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Deprecating our mobile views

Can we increase information density on the responsive site on mobile? All the padding on the desktop site is fine for a large screen, but there's a lot of wasted space on mobile. This is the single ...
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Deprecating our mobile views

Can reducing the bandwidth of page loads please be made a higher priority? As I posted 1.5 years ago, one of the key uses for the mobile site was so that users on slow Internet connections (dial-up, ...
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Deprecating our mobile views

The switch to opting everyone into the responsive views by default has been long-awaited for me. It was a somewhat frustrating experience to have to scroll to the page footer and click the "full ...
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Please don't completely remove the mobile website, for the benefit of users on slow connections

Re animuson's comment. I will say that this is incredibly unlikely to happen. Responsive design was always meant to replace mobile web from day one, and that plan was explicitly mentioned in the ...
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We’ve shipped some changes to the user profile navigation

I do have a few things I'd like fixed: Please make the top bit of the profile - the profile pic, etc. - a bit smaller. The new setting means there is a gigantic amount of whitespace to the right of ...
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Deprecating our mobile views

Can we please stop redirecting mobile users to the mobile site immediately, rather than waiting until it's completely removed? Currently, users who browse the site from a mobile device are redirected ...
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Additional profile refinements

I think you yourself pointed the major flaw in profile redesign: I can’t run every change by the Community ahead of time Above is what makes things unreliable and unnecessarily difficult. Sorry if ...
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Please don't completely remove the mobile website, for the benefit of users on slow connections

Thanks for your feedback here. To be clear when we say that we are removing the mobile website, what we are referring to is the following: Many of the main views used for rendering the site have ...
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Additional profile refinements

status-review Can we get more emphasis on reputation? I'm not a fan of how you've crushed the 'Reputation', 'reached', 'answers' and 'questions' statistics into one tiny box. Reputation is a very ...
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Additional profile refinements

What stats are being removed? You say Removes some redundant stats But I don't see anything in either the tour or your post that details exactly what those stats are?
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Stop advertising the SE app on the mobile site

I agree. I've gone ahead and disabled the app banner on all sites, hopefully temporarily until a point where we begin reinvesting dev time into the apps. Sorry about the degraded experience, and ...
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Is there dark mode for mobile on Stack Overflow?

There is no dark mode available for the mobile theme and there are not any plans to ever bring it to the mobile theme. We plan to eventually deprecate and remove the mobile web layout in favor of the ...
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We’ve shipped some changes to the user profile navigation

feature-request plurals status-completed The user group section was introduced. If I'm part of one group, the label displayed as "1 user groups", can it be updated to "1 user group"...
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The mobile version of the website does not show the license along with the contributions

Thanks for bringing this oversight to our attention. The license declaration is now included on the mobile site.
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Deprecating our mobile views

What about http://stackexchange.com (the “Hot Network Questions”)? Its lack of mobile/responsive view is the only reason I still have the ancient Stack Exchange mobile app installed. For reference, ...
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Flagging comments on mobile is impossible unless you previously switched to desktop view prior to mobile site removal

Repro'd on Chrome 98 for Windows with mobile mode on. This is the source code when mobile mode is off. There are 3 <div> tags inside the comment-actions grid: comment-score comment-voting ...
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Add kick option to mobile chat UI

In the words of the world's most fickle Genie, "Your wish is sometimes in line with what I happen to do"; this option is now available (for room owners) via the pop-down menu that you get when you ...
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Deprecating our mobile views

Just want to add my support to this decision and thank you for it. For a long time I experienced frustration with this practice of websites serving a scaled-down, feature-limited version of their ...
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How can I switch to the full site when the mobile view only has the "Mobile" link and doesn't provide the "Full site" link?

The "Mobile" link calls a JavaScript function StackExchange.switchMobile("on"). To revert to the full site, calling StackExchange.switchMobile("off") is sufficient. On ...
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What happened to the top bar and it's restored now

There's a project underway to bring the mobile theme more inline with the design of the full site, including the new top bar and some experiments with vertical navigation that haven't been fully ...
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Are mobile browsers still too inaccurate to show vote counts?

It's not just Android; the mobile web version doesn't have this feature on iOS either. You can get the mobile version on your desktop browser too, by clicking the 'Mobile' link in the footer, and then ...
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Are there plans to get the @ name completion working on the mobile website?

There will not ever be plans to implement this on the mobile theme. We are actively working on the responsive design that works on both desktop and mobile, based on screen size. Once that is finished ...
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We’ve shipped some changes to the user profile navigation

status-completed Code blocks overflow™ in the About section, creating an annoying horizontal scrollbar on the page: Here's a profile page showcasing this issue.
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We’ve shipped some changes to the user profile navigation

Everything is tiny on mobile when I view the profile. I am currently on chrome 92 on a OnePlus 9 Pro running android 11 on a 2340x1080 (6.7 inch) display. I can't read anything, and I use this view ...
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We’ve shipped some changes to the user profile navigation

With the new layout , the GitHub and Twitter icons are so small and occupy just a tiny space which makes them hard to find and click. I think they should be accompanied with a label or have a little ...
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Red tags in headings is hurting my eyes

Thanks for reporting. Tags inherited text-shadow from some parent elements. It should now be fixed.
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Farewell, bullets in unordered list

A fix for this will go live in the next build out of Stack Overflow. We moved some things around in our CSS reset, and unordered lists for mobile seem to have gotten lost in the shuffle. Thanks for ...
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Why am I forced to use the newest chat interface?

Find your chat profile. Click on the prefs tab (look on the top right of the page) You should see this... If you uncheck the pref you will likely need to refresh the page to get the new interface....
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Additional profile refinements

Can you please rank for us the order of importance that Stack Overflow the company currently assigns to each of the different parts of the profile? (E.g. the profile image, the bio, the tags, the ...
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