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Questions tagged [feature-request]

You have an idea for a new feature, or for a change to the existing functionality.

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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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Would providing a review type question be a useful add to UX SE

A few years ago (about 10 in fact) I joined a page called Concept feedback which allowed users to post their webpages/app pages and get the visual design reviewed. It was actually a really very good ...
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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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This site belongs to… fix request

When we mark posts as off topic, one of the reasons is this site belongs to... and the only possibility is Meta. However, we all know that 99 out of 100 times it won’t be Meta. Most likely it will be ...
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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 However, due to the nature of our discipline, many answers are really outdated, when not ...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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Visualization Plug-ins

As far an UI and UX are concerned, most posts in ux.stackexchange will require users to draw an image or diagram to support their answer. I do not know how practical this suggestion will be, also I ...
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Resizing attached images [duplicate]

I can understand the trouble with this as SE refers to images as external links and shows a preview here. But how about having some standard sizes (S,M,L) especially for portrait mode screenshots? ...
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Placement of the “Post your answer” field

I know the immediate answer to this question would be, "... because the user should go through the posted answers to see if anything new needs to be added" But, here's my point. UX (and most computer ...
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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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Is having view all option in pagination good in terms of User experience?

I have a table which consists of huge data. Users can export these data's to excel. In order to export these data's a user must click on all options and export more than 10 times if currently showing ...
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Synonomize [google-materials-design] and [material-design]

google-materials-design and material-design are basically the same thing. They currently are not synonyms. Should they be merged, synonomized, or the less-active one deleted? 
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Is it possible to ban or flag an user rather than his posts?

There's some guy who is a paid writer. He does write very articulated answers, sometimes a bit off topic, but nice nevertheless. However, he uses those answers to spam certain site. He had a first ...
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Is there a UX SE research portal like the one in Stack Overflow?

Do we have anything like the research portal on Stack Overflow for UXSE where they do annual surveys and release the results? I would love to see this done because it helps all of us to understand the ...
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Earning points for suggested edits: Is it broken or does the Help page require editing?

I've been meaning to ask this for a while as I haven't come across an explanation anywhere. According to this help page, when a suggested edit is accepted the user making the edit earns 2 reputation ...
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Whatever happened to adding a 'shopping request' close reason?

Came here to ask why there's no close reason to deal with tool and service requests. Found it'd already been asked. Do we need to add an additional close reason for Shopping Request questions?
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Is there a mechanism for dealing with or discouraging malicious down voting?

I've just seen a page where it would appear that someone has down voted every answer in one go. Firstly: is this possible or is what I have just seen merely the coincidental occurrence of several ...
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Earning the 'Comment Everywhere' privilege

I've read up on the 'Comment Everywhere' privilege and understand how the privilege itself works and that you require 50 reputation points to earn it. What I don't understand is why? I've only been ...
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Equivalent of 'bug bounties' for information security in UX: 'dark pattern bounties'?

I asked a question regarding preventing RSI for mobile phone applications and the fact that game designers (many of them no doubt also UX designers) not doing anything to alleviate the amount of ...
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Have rules changed at ux.stackexchange?

I'm wondering if something has changed and I'm not aware of. Not necessarily rules, but maybe mods have instructions by owners to make the site more friendlier an attract more visitors or whatever. ...
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Slightly different answers

Am I'm the only one who noticed that some questions get multiple answers, however, some of the answers are the same, a subset of or have a slightly different nuance than another, older answer. I was ...
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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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Make the UX.SE question interface suck less

The UX StackExchange question interface has a number of problems which results in poorly asked and poorly researched questions: The following types of questions are asked far too often, resulting in ...
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Can We Provide Help and Direction for Questions that are “Too Broad”?

It seems that a reoccurring theme on ux stack exchange (and other stack exchange sites) are occasional questions that ask for examples of specific practices or requests for some of the best tools for ...
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Should it be mandatory for people to explain upvote and downvotes on answers and comments?

I guess people tend to have different ways of communicating with each other, and I would like to think that as a professional kind of community that we can offer each other the respect and courtesy to ...
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Tag synonym suggestion: internationalisation <- internationalization

tag internationalization tag internationalisation I don't have high enough reputation in these tags to propose the synonym, but this seems like a no-brainer for anyone who can get it proposed/...
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Should bumped questions be accentuated?

