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

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Two years later: How has moving the Meta link affected Meta usage?

Two years ago the link to a site's Meta was moved from an always-visible position in the top bar to subitems in the help and Site Switcher menus, as part of the top bar redesign progressively rolled ...
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New review navigation does not tell review-banned users what happened or why

When I am review-banned, the direct effect is that when I click the review icon in the top-bar, I get this: This doesn’t tell me anything about what's going on, just that all review queues have ...
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I can see my reputation “increasing” even though I am suspended

So I got myself suspended, for being an idiot. My fault. I now have 1 reputation. But while I was sitting on the front page of the site where I'm suspended, somebody upvoted one of my answers. I ...
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Make the chat link one click away in the new top bar

In the new header could we please move the chat link back to where it was? (One click away) As a daily frequent to the JavaScript room that's the one link I'd love to have visible 100% of the time. ...
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Change the color of the moderator inbox diamond

Currently the diamond that notifies you of changes to the moderator inbox changes its color from grey to blue. Grey Diamond: Blue Diamond: I think the blue blends far too well into the design of ...
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Topbar tells me about a +1 recovered from a deleted DVed post, but detail view doesn't show it

The topbar only tells us about reputation gains (see related issue with lost rep). But sometimes it only half-tells us: The explanation of that +1 is nowhere to be found here. An answer that I ...
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Please don't show the red dot indicator for review items I can't do

This is not a duplicate of Please don't red alert me for queues I've handled, because this reports different things from that question. That question is specifically about the case where the ...
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Menu to show daily progress towards vote / flag limits

I want to track how many of what (regular votes, comment votes, close votes, delete votes, flags, etc... excluding review actions) I have left throughout the day. I find I often will run out of one of ...
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Stop sending me to stackexchange.com when I click the site-switcher

Note: I am aware that the site switcher has moved to the right side of the page. This isn't a case of me clicking the wrong icon, it's a case of the site-switcher itself being a link to stackexchange....
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Mark moderator inbox item as read when I've read it

As a moderator on a beta site, I receive a notification for every meta question. This notification was formerly delivered in my inbox (still is on Ask Ubuntu, blessed be its top bar while it lasts) ...
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Clicking reputation on the new top-bar should take me to the reputation tab of my profile as before

With the old top bar, clicking my reputation would take me directly to the reputation tab of my profile for that site. Now to accomplish the same, I must do two clicks. For bonus points, clicking ...
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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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Wrong reputation calculation in achievements dialog

Looks like there is something wrong with reputation calculation: +2*5 -6*2 = -2... why there is +6 in reputation popup? As @Catija said in comment calculation is OK in the profile: ...
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Link design within the new unregistered user inbox/achievements dialogue looks weird

That looks weird. The log in is hyperlinked, but sign up is not and instead, there's a big blue button saying sign up underneath it. Why not just have 2 buttons? Or hyperlink both? Something like: ...
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Moderator meta notification broken for employees

Moderators get notifications of new Meta posts on their site, which is totes rad and I've loved it from when I was a moderator. Right now, though, when I click on a link from the mod box, it doesn't ...
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Why are reputation changes not showing in the top bar?

Since some time in the last two or three weeks, upvotes do not show in the top bar the way they used to (like, +10 on the achievements dropdown image for an answer upvote), at least on Super User. I ...
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Area 51 and Careers favicons are loaded with an absolute scheme

The Area 51 favicon is loaded with an absolute (http) scheme, which makes my pretty green lock go away when I open the site switcher: All of the links to notifications et al also use the http scheme, ...
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Reputation and badge counts are harder to read on the new top bar

I'm finding it harder to read the reputation and badge counts on the new black top bar. The bold white text on the black background seems almost blurry. Also, I don't know if it is the 1px size ...
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Review queues are misaligned in the new topbar

The new topbar is live on Meta Stack Exchange, but it has a small problem: when opening the review queues, they are misaligned: (tested on: Firefox 55 and Safari 10.1, macOS Sierra; Chrome on Windows ...
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Per-site Meta post didn't populate Moderator Inbox

Per this post I'm posting this issue. I'm a moderator over on Sci-fi & Fantasy.SE. My moderator inbox missed this question: The Meta Question in question should show up after the moderator ...
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Is badge awarding still not working properly?

I am told I have earned the Informed badge and to to "See my profile", but the Informed badge is missing from the profile. EDIT: 1) Still missing. 2) For comparison, subsequently I was told I ...
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Add new top bar to chat rooms

Now that we have a shiny new top bar, have there been any changes in plans to make it visible in the chat rooms? The responses in old threads I've found seem to defer or decline the option due to ...
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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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Having SO Careers in the drop down for the CrossValidated site?

