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The black bar across the top of every Stack Exchange site.

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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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Cookie alert has a higher z-index than top-bar menus

The top bar menu dropdowns do not appear over the cookie notice, which means I'd have to accept/adjust my cookie settings before opening the site switcher/viewing my reputation gains/opening my inbox (...
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Review option lists Inbox messages in Promotion page top bar

There is a bug reported about the Promotion page top bar loading issue. Currently all the top bar menu options are loading with the data, but there is an issue with that. While clicking on the Review ...
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Some topbar items aren't properly 'selected' when using the Tab key to navigate

When using the Tab key to navigate the top bar, most items have a vertical line to the left and to the right when they are selected. Except for the profile link and the Stack Exchange 'hamburger' menu;...
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Can we please get the full count of new hats now?

If you have earned more than 99 hats since you last checked the hat inbox, the counter gets limited to 99: There should have been around 300 new hats there, by my count. The 2-digit restriction is ...
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'1 new hat' notification doesn't go away

No matter how often I click the Winter Bash inbox, my [1] new hat indicator won't go away. This behaviour started when the inbox told me "You earned the right to run fast and jump for joy on ...
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Invisible icon for Winter Bash in top bar

A picture says more than a thousand words ... I'm pretty sure the Winter Bash icon is supposed to be visible there, but only after the upcoming UTC midnight.
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What do these numbers mean on the right side of the different Stack Exchange Communities?

I'm not sure what these numbers are referring to, i.e. the 79, 11, 11, 1, 1.
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keep unread inbox messages highlighted, keep unread notification count in top bar icon [duplicate]

I dread clicking on the inbox icon because clicking it means that all messages are no longer "unread" and the notification number (usually color red) will go away. It means we must wait ...
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Add link to INBOX: either link reponse tab from current community or global inbox from network profile

Top bar menus: Achievements and Review Queues have useful links in top within them; e.g clicking on Achievements menu, you'll find links to privileges and badge, link to all review queues from ...
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Don't display review queues icon when user cannot review questions

Currently, when user cannot review questions because of insufficient reputation, the review queues icon is not displayed. This is fine. But when a user cannot review questions because they are banned, ...
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Reputation +n doesn't disappear from the achievements after reading it

I got +n reputation, while I was searching a question in the SE search. I clicked the achievements icon to make it disappear, but it didn't: Received +2: Clicked achievement dialog: Clicked out of ...
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In user profiles on meta (SO-only?), the site's meta logo is partially hidden (by the search bar?)

So far I've only seen this on Stack Overflow, which is probably due to its topbar design being different than most of the network, but in case there might be more sites impacted, I'm reporting it here ...
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Reputation indicator green color is different in stackexchange.com

The reputation indicator green color is different in the stackexchange.com header. For example in the meta.stackexchange.com header the reputation indicator color is color: #5eba7d But in the ...
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The top bar is a little too full for moderators on mobile

Alternate title: why can't I hold all these icons?? The top bar has a bit too much stuff in it on my phone when there's flags: You might spot the issue already: the site switcher icon has been ...
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After scrolling beyond the SE site's logo/name, replace the “StackExchange” sticky header logo with it

It's very useful for the user to know which SE site they're using at a glance. For example, I use Unix & Linux, Ask Ubuntu, Vi and Vim, Stack Overflow, and Server Fault, which can have ...
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Reputation display in top bar when accepting an answer in responsive design

There is a minor display issue in the desktop and mobile web view with the responsiveness is enabled. When the responsiveness is enabled, usually we didn't see the reputation in the top bar. But if ...
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No data loading on the inbox, achievements and review boxes in the promotion site

In the Promotion site https://contests.stackoverflow.com, when we are clicking on the inbox, achievements and review icons from the top bar, only the place holder is visible and there is no data ...
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Achievement icon shows different reputation than what was earned [duplicate]

The other day, I checked on my recent question. To my surprise, the achievements icon displayed a different reputation change amount than what I had earned: There is a discrepancy of 2, just as in ...
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Bring back the deeper-green rep change color

A couple of days back, the color of the green box indicating reputation change changed to light blue. Ok, it's a winter bash thing, I get it. Or - maybe it wasn't. Anyway, now it's light green. Why? :-...
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Reputation changes showing with blue background

I just refreshed a page to see my +10 rep notification turned blue. On chat it still shows green, but everywhere else (MSE, regular stacks, SO) I see this blue background. I didn't see any posts ...
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Don't reset search bar in top bar after searching on stackexchange.com

When searching on a Stack Exchange site, your query is shown both in the top bar and just above the search results: However, this is not the case when doing a networkwide search on stackexchange.com. ...
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Distinguish questions and answers in reputation alerts

When question upvotes were worth five points and answer upvotes ten, it was immediately obvious what new reputation was for. If I saw "+5" it meant that a question got upvoted while if I saw "+10" it ...
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“Your Communities” dropdown still shows my old rep counts for some sites

When I look at my network profile, I can see that my rep counts have already been recalculated after the question upvote value was increased. I now have about 350-450 extra rep on the five sites I ...
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Rep change alert pops up then vanishes upon refresh

Say I get an upvote on an answer. +10 indicator shows up, great, I click, click out, it's gone. Then if I click to a different page, or refresh it, it'll pop up for a second and then go away without ...
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How can I always show the search bar at a medium window width?

