Questions tagged [top-bar]

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

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Search icon is missing in the site switcher

The search icon is missing in the top bar menu, before the "Find a Stack Exchange community" placeholder. Screenshot for reference: Where as the search icon is available in the stackexchange.com ...
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Inbox, Achievements sections are not responding when no entry in the “reputation” tab in Area 51

When selecting the "reputation" tab, if there is no entry in it and clicking on the Inbox and Achievements section, they are not responding in the Area 51 page. GIF for the same: Update: When ...
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Inbox notifications - marking as read etc

Currently, when receiving notifications in the inbox, you get a number in the top bar on the inbox button. But when you open the inbox that number is gone and everything is marked as read. I don't ...
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Why does the top bar notify me about flagged posts when I have no flags left?

Even when I have no remaining flags, the top bar still shows me (and updates) the flagged posts counter (highlighted in blue). Is there a special reason for this? AFAIK I can do nothing at /tools/...
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My gained reputation for today is not showing up on the Achievements dropdown

I've made 30 points on this answer today. But this reputation is not showing up in the Achievements dropdown: accessible by clicking the icon to the right of the Inbox button. My reputation counter ...
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Notifications return after hitting back button in browser

This may seem really trivial, but somehow it really annoys me. I'm somewhat OCD, so I can't bear to have any unread notifications. Sometimes, when I'm reading a post, and I see a notification, I'll ...
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Top bar privileges link?

I think that a link for privileges should be put into the new top bar. It's really useful for new people. Maybe under 'help' would be a good place for it.
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StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ inbox & New Top bar collisions on chat homepage & API

The new top bar is live everywhere, but the chat homepage, which still shows the old design and the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ inbox. Also, it seems like clicking on the new Recent ...
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Queue counts inconsistent?

Recently, on AskUbuntu, we (chat) were clearing out queues as normal, but then we noticed something strange. Typically, the 10k+ flag/queue counter is pretty up-to-date in the topbar, which includes ...
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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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Size of the search textbox in the top bar is increased suddenly on all the sites

Size of the search textbox in the top bar is increased suddenly. I can recall the size of the textbox being smaller previously. Is the textbox size increased on purpose, or is this a bug?
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Access To a Review Queue I can't do anything with

On Stack Overflow I suddenly have access to a new review queue "Meta Reviews" even though I don't have the rep to do any reviews, is this intentional?
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Ordering of “My Communities” in the Stack Exchange drop-down menu appears to be broken

I would have thought that someone must have asked this already but apparently not. The ordering of the Stack Exchange drop-down menu is at times [in parts] logical, and then there are random ...
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When + and - rep changes cancel out, the icon disappears in the Stack Exchange dropdown

I have +40+50+5 = +55 and -50-1-1-1-2 = -55, so I have an overall change of 0: However, I think the dropdown should show +0 next to the ubuntu icon - it looks like I have no rep changes on Ask Ubuntu,...
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Make the top bar inbox dropdown click target easier to access

The link to the list of sites, which I use very occasionally, is about 140 pixels wide and in a nice accessible location near the left margin (though for some reason not flush left). The link to the ...
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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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Incorrect tooltip for inbox messages before manual page refresh

When you have unread inbox messages the topbar inbox button contains an indicator with number and tooltip is saying "You have unread inbox messages": Now you can click on the button to see unread ...
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Some icons in inbox/achievements are wrong, only on chat

Today I'm seeing the wrong icon in the dropdowns only on chat. The circled icons should be Writers, not Worldbuilding: They're correct on the Q&A sites: I've only seen this for Writers so far. ...
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Top bar buttons are broken when page is zoomed or shifted

I know that SE only supports 100% scale factor (and doesn’t support mobile browsers in full web at all) on their sites. But before today top bar worked well even after zooming on my iPad. Here is the ...
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Topbar overlaps help block when editing an answer

If you topbar has stickiness ability (this option is available for any Stack Overflow family site) then while you are on the editing an answer page the help block on the right hand side of the page is ...
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Wrong site icons are displaying in Area 51

I see the site icons are displaying wrongly in the Site switcher, inbox and achievements of the Area 51 main site. I thought it is due to the cache, so pressed Ctrl + F5 but still the same issue. ...
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New top bar on stackexchange.com: please keep notifications visible on phones

This announcement of the new top bar says that the design hasn't been deployed yet to stackexchange.com, chat, or Area 51, but will be. I rely on my network profile page on my phone for easy up-to-...
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None of the top bar buttons work in SE chat on Windows Phone IE

Because tapping the buttons does nothing, I can't: see who's in a chat room switch between chat rooms access the options menu I hope it's as easy a fix as was the case here: New SE mobile browser ...
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Site switcher favicon incorrect on some blogs

After the issue of broken favicons on the site switcher was fixed, I noticed the Super User blog had incorrect site switcher favicons: It's the Stack Exchange favicon, not the Super User and ...
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Incorrect rep in topbar

I noticed that the topbar does not display the correct rep. It misses 2 recent upvotes but the rep page shows them. Even after more than 20 minutes and reloading the page it is still incorrect. ...
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Customize review notification of suggested edits to other reviews

