Questions tagged [design]
question about the design of the site
Minor site design updates
As you can see, Ask Ubuntu community site got a slight design update today. I have moved site's CSS to a newly refactor LESS system, so it's more maintainable for us to fix SE network CSS bugs ...
Upcoming site design changes
A few weeks ago Canonical reached out to me about making some design changes on Ask Ubuntu to reflect the official Ubuntu site's new design guidelines. The goal is to keep all Ubuntu related sites(...
Please make the "Ask Question" button on AskUbuntu more prominent
I'm a user familiar with StackOverflow websites but it took me a while to locate the Ask Question button on Ask Ubuntu. Reason: Insufficient contrast (as can be seen below). A single grey / ...
Can we make the "ask question" button stand out more? [duplicate]
Possible Duplicate: Please make the “Ask Question” button on AskUbuntu more prominent I'm new to askubuntu.com and when I first wanted to ask a question it took me a while to find ...
Giving feedback on the design
Thanks to Mat and Jin the new design is live. Here's how to report bugs. If you find a problem with the design that is CSS related, for example something doesn't line up right or look wrong, then Jin ...
Ask Ubuntu new site theme coming soon [duplicate]
You might have seen the featured post Rollout of new network site themes on Meta Stack Exchange already, but here are the relevant parts for Ask Ubuntu again: As mentioned on meta.stackexchange.com ...
Ask Ubuntu new site theme is live
We rolled out the new site theme for Ask Ubuntu. 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 ...
Design Ideas for the final site
Hi everyone, At the beginning of the beta I linked up Mat Tomaszewski from the Canonical Design Team to work with Jin Yang from SO on the design for the final site. I am posting the design here on ...
Tone down "edited comment" icon
Compared to other SE sites I've participated in, especially SO, the icon for "this comment was edited" sticks out like a sore thumb on Ask Ubuntu. Could it be toned down? Here's my crude attempt, ...
Visited links on Meta are hard to see
Maybe it is just my vision but I can't distinguish visited links in question/answer text from the surrounding text on Ubuntu Meta. I can see the links on the parent fine and I can see unvisited links ...
Bug: UbuntuRegular Font (used on this site) messed up at 12 & 13px
This site, AskUbuntu.com, uses the "UbuntuRegular" font. Sometimes the font size is 14px, which displays fine, but in the "comments" (& perhaps other places), the font size is 13px, which cuts off ...
Where can I get the Ask Ubuntu speech bubble logo?
Where can I get that speech bubble from Ask Ubuntu in SVG version? I need it for my presentation.
The top menu has moved to the left
The top menu has moved to the left. I checked in two different browsers.
Change the Launchpad logo on Ask Ubuntu's Contact and Login pages
As of now, this is the logo of Launchpad shown in Ask Ubuntu contact pages (https://askubuntu.com/contact and https://meta.askubuntu.com/contact) and login page (https://askubuntu.com/users/login): ...
Is the 'edit' link prominent enough?
I keep seeing questioners answering their own questions with an update instead of editing the question. Is this maybe a problem of a not prominent enough edit link? Since this site heavily depends on ...
Make links visible on escaped text
There is no visible difference between AskUbuntu and AskUbuntu, even though the first occurence points to a link and the second doesn't. It could be argued that it is not necessary, but stackoverflow....
Menu bar is covering the Deletion pop-up
The "Recommend Deletion" pop-up is not fully visible. Yes, this is a minor bug, but it looks clean it this is fixed.
Preformatted text is insufficiently distinct?
The background used for answers on askubuntu.com is slightly grey; this makes preformatted text such as this stand out significantly less than on, say stackoverflow.com. I think this requires a ...
Why are there different styling in Meta from AskUbuntu?
I have noticed this a while, but it is just a bit weird. Styling differences occur between different StackExchange sites. The most notable is the <kbd> tag, most of which render the contents of ...
Style issue: font alignment with certain styling
While doing some editing today, I've noticed the following issue with the style used on Ask Ubuntu: This issue occurs when using either italic or bold italic text, ie: ***group***. It is not evident ...
How do I disable the background on the site? It kills my Dell monitor!
I've recently bought a Dell UltraSharp U2713HM and it really cannot handle the pattern of dots in the background of Ask Ubuntu (main). I'm asking it here on AU meta, because it concerns the site ...
Line spacing cosmetics
Awesome work on the new site design! I'd like to note a couple CSS issues related to line spacing, in this answer as an expample: The scroll bars in the code block probably shouldn't be there. They ...
Push users through the Tour as part of onboarding
Recently, this post came up on Meta, and they brought up a good point (paraphrased): I should have read the tour, but i couldn't even find it or even know that one existed. When you ask for help, ...