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Questions tagged [design]

A question with this tag is about the visual design, layout, and appearance of the website.

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Badge count numbers are too close to the badge icons

This is probably just a little CSS spacing issue, but with the recent redesigned site theme, there is a little extra ugliness around the user card. The numbers next to the badge icons bump right up ...
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Arqade's 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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“Ask question” button position

I am using StackOverflow most of time. Today I struggle for a few minutes (!) when wanted to ask a question at Arqade. The reason was: I couldn't find the button to ask a new question. Should we do ...
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New white space when viewing questions?

There is some new white space on the sides of the page when viewing a question (it use to be the blue Arqade background). This also happens in the Meta site: Is this a bug or intended now? I was ...
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Is it okay to use code formatting when there's no clear and obvious alternative?

Spurred by this question, which uses code blocks to format a table in a more aesthetically pleasing way than any other formatting option available. There has been discussion in the past about using ...
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Is the bottom banner for Arqade not working? Or was it removed?

I first noticed when clicking the "Review" link at the top of the page that the bottom banner for Arqade appears to be broken. If I remember correctly, there use to be video game like graphics down ...
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<kbd> elements are not hidden in a spoilers block

Recently noticed the following: Is it intentional to have <kbd> text visible inside spoilers markdown? Image for future reference:
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Hyperlinks hard to see against plain text

I don't know if it's just me, but I've noticed that if a Hyperlink is posted in a question, it's extremely difficult to differentiate it from normal text, considering the blue is so close to the black ...
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Can we please stop using block quotes for formatting Minecraft commands?

Block quotes are not the proper formatting tool for Minecraft commands. Instead, for large commands or a group of commands, we should be using code blocks. Why? Because Minecraft commands are code-...
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Shadow of vote to close button still displays after button is pressed

When you press the VtC button, the button's background disappears but the shadow remains: The same appears to be happening to all buttons on the main site. On meta sites, the buttons turn grey ...
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Suggestion: Include game identifier in title [duplicate]

I just joined this exchange solely in order to post this meta question. Usually, I hang out in the programming-related exchanges, but, as with any old dictionary, one gets ... sidetracked ... by the ...
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The Arqade review buttons color contrast is awful

The Arqade review buttons color contrast is really bad. The white color on a very light grey background is really hard to read. On a technical level, it fails WCAG AA and AAA for both large and ...
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Mobile site question list has extra space above the question text

The mobile site seems to have extra spacing which is pushing the question text way out of alignment. Here it is on Firefox Android (logged in) And on Chrome Android (Cleared cookies and not logged ...
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Notches on tags not appearing on 'Top Tags' section of profile

As you can see, the notches/knobs/things on the tags in the 'Top Tags' section of the user profile are not displaying: It does seem to display on the top tag though. As a side note, long tags seem ...
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Bold, Italic links do not show in link colour on mobile

The 'HERE' in the screenshot below is a link, although when viewing the answer through the mobile site, it doesn't have the blue link colour. The example answer is here Here is the link when ...
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Reputation Graphs have been wound backwards!

This picture should say it all. As you can see, selecting the bar (for example, the one on the 6th of August displays I have 245 reputation earned on the day. The only problem is that it actually ...
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Link colors don't match in both sites

Why are links blue in the main site, but orange in Meta? Was there a contrast issue? I wouldn't know, simply because I am a relatively new user.
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What's the name of this font?

I came across this site accidentally and noticed the font in this site: Would anyone(mods?) care to tell me what this font is? I do not know wether this is the right place to ask this silly question ,...
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“Top tags” look funny in profile

So I looked at my profile (for probably the first time) and see this: I see at least three things wrong with this: The tag background box seems to have a max width, but the text doesn't care, and ...
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Mod tags look all funny

Something changed and now the mod-tags on meta look weird. Fix it?
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Moving completed badges down on selecting new 'Next badge'

I tried to select my new "Next-badge", but all my completed ones are on top of the badges I can choose. Wouldn't it be more logical to move the completed ones under (I will never ever choose those as "...
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Visited links are invisible on new profile

Some of these words are links! Can you tell which ones? I can't, because having visited them, their colour is almost identical to regular text.
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Tags on meta look bad when hovered

When you hover the mouse cursor over a (non-required, non-mod) tag here on meta, the tag background turns gray. Except for the little tab on the left, which doesn't: The problem is that the CSS ...
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Minor design updates

Just want to give you a heads up that I pushed some design tweaks to our dev server. The changes will go live after our next production build. Visually it should "feel" the same as the old site with ...
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Partly covered personal info

Go to your Arqade profile (Not Arqade meta) and click less info. Then click more info. This is the result. Notice the blank part? The blank part which covered my real name? Sometimes this bug does ...
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line-height difference between paragraphs and list items

