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User Experience updated site theme is ready for testing!

As part of implementing the new unified themes across the network, we're gradually rolling out updated site themes for each site. As of today, we have enabled your updated site theme for testing. If ...
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Mobile App UX Logo Side Menu Bad Contrast

The shade of blue used for the menu does not provide a clear contrast with the UXSE logo (need to check WCAG colour contrast requirements). It is probably advisable to review the style guide for ...
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Arrow is too low

There used to be an arrow showing what section you are in. The earliest design post) shows it pretty clearly in this image under "Questions": Another more recent example of the correct behavior can ...
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Bottom-aligned header contents are bugging me

The new updates are probably still rolling out for the SE sites but I noticed this issue only on UX StackExchange. The second header has the logo and the navigation items aligned to the bottom which ...
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Alignment of radio buttons in Flag overlay [closed]

I noticed that the radio buttons present in Flagging > Closing > Off-Topic section are slightly off. Screenshot below:
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Confusing position for the buttons

Is it a reason to have the same style for the buttons on a page? Also, it is the best position of the buttons in the section where you can add comments and answers? Maybe is just me, but I always ...
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I can't tell the difference between the clicked and unclicked link colours in “hot questions”

These colours for clicked and unclicked links are rather similar-looking shades of blue, on the main UX stackexchange page at least. I have to look very carefully to tell the difference. This is not ...
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The accept answer & favourite button are bugging my user experience

Edit: Bump As you may be able to see in the above image the accept answer button is too far to the right, the active accept answer button (the green one) is perfectly fine. The reason for this is ...
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What's the story behind the star theme?

I find the site's theme to be pleasing to the eye. However, just out of curiosity, what's up with the star theme? Where did that come from? There's a star embedded in the "UX" logo, and the badges ...
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The “impact” helpbox is hidden under the navbar [duplicate]

As said in the title: I don't think it happens on other Stack Exchange websites (though I didn't checked everywhere).
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Why does this site (non-meta part) use light blue link text on a white background?

Isn't the light blue text on white background of this site (non-meta part) difficult to read? Not enough light/dark contrast, IMO.
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UX failures on UX

I just consider that the UX site has UX failures: The UI wireframe icon is similar to the image icon. Sometimes I want to post an image and I click the wireframe icon The wireframe dialog has an icon ...
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CSS bug when hovering “people reached” in profile [duplicate]

Tried to fix it myself but didn't manage to
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Standard Stack Exchange tour: confusing presentation of information?

Recently I noted on meta.stackexchange.com asking for a better way to find information about each site's scope. Knowing what questions would or would not be appropriate for a specific site seems very ...
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Why hand cursor is used for navigational elements?

According to this, https://ux.stackexchange.com/a/36874/52877 Hand cursor is used only for navigational purpose. In case of While hovering on action element (i.e. help), we can see hand cursor ...
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“People reached” tooltip covered by navigation header

I was browsing my profile page on the main site, and noticed that the header is overlaying the popup of the "people reached" counter. This does not happen in other websites (but also happens on the ...
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Should badge classes be described by shape as well as colour?

I've just been visiting math.stackexchange.com where they use a range of shapes to signify badge class as well as colour. This makes the differences much easier to see and is generally more ...
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How is the user experience of the new profile page being measured?

I don't mind the new look and feel of the new user profile page, and there were a lot of discussions about how it should be designed plus the rationale behind design decisions. I wonder how then, ...
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Updates to the site

My name is Kurtis and I'm a designer with Stack Exchange. You may have noticed some updates to the design of your site. The updates are part of a SE network-wide update to a new base css framework. ...
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Why doesn't UX.SE have much drawing on the header?

I notice that the header of this site (you can see it for yourself) only has plain blue. Why doesn't it contain some drawing? Some other headers of other Stack Exchange sites: Disclaimer: I have ...
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Level 1 headers in profile description appear cluttered

I recently updated my Stack Exchange profile to include a link to my newly created Area 51 proposal Scientific Imagination. I included a sample question from the proposal as a level 1 header. It looks ...
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Speaking of UserExperience

I occasionally browse this site, but it wasn't until today that I was encouraged to create an account--and only to post on the meta. As many of you know, when certain links are pasted into ...
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Confusing Pagination Buttons

Isn't this a bit confusing? I mean button "next" look like label and it's button while "Per page" looks like button and it's label. What do you think?
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Question score wraps unexpectedly when greater than 99 in related questions list

When a question has a score of over 99, it looks wrong in Safari v7.0.3 on OS X when presented in the related/linked questions list in the sidebar: . This issue can be relatively successfully solved ...
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Left aligned container on Chrome (Windows)

Since several days, the container of ux stackexchange is left aligned : After some inspections, I figured out that the property "overflow: auto;" on "#content" is causing this issue. I simply removed ...
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SE: User Experience - appropriate for interface design review?

