Questions tagged [notifications]

Questions about the various user interface and email elements used to notify users of events on the site.

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Tweet question and answer [duplicate]

It would be great if there was a way that we could associate our accounts with Twitter and when viewing questions and answers, could "tweet" it automagically. I know that there have been times that ...
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Please notify us when a question we ask or answer is closed or reopened [duplicate]

This would go in the recent activity page.
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Question Deletion Notification?

Is there no means of notifying a user why their question is deleted? I just asked an honest and real question about the use of meta and the role of admins; when going to comment on an answer (a very ...
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Send Question To User Tags

I'd like to see SO implement user based tags like delicious. For example, if no one is answering my question, but I know Scott Hanselman would know the answer I could tag my question "for:shanselman"....
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Notified about my own answer to my question

I suppose this isn't so much of a bug as an annoyance. Yesterday afternoon I checked my email and had a "1 question has 1 answer on ServerFault" email. I got excited (too excited probably), in hopes ...
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Notify us when the question has been edited after posting an answer

Consider this situation. I post a legitimate and correct answer to a question and receive a few upvotes. Then the OP realizes that's not what they wanted to ask, and significantly rewrites the ...
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Notify us when one of our posts is edited

Your summary page shows "N Edits to your posts" for the selected time period but you really have to be looking for it. Could we add edits to the notification feed? You could put the reason for the ...
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Notify us when an answer we've accepted has been edited

This could potentially completely change the answer. We should be given the opportunity to review it and if necessary comment or change our minds about accepting it. Of course we can do that now but ...
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Add “Your Question has been posted” notification

Problem In this question, the question asker brought up a good point: There's no external notification that your question was successfully posted. Feature Request: Add an orange bar to the top of ...
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How do I track people answering my comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Suggestion - notify user when their name is mentioned in comment How do I track when people comment on an answer after me (it may be a reply to me)? Or when I comment the ...
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Notify user when their name is mentioned in comment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don’t own them) Quite often on SO, there are extended ...
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Please supply some helpful links to a user when their question is closed

There are quite a few users that are learning the system the hard way. And many others that do not know why a question he asked was closed as "Not Programming Related" or "Not a Real ...
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Mark questions to receive notifications and updates? [duplicate]

Right now there isn't a great way to monitor the questions that I am interested in following. What I seem to do now is go to my recent history for questions I have commented on, and then link to the ...
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Allow an edit to notify downvoters: “I think I've fixed the issue now - please check”

To me, a downvote usually indicates a problem with an answer. When I downvote it's to mark the answer as having a problem, not the person. If the answer is fixed, I want to remove that downvote - but ...
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Tracking page in user profile [closed]

At the bottom of each question you can now ask to be notified via email if answer are posted. What I would prefer is a tracking page that is like recent but show these question that are being tracked ...
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Email notifications should be sent to commenters when replies are posted to their comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don’t own them) Email notifications should be sent to commenters ...
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Make recent activity and responses show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them)

I'd like the recent activity and responses pages to show new comments on questions/answers I have commented on (even if I don't own them). If I leave a comment somewhere, I am implicitly engaging in ...
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What level of notification should users have for questions they posted answers to (or left comments on)?

Currently, the UserVoice entry "Notify comments for comments" has 69 votes and is ranked 14th. It calls for notifying users whenever comments are added to answers they left comments on. I would like ...
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Notifications for edits by others of my own questions and answers?

I'd like to be more aware of when other SOpedians edit my own questions and answers, which is sure to happen because my innate spelling and grammar skills are overloaded by my vocabulary and ...
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Monitoring Stack Exchange sites of interest to me

Is there a way to subscribe to relevant updates on this site and Stack Overflow and Server Fault (through RSS or something)? Being interested in 3 forums means 3 times as much work to check them. It'...

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