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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Suppress Hot Questions containing MathJax markup on non-MathJax sites homepage [duplicate]

The Hot Questions list sometimes includes topics from TeX and mathematics sites. These sites have MathJax enabled to permit users to better ask questions. When a question with such markup in the title ...
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Eeeek! Hot Network Questions killed recent tags and recent badges

I was really used to see the "recent tags" and "recent badges" on the homepage of each site. Now both are no more, replaced by the hottest 12 questions of the network - same list on all sites. Yes ...
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Can we implement a “Your Open Questions” section on the sidebar?

Asked first in WordPress.StackExchange.com: When a user is logged in, can we implement a sidebar widget displaying his/her Open Questions for quick browsing or attention? +---------------------------...
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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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Should “View Company Page” links on Careers 2.0 sidebar ads open in new window?

I've started seeing the view company page links at the bottom of the larger featured Careers 2.0 sidebar ads this week and clicked through a handful of them. Although the direct links to job openings ...
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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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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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Can the “How to Ask” Sidebar be edited?

When you ask a question on any SE site, you get a sidebar like this one: Who is allowed to edit this text for each community? This is visible to anyone who asks a question, even if they have ignored ...
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Can we neaten the tag listing in wildcard-tag search results?

Introduced in 2009 was the ability to add wildcards to favourite and ignored tags. This is great, because it means I can favourite css and css3 with a single favourite tag. The problem with this is ...
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Show Area51 ads in the sidebar

We have seen several different types of ads in the sidebar of the sites. We also have Area 51 ads: (source: stackexchange.com) These ads are not shown in the sidebars. What would you say of ...
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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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Wrong information in post metadata [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Yesterday” time specification shown when it was actually the day before yesterday When viewing the last question I asked I notice a bug in the side bar of the thread ...
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How are sidebar questions selected? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How are the SE questions that are used in the SO sidebar ads chosen? If they have a more proper name than 'sidebar questions' please let me know and I'll edit; but I'm ...
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Right-hand sidebar covers the footer on the “ask question” page and markdown help page

I have noticed that while asking questions and scrolling to the bottom of the page, the right sidebar containing recent questions covers the footer partially. Also, a part of it goes beyond the ...
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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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Show the Chat box in the sidebar for Public Beta sites

There's usually a sidebar link to the chat of all SE 2.0 sites on the main/meta pages. However, this link doesn't show up in the sidebar for public beta sites: You can see this on Cognitive ...
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How did judaism.stackexchange.com get a disclaimer on the sidebar?

When I go to judaism.stackexchange.com I see the following on the right side nav: Like Wikipedia, this site makes no guarantee of validity, and does not offer professional (particularly rabbinic) ...
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Floating sidebar can get too long and obscure footer [duplicate]

Sometimes, when you create a question which returns a lot of similar questions, it makes the height of the floating "Similiar Questions" box too big to fit on the page. As a result, it blocks some of ...
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Don't let questions stick to the top of the hot questions list forever [duplicate]

I've noticed that some very highly upvoted questions stay in the list of hot questions (also displayed in the Stack Exchange menu on the top left) for a very long time, often for several days. One ...
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Long comments can break layout [duplicate]

A sufficiently long comment without spaces can break the page's layout:
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What is “Frequently Asked”?

Ding! Hello, new feature! I just noticed a new "Frequently Asked" section on the main page. I'm guessing it's a test of a new feature, like the recent Linked Questions. Seems cool so far. But ...