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Posts tagged user-profiles

Posts about the user profiles, where bio information and posts are shown for any user.

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Q&A MathJax in profiles displays differently depending on community

Some communities have MathJax enabled, which allows including mathematical notation in posts. I wondered whether this would extend to the user profile, so I did a test. I edited my profile to incl...

1 answer  ·  posted 4d ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 4d ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Summary per day in the Vote Summary profile page

When viewing a user's Vote Summary, days that are not expanded give no indication of how many votes occurred each day: Would it be useful to have a plus and minus total in the date bar that stil...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 5d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Profile editor missing preview

When editing my user profile, the preview is missing.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 5d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Vote summary refers to "you" even for another's profile

In the votes summary page of my profile it says: A daily summary of votes you have received for your posts. This is an accurate description of my vote summary page. However, if I look at ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 5d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Communities drop down disabled when editing profile

On most pages of Codidact there is a little drop down arrow at the very top right of the page, which usually displays a list of Codidact communities when clicked. However, when on the "Edit" tab of...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 5d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Suggestions for the user profile right pane

I have a few suggestions of how the pane on the right hand side of the user Profile page might be improved. I'd like your thoughts on which changes would be useful. Wording changes The 2 images b...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Is there a reason for preventing user profile content being less than 30 characters?

When editing my user profile the interface prevents me from entering fewer than 30 characters. I can understand imposing a minimum length on question titles and post content, but I don't see a reas...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Once filled out, the user profile cannot be reverted to empty

For a long time I had no content in my user profile, then today I added something to see how it would look. I then changed my mind and decided to go back to having nothing. However, there is a mini...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 2mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Opening the "Account" tab produces "500 - Internal Server Error"

When I go to my profile page and I click on the "Account" tab: It redirects to "https://meta.codidact.com/users/edit" and I get:

0 answers  ·  posted 9mo ago by Kevin Shenouda‭  ·  edited 8mo ago by sau226‭

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Q&A How many automatically created users that were never active are there still and what to do about them?

For some communities content from other places has been imported in the past and user profiles have been created, partly to allow users to quickly claim this identity if desired. However, these use...

1 answer  ·  posted 11mo ago by Trilarion‭  ·  last activity 11mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A What information should be displayed on a network profile?

I want to design a network profile (and then possibly implement it). There was already discussion about that in Community dropdown and profile information, Understanding how posts were possibly rec...

4 answers  ·  posted 11mo ago by Trilarion‭  ·  last activity 11mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Show reactions in your profile

I'm not entirely sure where they would go, but I think reactions should be in your profile activity in some way. I think reactions are most similar to votes so I would treat them the same. So do no...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Quintec‭  ·  edited 1y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A The profile photo container is broken in the profile page in mobile view

A picture is worth a thousand words: There is many pixels that are not needed in the right side.

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  edited 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Please, don't kill Olin Elthrop‭!

I just found this user Olin Elthrop‭ and read the profile description. I felt like I had to report it, since it may be considered trolling or insulting against another user Olin Lathrop (a high-re...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Lorenzo Donati‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Lorenzo Donati‭

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Q&A When not logged in, the "Abilities" link on the profile page leads to a Not Found [duplicate]

The user profile page right-hand column has an Earned Abilities block, which has an Abilities link at the bottom. When logged in, that link takes the user to their own abilities summary at /abilit...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A What does flag represent in profile's statistics?

I have seen above picture in my profile. What does the flag represent? Does it represent for those which I flagged earlier? Or, I have got 4 flags in my post? Or, It is addition of both of them.

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by FoggyFinder‭

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Q&A Separate question and answer in profile

I have asked 7 questions and answered 2 questions. Sometimes I go to my profile to visit my old questions and answers. I notice that the answers and questions are grouped together. There's a tag fo...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by Quasímodo‭

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Q&A Looking at own flags gives a 500 server error

When attempting to look at my own flags by clicking the link under "Flags" on my profile, it gives a 500 server error.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Usernames of only periods and spaces shouldn't be allowed

This username shouldn't be allowed: .                                                .‭ It's hard to even see that it is a username link most of the time, it's probably problematic for @ commenting...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by curiousdannii‭  ·  edited 2y ago by .                                                .‭

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Q&A Show last user names if users change their user names

Recently, some users who are here for a longer time changed their usernames. It often happened that I saw a well-written question or answer from a user I supposedly have never seen before with a hi...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ShowMeBillyJo‭

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Q&A Incorrect link to my website on my Speculative Science page: is this affecting others?

On my Speculative Science page there's an incorrect link to my website: https://https//https://https://https://sites.google.com/site/rebeccajstones/. It looks like it didn't import properly, as it...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by becky82‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Trying to edit profile gives 500 error

When I try to access /users/edit/profile to edit my profile, I seem to be triggering a 500 server error (ID: d737d104-eea0-45a7-bd81-fda1070c6070). This is what I see in the browser console, if it'...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Mithical‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A scroll box for mobile

Can the user info have a scroll box on mobile like there is on desktop (for when someone decides to put a ton of details in their description)?

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Allow users to link more than one website in their profile. [duplicate]

Currently, users can only add their twitter handle and one other website to their profile. I find this kind of limiting since someone might want to add more to their profile. Say for instance they ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A The list of questions for a user should indicate the category the question is asked in

Currently, the "Questions by [someone]" list lumps together all questions, regardless of the category. This mixes meta questions in with actual Q&amp;A. Can we please have something in that list to...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Should we have "Last seen" times?

Tracking when each user last logged in or last was active may be onerous but such information can be helpful in various ways, such as in deciding when to return to a post. Edit At least for the tim...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by pnuts‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Don't show "Initial revision" in user activity

Immediately after the activity entry about posting a question or answer, another entry labeled "Initial revision" is placed. This seems kind of redundant to me, since all it really says is that a p...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A "User Profile" should be more informative.

I think the current information in a user profile is very limited . In my opinion, the following information should be added: Visible to all users The number of questions and answers The number...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by MathPhysics‭  ·  edited 2y ago by MathPhysics‭

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Q&A Can we add in a Location to user profiles?

Similar to Stack Exchange and other forums and social platforms. I think it would be nice to be able include a location in my profile.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Welz‭

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Q&A What does ☗ mean?

ArtOfCode's user profile on the Languages & Linguistics site reads, in part: What does the "☗" symbolize?

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Displaying user tabs in the user profile

When going to my user profile, I see 5 possible tabs: 'Profile', 'Activity', 'Account', 'Edit' and 'Subscriptions' However, when I go to the 'Account', 'Edit' or 'Subscription' tabs, the visible t...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Mithrandir24601‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Scoring System for Trust Level Requirements

Currently, we're planning to implement a system for user privileges based on Trust Levels. These are of the form of 'if you satisfy [these requirements], you get [these perks]', where [these requir...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Mithrandir24601‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A List comments on the user profile page.

I'd like to see a history of comments posted (and for moderators, perhaps even including deleted comments) on a user's profile page. Use cases: Allow moderators to look over the totality of a use...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Isaac Moses‭  ·  edited 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Is there a way to view all subscriptions in one list?

If I navigate to my list of question subscriptions, all I see is my subscriptions for the current community. The user profile syncs across all sites; is there a way to combine all of the question s...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by DonielF‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Some user avatars are referenced over HTTP when the page is loaded over HTTPS, triggering mixed content handling

I noticed that visiting Using accents while staying legible on Writing triggered a mixed content warning in my browser. Another example is How to train readers in Argot or Slang (full disclosure: I...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭

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