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

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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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Review bug on viewing edit history

Steps to reproduce: Go to Review, any section Open a question/answer that already has editing history, like this Click edited {date} Click Return to Answer Actual: Redirected to the question/answer ...
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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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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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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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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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Include both the chat and blog links permanently in the header

I've talked to a few SE users and everyone agrees that chat is a useful feature, that should be easily available. The site blogs are also deserving of promotion. Can't they both find a home in the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Control+click does not open pages in a new tab [closed]

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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Add navigation buttons to browse through answers

Maybe just small optional DVD-player like chapter-selection icons directly below the vote buttons, something à la >>, <<, >|, |< for next, previous, last and first answer.
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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How to navigate to a specific post in the mobile app?

There doesn't seem to be a way to navigate to a specific question using the ios-app. If there is, then it wasn't obvious to me. I tried entering the question number or URL into the search field, but ...
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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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Moving between Stack Exchange sites; why is it so bad? [closed]

I love Stack Overflow and my love spreads out on other sites that sprung up from the success of stackoverflow.com but one thing needs to be improved: changing sites and getting to know what's been ...
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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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Improvements to editor for formatting source code

Does anyone else have problems with the editor? I may be doing something incredibly stupid, but I find that whenever I use tab I tab out of the box. This is obviously irritating if you're trying to ...
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Navigation on Area 51 is confusing

When I find myself on my user page, or browsing through the faq / badges and so on. I find it a little bit confusing to get back to the proposal list. Can navigation elements some how be improved so ...
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How to get back to a site when viewing one of its questions [duplicate]

When viewing a question on a site which I don't use (I never registered on it), I can't figure out how to get back to the list of questions of the site. See this example What female mathematician can ...
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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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Navigating back from Careers

Will Careers be getting the new top bar? If not, is there a reason there are no links to navigate back to any of the SE sites at the top? I suppose it's not a huge deal, but it's quite different from ...
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Most intuitive path to rep point privilege list

On any given SE network site, what's the sanest click path to get to that page that shows you what privileges you get at various reputation levels? https://stackoverflow.com/help/privileges I can ...
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How do I get from a beta site to its Area 51 page?

It's easy to click "Visit the site now!" on the Area 51 page, but how can I go back without using the search engine on Area 51 or using the back button on my browser?
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Color of active link on blue background Image here in Meta SE, makes it less visible [duplicate]

Today I signed up for Meta SE and first thing that made uneasy to use was the color of the active link on blue background image. Can it me improved or changed if someone else also think the same?
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Add workaround for old Firefox "beforeunload" bug that makes it prompt twice when closing a window with unsaved changes

There is an old 2005 bug in the Firefox based browsers that makes the confirmation dialog show up twice when closing a window which had some data entered. The "beforeunload" event happens twice, the ...
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Meta/Parent link should take users to mirror page

The link to parent/meta should take you to the same or 'mirror' page on the other site. For example, if I am looking at someone's meta profile, and I click parent, I'd like to go to their parent ...
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How can you find a way through "scum" in a very long question?

Even though Stack Overflow has an excellent system of upvoting and downvoting, we still need to find a way to get past unwanted answers easily. Can navigation systems be designed specifically for ...
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Is it possibile to have link to stackoverflow, serverfault, etc. also in the header?

I know that we have them on bottom, but it would be useful for me to have also on top, so that I don't need scroll down to switch between one site and another.
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How does navigation work in Stack Overflow?

I have one question about navigation in Stack Overflow: If you mark it properly, when I am on Tags and I go to Users, the top portion will stay in touch. I.e. the top bar will stay as it is, and ...
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Should the navigation tabs be less sticky?

Each SE site has tabs as a second level of navigation, for example below the "Questions" top-level navigation there are the "newest", "featured", "frequent", "votes", "active" and "unanswered" tabs. ...
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"Your communities" in site switcher menu should be a link

This is not a link: I think it should be a link. (Specifically, I think it should link to the same place as the "# Accounts" header in the user profile summary does, i.e. http://stackexchange.com/...
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How can I easily find the synonyms I've suggested?

It's hard to find the /tags/synonyms URL. Filtering by username from there is not obvious as well. It would be nice if there was a link on the profile page.
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New SE Layout - clicking on rep in banner no longer opens rep changes

I know, I know... "While we are definitely open to feedback, try using the new design for a little." Seems that the separate navigation that was previously provided by the profile photo (to profile) ...
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Request to add keyboard navigation to the lists of questions

Can the list of questions be responsive to using the up and down-arrow keys for navigation? http://duckduckgo.com uses this method for choosing an item from their results page, and it works very ...