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Questions tagged [design]

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Super User new site theme is live

We rolled out the new site theme for Super User. It is now live. What new theme? If you're like, "What the heck are you talking about?", then you should read the Meta Stack Exchange post entitled ...
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New Super User theme coming soon

As mentioned on meta.stackexchange.com several months ago, all network sites will be getting updated themes. Super User is one of the first sites that will be updated. As such, I'm posting the design ...
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Why is the top bar on Super User smaller than on other sites?

According to this post, the top bar's height has been changed to 50px on all Stack Exchange sites in order to have the same height on Stack Overflow and on other sites. However, on Super User, the top ...
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Alignment issue in the Activity tab in Firefox browser

There is an alignment issue in the Activity tab. TThis bottom border is missing for the tabs, which has numbers in it. in the Firefox browser. Screenshot for reference: After inspect the element, ...
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The “You must have 50 reputation to comment” notification is not very readable

I just realized that this sites color scheme makes it nearly impossible to see how much rep you need to add a comment. Change it, maybe, possibly? Here's a screenshot. EDIT: I'm using Chrome version ...
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The accepted answer styling makes 'votes' invisible in search

See for example this search query: 'votes' is invisible here -- it's styled a pure white. Also, I believe there should be some border or background on the box surrounding the '2 votes'. Can this ...
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Site Design Updates

A major design update IS NOW LIVE! Most of the changes are not visible; these tweaks go along with recent updates that were made to Stack Overflow: We are moving the site's CSS to a newly refactored ...
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Why is the moderator diamond so big?

If you take a look here you'll notice that the badge is much bigger than the username itself (and it is a joke but used to hide the actual name). I have also noticed that the diamond is a bigger font ...
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Several design issues between SU main & meta

I stumbled upon some minor layout issues while switching superuser's main and meta. I felt only one of them wasn't enough for a meta post, so I collected them. Fixed over time The superuser website ...
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White space between title of question and content of question

What is with the whitespace between a question's title and its content? I do not have this when I post on Stack Overflow: By the way, the question above is not mine (the URL is https://superuser.com/...
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superuser.com layout bug: divs overlapping & comments not working [closed]

There are several problems with the layout. Right sidebar is overlapping slightly; share/edit/delete/flag links are pushed to the side; and when I click on "add comment", the add comment link ...
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No background on downarrow-beside-username popup on main page, but it is there on question pages

If I go to superuser.com and mouse over the arrow near my name, it's hard to read because there is no background. I click through to a question, and on that page there is no problem. This is on Web+ ...
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Highlights and contrast

On highlighted questions, usernames (the asker's name), and codeblocks on main, the background is very low-contrast. This is an issue on my laptop screen, which, if it's at the wrong angle, makes the ...
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Tags go totally nuts on hover

There's a certain area around tags where they will flip constantly between their normal and hover states. Please see the following video for an illustration of the issue: This is in Chrome stable in ...
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Why are different colours used for the homepage tab borders?

The main tabs on the Super User homepage use two different colours for the borders: On Stack Overflow, a single border colour is used: Similarly, on Meta Super User it looks like: Is the different ...
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Pop-up (error message) window doesn’t come to front

I recently tried to add two comments in rapid succession on SU and I got this error message pop-up window: As you can see, it’s unreadable, because the “Chatting” screen element is in front of it.
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Unwanted line breaks in <kbd> style [closed]

Using Google Chrome 21.0.1155.2 dev (I know this is not a supported version, but as in Element position bug in "Privilege" FAQ in Google Chrome it might be of interest anyway, and at least ...
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Element position bug in “Privilege” FAQ in Google Chrome

From chrome://version: Google Chrome 19.0.1077.3 (Official Build 128359) dev OS Linux WebKit 536.4 (@111590) The following happens on https://superuser.com/privileges/edit in ...
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Styling deleted questions in post lists for awarded badges

On the list of flagged posts (Flagging Summary), deleted posts are shown as such: In the favorites list, they also appear deleted: Deleted posts are not indicated on lists of posts for which ...
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Did the default font of question titles change recently?

I may be wrong but I think the font face of Super User question titles has changed or become bold recently. Am I right or is Firefox playing games on me?
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Super User Moderator Cards

We recently printed some business cards for our Stack Exchange employees and they turned out great. It got us thinking: our sites' moderators have been working hard to keep our sites high quality for ...
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Favourite/ignored topics bubbles broken

It appears as though the bubbles containing the favourite/ignored topics are missing a side: Is this a new bug in rev 2011.5.9.4? Edit: I'm using Chrome 12.0.742.30 dev. Works in Safari.
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Why does SuperUser have such a horrific colour scheme?

I'll give you that it looks fairly unique, but looking like one of those awful Windows 3.1 / 95 themes you might discover a relative using does not evoke "Power User" in me!
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Can we darken the followed links on superuser just a smidgen?

The links on large text (either followed or unfollowed) look fine, but the small link text for a followed link is a bit bright for a white background. I don't have a suggestion for a replacement ...
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Blockquotes styling [closed]

Well, it appears they've been revamped (after some here mentioned they were a bit too subtle.) What do you guys think of them now? Too pronounced? Perhas the blue bar should be washed out a bit more......