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What do we want to show as our target audience?

Since the discussion about the intended audience started, a network-wide moderation strike, a moderator election, and a discussion about a site policy. This post is a follow-up intended to reactivate ...
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Main and meta favicon are indistinguishable

There is no difference between the favicon / small logo (the one which is used e.g. in the Achievements dialog) of Web Applications and Web Applications Meta: (click to enlarge; the top one is meta, ...
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Minimum reputation message shouldn't display with "Join this community" message

The "Join this community" step should pop up without the required reputation message: PS: I was trying to upvote.
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Profile page layout bug

phwd’s profile page layout has a bug, as seen below: Tested in Safari, Chrome and Firefox, on Mac.
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Web Application's updated site theme is live for everyone!

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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Bottom border is not displaying in the profile page

There are few bottom border issue in the user profile page. In the Profile tab - Top Posts section, the bottom border is not displaying. In the Activity tab - Questions, Answers, Badges and Active ...
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Tooltip flows under header

The tooltip for the impact widget on the profile page flows under the header. (I have checked only on Ask Different and it behaves correctly there.) Affected browsers: Safari (Mac OS) Google Chrome ...
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Site design update

As you can see, Web Applications community site got a slight design update today. I have moved site's CSS to a newly refactor LESS system, so it's easier for us to fix SE network CSS bugs globally ...
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Phantom triangles on downvote warning

There are phantom triangles on top of the warning bubble when low-rep users downvote a post: I'm running Chrome 40.0.2214.115 m on Windows 7 x64.
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"Title" label isn't aligned with the rest of Meta's ask question page [closed]

I noticed that on Web Apps meta, the "Title" label isn't aligned correctly on the ask question page. Compare the meta page: To the page on the main site:
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On webapps.stackexchange.com, the protected question banner overlaps the “Not the answer you're looking for'?” banner [duplicate]

This is the same on all protected questions: The top of all tall letters (N,t,h,',l,k,f,B,d - in order) are overlapping the yellow box. This is a zoomed in image. Page Examples here and here, in ...
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Wording of a Modified Post

A couple of days (maybe weeks) ago the wording of an edited post was changed from edited to the screenshot below (modified):. Why not change that into: modified by Jacob Jan Tuinstra 7m ago 6728? [...
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Tags on the Users page get truncated when they are too long

When the tags are too long, they overflow and the result is as in the image below.
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Excerpt Not Starting Correctly

The excerpt for the excel tag is not showing all of it's information. This is how it should start: Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet application. but it starts with: a spreadsheet application. ...
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CSS bleed-thru on tags

I'm seeing an issue with CSS on Firefox (22, Windows) where the little triangles in the new tag icons are bleeding through popups. Here's a screenie: I have not checked it in other browsers.
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Change of Background Color Tag Badge

A few days ago I earned my first bronze tag badge on the google-spreadsheets tag: I had to give almost 100 answers to gain the corresponding up-votes. On the chat I was telling that you can earn ...
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Tag Badge Not Aligned With Normal Badge

I've noticed that the tag badges don't align properly with the other badges, see screenshot: Having seen tag badges on Stack Overflow and Super User, this shouldn't be the case.
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New Tag Not Properly Set to Cope With Text

I tried to update my profile and found the following with the newly styled tag: Before and after is just one white space. It seems the spacing isn't properly set to cope with text.
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Render Error on Main Site

I noticed this (Chrome 26, Windows 7) on the main site of Web Applications: As seen above the info image is too close to the unanswered image on the sprite rev 2013.4.8.61 Firefox 19.0.2 - Windows ...
Jacob Jan Tuinstra's user avatar
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Reputation in the user profile is not vertically aligned

The numbers that show the reputation in my profile are not vertically aligned. See the following screenshot: Also see the following zoomed screenshot which shows that 3 is one pixel taller than the ...
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Add Buttons render differently in IE to Chrome

During a stay at my parents in-law (I don't use IE), I noticed that the buttons render differently in IE 10(version 10.0.9200.16466) and IE 9. See added snapshots: IE10 (main) IE9 (meta) Should ...
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Review page filter bug

I found the following error on the question review page. To reproduce it, click on the filter link. This happens on every type of review. Edit: Idem for meta. This occurs when the explanation of the ...
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The submit buttons need a focus indication

Most Stack Exchange sites make it possible to see when a button got focus. When using the Tab key for submitting a question or answer this is quite useful to make sure you don't accidentally open a ...
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Clicking repeatedly on the flag button repeats the “waiting” animation

When clicking repeatedly on the “flag” button, the “waiting” animation gets displayed as many times as there were clicks. (To reproduce this, the AJAX response should take longer than expected.) I ...
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Why Favorite and Ignored tags add button text is not visible on Web Applications site?