Paragraphs (<p></p>) and paragraphs in list items (<li><p></p></li>) have a different line-height. Example: answer with a paragraph and a list the paragraph ...
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Sidebar links wobble when hovered

I just happened to notice a minor but annoying quirk in the styling of linked / related questions sidebar — when you hover the mouse over the links, all the following links move down by one ...
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Format a (long) bulleted list to be scrollable

In an attempt to format some questions (especially Minecraft crash questions) using this guide, I have run into a an issue concerning listing mods. Some users come with games with over 100 mods (like ...
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No ask animation on meta site [duplicate]

Why is there no animation on meta when I hover over the ASK QUESTION button?
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Is it possible to add an alternate coloring for questions with 'community upvoted' answers?

My original question was the common "accept" feature. But having seen the reasons against it I altered it to be more consistent with the desires laid out in the below meta question. I found these ...
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Chat user list is jumping a line

I looked at the user list while in the chat and noticed there were 2 lines with 1 user on each. The 3rd lin contains user @TrentHawkins while the 4th line only has @hwlau. Additionally, the entire ...
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Put the Meta back in Meta Arqade

I noticed that the Arqade Meta doesn't have "Meta" in it's logo. Was this purposeful or accidental? Not a top priority, but I suggest that Arqade Meta has the Meta text in it's logo.
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Why is the text on some questions larger than other questions?

After looking around, I've been noticing some questions have larger text, and some have smaller text. For example, a question with large text. Then here's a question with small text, almost ...
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Bounty notice overlaps with add comment link

As can be seen here at the time of posting, the add comment link overlaps with the bounty notice a little bit. Windows 8.1 Chrome 35, Firefox 30 and IE11 all have the issue, so it doesn't seem to be ...
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Main site and Meta unaligned

As well as the "Ask Question" button being in a different position on the meta (See this question), the entire "content" div is in a different position between sites. It's not much, but you can ...
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“Ask Question” button in different position for meta than main site

I realise how trivial this is, but given how meta Arqade and Arqade seem graphically alike in every respect (apart from the grayscale,) it seems strange that the Ask Question button is in a different ...
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Bad kerning, oh my! [duplicate]

The kerning on the text used on user pages for questions and answers is not great. It's very noticeable with lowercase c's. Normally I wouldn't complain about this (it's pretty trivial), but the ...
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z-level error with tags and message boxes

While reviewing a question, I decided to upvote it and noticed a white line on the blue warning box. The picture can explain better than I can. It seems to line up to the left part of the tag. I ...
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Hovering over the community links changes the header height

These 3 links in the top-bar: When you hover over the links, the height of the whole div.header changes from 28px to 29px, which is caused by this rule: Tested in Chrome 33 and IE 11 in case it ...
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My top bar has partially disappeared

This is on Chrome and a hard reset does not resolve the problem. It also happens on meta and on other network sites. How do I fix this?
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Console controller button images instead of <kbd> used mainly for PC keys

Consider this answer as an illustration of how awkward the rectangular <kbd>-tagged keys look as console controller button: And compare with this mockup of controller button images: ...
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Display bug with voting buttons

The voting buttons on the election page are cutting off the text, and not by a little. I am using Google Chrome 32.0.1700.102 m on Windows 7. (It's not happening in Firefox 26.0.)
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The election message in the community bulletin looks bad

...and you should feel bad. I appreciate that elections are super-cool and exciting and should be highlighted, but that shade of red is not very readable on that shade of grey.
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Pixel seam visible in meta background

While I'm bringing up other Arqade Meta styling issues, there is a bug in the background between the footer and rest of the page that sometimes shows up when scrolling on Meta. I think the body ...
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Meta background flickers on some monitors

On my Dell S2309W (but not my Dell 2009W), the Arqade Meta background flickers. If I zoom in to 150% or more (I'm guessing that turns the 1-pixel rows into 2-pixel rows), the flicker is eliminated. ...
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Ask Question animation is really Tacky and looks bad

This is a request to counter what was done for Here, from the basis of Here. I believe (and you can feel free to disagree and vote this down, to indicate as such) it should be changed to something ...
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Header font inconsistency [duplicate]

#Headers# in suggested edits use font-family: 'PFTempestaSevenRegular', sans-serif; while on the main page they inherit font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;. Could they both ...
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Chat onebox tag overflow

If I post a user profile with too many tags, it looks awful:
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Chat user display overflows wrongly

Pretty serious bug in chat today, when the 32nd person joined the room, their avatar appeared in a strange place: I don't think I can continue to use chat until this is fixed.