I have noticed the SO Careers tab in the drop down list of sites like ServerFault, etc. As SO careers also have data scientists and analysts careers in them, would it be sensible if it is ...
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“More Stack Exchange Communities” Search Improvement

The "More Stack Exchange Communities" search box is useful for finding specific Stack Exchange sites, when their URL doesn't necessarily match their content. For example, if one is looking for the ...
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Change the profile link in top bar from the reputation tab to info tab in Area 51

When I click on my profile link on the top bar in Area51 it takes me to the reputation tab of my profile. http://area51.stackexchange.com/users/1/username?tab=reputation I think its more ...
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Edits to code no longer explicitly noted outside of mobile

Notifications for non-trivial edits were added a while back, with a special rule for edits made to code within a post on sites where code is treated specially: a non-trivial edit is one which ...
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Green achievements indicator overflows the button if above 1k

When hovering over the achievements indicator while the accumulated rep is above 1k, the number overflows the button below. The button should resize itself when its contents are too large, or the rep ...
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Allow us to limit achievements to the current site, please

It would be nice if we could limit the achievements view to the current site only. The current view list everything globally. Now it would be nice if we would have the option (f.e. with tabs) to ...
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Help menu on new meta toolbar has CSS issues

In the new top bar on Meta, when we hover over the options under the help menu, it'll show an extended selection view. Additional Info: Browser: Firefox 23 OS: Windows 7
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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 queue indicator not firing in the top bar even though reviews are available on a small SE site

The top bar on Webmasters didn't say there were reviews, but when I clicked the queues icon, I see that there are reviews to be completed: I hadn't checked the queues in over an hour The question in ...
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Wrong icon for chat top bar notices

I recently got an answer upvote on an answer on Programming Puzzles and Code Golf. However, I ended up checking this on chat.stackexchange (specifically this, but it appears on main chat.se too. ...
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Can “and” be made a synonym of “&” when searching for a site name?

I was trying to look up the "Board & Card Games" site in the site-switcher on the top bar, but I typed "Board and Card Games" and got no results. I see now that pretty much all multi-topic sites ...
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Suggested edits in top-bar put flags over the winterbash snowflake

Suggested edits in the top bar put the flag count right over the winterbash snowflake. Looks pretty ugly if you ask me...
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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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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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Inconsistent coloring of moderator inbox (desktop vs. mobile)

This is the well-known blue diamond indicating that there's something in the ♦ moderator inbox: However, when I look at the top bar in Safari on iOS (11.4), it's green: (This might be solved ...
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Top bar position problem in Internet Explorer

The top bar seem to behave strangely on Internet Explorer 11. I got that display; While on Firefox it look good; In case it help to diagnose, it's from a Windows 10 laptop with a 1366 x 766 ...
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WordPress Main and Meta icons are swapped

When selecting a site, the icon for WordPress Development is gray, but the icon for WordPress Development Meta is red. iOS app: Dropdown: Site: Isn't that the reverse of the UI convention that ...
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Favicons in top-bar dropdown not SVG

Would it be possible to update the StackExchange button drop-down to include scalable vector graphics (SVG) favicons for each site? I didn't notice any mention of this during the original design and ...
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Inbox Notifications Continue To Show Up

I'm having an odd and inconsistent problem where certain inbox notifications are re-appearing within my inbox every few days, even though the date/time for the notification is a week, two weeks, a ...
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Blog link is relative, while it should be absolute

The blog link in the site switcher for Meta leads to http://meta.stackexchange.com/blog.stackexchange.com while it should lead to http://blog.stackexchange.com This is due to the link having href="...
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Communities list is counting my reputation wrong on some sites

I have 101 rep on Italian SE and am not suspended there. But the site switcher thinks I only have 1 rep there: I noticed this after I manually chose the sites to go in my switcher. To test this, I ...
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Conditionally show and hide the review button

I would like to request two changes related to the review button in the top-bar: It should show only when there're reviews pending, and might show the number of reviews, like it did in the old design....
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Add the number of pending notifications to the moderator inbox

When there are unread inbox items, the number of unread items appears in a red rectangle over the square bra icon. When there are unread achievements dropdown items, the number of unread achivements ...
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On hover color of help menu links is difficult to distinguish

Could we change text link color when hovering over help menu items? The color used at the moment seems too similar. As you can see in the image above, you can't easily see if you're hovering ...
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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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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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UX consistency across SE sites with the new layout / theme

This is somewhat related to this question, which asks about the point of the Stack Exchange logo in the top bar. There's a rather frustrating experience when navigating between Stack Overflow and ...