Just I have noticed on the Web Applications site that there is no text on the Add button for Favorite and Ignored tags text box. See the screenshot below. EDIT: The same thing happens on Meta too. ...
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Sidebar Box to the left of questions on meta highly unreadable

There is not enough contrast here, I feel as though this change was recent as I have not noticed this before. All the notes have white text on light backgrounds. Chrome 18.0.1025.163 Mac Safari 5....
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Question title spacing

The space between the question's title and its content is not right and the up-vote arrow is overlapping the respective space. This happens in all major browsers on Mac OS. See the screenshots below. ...
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Vertical scroll bar on Users page

When filtering the users, if the filter doesn't return any results, a vertical scroll appears. This happens in all major browsers on Mac. Edit: Added a second screenshot with Chrome (v14) and Firefox ...
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Horizontal scrolling bar on Users page

I noticed a horizontal scrolling bar above the footer on the Users page. This happens in any browser on Mac OS 10.6.8. Update 11/10/2012: I’ve just seen this bug again. I’ll nominate the question for ...
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CSS issue on Safari on Mac

When browsing a user profile with Safari on Mac this happens: On hover, the reputation underline is mispositioned.
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Web Applications 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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Users listed on Badge slightly misaligned

On the gmail badge page, this is seen, Rebecca is lower than Al and Senseful. .mod-flair span seems to be pushing Rebecca down. Seen in the following browsers Google Chrome Mac 12.0.742.91 Safari ...
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Layout bug in User Profile page

There is a small layout bug in the User Profile page for the reputation and responses tab. The graph link for the reputation section and the all link on the responses section is cut off. Reputation ...
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Search input element needs transparent background color, and tag anchor misaligned

The search <input> element appears not have any background-color property set to it. This, at least in Firefox 3.6 on Ubuntu, causes the input element to default to a white background, which is ...
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Selected navigation menu items missing background color

This is how Web Application's tabs are suppose to look like when they are selected or hovered over: and this is what they look like now: The culprit I have found is that the .nav .youarehere list ...
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Using <kbd> tag obscures text on the following line

When using the <kbd> tag in posts, the text in the "buttons" is large enough that it obscures some of the text in the following line, making it a bit difficult to see. Example: To add a ...
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Increase voting button contrast [closed]

Hint: There is an upvote button to the left of this question. See if you can spot it on a low contrast screen! Not everyone has a glossy screen with a high blue contrast. I routinely have to squint ...
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Add a few-word description to the masthead

There are quite a few people (including myself, until now) asking questions related to programming, rather than using, web apps. Could you add some text to the masthead informing people, in just a ...
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Change mod flag color from yellow to red

The mod flag (visible by mods on the top right) is easier to notice when it is red. It's currently yellow which blends in with the site's colors (especially the badges). Could we please have the ...
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Targeted answer in URL hash fades to white not transparent

When you use an answer link the answer in question is highlighted briefly when you visit the link. The highlighting fades to white for the current sites. For example, try this link: FAQ for Stack ...
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Make more contrast between visited and unvisited links in linked and related questions section.

If you take a look at the entries in the related questions list on any question it is REALLY hard to tell which you've visited and which you haven't (the colors are #666666 vs #888888). stackoverflow ...
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"Visited link" on Moderator tag almost impossible to read

Says it all really. Running Chrome v6.0.472.63 - no changes from the defaults w.r.t. link colours etc. - on Windows XP. I'm getting the same effect on Firefox (3.6.7) and IE 8
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The new gold and bronze badges are too close in color

The colors of the gold and bronze badges in this design are too close in color and hard to distinguish. Here's a screenshot from the header: Here's a screenshot from the badges page
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Add style to moderator-only tags here on Meta.

Currently there is no style differentiation between regular tags and moderator-only tags here on Meta. Could a different style be added for moderator-tag so that these can be easily seen at a glance?
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New Design Launched

Hi guys, The wait is over! As you can see the new design has been applied and nothingtoinstall.com is live. I'd like to address a few issues. captcha image There were a few suggestions from the ...
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Design Ideas for Web Applications Site (updated with screenshots)

Hi all. I'm Jin and I'll be working on the designs for the Stack Exchange sites as they graduate from the beta phase. Each site will have its own unique theme that will reflects its topic. However, ...
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CAPTCHA image nominations [closed]

Post your suggestions for the final CAPTCHA image here. Quote the source as well as posting the image so the team can negotiate rights if necessary. I suppose it should be a robot themed image. Vote ...
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404 Image nominations [closed]

Post your nominations for final 404 image here. Quote the source as well as posting the image so the team can negotiate rights if necessary. Vote on other site attributes
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Site Logo / Style Proposals

Please post as answers below, your proposals for a logo and color scheme for WebApps. Note: you must have a copy of the logo in a vector format. However, you may post a PNG or JPG below as a preview. ...
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Site Attributes [closed]

Alright, so it looks like it's up to us to figure out the site attributes and a way to vote on them. I think having a single post that will link to the others will help with the organization, so here ...