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The question you're asking is designed to solicit opinions or best-practices on a particular topic, with the goal of reaching community consensus.

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Stack Exchange Sites Tag Does Not Show All “Your Communities”

The very last tag on the top right hand side on StackExchange is for showing all Stack Exchange sites and communities. However, when clicking on it for the drop down view, it doesn't show all my ...
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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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Our chat is dead

I'm moving and have edited this question to Meta after posting it on ux.se: We have an issue on ux stackexchange, that is the Chat Room is practically dead My initial attempt of posting this on ux....
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Improve help pages to more clearly list the specific reasons a question could be marked as off-topic

The on-topic help page and corresponding off-topic help page are pretty vague, lacking a lot of specific things that would cause their question to be closed as off-topic. That's in direct contrast to ...
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What is the impact or change in user experience from the New Contributor label?

I have always tried to take into consideration of the user's reputation score when providing comments or feedback to their questions or answers. The introduction of the "New Contributor" tag ...
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How to encourage developers to ask more suitable questions on UXSE

It might just be something I have picked up on a little bit more since I am looking at a lot of questions recently, but I seem to notice many people who are not new to the community but new to UXSE (...
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Multiple scrollbars in Review window

Didn't notice this until recently so I am guessing it must not have been ever-present. But it's clearly something that needs to be resolved. I am going to tag it as a point of discussion because I am ...
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Stepping down as Moderator

Over the last years I’ve become more and more inactive in the community. When I joined some seven years ago I’ve just finished school as BSc with major in Information Architecture. I had all the time ...
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How to encourage users to accept an answer to a question?

There is an answer to a previous question that forms a possible answer to this question, but I want to come back to the root cause of the problem of users not choosing or accepting an answer to ...
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How to encourage people to put up more bounties for questions

This is related to an existing question How to encourage questions but my focus here is specifically on getting people to post bounties. I understand that there are some issues with the bounty system ...
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Should bad questions be “bumped to the homepage by Community”?

Lately, a lot of questions were "bumped to the homepage by Community" on ux.stackexchange.com, but more than ever that questions seem to be the type of questions that should be closed. If the question ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election Results

User Experience's 3rd moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: He'll be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank him for volunteering, ...
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Why isn't there a User Interface Stack Exchange?

Back Story: I've constantly seen UI questions rejected on the User Experience Stack Exchange and told to go to the Graphic Design Stack, which I'd be inclined to argue is different and you rarely see ...
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Is there a discrepancy between the overall quality of questions versus answers?

I don't know if this is a reasonable assumption, but my experience with UXSE is that questions are more likely to be asked by people with lower reputation scores while answers are more likely to be ...
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Should comments have reputation?

I understand that currently comments do not provide reputation. That is covered in this question: Do comments have reputations or not? My question is: Should they? I have found many comments made ...
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2018 Community Moderator Election

The 2018 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Poor example question/answers on the Tour page

I happened to stumble across the tour page today and read the example question and answers: The tour page displays this real question and a couple answers it received ~7 years ago. Is it just me ...
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2018 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

UX Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election starting next week, June 18th. In connection with that election, we will be hosting a Q&A here for candidates. This will be an opportunity for ...
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Is this a place to post a link to my desktop site and ask for feedback on the UX?

Is this a place to post a link to my desktop site and ask for feedback on the UX ?
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Is it a right place to ask accessibility questions?

I’ve been struggling with solving accessibility problems lately, but can’t come with a good place to ask. It’s something between front-end development and UX design, and is probably in the middle of ...
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Changes to old questions’ approach?

With thousandsand thousands of questions and answers, UX.SE became a huge site with lots of useful content. However, due to the nature of our discipline, many answers are really outdated, when not ...
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Feature Request: Add on perks apart from badges?

Should there be more attractive perks apart from badges? Awarding something like "Cups" for the best answer of the week or month.
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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Create tag [synonym-request] for UX Meta

It's common on meta SE sites to have a tag named synonym-request. For an example, see Meta StackExchange. A request to add one tag as the synonym of another tag. Please be specific about which tag ...
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Add tag [macos], change [mac-os-x] to be its synonym

mac-os-x should be renamed to macos. The brand Mac OS X was changed to macOS alongside the announcement and release of macOS Sierra in 2016. To reflect this, we should change the tag to macos, but ...
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logging out of UX.stackexchange

I can't see a 'logout' button anywhere in the ux.stackexchange.com page. Advice was 'click on the 'StackExchange' logo (top left) to get the dropdown, but at present this just gets you a small screen ...
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Any policy on “beating a dead horse”?

