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The top bar inbox and reputation buttons won't expand [duplicate]

Yeah, so our inbox and reputation boxes don't show anything. They open and just close. This is.. suboptimal. Could we get this fixed please?
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Inbox and reputation overlays don't open for Teams users

On Stack Overflow and other network sites, when I attempt to open the inbox or reputation window, something opens very briefly but immediately closes. This occurs on Chrome and Safari. Other users in ...
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Achievements icon color slightly too dark in top bar when earning a new badge

I just received a new badge on MSE and was surprised to notice the badge notification color is darker than the reputation notification color. I think this is a recent change and the colors used to be ...
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Weird profile icon on topbar on Insights

This is very similar to this bug, but on a different domain. The top bar on insights.stackoverflow.com has a weird profile icon. Unlike the previous bug, this one actually kinda works. Here's what you ...
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Login link on stackexchange.com is missing styling

The login link on https://stackexchange.com/ has a bad contrast with the black background: Unlike e.g. this site, where it's a button, it has been a plain link for a while but with much better ...
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Links in stackexchange.com top bar sometimes shown as two rows instead of one

In Firefox and Chrome on my Mac, with some window sizes the 'Tour', 'About Us' and 'Meta' links are displayed in two rows instead of one: It's probably browser-dependent, since I can't reproduce it ...
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Person icon with drop down symbol in the stackexchange.com top bar [duplicate]

There is an person icon with a drop down symbol in the Stack Exchange header (top bar). Clicking on that doesn't respond any. What is the icon for? Screenshot for reference:
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Part of new privilege notification text is in Russian [duplicate]

I just got a notification that I'd earned a new site privilege. For some reason, though, part of the notification text is in Russian, not English: Apparently it says "Узнайте больше об этом в ...
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Why is there a non-functional dropdown menu in the top bar while viewing users' network profiles? [duplicate]

Within the last hour or so, I've noticed that, when viewing a user's network profile, there is an additional icon in the top bar: It looks like it's intended to be some sort of dropdown menu, but ...
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The new icon on the topbar on stackexchange.com doesn't have a dropdown menu

On stackexchange.com, there seems to be a new icon on the topbar: From the image above, you can see that I've clicked on the (rightmost) icon, but there doesn't appear to be any dropdown menu ...
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Reputation icon links to Stack Exchange instead of the current network site

Regardless of which Stack Exchange page I'm on, the top-bar reputation icon is an <a> that links to https://stackexchange.com/users/<user:me>?tab=reputation When browsing (e.g.) Stack ...
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Is there a "top banner" also for new users or low-rep users?

When I view some site without being logged in (or in incognito mode), I see a banner near the top of the site with some basic information about the site. For example, on Meta Stack Exchange I get this ...
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Old capitalization shown in Help Center screenshot of 10k privileges

Currently the 10k privilege page in the Help Center has a screenshot of review queues dropdown of the top-bar that shows "All queues" and "Tools" written in lower case while it's ...
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Topbar sometimes detaches from the top

Sometimes (not always) while browsing Stack Exchange I notice that top bar tries to escape its position, and an annoying margin appears: It is not really predictable. It could happen when I check ...
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Make notification and reputation counts bigger again

The top bar's recent problems were mostly fixed, however there's still one thing that bugs me: The number is smaller than before, and harder to read. Compare with how it used to be before the changes:...
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A glitch: 10 notifications or +10 rep?

I ran into a funny bug: my iPhone was resting with the Stack Exchange page opened (puzzling) for about 10 minutes (screen on), when I glanced and saw 10 unread notifications. “That’s strange” - ...
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The top bar on Area 51 is malformed

The top bar on Area 51 seems to be malformed: For a while now, Area 51 has been using an older version of the top bar on Stack Exchange sites, that better conforms with its 2011 design. However, it ...
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In the new top bar, the moderator diamond no longer changes color to indicate new inbox messages

The title says it all—this is yet another regression with the unannounced, untested, unwanted launch of the redesigned top navigation bar. Moderators have a diamond icon in their top bar, which is ...
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Can I dim the top bar?

The color changes to the top bar now make it SCREAM AT THE USER .. as if it contained neon icons. All the icons are an eye magnet with the dark background. It's not so bad on Stack Exchange sites ...
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Unwanted horizontal scrollbar, when rep hits 10k+ (plus badges)

I am facing a little CSS annoyance with the top bar containing my rep count representation: Can we get rid of that horizontal scrollbar please. If necessary shorten the rep/badge info from the ...
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Topbar on mobile clogged: here’re some suggestions

Below you can see how topbar looks on mobile currently: Oh sorry, wrong photo There was a question regarding topbar overflow. I’d like to go slightly further: “home” not needed, since the logo* (“...
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The top bar's Stack Exchange logo is permanently max-width and squeezes out the site switcher on mobile, requiring scrolling to access

The newly updated top bar has come with a change that's kind of inconvenient on mobile: the “Stack Exchange” logo is full width always, and this squeezes out the site switcher, requiring people to ...
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Option to remove fuzzy outline and restore clarity to the counts on new top bar

I don't normally care much about these things, but the new fuzzy outlines (and related changes) on the numbers of unread messages / rep delta really hit my eyes wrong (and my eyes are already ...
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Chat top bar styling is broken

The most recent rollout of the new top bar design broke the styling for the chat top bar - can this be fixed, please?
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Change the way log in and sign up buttons (in header) appear in mobile

