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Live: Left nav, new theming and responsiveness

This post is now locked due to a lot of off-topic or very tangentially related issues being posted here. It's so large that it is pretty hard to find/triage issues listed. If you have a concern ...
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Responsive design released for all Beta & Undesigned sites

This is now out for all of the sites We've had the new default unified theme up on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf for a month and a half now and the response there has been really positive. We ...
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Responsive Design Themes - What can sites customize and how can they get changes implemented?

Update: We've begun working on new site designs and the information below also applies to them. I've added a new section about it and adjusted some of the guidelines as they've changed a bit. There ...
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Unchanging font size, leading, and measure are incompatible with dynamics of responsive design

The new Responsive-Design theme doesn’t work for small viewports — nor for very large ones either! In the new, would-be “responsive” design, the actual font size used does not vary as a function of ...
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Responsive design for international sites has been released

I am excited to announce that international sites have gotten the new responsive design Wednesday, September 26th. Last week, all beta and undesigned sites got the new theme: Some things to be ...
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On sites with new responsive theme, word wrap on long titles breaks in the middle of a word

For sites that have the new responsive theme enabled, where the "Ask Question" button is in line with the question title on question pages, the word wrap on long titles is not working correctly. It ...
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Responsive design now available on all sites; new theme customization coming soon

It's been a long process, but the changes we announced back in March are done. Most sites will see their new themes live for all users on November 30. Some sites with blocking issues may have to wait ...
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What’s the redesigning campaign – in a nutshell?

On my favourite site, a new design was announced. It contained a lot of links to posts which in turn contain a lot of links, answers, timelines, and references to stuff like Teams which is not ...
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Flag-summary page is *mostly* responsive, but post titles overflow into the stats box

I see this on my flag-summary page: At first I thought this was because not all pages on the site are responsive yet, but this one (otherwise) seems to be. The stuff on the main part of the page re-...
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Why do we have two sidebar columns instead of combining them into one?

I know that SE is committed to both left nav and responsive design, and I'm not trying to disrupt that. The main reason the new design isn't working well for me is that the new left nav combines with ...
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The “choose a template” modal for moderator messages is obscured on my mobile browser

If I attempt to create a Moderator Message ("contact user privately") in my mobile browser (Chrome on Android) for Mi Yodeya, with the new responsive design, the modal that allows me to pick a message ...
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Why all the downvotes on “updated site theme is now live” announcements?

Why all the downvotes on "updated site theme is now live" announcements? I have just taken a sample and found sites with downvotes: Software Engineering's updated site theme is ready for ...
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Unable to upload an image or even close upload popup when responsive design is on

When responsiveness is enabled on the site, I can’t upload or even close the image upload dialog due to unscallable nature of the upload popup. Here’s the screenshot: “Add image” and “close” ...
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New? Buttons on “Users” page behave differently than each other

I don't remember seeing these buttons before... I'm pretty sure the "Users" page used to look like the other tabs with the options being in a row with red underlines to highlight which tab is active ...
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Editing the duplicate list doesn't really work on mobile with the new responsive design

When trying to add a duplicate target to a closed question on my iPhone, I'd like to paste a URL in the box where you're supposed to 'search, or enter a question link or numeric id'. However, the ...
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Is there a way to disable responsiveness network-wide? (If not, can we add one?)

In the footer, there is a "Disable Responsiveness" link that toggles responsiveness on the current SE site: But I don't like responsiveness and would prefer to disable it across the entire SE network,...
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Make “Disable Responsiveness” persistent even when cookies are cleared / not allowed

Please add an option to make the "Disable Responsiveness" button persistent At the moment it seems to rely on cookies set in the browser. This means that the setting is lost if cookies are cleared or ...
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Will Area 51 Discussions be getting a responsive design?

It's been said already that due to the age of Area 51's code base, it will not be affected by the upcoming design changes. However, the Area 51 Discussions site runs on a more modern code base, the ...
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Ransom-note problems with IPA and Greek under new font stacks

When you stitch together letters from multiple typefaces, your text begins to resemble a ransom note that pastes together cut-outs from different newspapers and magazines:                             ...
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Updates to error states

We have updated error states for Ask a Question to use a new inline style that works better for smaller screens. New error state Old error state
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Does the new unified design theme result in more off-topic questions where lost users asked on the wrong site?

This is partially a request for opinion, and partially a request for statistics. For a very long time, Meta Stack Exchange has suffered from a problem where a lot of users ask blatantly off-topic ...
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New “Similar questions” widget is not responsive enough

When I ask a question in a small browser window, the question titles aren't visible, so I can't really determine if my question has already been asked before:
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Rendering bugs with smart quotes in default font stacks

SUMMARY: The default font stacks using the old 1990s Microsoft fonts don’t work well because of collisions with smart quotes. Those font stacks all need adjusting, and quite possibly should be served ...
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Responsive design on a phone indents posts and comments too much

This is what a question on MSE looks like on my phone, with left nav turned off: For comparison, here is what a question from a site that doesn't yet have the responsive design looks like: Long ...
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Suggested edits view only partially visible when using “Full site” in mobile

Although the review queue works fine, if I try to review a pending suggested edit by visiting the post and then clicking on edit(1), the view for the review is only partially visible. I cannot ...
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Nomination edit page not responsive enough (yet)

The page for adding/editing your nomination during an election has been made (partially) responsive already; the top bar is optimized for the small width and the sidebar widget is moved to the bottom. ...