", however now when I hit "needs ...
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New navigation for Stack Overflow is in alpha testing [closed]

Update: A Release Candidate has been announced Update: We've heard you! Alpha 2 is now released. Please let us know what you think. As announced 6-8 weeks ago... In a major effort to move as ...
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The on screen back button on user profile's specific site opens drawer menu instead of going back to previous view

The following procedures seem to reproduce it every time: Find a question Click on any user's name Click on any site's name Click the back button on the top left of the screen Instead of going back, ...
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Clicking in any Main menu should also reset submenu

I would suggest that when you click on the title "Questions", the selection on "Active/featured/hot/week/month" should also be reset, same with other Main Menu entires. Simple, clicking on any Main ...
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Let’s improve our site navigation

A Release Candidate has been announced A.k.a. the 2015 Questions to Answer Refactoring Konversion (QuARK) A.k.a. the great cheese move of 2015. TL:DR; we are looking to change the navigation of ...
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Wow, the iOS app feed sure showed me an interesting question! I want to read more. Uh, how do I get there?

In the iOS app, pulling up a question from the feed gives the standard question view, which provides no means of navigating elsewhere on that site, either to browse or search. This should be changed ...
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Make Posts.Id visible when viewing a post in the application [duplicate]

First off, hooray for the app \o/ It is a substantial upgrade from the mobile browser . I have started using it quite a bit lately and really like the feed and other features. I find myself using it ...
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Is there an easy way to get to www.stackexchange.com from any of the SE sites?

One thing I've noticed about the relatively new sitewide layout is that I can't find a quick way to get back to www.stackexchange.com without finding StackExchange in the sites list. As a result, I am ...