This is how the log in and sign up buttons appear in mobile (when I am logged out): I noticed this change today. It was looking fine yesterday. The buttons look ugly. Please fix them. This is how ...
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Add an inbox toggle to filter out messages from other sites

When I click the Inbox icon on the navbar on any SE site, I see messages/updates from all SE sites. But I sometimes only want to see those specific to the site I'm in (or a site and its associated ...
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Achievements icon is always highlighted on stackexchange.com when there is reputation change, even without any new achievements [duplicate]

This is what I see now here on MSE, and any other SE site: And this is what I see on stackexchange.com: Note the subtle difference: se.com showing the icon itself highlighted green, as if there is ...
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Capitalizing issue in the header pages

In the header's "review queues" drop-down menu, in the link text of "all queues" and "tools", the first character is a capital letter: But in the "achievements"...
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Can the review-needed indicator be based on votes about to age away, rather than total tasks?

As a moderator, I generally ignore the close votes queue for the reasons outlined here, on the (apparently false) assumption that if a review queue requires attention, then it will turn red. However, ...
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Big grey area in my profile image on the top banner [duplicate]

No explanation needed (I hope): If you need explanation: Why is it grey? Here is the direct link: https://i.stack.imgur.com/JGCOn.jpg?s=32&g=1
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Can you spot the scrollbar?

With the winterbash Icon present a scrollbar is introduced on small screensizes. Can you spot it?
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Forward links different from the original stackoverflow community

I'm going to use the Code Review community as an example, but it works for several others as well: When we are seeing a question on stackoverflow and we click on the icon on the top left side, we are ...
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Curse of the red blob (more than usual)

On the biology stack I comparatively recently started performing basic reviews, the last two days (this being the third) the first-post review queue has contained a notification red-blob, and during ...
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Fix layout of top bar in mobile [duplicate]

In the mobile version of some pages of Stack Exchange websites, the top bar appears wider than the page; it extends off the left side, but not off the right. Pages where I've specifically noticed ...
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What's this weird black line on the topbar of a site I moderate? [duplicate]

When browsing the site on mobile - haven't yet tested on desktop - I see a little black line on the topbar of my mod site. It looks almost like someone used a freehand marker to draw over something. (...
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Profile partially visible in reputation league due to sticky top bar change

If I click the achievement link in the "Profile" tab, it opens the reputation league. But my profile is visible partially there, requiring me to scroll up every time. I think the issue is ...
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Top bar with double user card [duplicate]

A double user card appears in the "community" menu of the settings/profile section of all sites:
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Notification for new review queue items in top bar

Change the color of the icon in the top bar to green when a new review comes up.
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We’ve removed the option to disable the fixed top bar

We’ve removed the option to disable the fixed top bar. We didn’t change the default. We’ve only removed the ability to change the default. According to SEDE, we’ve got ~13k users with the fixed top ...
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Why is the top bar now sticky for everyone, and the preference to disable it removed from user preferences? [duplicate]

Ever since the redesign of the topbar with the option for it to be sticky (i.e. to stay visible as you scroll), I've had it not sticky. About five to ten minutes ago, I noticed that all of a sudden, ...
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Make the "Help" icon link to the Help Center

This is just a tiny request to simply change the href attribute of the "Help" icon's link from "#" to "/help". All the other icons/menus have useful links except for ...
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The responsive mobile site's top-bar dropdowns are missing related links in each one's header

I've got the access to moderator tools privilege here on Meta SE, and the review queues dropdown ordinarily features the "tools" and "all queues" links that allow quickly hopping ...
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Could we get a more informative dropdown for when you don't have any review queues due to daily votes?

Currently, if a user has used up all their votes for the day (regardless of whether they did it in the review queues or not), the First Post and Late Answer queues will be hidden from their dropdown. ...
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Header line display sometimes hides red new-messages counter

I've been missing new messages/replies lately, because the red indicator in the header line is not always visible. Seems having a big Green number obscures the red one. If I hover over the inbox icon,...
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Was hyperlink blue removed and font weight changed in top-bar review queue links for main sites in dark theme?

I noticed today that on the main site Dark Theme removed hyperlink blue and the font weights were also changed. This is currently not consistent with Font weights on other sites How hyperlinks are ...
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Can we change the design of the reviews' indicator in the top bar?

In the old days, we used to have a number when there were reviews that need to be done. I understand why that had to go. I'm not asking to bring it back. But one issue that I've noticed with myself, ...
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Is showing the +100 in the top bar on joining a new site with the association bonus considered intentional today?

For years, whenever I've joined a new site, I've seen a +100 in green in the top bar on the achievement dropdown. I've always thought that this was part of the system's design. I've never been annoyed ...
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In case of loss of reputation, a green icon lights up with an inscription like -n

Recently, the top-bar has changed a little and after that, if you lose your reputation, the green icon will light up there: It would be nice if instead of green showing, the background was either red ...
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Large white space in the check queues

Recently, the mobile version has changed a bit. On the top right, a button has been added. When you click on it, the queues of checks appear. But half the space is just a white spot:
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Can we add Stack Overflow teams to our list of communities?

I am a member of a private team. I would like to add a link to that team in my list of communities, here: Right now it doesn't look like this is an option. I have to go to Stack Overflow to find my ...
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