Questions tagged [sidebar]

Of and relating to the "side bar", or the bar that runs down the right side of the page on Stack Exchange sites.

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Add teams to sidebar on any site or to the site switcher

Teams only show up on Stack Overflow. We will only see the new activity indicators if we first visit Stack Overflow, or make a habit of visiting the team itself. However, some users of teams do not ...
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Minor concerns about the new question side-bar content

I'm posting a question on Seasoned Advice and saw this: This seems off for a couple reasons: One, it seems odd to have code formatting instructions on the side bar of a cooking site. Even if it was ...
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hot network questions have inconsistent CSS for visited/not visited depending on the site you're on

This is a HNQ excerpt from Stack Overflow. Visited questions are objectively darker. This is a HNQ excerpt from Super User. Visited questions are objectively lighter. This is a HNQ excerpt from ...
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Can we have read only access to the HNQ word blacklist?

As explained in Profanity in hot questions list there is a blacklist of words that will prevent a question from appearing in the Hot Network Questions sidebar on other Stack Exchange sites. Can we ...
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How are the chatrooms shown in the sidebar selected?

The side bar on the right usually displays some interesting stuff. For example community bulletin, hot network questions, recent badges etc. On some pages some chat rooms are shown in the side bar. ...
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Link to parent site on the sidebar for per-site-metas

In my opinion, the sidebar in the new theme is helpful but underused. The sidebar could be helpful, but it has too few useful links, which makes it a waste of space. One possible use of all of this ...
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'x people chatting' tooltip in sidebar doesn't make sense!

Hovering over the 'x people chatting' link in the sidebar shows: 11 users active in 3 rooms the last 60 minutes It should probably be: 11 users active in 3 rooms in the last 60 minutes
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Proposal for displaying days in beta stat in site stats

Could we also see days in beta in the Site Stats sidebar for every beta site? Please some StackExchange people respond in some way for this request.
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Link the title of the linked questions sidebar to the list of linked questions

One of the (semi-)hidden features of SE is that you can view the linked questions for any post by visiting the URL http://[site]/questions/linked/[id] (where [site] is the site host name, and [id] is ...
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Visit chat section

On some questions (e.g. here) I see the "Visit chat" section which refers to the current community chat page: Other questions don't have such a section. Moreover on several questions (e.g. here) ...
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Old featured meta question intermittently appearing in “Featured on Meta” box

For some reason, a Meta question on IPS has recently erroneously appeared in the sidebar "Featured on Meta" box. Not only is this question not currently featured, it's locked. The featured tag was ...
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When does Area 51 proposal start to be advertised on the right-hand panel?

Area51 proposals are being advertised now all over the network? doesn't seem to answer this question. For instance, I recollect that I first saw 'Economics Q&A', under which the Commitment rate ...
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The featured stackoverflow blog posts have the stackexchange logo

See picture: The icon/logo and tooltip are confusing at first glance.
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Duplicate Questions sidebar

At the moment, a question can have multiple duplicates linking back to it, but once you link backwards from a duplicate there's no way to link forward to later versions of the question....which makes ...
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Why are the developer survey results getting shown on non-computer SE sites?

I'm pretty sure the good people of The Great Outdoors (a Se site about hiking, climbing, etc.) have literally no interest in a survey of computer programmers. So why is this being shown in the side ...
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When post a question the side bar's position is not fixed while scrolling the page

When post a question ("Ask Question") the side bar's position is not fixed while scrolling the page. There are some extra spaces are displaying in the top. GIF for the same: Update: This issue ...
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Is it possible to prevent a chat room from appearing in the sidebar of a site?

I'm currently writing new aviation-related commands for the chat bot, and I've setup a room to debug in. Is it possible to remove this room from the sidebar?
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Remove underused elements from the sidebar

The sidebar of SE sites is pretty busy, there are a lot of different elements that are shown there, most of them only in a specific context. There are very important elements there, like the election ...
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The chat box is lagging behind

The chat box in the sidebar is constantly lagging behind. Right now on math.SE it's showing this: But in reality, four math.SE rooms have been active since then, and there has been ample time for the ...
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“newsletter” needs to be changed to “digest” in the side bar too

Recently Newsletters were renamed to Digests all over the Stack Exchange sites. But in the side bar for example, digest is still referring to newsletter. The button text is renamed to "Sign up for ...
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When Improve Edit the side bar content is displaying in the bottom of the page

When review the suggested edit - click the edit link from the post and Improve Edit in the screen the side bar of How to Edit and How to Format sections are displaying in the bottom of the page. GIF ...
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Http link in the side bar after the sites are rolled-out with https

In Ask Question, when you click inside the body section, we can see the How to Format section in the side bar. In the list of tips, the last line is: ► basic HTML also allowed There still the ...
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SharePoint site logo is too black in Hot Network Questions sidebar

The logo of SharePoint site is just too black in the sidebar: Can this please be changed to something else, e.g. bright blue? (#D1EBFF in my example) Worth to mention, that on retina display ...
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UI bug in favicon sprite?

Looks like there's a small design bug with the icons in the favicon sprite in the Hot Network Questions section of the page (Maybe they're too close togther? ) I'm using opera 18.0 on Windows 7 (at ...
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Formula markup being parsed in the hot questions sidebar when it's the first item in the list

Just saw this question in the hot questions sidebar on a Worldbuilding post, and it was parsed as a formula, but after updating the page it went to a different position where it didn't get parsed. I ...
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Show titles of sidebar items in tooltips

If you mouse over just about anything on a Stack Exchange page -- buttons, post links, user cards, even timestamps -- you'll get a helpful tooltip. If, on the main page, you mouse over the title of a ...
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Careers Sidebar does not display any jobs

Currently the Careers sidebar on Stackoverflow is showing up empty. In the console, I see the following: GET http://careers.stackoverflow.com/gethired/js 500 (Internal Server Error) The details: ...
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Meta's “How to Ask” sidebar is somewhat incorrect

We prefer questions that can be answered, not just discussed. This is true for main sites. It is untrue for meta sites - discussion is important and vital. While I'm sure no one reads this on Meta ...
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'Related' question on the sidebar is moved to new line from their respective upvote scores?

Not sure if this has been asked. If so please delete this post. Since the new standardization of sidebar, I notice 'related' question on the sidebar is moved to new line from their respective upvote ...
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Encouraging Area 51 proposal ads in the side bar

Sometimes there are ads on the side bar for site proposals: I want people to see ads for a site proposal that I am interested in. Is there something I have to do to encourage ads for a specific ...
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Display favourite tags above related tags and displaying favourite tags within question pages?

I've not been active on SO for long, but now that I am getting more into it I'm finding myself flicking between specific tags checking for new questions. If I click on one tag to find that there are ...
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When gravatar is not loaded the “title” text is displayed in sidebar - Google Chrome browser

In the chat room section placeholder for the side bar, if any of the user's gravatar is not loaded, the title text is displayed inside the box, it contains the user name along with when was he/she ...