My preferred window width is wide enough to have plenty of space between the left-hand icons and the right-hand icons, but too narrow to have the search bar displayed. How can I cause it to be always ...
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Notification on achievements dialog doesn't take account deletion into account

A minor issue with the notification on the achievements dialog in the top bar: it doesn't seem to properly handle account deletions. Steps to reproduce: Have an account with enough reputation to ...
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Review-needed indicator is trigger happy [duplicate]

Since I recently gained 2K, and quickly thereafter 3k reputation here on MSE the review queues became accessible to me. Every now and then I check on them to see if there is something that needs ...
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“Review queues” button spots an “attention badge” even while you are review banned [duplicate]

Possibly only during the last [your timezone - SO timezone] hours of ban, but, for obvious reasons, that's hard to verify as an end user. Update, as I fell for an attention test with a too-short late ...
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Bug in Badge Award display? [duplicate]

This morning, I was awarded "Nice Answer" in Super User. However, I was viewing a different stack (Puzzling) at the time I noticed the award, and the notification had the PUZZLING badge icon instead ...
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Does the silver badge count have a different font weight or size than the bronze one on MSE?

I was looking at my badges here on MSE. It appears to me the silver badge count has a different font-weight / font-size then the bronze badge count and the reputation. I tried looking at the sites ...
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Alignment issue in the previous year's Winter Bash site's top bar

There is an alignment issue in the previous year's Winter Bash site's top bar. The tool tip texts are displayed next to its DIV. For example, when trying to access the following Winter Bash sites, I ...
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Not able to see the newsletter confirmation message box fully when the top bar stickiness is enabled

When the top bar stickiness is enabled, if I'm subscribe or unsubscribe any newsletter, not able to see the confirmation message box. It was sticky with the top bar. After I scrolled the page too, ...
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Notification button not loading on the top bar

The message notification menu on the top bar seems broken. Everything else seems ok, but not being able to read my notifications is bad. Can we have it fixed please?
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Color for new events in dropdown is too light

Whenever I get new reputation events, badges, or comments I end up scrolling too far because the highlight is too light. See for example in this image: The regular background is white (#FFFFFF) ...
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Search functionality is easy to miss on Stack Exchange sites

Came to the Parenting site and it took a while to find the search functionality. This blends into the top bar so much it would certainly take forever to find the search window being hidden in plain ...
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I got 1 reputation on SO meta, is it a bug? [duplicate]

I pinned the SO meta to the SE site switcher. I looked at my reputation and it is 1. When I go to SO meta I am not suspended or my reputation is one. Is this intended? The SO meta reputation in the ...
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Hidden left nav looks weird (blue linkish design)

Previously the left nav hidden in the topbar had the same black layout as the uncollapsed nav. However recently they turned into some strange bluish/link color. I don't think this is intentional: ...
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Top bar notifications (global inbox, +reputation) reset after refreshing or visiting another page

Normally, when you click the Inbox or the Achievements icon in the top bar, the notification (x new messages, +y reputation) clear. They still do, but upon refreshing the page, they're back to their ...
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Area 51 navigation bar doesn't display properly in half-window mode

When in half-windowed mode, the Area 51 top navigation bar's dark blue background breaks on the right side of the screen, showing the text over the background image, in Firefox and Chrome.
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Please make the red dot visible also if there are pending reviews near timeout

(example) Now the problem is that surely enough people has seem that site with the privilege of making a decision about my suggestion. The problem is that the review queues on smaller sites (...
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Why is there sometimes a dot on the review tab when there's nothing in the queues? [duplicate]

I oftentimes have a dot on the review queues tab, normally indicating that there's stuff to review in the queues, yet nothing is available for reviewing, in both main and meta sites. What does it ...
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Available length of search inputs is different between top bar and search page

The top bar length for search query is 240 symbols, but for the search input on the search page the length is limited to 140 symbols. This leads to weird behaviour, when a can only delete the ...
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Vertical scroll bar overlaps top static bar

In attached image, Vertical scrollbar just overlaps when code snippets is too big and am scrolling up on code snippet area that time vertical scroll will overlap to top static bar.
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Recent names popup may overlap the top bar

Users that has changed their names at least once may see the "recent names" link in the Profile page and the corresponding popup with the list of names. Scrolling the page when this popup is opened ...
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Missing item in Achievements

Yesterday I wrote an answer and subsequently noticed an alert on the Achievements icon for upvotes. Clicking on it and returning to the answer, I noticed that the answer score was +5 (with 5 upvotes ...
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Top of answer covered by sticky top bar after clicking direct link… if it's a short answer just near enough to the bottom of the page

I thought this was resolved after my other question was status-completed, but I just saw it again. This is the first time that I've seen it since then, so it only happens in very specific ...
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Why the first post review tab is red? [duplicate]

This happened to me on the ELU stack exchange, though I figure perhaps this could happen on the other sites. The review tab has a red dot on the left of the first post review tab, however it's ...
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Replace Stack Exchange logo by site's logo in the top bar

One of the complaints I have seen about the new design is that it is more uniform that it used be and often it is difficult to distinguish sites from another.1 (Especially if you are viewing a ...
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Capitalize “your reputation” in topbar tooltip

Most tooltips in the topbar are capitalized: But not the reputation: Let's capitalize your reputation!

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