Questions tagged [notification-bar]

The notification bar refers to the messages that appear in a banner on the top of the page until you dismiss them. These banners are used to welcome new users, inform users of new privileges they've gained among other messages.

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Edit notifications sometimes not being delivered (ND)

I have noticed my top-bar edit notifications (that is, being notified when other people edit my posts) to be somewhat erratic for a while. Sometimes they're delivered and sometimes they aren't. I ...
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My inbox and recent achievements keep reincarnating [duplicate]

Every time I renew my page, I get a green and red notification at the top of the page, for notifications that I have already seen. As more notifications appear, the reincarnating number has gone up. ...
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Why don't negative rep changes show in the topbar? [duplicate]

If I am upvoted, +10 (or +5) appears in the top bar. But when I am downvoted, nothing notifies me except rep changes.And if I am on another SE site, I won't know that I got downvoted until I view my ...
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Strange character in downvote notification for one of my questions

I posted a question a month ago on stackoverflow.com. Today, when I logged in to SO, the notification area showed me a strange character: It looks like a downvote, but downvotes usually appear as ...
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Why is there an inconsistency between the location of the flag notification?

As a moderator on SQA, I see moderator flags. Here's an example of my bar with the notification: However, as a high rep user on Board and Card games, I see the occasional flag there too. Here's an ...
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Where are “notifications” in the new topbar-design? [duplicate]

I cannot find the good old "notifications"-section in the new...lets say layout. Is it just scapped, does it have a new location or am I just missing something obvious? To be clear : It is the ...
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Getting notified for the same deleted comment numerous times

Earlier, I posted a comment on this question. Later, someone let me know something had changed in the question, and asked me to delete that comment. I got a notification for that comment as using @...
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Why doesn't Stack Exchange have a notification center in account preferences with toggle option?

After reading lots and lots of questions on Meta about notifications... there could be one solution for all the questions about notifications on here! Just have a notification toggle center! Facebook ...
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New top bar bug with reputation

The reputation is showing is correct, but the dropdown is showing it bad. This is what it shows to me: I actually gained 20 reputation, which is correct, but the ones in gaming.stackexchange.com are ...
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Getting notifications from other Stack Exchange websites

Why is it that whenever I get a badge or some comment from Stack Overflow or the DSP Stack Exchange, I get notified by the red balloon, but when I get a similar response on some other branch like ...
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Stackoverflow events notifications does not work (or work weird) in IE10 (Windows 7)

Actually, besides of actually the question itself, I've got also a question whether should I post such things in here or there is some other specific place for it. The problem: When I use ...
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“Your edit can only be saved” notification bar on review items persists to the next review

I was reviewing suggested edits on Ask Ubuntu, and as I improved an edit (keeping the "helpful" box checked, in case that matters), I was informed that the post had been edited. In this case, it ...
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Bug in chat notification bar

In Chat the notification bar shows when someone ping me from other room where i already in
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Zero new answer notification

I got this notification twice today: I've already read this previous meta question: 0 new answer to this question, but this answer makes it sound like this issue was already resolved. Well, ...
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“This post has been edited” bugs

I'm writing an edit to an answer. I get the little blue bar that says "This post has been edited 1 time since you began. Your edit can only be saved if it is more thorough than the currently saved ...
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Notify on retagging

A question here on meta for instance may stick around for quite a while. A feature-request maybe even for months. Then the status (tags) gets changed to status-declined or status-completed or ...
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How to improve “don't forget to vote” message criteria

Currently, the basis of "don't forget to vote" is: you haven't been seen on the target site for 24 hours you hold a valid user cookie on the target site your account has more than 15 reputation on ...
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Weekly rep greater than monthly rep

Today is the 8th of January and my Month reputation is smaller than my Week reputation. That can't be right, right?
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Hide the “please vote” banner when user votes

The "Welcome back, If you found this question useful, don't forget to vote both the question and the answers up" banner has had its share of complaints. (ref, ref, ref) While it clearly has value, its ...
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“Welcome back, you have been logged in” blocks the search box at the top

If you are logged in one of SE sites and you go to another, you will be automatically logged in and get a "Welcome back XXX, you've been logged in. Click here to refresh the page" message. These ...
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Should Stack Overflow support the Google Take Action campaign?

I remember last year when congress was trying to pass the SOPA act and SO put a banner up to make people aware and stand against it. Well this year it seems to be happening again (or something similar)...
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People with high enough reputation should not receive automated behavior suggestions

My reputation in StackOverflow is among the top 1% of users. I'm not as active as I used to be, but I still come back to the site from time to time. Unfortunately, I find that when I do return, I get ...
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Why is Slidey back? Or, live notifications are broken, at least for me

I've noticed some other evidence that the devs are working on the site: My iPad started showing the mobile version And I've noticed (as have others) that the site is no longer doing real-time ...
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When writing an answer, notify that comments have been posted or edits have been made [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Notification that question has been edited or re-tagged while answering Micro-refinement to notifications for comments of others posts Currently, if an answer is posted ...
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New event notification [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please bring back the “Congratulations - you have earned XY badge” notification bar! If this has been issued already by someone else I am sorry for asking again, .....
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I'm puzzled as to why I need to get a notification of C# chat

Why did I get a notification in chat about ".NET Programming Puzzles" in C# chat? Does it have to be so intrusive? Do we need it at all? I mean I'm in another chatroom which has nothing to do with c#....
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Please bring back the “Congratulations - you have earned XY badge” notification bar!

