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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Closing one “your bounty expires in the next 24 hours” banner closes them all

A moment ago, I had two "The bounty on your question expires in the next 24 hours" notification banners active here on MSO. I closed one, and it disappeared as expected. When I moved on to another ...
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Is the top bar showing way too many messages? [closed]

Whenever I visit any StackExchange site, I find myself constantly closing messages at the top bar. They keep coming at me one after another. They either welcome me, tell me to log in, tell me that I ...
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Chat notification bar issues

I'm confident we all love StackExchange everbeautiful notification bars. They are gorgeous, look and behave similar, have fixed height and disappear with a fadeaway and a slide-up. Lovely, aren't ...
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Why was I not notified for earning a bronze badge, even the first time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Prevent the 'Notification Bar Fiesta' System message indicating badge was awarded was not displayed I used to get notified for my earned badges, now I don't. I ...
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No message appears when losing a privilege

In SO I reached 2000 in reputation. A message appears on top of the screen telling me that I can edit questions and answers. I placed a bounty for 50 rep. In that moment, of-course I lost my editing ...
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System wide push notifications

I was thinking about this: the notification system of Stack Overflow is quite complete, in fact if my reputation changes or if someone answers questions, adds comments, etc., I can see it from the ...
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Can we please not show the “Please vote up” bar when a user is already logged in? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Disable “don't forget to vote” message I mean really, I have enough reputation on SO to know that I should vote up and the bar is large enough that I can't ...
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Disable “don't forget to vote” message

Now whenever I get to a SE answer from Google, the site yells at me: Welcome back! If you found this question useful, don't forget to vote both the question and the answers up. Is there a way to ...
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Could the intro banner not be displayed if already displayed in one tab?

About the orange "Welcome to Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers — check out the FAQ!" banner: When I'm not yet logged in and I open multiple links of SO as separate tabs, every tab ...
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'Whats Changed' notification bar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create “Recent Changes” link in the site footer. The other day I noticed that the background color of the questions with zero answers changed when looking at ...
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inbox empty in system-wide stack exchange notification bar

About ~2 hours ago I noticed an alert on my notification bar that there was a response somewhere on the SE network. I clicked on it and the inbox was empty. It has stayed empty since and I've ...
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“New Edits Posted” Banner or “Another user posted an edit in the last x minutes” while editing a question

There's already a similar post about this, but I would like to take it just a bit further: Include New Edits in the 'New Answers Posted' Banner? While editing a question I do not believe ...
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See close votes as they come in (possibly as a notification)

I was just writing a nice and long post to a question on meta. Just as I was finishing up, I saw the dreaded No more answers will be accepted banner appear. It was closed. So all that time was ...
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Notification bar changes page layout

When there is engineering work being carried out (like now), a notice appears near the top of StackExchange sites reading: "There may be network connectivity issues today as we upgrade networking ...
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Notification for account association with other SE sites persist no matter what action I take

The aforementioned notification is always annoying me on any SE site I log in other than the original SE site where I first stared, Ask Ubuntu. Clicking on either of the links has no effect and will ...
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Orange bar vanishing without interaction

I've recently edited an answer I posted some time ago. After committing the changes, I got an orange bar that started with something like "Be advised ...", but it vanished by itself too quickly to ...
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Don't show the “new privilege” notification on signup

On signup, users who have other accounts with enough reputation are greeted with three notifications. The third one seems pointless. Gaining a privilege from the association bonus isn't really an ...
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Stop whole page from sliding down when new answers have been posted

Sometimes, I use Stack Overflow from a laptop with small screen real estate. I find it annoying that the notification that appears at the top of the screen "pushes" all other content down on the page ...
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After 60 day absence, comments link took me to error page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Top message says 1 more response available, but linked page says out of date I haven't visited the photography site for more than 60 days (shame on me) because I'm travelling. ...
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Instant notifications on my desktop

I noticed the StackExchange button at the top-left of the screen which (on refresh) tells me everything that's going on as pertaining to me around the various sites. Is there anyway for me to get ...
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Cannot get rid of “You have 1 new answer” bar

"You have 1 new answer. See your responses." However, all my responses page shows is "maximum of 90 days allowed". Same for summary, reputation, favorites, revisions and badges. I also went on my ...
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Could the SO notifications be a bit cleaner?

I'm not sure what to call them, but I'm talking about the bars that appear on the top of the screen when you earn a new badge, and things like that. When you have one bar, it's okay; it just fades ...
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Privilege banner buggy? Or am I just confused?