Today, I saw the resurfacing of an almost two-year old question. This question had already received 20 answers when the OP offered a +100 bounty, stating the following reason: This question has not ...
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When to close as “Primarily opinion based” in lieu of an answer?

I recently came across a question in the review queue that had attracted a couple close votes as "primarily opinion based" (What is the best practice for aligning table content for text/number mix). ...
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StackExchange Log Out - Is the placement right?

How many of you had difficulties in finding out the logout button on stackexchange? Is the placement and the weightage given to it correct? Do stackexchange wants it's users not to logout? ;)
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How to remove the hold on a question which has been flagged as too broad?

What kind of qualitative and quantitative analysis are done during user research of the empathize phase of design thinking? I have edited the question to make it much more specific, but I am not sure ...
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Is Stack Exchange a good model for UX

As UX is primarily opinion based, are people asking questions fighting a losing battle given the remit of SE as a primarily Q&A site? Oftentimes, especially with UX, people want opinions and give ...
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There are two tags for accessibility

I have found two tags for accessibility. The normal one, accessibility and one with wrong spelling: accesibility. Can someone delete the last one or merge them?
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What is the benefit of the 2 day bounty delay?

I've quite often started a question that I find very important, to where I'm sure I'd like to reward a bounty on it. I would also like users to know that I value the question highly and that I will ...
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Is it ethical to offer design help for pro bono projects

Ok, guys here apparently have not much experience in UX design: Exhibition Audio Guide Tour: Text should be present or not At the same time, it seems to be a non-profit project. Should it be so, is ...
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Anyone else is having this issue here in the web? (really annoying)

This had happened to me several times and I can't figure out why. When I hit de "post your question" button the red error cta appears no matter what I do and with no other explanation but "error ...
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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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Should we delete the [UX Designer] tag?

I was about to weed through ux-designer and noticed there are more instances I'd need to remove than to leave (and it's not very common anyway). This is one that pops up once in a while as a "can't ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2017

It is a bit late into this new year, being that we're already in the second month, but we are now cycling the Community Promotion Ads for 2017! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion ...
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Would asking on how to utilize a UX feature be on-topic?

I am using (not designing) a program that have a specific UX feature. I want to ask how to utilize this feature. Would it be on-topic here? I have a number of practices to use it, and am looking for ...
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Why is this recent highly upvoted icon suggestion question not closed?

I was flabbergasted to see this question: I'm designing a no-data USB cable : How should the end be marked? not only in the "Hot Network Questions" sidebar, but receiving many upvotes, and not ...
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Why did this question receive so many down-votes?

I'm new to this site, so I'm not familiar with the community's standards for what makes a question good or bad. Why did the question "Putting the title bar at the bottom of the dialog?" receive so ...
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Can I ask a question with my answers to select best one

I've gathered two or more answers to my own question that I haven't asked here in this community. My question is, can I ask my questions with the answers below it to find the best one after votes or ...
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How could I have made my deleted question about testers' income better?

[Question: could a moderator fish out the original question, if it would help, and add it to the end of this post for clarity. I asked a question on ux.stackexchange.com that I believe was deleted; ...
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Cannot delete my own comment to a locked post

Let me start by stating that I participate a little bit in this site, in the form of upvoting questions and answers and, as of today, flagging comments. Earlier today I came across 3 comments from ...
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Where and how to post UX review requests

I'd like to get feedback on the UX of various products ("how would you improve this site's UX?"). Are such open-ended questions anathema in this community? What sites do we refer users to who post ...
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Reputation boosting [duplicate]

Can we stop up-voting questions about google's UX, like "why Google has a button" or "why Google has no button.."? Nobody knows why until Google tells it publicly, and when Google does, it's ...
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Are questions about the 'Internet of Things' (IoT) on topic?

The ongoing Internet of Things (IoT) Area51 proposal reminded me of this site again. The tour of this site states: UX Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for User Experience Designers, ...
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Should I flag multiple posts from a spammer?

I've had a couple of experiences lately where I've noticed users posting (presumably) their own website/project links as answers on multiple questions. Here's an example: https://ux.stackexchange.com/...
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Should the datetimepicker tag be renamed?

The datetimepicker tag has two problems in my opinion. Firstly, the name of the tag is incorrect because datetimepicker is not a word. However, I can understand why this name was introduced, since ...