As Jeff Atwood wrote, badges are supposed to be nice surprises. How cozy it was, when I logged in to SO and animated sliding bar went off the top of the screen saying: Congratulations - you have ...
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Can we get the notification bar in chat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: A way to access the SE Global Inbox from Chat I like hanging out in chat while I wait for a SO super-genius to answer my noob questions, but I need to have another tab open so ...
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Where did the notification bar for receiving a badge go?

I was getting a notification bar if I received any badge. But I have noticed that I didn't see any notification bar for the last 2-3 badges, including: Constituent Sportsmanship Where did bar of ...
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Allowing more configuration for the Global Inbox

As detailed in this StackExchange blog post the StackExchange Global Inbox has been recently expanded to capture all notifications on the network - including among other things the badge notifications ...
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Banner dismissal after concurrent edits

When the orange banner for notifications is dismissed, it leaves a blank space above the top bar. This happened in IE8, with the notification for post having been edited by another user while I was ...
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Add “notifications” tab to the mobile global inbox

With the removal of the Big Orange Slidy™ notification bar for badges and privileges, it appears that there is no notification for these at all on the mobile site. (Or at least my last two badges didn'...
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Mod message header notification is missing

I've send four mod messages earlier today (busy morning) and I've just discovered that my fellow Programmers mods didn't get the usual "Yannis released the Kraken again" header notification for any of ...
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Refreshing an edited question while editing still alerts of changes on navigation

There's a small bug when you're editing a question and the question is refreshed by the "an edit has been made to this post; click to load" message. If you do not go back and edit the ...
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Orange notification bar on top does not disappear if clicking on the profile link [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Notification bar doesn't disappear on clicking the question The scenario was as follow: I had 4 tabs on Firefox 12.0 under Ubuntu 12.04 opened on stackoverflow. Mean ...
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Message box for new users: Keep a close eye on your question

I noticed that many new users don't realize the fact that Stack Overflow is very active and their question can get comments and answers very quickly, so they just post the question and go away for a ...
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Notification on close [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Send a message when your question is closed Shouldn't there be a 'your question got closed' notification? If there is, it's not working(i fuzzily recall such a notification, ...
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Menu items are cut off when user is logged off with a small window [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 2 lines in notification bar breaks layout When the user is logged off on any Stack Exchange site, the standard 'Welcome to Q&A' greeting appears at the top of the screen. ...
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Why can't Stack Overflow vertically center the X in its close boxes?

When I visit Stack Overflow and I've got the orange notification bar at the top of the page, there's a little "X" to close the bar. However, that X is not centered vertically within its box. This has ...
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Strange punctuation in “Congrats, you've gained the privilege” message

On tex.sx, the privilege banner message is strangely punctuated, and I'm assuming it's the same on other Stack Exchange sites: This wording remains the same with the new inbox/notification system: I ...
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Can we have the new answers posted notification on the mobile site?

It can take a long time to enter a decent answer via the mobile site. Code formatting, links and research are all harder. Is it possible to get the "new answers have been posted" notification on ...
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Careers Site: “Don't forget! You can invite 0 colleagues to create their own Careers 2.0 profiles.” notification

Just got the message going into the careers site: Don't forget! You can invite 0 colleagues to create their own Careers 2.0 profiles. I still have 5 invites remaining according to the profile ...
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Badge notifications should have the same color as the badge [closed]

I would like to suggest an update to Stack Exchange sites regarding the notification that is shown when a user earns a new badge. Currently, all notifications are shown in the same color, like this: ...
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Notification bar welcome msg causes page render glitch on scroll up in Chromium

When scrolling up using arrow keys or mousewheel, the bottom few pixels of the welcome message notify bar are left 'trailed' on the screen. Moving over certain elements refreshes these areas (i.e., ...
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Migration notification for an answer that's not mine

I logged into SO to the following banner: Here's the problem: This question has only one answer, and it's not mine, nor are there any deleted answers. I never answer TeX questions, as I have only ...
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No notification for some badge awards [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why was I not notified for earning a bronze badge, even the first time? I'm doing a bit of badge hunting, and have got the Analytical and Excavator badges in SO. However I ...
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What is the purpose of the comment notification bar?

When I logged in today, I saw an orange notification bar informing me that I had 1 new comment. What is the purpose of this notification when I already have the inbox in the StackExchange™ ...
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Receive feedback/email on new specific tag question?

Is it possible to receive an email or some sort of notification when a new questions pops out from a specific tag?
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New privilege notification shows before I get the new privilege [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Notification for moderator tools went off too early As you can see, I get the new privilege notification bar even though I haven't gotten the new privilege yet.
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Possible Poor grammar on the “Welcome to Stack Overflow” banner

This was originally reported back in September 2010 but despite being tagged status-completed is still a problem: It states: Welcome to Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers Surely ...