Questions tagged [new-contributor-indicator]

For questions about the "New contributor" indicator under the user cards of posts made by new contributors.

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Update the “new contributor” indicator on meta to say “new contributor to meta”

Earlier today I saw the New Contributor indicator attached to a user who had 2,700 reputation and had been a member of the site for over 2 years. When I went to leave a comment, I saw a banner of “(...
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Indicate if a new contributor is new to Stack Exchange, or new to the current Stack

I just came across a question by a new contributor to a Stack (in this case, SF & Fantasy), as indicated by the new contributor indicator. Since it was an ID request, I launched into a comment ...
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Let's use the Snark Detector to actually find out if the Contributor Indicator is having any effect where we want it to

Background Regarding the need for persistence of the New Contributor Indicator, Animuson pointed out, there are some particular "users who definitely should be seeing it" (Emphasis in original). I ...
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Disable the “New contributor” indicator on sites I don't have an account on

When visiting a site I don't have an account on, I still see the new indicator: Given I can't really interact with the user or their post anyway, this appears to do nothing but create useless ...
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Show whether “new contributor” has taken the tour and/or read help pages

The "new contributor" feature sounds potentially useful. I'd find it more useful if it told me Whether they've taken the tour (e.g., do they have the Informed badge) Whether they've viewed the How to ...
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Add a little 'x' so users can close the new user contributor indicator

Please add a little 'x' in the corner of the new-contributor-indicator notification, such that users can click on the x to close this box. Perhaps I appreciate the reminder but once I've read the ...
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Recalculate new contributor indicators when an account is merged

Imagine an established user accidentally makes a post through a new or unregistered account (or intentionally to prevent their account credentials from being compromised through a public network). ...
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Lack of new contributor indicator outs review audits

Occasionally, when I get a known-good audit in the review queue, the system shows me a fake usercard of a new user to not make it obvious that it is an audit; as it was actually posted by a higher-rep ...