On the main Stack Overflow site, I arrived and had a banner: "Congrats, you've gained the privilege – create wiki posts and 3 other privileges" This confuses me, because I only see two privileges ...
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How does SO give the “answers have been posted” notification?

I'm wondering how SO is able to display the "New answers have been posted" message when I'm typing an answer for a question. Does my browser send an AJAX request to the SO servers, or does SO send a ...
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Links in the notification bar should support being opened in a new tab

The links in some of the notification bars are not middle-clickable ('open in background tab'). It works for the 'learn more' when gaining more privileges, but for example not the link to the FAQ for: ...
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New Messages Doesn't Light Up Anymore [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Envelope not working on my account About a week ago, the new messages envelope stopped lighting up for me...even when I have new messages :( If I click on the little envelope ...
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Put site change notification as a header

There are big banners that are put at the top of the page for lots of events, e.g. when you get some comments or earn a new badge, or when it's your first time on the site. When a big change is made ...
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Privilege name missing in alert

Shouldn't the privilege-gained alert message include the name of the privilege in it? It reads a bit strangely as it is. E.g. "Congrats, you've gained the privilege — vote up and 8 other ...
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There are too many notifications when you come to a site

This is bonkers: Stack Exchange message counter Stack Overflow popup notification bar Mailbox icon And I see this basically every day! It's not like I haven't visited the site in six ...
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Wrong congrats message on 500 rep

A little bit strange, on SO I climbed over 500 rep (a second time, first time was ~2 weeks ago, but it went back under 500 after SO outage that forgot an accepted answer), and I get the message ...
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Bug in Notification bar when earning a new privilege [closed]

I have just crossed the 1500 reputation mark on MSO and so I have gained the privilege to edit tag wikis. However, according to this blog post the Notification bar is supposed to contain a hyperlink ...
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Is it possible to turn off the notification bars?

It would be a nice feature to allow people to select for which events they want a notification in the notification bar. There is quite some frustration about that notification bar, and for me it also ...
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Now that we have a global inbox, do we still need the Top Bar notifications?

Now that we have the global inbox I feel that we get far too many notifications on the family of sites. I had 1 new comment today, and I got a Global Inbox notification, the envelope lit up, an I had ...
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Limit the size of banner messages [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 2 lines in notification bar breaks layout The "first time here" banner on some sites has gotten out of hand. See here: I've been using SE sites for long enough to know that ...
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JS errors and “broken” site features

I stumbled on a weird bug that causes this JS error: notify is not defined $(function() { notify.showMessages(msgArray); }); This stops javascript processing and thus breaks a LOT of things. For ...
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An optional navigation bar floating at the top that has DVD like navigation buttons

I picture a navigation bar that includes new navigation elements to jump to the next or previous answer in the current question. See mockup below: Since devinb's comment here makes a good point, I ...
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Notification bar doesn't disappear on clicking the question

Whenever I earn a new badge a notification bar is displayed, which says something like "You earned a badge for question/answer. See your profile". But on clicking the question/answer link to navigate ...
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Notification bar showing up long after bounty given

I had implemented a bounty on this question, received the 24-hour notification bar yesterday, went to it and gave the bounty to an answer. I was then on Meta for many hours. This morning when I ...
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Notification bar intermittently displays a blank space

I came across this bug a few weeks ago using Firefox 3.6: sometimes, when a notification should appear, the space for the bar is carved out at the top of the screen but doesn't get filled with ...
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Welcome to undefined?

So I just logged out of SO and this is what I was greeted by: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7131609/StackOverflow/undefined.PNG Also I tested it on the other sites: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7131609/...
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messages bar at the top showing contradictory messages [closed]

I just signed up to the meta.stackoverflow.com and then I clicked the associate accounts link. When I had copied over the profile I noticed that I had two messages in my top bar. One of them was ...
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message: 1 new answer, but only 1 revision [closed]

Hi, On SO I've got the following orange message: "You have 1 new answer and 1 new comment. See your responses." But I have only 1 comment and 1 new revision of my question, no new answer. Did I ...
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“You have 1 new answer. See your responses.” banner doesn't disappear when the answer is removed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “You have 1 new answer. See your responses.” link doesn't show any responses I update SU, see "You have 1 new answer. See your responses.". I click "responses" ...
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Change the banner background and foreground colors to make them more visible [closed]

On meta, for instance, this would be much more visible on the Questions page.
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Response notification date range getting shorter?

Sometimes when I click on the header link telling me I have X responses, I get no responses. I noticed the date range is 4 days only. I thought it was 90 days. Yeah I guess the range is getting ...

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