I'm a web developer and interface designer, and for the improvement of my development structure and practice, I can go to SE's Code Review. However, even more than I focus on the quality of back-end ...
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Why is the UI is different across the different SE websites?

I am on several SE websites and I am wondering why the UI differs? In my opinion, this is a little bit disturbing!
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Accessibility not met?

Here is what the site looks like using the "Text Only" tool in Chrome: Missing alternate text and navigation contrast. Can this be fixed?
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Flow between Chat and SE is confusing

Clicking on "chat" from the StackExchange dropdown menu (top left corner) loads the chat flow within the page. Clicking on "ux.stackexchange.com" in the chat room in the paragraph on the top right ...
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Should links be underlined?

I know Google has shifted away from underlined links except on hover which is fine however when links are buried within a paragraph of text, it may be difficult to discern especially with Colour Blind ...
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Questions tab options are confusing

The options under the Questions tab are a mix of sort options and filter options. Newest, Votes and Active sort the questions by those attributes and display ALL questions (thus making the label to ...
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Format notices differently from blockquotes

Pretty straight-forward. An edit notice prepended to a post: A blockquote in the same thread: To help quickly distinguish between the two better (and make sure people actually see the notice), the ...
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Profile answers list – large vote count CSS bug

There's a CSS rule for .answer-votes.large that is applied to answers whose vote total is somewhere above 34. That rule applies a padding-top and padding-bottom property that ruins the vertical ...
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Profile Image Bug - iPhone 5s

I just randomly opened my profile tab, and saw this (on iPhone 5s): What is going on?
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The favourite question icon conveys a wrong message?

I saw this question favorited four times and my intuitive response was that four people marked it as something bad. It's because of the "danger like" color of the star. Here's my suggestion; make the ...
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Is there a stand-alone version of the ux.stackexchange wireframe editor?

Just saw the wysiwyg wireframe editor in ux.stackexchange.com and I love it. Just the right amount of simplicity & capability. Does this exist as a stand-alone site? I'd love to be able to ...
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Issue with similar questions list when asking a question

When asking a new question on the site, a list of similar questions is displayed on the right. When scrolling down, this list is fixed and goes above the footer text as in the screenshot below (using ...
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Inconsistency in registering and logging in labels

Why are the labels for registering and signing up using different terminology? Sign up Log in Is there are problem with using the label Sign in ? One argument can be it is to avoid confusion, but,...
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The menubar for the text edit box is inconsistent across SE sites - does it matter?

"Above the text entry box where I type this question is a menu bar. On that bar there is a chain icon for "Hyperlink". On some of the other stack exchange sites the icon is a globe with an arrow. ...
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Why no love for UX community bulletin?

Can we at-least have some background color to highlight that it exists? I feel it will be a good start to divert traffic of regular users to the meta. Right now, it is quite hidden and can easily be ...
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Formatting issue in Badge awardee list

The names and questions are getting clipped in the awardee page of the badges section. Is there any issue with displaying multiline questions?
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Make font of user-typed text in the search boxes on the main and meta sites black

Currently, the text is very light gray which makes it hard to read. Think it should be black.
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Who made the webdesign of User Experience?

My impression about the webdesign of User Experience is brilliant. The header section with the great logo and the intense blue background meeting the beige Ask Question button. The design of tags all ...
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Why do links use very similar colours for :visited, :hover and regular links?

When scanning the main page, I find it a little difficult to differentiate between visited links and regular links. I can see the difference but it always catches me off guard as visited links seem to ...
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Form buttons and pagination do not have a hover state?

I noticed that the form buttons like 'Post Your Question' do not have a hover state and neither does the pagination links. Is this purposeful?
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UX StackExchange Bottom Notice poor link color contrast

It bugs me that the "bottom-notice" links on the UX pages have such poor contrast. The color contrast of #E8BF6C against a #FFFFFF background is 1.74:1. WCAG 2.0's luminosity contrast algorithm ...
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Why does 'Per Page' look like a button on our StackExchange interface?

5 15 50 per page Looks like 4 buttons to me. I accidentally clicked 'per page' and nothing happened.
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Similar questions in sidebar overlay rest of page when scrolling [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Similar questions” scrolls down and covers other links I ran into this today when asking a question on UX.SE. What I was seeing was that the similar questions that appear in ...
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Favorite Tag color coding on UX.Stackexchange

I have been using SO.SE for sometime now but recently started using UX.SE. We have an option to set favorite tags and those tags appear marked in different color in the view and its easy to pick up ...
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Meta top bar text color inconsistency

I noticed on Meta.UX the user's rep and badge count (and the mod diamond) aren't in the standard "link color" like the other top bar links. Compare the main site to the meta site and you'll see: ...