There is a notification of the approximate number of suggested edits in the queue in the top bar next to the Review link. It displays even after the user finishes his or her limit of 20. (At 10k it ...
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Super collider drop downs instant search

When looking for other stack-exchange site, I usually use the Super collider drop downs menu search bar. I would expect to be able to expand the menu and be able to type immediately the name of ...
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Mobile site quirks on iOS 6

I'm using iOS 6.1.6 on an iPod Touch (4th gen). The mobile Stack Exchange sites work very well, except for a few quirks. First, if I'm not logged in when I visit the site and get logged in ...
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Chat error page has old style topbar

When something goes wrong in chat, you're dumped to an error page. At the top of the page isn't the current topbar, it's the old topbar. Can we get some new-style topbar love on the error page?
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Mod inbox notifications sometimes show as orange for meta posts

With the new(-ish) top bar, moderators receive notifications of questions posted on their child meta and, since fairly recently, notifications of mod newsletter announcements. These were originally ...
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Consistency in the help menu

In the main sites, the help menu looks like this: However, when we get to Meta, the menu turns into this: The "Back to (Main Site)" link is on the top, and we have four menu items now. My first ...
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Accepted an answer message

When you accept an answer on one of your questions, you get 2 reputation for it. The achievements dropdown tells you with a shiny green +2 on the topbar, and shows this: Why did I get +2 for it again?...
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Top bar reputation notification off by amount of upvote on accepted answer

If there's already a duplicate of this, I apologize.. was unable to find it. I also don't have a picture, because I clicked the notification to make sure things were alright. To the point though.. '...
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Top bar Reputation, Winterbash, not updated

I got a +10 earlier for an answer on MSO. I saw the vote on the answer before the +10 appeared, so I knew what it was for. A couple of times I checked in, studiously not bothering to click on the +10 ...
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The suggested edit indicator on beta sites looks like it got unalphafied

I went over to my beta site today and noticed this fearless messenger in my top bar: It's the suggested-edit-pending indicator. However, it looks like someone took all of the 1's opacity away. I don'...
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Tell me when I reach the daily rep cap

This might look.. Like a duplicate of an even older duplicate but the context is different here. There was no Reputation notifications with the old design but now that the reputation notifications ...
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Top bar new rep notification icon's title doesn't auto change

When you get new rep changes, on the "new rep change notification box" (ie green box with rep change number in it, such as +5) the popup title when hovering doesn't change state to match with the new ...
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Alignment issue in stackexchange.com site switcher

There is an alignment issue in the stackexchange.com site switcher. The icon is not properly padding with adjacent text. Screenshot for reference: Note: There was a bug reported and completed ...
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All top bar popups showed below error popups

Steps to reproduce: Click “Ask question” button. Don’t fill anything Click “Post your question” See error popups Open any popup from the top bar
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The “unread message” icon doesn't disappear without reload

On StackExchange.com, when I click the red icon with a number of unread messages, it doesn't disappear when I later close the list of the messages. It seems to disappear in other SE sites. (The same ...
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Number, stand still! (aka don't move the top bar numbers while hovering over them)

Am I the only one finding the below annoying? I don't like things moving around, even when I hover over them. The previous top bar behavior was just fine, to highlight the number when hovering. ...
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Careers main topbar dropdown menu does not localise

Go to Stack Overflow Careers, scroll down top the bottom of the page and select French or German as the language. Try the main top-bar dropdown menu. It's still in English This is something that ...
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Stack Exchange logo pixelated on modnewsletter subdomain

http://modnewsletter.stackexchange.com currently uses instead of the beautiful svg used on other SE sites.
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Invisible top bar

My top bar is invisible for SE sites (I've only checked Chemistry, SO and P.SE) while using Chrome (38.0.2125.111 m) but not with FireFox or IE (ew) Interestingly, the top bar does show up here on M....
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Has some styling changed to produce weird recursive effects?

I was on the review/Tools tabs today, and across all the sites where I'm 10k (or 2k as appropriate) they started out ok and then became surreal, with the black notification bar repeating further down ...
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Description of Stack Overflow em Portugues should be in Portuguese

The Description of Stack Overflow em Portugues in the More Stack Exchange Communities of the Stack Exchange Button is currently written in English. I think it should be written in Portuguese.
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Issue with placement of the achievements menu drop down

I appear to have stumbled across a strange issue while doing a bunch of edits on Ask Ubuntu. Intermittently, the icon for the achievements menu drop down moves out of place. I can click on the icon in ...
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Have Rep Dropdown show Non-Rep votes

In the prior top bar, the rep dropdown would show you the votes you got after you hit the rep cap, just with no rep showing. The new dropdown for the new top bar no longer shows you that you received ...
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Mod inbox is acting strangely

My Chemistry mod inbox looks like this: No meta questions are shown, despite there having been a meta question on Dec 15. I have the opposite effect on Physics: There was a mod message reply after ...
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Rep changes and responses: redundant notifications should all be cleared at once

With the new top bar, I get notified of new responses (and other inbox activity) with a little indicator. Likewise with rep changes. On my profile page I also get little indicators regarding responses ...