The Review Icon came to my screen about a week ago. I find that it is promoting 100 or more new posts every day.

By the time I see this, I have seen the posts already as I tend to look through posts and see whether or not I can assist.

Can I disable this Icon? Thank you

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    Is simply ignoring the button not an option? I suppose you could use a userscript to hide it...
    – Bob
    Commented Oct 9, 2019 at 0:01
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    Do you just want to hide the red, or the button entirely?
    – Bob
    Commented Oct 9, 2019 at 0:14
  • If you absolutely want it gone we could try banning you from review completely. Not sure if/how it would work and seems like a sledgehammer to crack a nut....
    – Mokubai Mod
    Commented Oct 9, 2019 at 6:35
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    Just curious as I haven't tried myself but, can it not just be blocked with something like uBlock Origin? Essentially it just sets it's CSS selector as display: none; Commented Oct 11, 2019 at 17:21
  • @Mokubai Pinging you for ^ comment.
    – Bob
    Commented Nov 11, 2019 at 2:39
  • The ban is specific to the review queues and I don't believe it affects anything else. It is normally applied automatically after repeatedly failing review audits but can be applied manually if we notice a robo-reviewer or someone making consistently bad reviews in general. From what I can tell you simply get a "there is nothing for you to review" message. meta.stackexchange.com/questions/303584/…
    – Mokubai Mod
    Commented Nov 11, 2019 at 7:06
  • While I did mention it, I'd very much prefer not to use the ban except as a last resort. Review is a good place for you to see and act on both good and bad questions and answers. You can also see how other users voted and how/if their actions differed from yours by using the history. As mentioned removing the ability to review is an option, but not one to be taken lightly. A ban can be any number of days up to a year.
    – Mokubai Mod
    Commented Nov 11, 2019 at 7:37

1 Answer 1


You can use the following custom stylesheet to hide just the red alert indicator:

.js-review-button._danger-indicator:after {
    display: none

or hide the entire button:

.js-review-button {
    display: none

This can be created using a custom stylesheet addon like Stylish. Define a new stylesheet (in Stylish, via the triple-dot menu into Create New Style) and apply it to the following domains (in Stylish, via "Applies to" => "Specify"):


It is not necessary to allow Stylish to autodiscover new styles; just click Cancel when it prompts you.

GIF of the process (click for full size):

GIF of process

  • @John If you install a userscript extension (Violentmonkey, Tampermonkey), you should be able to create a new script in one of them and copy-paste the script in and save. Alternatively, you can save the file with the extension .user.js and open it in the browser (after you have one of those extensions installed). Or use this raw gist link.
    – Bob
    Commented Oct 9, 2019 at 0:59
  • @John I assume the banned comment was meant to be a response to Mokubai on the question?
    – Bob
    Commented Oct 9, 2019 at 13:06
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    lol, "ViolentMonkey". Commented Oct 11, 2019 at 17:20
  • @John I'm not sure what you mean by constant red icon/flashing red; I don't see that happen. If you would like to discuss bans from review you'd need to ping (@ notify) Mokubai in the comments on your question; as they've not commented on this answer they won't get notified of your comments here.
    – Bob
    Commented Nov 11, 2019 at 2:09
  • @John Ok, I see what you mean. I've updated this answer with a pure CSS approach that should apply instantly (and therefore not flash anything on/off), if you would like to use that instead. To get in contact with Mokubai, you can simply reply to their comment on your question above ^ since they have commented there, they will be pingable. Just not in the answer comments because they have not commented here. Use the ping format of @ followed by the username (username alone will not notify), as I have done to you at the beginning of this comment.
    – Bob
    Commented Nov 11, 2019 at 2:33
  • @John Alternatively, you can contact them in the Ask A Super User Moderator chatroom, just ping them in the same format (@ + Mokubai) as they will be in that room.
    – Bob
    Commented Nov 11, 2019 at 2:34
  • @John Your comment was missing the @ ping so they would not have gotten the notification. That's why I mentioned it again.
    – Bob
    Commented Nov 11, 2019 at 2:40
  • @John FWIW I've added a GIF (video) of the process for adding that CSS block to this answer. If you'd rather not go to that trouble that's fine too.
    – Bob
    Commented Nov 11, 2019 at 2:45
  • @John I've also added an alternative that should hide the entire button. The new indicator hide will not flicker so it's up to you which one (if any) you use. If you really prefer userscripts I suppose I could wrap these up as one...
    – Bob
    Commented Nov 11, 2019 at 15:30
  • On Firefox, this worked with Stylus
    – user1245849
    Commented Feb 4, 2021 at 10:25

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