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Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

One thing not explicitly mentioned which has also disappeared, at least for now on that screen, is the "Last seen" value. I realize it's only approximate, but I have sometimes found it ...
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Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

feature-request status-completed Please put back the "last seen" and "member since" metrics Edit, Aug. 10th: "Member since" has been restored Edit, Nov. 3rd: a less-...
blackgreen's user avatar
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Employee profiles are now marked with a “Staff” indicator

feature-request status-completed This is a vast improvement from the previous situation. But I'd like to request one addition: Add another shape/marker representing that the user is a staff member, to ...
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Help us improve the user profile and settings

I think the profile is actually one of the most well-thought-out parts of Stack Exchange already, and I'd question whether it actually needs much changing. I can certainly see the argument for wanting ...
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Spam Profiles are getting my goat. Could we have better tools for mods to deal with profile spam?

Maybe SE simply shouldn't publicly show profiles for users that have no interaction at all on the site. Users that have never voted, posted or done anything at all are just noise in the user listings ...
Mad Scientist's user avatar
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Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

status-completed Another thing that's been removed (and not mentioned) is account ages. This information is still available, from things like SEDE, but is now missing from users' profile pages. It's ...
Radvylf Programs's user avatar
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Help us improve the user profile and settings

Please bear in mind that of the 174 sites on the network, only one has either Developer Story or Teams (and SE has no plans to change that). While SO is a massive site and deserves a lot of attention,...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
148 votes

Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

feature-request status-completed Please add "Member for" metric back This was a very useful feature to know, not only how experienced someone is with Stack Overflow, but also to catch voting ...
Dharman's user avatar
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141 votes

New responsive Activity page

bug status-review The padding in the Summary is still enormous And the font size is still larger than it needs to be. I still can only see 1 section. That means the old page was still 4× as useful, ...
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Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

Suggest to temporary revert this whole change network-wide and instead, do a trial run of it limited to one of "big meta" (MSE or MSO). This would hopefully catch most painful issues and ...
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New responsive Activity page

Author's note: This critique was posted prior to the go-live of the redesign, and references screenshots from the mock-up video rather than the released layout. status-review I really like the ...
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Bookmarks have evolved into Saves

feature-request Keep the name of the feature as "Bookmarks/Bookmarking" or find a more appropriate term. Maybe something along the lines of "Notebook" (as suggested in the comments)...
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New responsive Activity page

feature-request status-review Tag view has become unusable. I can only see 6 tags at a time (in 1920x1080). I see more empty unused space than information. When I'm done scrolling I can't remember ...
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Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

Dropped the profile views metric entirely. It’s a vanity metric and we don’t think it’s worth keeping around. I have to question "vanity" here for the sake of discussion. I always ...
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New responsive Activity page

bug duplicate status-planned Why does the Reputation summary waste such enormous amounts of space? Reputation used to default to having recent days expanded, but individual Questions/Answers in the ...
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Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

Here is how this should have been done, in my very humble opinion. Featured announcement posted here on MSE with the title "Help us make some changes in profile page". The changes would be ...
Shadow Wizard's user avatar
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Employee profiles are now marked with a “Staff” indicator

feature-request status-completed Could you please make this show on the mobile website? Currently, employee profiles have no special indicator on the mobile site other than their description maybe ...
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Spam Profiles are getting my goat. Could we have better tools for mods to deal with profile spam?

A further refinement to Ilmari Karonen's answer (which refines Mad Scientist's): make profiles of new accounts that haven't done anything visible only to logged-in users. This does a few things: ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

Please provide alternate APIs to see statistics that were removed from view, if reinstating them is off the table One common use of the calendar UI was to see, if the user's consecutive days reset at ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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New responsive Activity page

Summary of bugs / feature requests posted as answers Want to contribute? Great! But please read the notes at the bottom of this post first. Type Summary Status bug Negative reputation changes show ...
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New responsive Activity page

Instead of useful features, layout update contained bobcat. Would not buy again. The activity page used to look like this Note the efficient use of space, with nothing squished into an overly-tiny ...
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Employee profiles are now marked with a “Staff” indicator

status-completed Alternative feature-request: If the feature proposed in my other answer is not possible, or is not currently on the radar for implementation in 6-8 weeks, I'd like to propose ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
85 votes
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Why was my username changed without notice and can I change it again?

Unless I'm mistaken, this is still the current guidance on what's allowed in user profiles. And while I find myself struggling slightly to suppress my skepticism, I'm willing to assume good faith ...
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Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

feature-request As a follow up to John Omielan's answer and this comment from animuson: We've actually had quite a few complaints in the past that a "Last seen" indicator public visible is ...
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Some changes to the profile while we make it responsive

I completely fail to see what "fully responsive" has to do with changing the profile layout on those 7 points. The current layout looks less appealing than the former, that much I'm sure of. ...
bad_coder's user avatar
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Now live: A fully responsive profile

feature-request I would like to request that the new profile be made with less space. Compare the difference: New: Old: The new profile is definitely much cleaner, but there's too much space. The ...
Dharman's user avatar
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Bookmarks have evolved into Saves

Moderators will not be able to see or interact with your saved posts and private notes Bookmarks were an important tool in the process of identifying voting fraud. I understand that mods should not ...
Dharman's user avatar
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68 votes

Bookmarks have evolved into Saves

This is a great feature, thank you! I just don't quite understand why you need a name change from something clearly understandable (bookmarks) to something very confusing. "Saves", to me, ...
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