Questions tagged [unregistered-users]

For questions about users who have yet to fully register their accounts and their contributions and actions.

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Let diamond moderators (or even regular users) search for unregistered users

Unregistered users don't show up as searchable in a site's user list, but diamond moderators may need to look them up from time to time on account of their interactions with the site. Regular users ...
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Make it more clear that an unregistered account is linked to the browser used to create it

When a user creates an unregistered account while asking a question, or posting an answer without being logged in, there isn't any note that the account being created is linked to the browser being ...
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Stack Exchange Community Statistics results: In which ways do unregistered users participate?

Source: In which ways do unregistered users participate? Data source: February 6, 2012 NDA dump The results here are only for StackOverflow, as it pretty well dominates the network. The final month ...
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Unregistered profiles are shown as registered

I was looking the profile of a new user, as moderator of Drupal Answers, and I noticed that it is reported both as unregistered, and registered. What is correct? Is the account registered or not? ...
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Allow unregistered accounts to delete their own posts

I feel that unregistered users should have the ability to delete their own posts subject to the usual rules of registered users namely a question not having an upvoted / multiple answers. I can't ...
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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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Tell unregistered users why they can't delete their post with a disabled delete button

There's this song and dance that I see a lot. A user complains that they can't delete their post, high rep users tell them that they need to click the delete button, the user has no idea how to do ...
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Do not let unregistered users “comment everywhere” (at least on certain sites)

Proposal Implement the following on all sites or make it an opt-in feature (for comment-heavy sites or sites suffering from answers in comments): Do not grant unregistered users the comment ...
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Recent profile page changes lead to problems for unregistered users

It looks like the profile page has been updated recently, e.g. the community list is now different when it's empty: However, two things are 'off' for unregistered users: It seems like users are ...
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Identify unregistered users in flag queue

So far, there's only one way to differentiate posts listed in the flag queue. Between questions and answers, questions show the user-card in blue (as it always has) and answers have an additional "...
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The 'ok' on the 'Your Answer' dialog on unregistered sites is a bit too high

The 'ok' on the 'Your Answer' dialog on unregistered sites is a bit too high: You can see the top of the k is outside the actual box, increasing the margin-top by 10px in the containing div fixes it.
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Rep loss from downvoting unregistered users' posts - can we do away with it?

As I've been patrolling the review queues on a couple of my more active sites lately, I've been noticing a lot of really poor answers from unregistered users. (For example, this or this or this or ...
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Can we auto-hide the 'Thanks for contributing an answer...' box when the focus goes away from the textarea?

For unregistered users, when you click the textarea for answering a question, a big box comes up with information on how to answer, but when you click away, it should go away itself, you shouldn't ...
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Posting as guest prevents signing in with different email address

I didn't have my login credentials available on a laptop, so I posted an answer as guest using a different mail address than what I used to register at Stack Exchange. Later I decided to reset my ...
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Remove 'accounts' tab for unregistered users

Considering that unregistered users can't have their accounts associated, can you remove the accounts tab from their profiles?
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Registration messages unification

If you try to add post to favorites, you will see this message: But if you try to vote on post, you'll see this: Could we unify this messages?
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'Set your password' link creates another account

As a moderator, I've seen some users lost their unregistered account and create new account. So I'm testing unregistered account behavior to help those users. To simulate those users, I've tested ...
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Intercept misguided "answers" and edits by users with stranded accounts

In lieu of requiring registration for all users, I think we could do better with detecting when a user has created multiple accounts and intercepting them before it creates a problem. Most of the ...
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Automatically merge unregistered account with existing account when using same email

I asked a question on engineering.stackexchange.com before joining the site, and provided my email. Unfortunately, I used a different name than my username on the Stack Exchange network. Still, the ...
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Log In and Log Out simultaniously when guest recovers old account

I posted a few answers as guest, then recovered an old account. Trying to log in at the sign up or [log in] link at the bottom of a question page I was presented with the sign up form again (where I ...
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I can't complete registration on ru.stackoverflow.com

I have tried many times to complete my registration, but I'm still unregistered. The account with my email on openid.stackexchange.com does not exist. What can I do to resolve this?
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Do merged unregistered users get notifications from all merged accounts?

So from Do unregistered users get notifications? I know unregistered users get notifications. But I've got a user who keeps coming back as an unregistered user (and being merged into the same user so ...
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Can I parse out the number of unregistered or not logged-in users from Quantcast stats?

Can I parse out the number of unregistered or not logged-in users from Quantcast stats? If yes, how? I am looking at the SE page on Quantcast but couldn't find any related feature. The OP of What ...
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Any further discussion on not using "guest" email address gravatars?

This question (Anonymous questions and Avatars) was asked two years ago. Today I experienced what the OP did - posted as "guest" on a SE, used my real email address which SE assured me would never be ...
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Title of question (populated from search) does not persist through google sign-up

Steps to recreate: go to serverfault.com as an unregistered user click 'ask question' when shown the 'please be nice, and please search first' page, enter a search term in the input box: 'who loves ...
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Why is the editor toolbar grayed out for unregistered users?

Why is the editor toolbar grayed out for unregistered users on sites where they can post answers? I don't think it really makes sense for it to be grayed out if they can post answers - what's the ...
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Can we remove the textarea border for asking/posting questions?

This is a bug report/feature-request. The feature-request: Normally, the border is fine, but for unregistered users, or registered users who click the 'help' button, the top part of the border ...