Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Indicates a reproducible problem on the site that you believe is due to a mistake, malfunction, or programming error.

When reporting a bug, try to describe it in a way that makes it easy for readers reproduce. "I saw some sort of error while I was doing something on one of these sites" doesn't get you very far.

If there's a visual anomaly associated with the bug, then post a screenshot, circling the portion that offends you. Applying a tasteful drop-shadow to your screenshot is optional; drawing the circles freehand is mandatory.

If you can't get it to happen consistently, try harder; if you still can't get it to happen consistently, be sure to mention that before we all waste our time trying to reproduce this awesome new feature bug you've found.

If your bug is only when you're using a beta browser, though, be aware they're not supported. Get a production browser and report back only if it's broken there too.

Interesting bug lists:

See also:

is one of the four mandatory tags for meta sites. The other mandatory tag options are , and .

history | excerpt history