I recently noticed a lot of old unanswered questions getting bumped to the top of the question stack, usually by some new answers. Often however, these questions are too old, might not even be ...
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Why isn't there a UX.SE Careers page?

UI/UX Designer and Developer positions are becoming more and more popular and companies are trying to recruit people left and right. I think it would be great to make a page similar to the Stack ...
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Since we can't migrate off-topic questions older than 60 days, what should we do with them?

The reason I have come to asking this question is due to the plethora of questions that are of the effect of "this word" vs "that word". Are these types of questions always on-topic for UX.SE ? Are ...
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Incentivise Profile Completion with Reputation Points?

I find the number of incomplete profiles on the site to be a weakness. When considering an answer from, or a reply to another user, the profile can provide important information that enables a more ...
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Is it possible to see basic usage data for this site?

Specifically about the geographic locations users visit from and perhaps peak times. I'd be really interested to see the most active countries and times.
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Indication of deleted comments

In the comment section of quesions or answers when a previous comment is deleted there should be an indication of the deleted comment where the comment used to be. Now it's hard to follow an exchange ...
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Possible to modify OP's Balsamiq Mockup directly within a response?

If a question has a Balsamiq Mockup within it, rather than having to download the bmml source then edit then re-upload, wouldn't it be better to be able to modify the original poster's Balsamiq Mockup ...
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Feature Request: Request for a more up-to-date answer

Backstory: I came across a question today that I had been pondering for a while, and after reading and thinking about the answers I noticed it had been asked and answered 3-4 years ago. UX, ...
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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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Open Balsamiq in new tab

When using the Balsamiq tool for sketching an answer, we often need to look at the question to see more details and to get the mockup right. Since Balsamiq opens in the same tab as the question, it ...
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Should tag/edit summary text boxes be immediately under body text box?

The text box for tags (when posting a question) and for the edit summary (when editing a post) seem like they should be immediately below the text box for the body of the post rather than after the ...
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Why is UX Stack Exchange so unfriendly to dyslexic users?

This site is designed for UX professionals to discuss UX issues but there's a huge one with the site! The text is quite hard to read, especially the bold text which seems to warp the letters (this ...
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Add Graphic Design to Migration list

We've brought this up multiple times in the past and arrived at the conclusion that Graphic Design wasn't being added to the migration suggestions list because it was in Beta. Well, they've just ...
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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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'Post closed' activity should say 'Post put on hold'

Since we put questions 'on hold' now instead of 'closed', shouldn't the activity change to say 'Put on hold' instead of 'closed'? If you look at the actual question (for reference: https://ux....
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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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spam concerns with valid answers being changed to spam

During reviews, recently I have noticed that there a number of cases where edits have been made to valid answers to completely convert them to spam. Thankfully those edits have been made by users with ...
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New feature that would allow the closing of a question via migration to any *.SE site through an automated close/moderator flag process

Related question: Why is meta.ux.stackexchange.com the only choice for migration? As a result of the answer I received to the aforementioned related question, I thought I'd see about asking for a ...
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Flag a comment that you have upvoted

Occasionally a new user will post something that needs additional clarification. I ask for clarification and the user posts something new and then posts a comment saying something like "I've added a ...
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Can we get rid of the editing characters minimum?

From time to time, I'm trying to fix just a single typo or most common the formatting of a post. In 70 % of the cases the characters minimum keep me off, especially while deleting or adding spaces or ...
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Let's document that site reviews are off topic

There's a custom close reason for Site Reviews (in the Off-Topic section), but the section of the FAQs titled "What types of questions should I avoid asking?," does not explicitly say that site ...
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More options for migration in close requests

OK, so I go to request a Q be closed, reason being it would be better answered elsewhere. This option... ... leads to these options ... Yeah, just the one site. I suggest the following be ...
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Does UX use syntax highlighting?

Over at StackOverflow, we have syntax highlighting for code blocks. I just left an answer with code blocks that are using language hints, but I don't see any highlighting at all. Here's a link to ...