Questions tagged [design]

Use this tag for questions regarding the design of the Stack Exchange websites; e.g., for issues with the layout. For questions about the user interface elements (inputs, checkboxes, etc), use the 'user-interface' tag.

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Code blocks are hard to distinguish from normal text

Especially when syntax highlighting is off (e.g. because of the lack of proper tags like here), code blocks are hard to distinguish from normal text, because the default background is already grayish: ...
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Could we inherit the stackoverflow “dark mode” here on GIS.SE?

Just a thought; I'm wondering if it could be possible for -- night owls -- to somehow "inherit" the newly developed "dark mode" on Stackoverflow also on sub-sites, in particular on our, here on GIS.SE?...
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GIS's updated site theme is live!

UPDATE - We've pushed this live for everyone now. Thanks to those who took the time to give feedback. Please do know, being live doesn't mean we can't address further changes for you! Write an answer ...
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'Track the next one' button is hard to read for privileges on GIS SE?

Whenever you reach a certain reputation level corresponding to a new privilege, the system will tell you about it on your profile page: The 'Track the next one' button is hard to read because it's in ...
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What is the red dot in the review queues?

A red dot is showing under my review queue, what is it?
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Why are some posts highlighted yellow?

At the risk of looking stupid, why are some of the posts highlighted yellow?
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Site design updates are live!

A majority of the changes are not visible; these tweaks go along with recent updates that were made to Stack Overflow: We have moved the site's CSS to a newly refactored LESS system, so that it's ...
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Inappropriate use of Title Case in question stats (Asked / Viewed / Active)?

I know this is a detail, but this kind of stuff bothers me once I notice it. And I just noticed now that GIS SE makes some rather strange use of Title Case. When you are on a question page, you see ...
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Different fonts for answers and suggested edits in the dropdown menu

A very minor cosmetic issue: Entries in the dropdown menu (the one that opens by hovering over the user name on the top of the site) use different fonts depending on whether the entry in the ...
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User style for commonly-requested site usability enhancements

Recently we've seen a number of requests for usability enhancements to this site. Would there be any interest in creating a community-made user style? This could be used to prototype usability ...
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Can GIS.se place the RSS feed button for questions somewhere more obvious?

When I read the question "Is there a way to subscribe to someones question?" I discovered there is an RSS feed button! But unfortunately, it is tucked away in the bottom right of the page. This is ...
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Vector GIS.se logo for use in posters/presentations?

SVG versions of some SE site logos are available. Could the compass logo for GIS.se be made available as SVG as well?
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GIS.SE 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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Bug in user page layout on IE7?

When I go to a user page with IE7 the layout is not correct. Does anyone else see this? Update: notice how I can't scroll to the left to see the full page. IE7 version 7.0.5730.13.CO
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Line-height bug on comment? [closed]

Here comes a snapshot of a small css line-height bug due to background color on username in comment : I'm running FF4 under ubuntu 10.04
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CSS Bug: moderator flag color set the same as the background

Hi, I think I discovered my first (minor) bug — the moderator flag circle no longer shows the number of pending edits. The offending CSS looks to be: .mod-flag-indicator { color: #C6751F; }
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New Design Launched

Hi All, as you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your design feed back. I have made some tweaks based on your ...