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Information Security'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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Badge icons (especially gold) have a vertical offset

I noticed that the icons for users with gold + silver + bronze badges are offset vertically from each other. For example: It's difficult to tell if the silver and bronze badges are level (is silver ...
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Why is the favicon different in the HNQ sidebar

The banner logo shown at the top of every page, which is similar to the logo shown in the HNQ list (if you click through to to see all of them), but different to the logo shown in the HNQ sidebar. Why ...
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Links and normal text are too similar

It is very hard to distinguish between normal text and links on the main site. Here is an example: The blue for links and the gray for text are too close. Some people might have very sharp eyes, ...
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Broken css of “Select your next badge” box

The design of the box below is broken in current Firefox. This makes the filtering line to divide into two and the content of the window overflows. Not sure if this is recent change or it was here ...
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A design update is coming!

You may have noticed some updates to the design lately, they are part of a SE network-wide update to a new base css framework. The updates allow us to: Have sharper / more beautiful design on retina ...
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Main and meta have too low contrast between text and the background

Not a duplicate of question link visited/unvisited colors (new questions are "grayed out") I have tried (in vain, on other sites) to draw the devs' attention to low contrast of the 2015-...
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Will Security SE upgrade to the latest SE profile dashboard?

Stack Overflow recently migrated to a new profile dashboard. Are Security SE admins planning to upgrade as well?
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Old logo on the hot questions list at stackexchange.com

While browsing the hot questions list, I encountered an old (?) logo of Security.SE: http://stackexchange.com/questions?page=2 The current favcion of Security.SE: (I prevented caching issues by ...
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Linked question score overflows box [duplicate]

If a linked question has triple-digit votes, this overflows the box. One example: Logging "password with counter" use (links to a question with 111 votes).
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Edit boxes do not set a foreground color and thus are unreadable

Several input boxes and textareas on security.SE and meta.security.SE have a CSS problem: They set a white background color, but do not set a foreground color. Thus the text is rendered with the user'...
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Remove the text shadow from the search field

Today, I've noticed that the search field on Sec.SE contains a shadow. This shadow makes the text a bit blurry, and harder to read: With text shadow: Without shadow: Can this text shadow be removed?...
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The chat timeout counter is hard to read

Perhaps a lighter shade could be used?
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About Me section looks ugly

At first: I really like the site design. It's modern and fits the purpose of the site. I just have one minor question: what do you think of the About Me section on a user's profile page? In my ...
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Well now, the election results page looks kinda ugly doesn't it?

I think I'll just leave this here for the overworked design team. (You guys get it because I was looking at your election page to see what the turnout was like :-) 🐈 We can has line break? 🐈
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Security blog - author profiles

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, we used to have profiles on our security.blogoverflow.com blog. That is, if you look at any post by me you'll see I have a clickable name which takes you to ...
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Blog: css broken

I have some serious overlap between the text and the sidebar when viewing the blog post here http://security.blogoverflow.com . My screen resolution is 1366x768.
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We still don't have a 404 image

Back when we were discussing site design, @Jin came up with this design question and we do have some answers which could be relevant to our 404 page. I think we need to get something defined, as ours ...
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question link visited/unvisited colors (new questions are “grayed out”)

This bit is driving me crazy, and I finally figured out what the source of the problem was: The default link color in the security site is a fairly light faded blue (#3D85B0) making links less visible,...
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Observation: SE CSS was changed, now the humor in my profile was exposed

By accident I discovered that the following text could be embedded with a dark font on a dark background in the user profile info page. Following the spirit of IT Sec I pasted the following message: ...
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Unreadable quote block/titles in the user profiles on security

The user profile is not readable when you use the ">" quote block. And also the titles are melted in the background. For a comparison we have this on meta:
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Beta Logo still showing when posting to LinkedIn

The sketchy Beta Logo is still in use, when using the question links to post to LinkedIn.
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Maintenance page still “Beta”

I've seen yesterday that our maintenance page is still the maintenance page of beta sites. Do we need materials to build one? or has it just been forgotten?
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Rep graph overlay bug

Best expressed with a screenshot: The little popup - with date and daily rep - is displayed all on one line, blocking each other. Also, btw, horizontal scrollbar though not needed....
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Long blog titles word-wrap on same line.

A problem with word-wrapping of blog titles exists, where long titles will wrap onto the same line, or only about a half-line lower. The below screenshot is from Firefox 5 on Windows XP Pro x86. The ...
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Need to review new design on IE 7.0

I know IE 7.0 is pretty old, but some companies are still using it. I haven't minded weirdness in tag layout, picture upload oddness or other nice-to-have-but-not-essential features, but I'd like to ...
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iPad issue when writing in edit and question forms

When I type into edit or question forms like the one I am typing in now my screen jumps to the top of the screen for every character I write. Usually not a big deal for questions as you can see what ...
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The links in the top bar have vanished

The Stackexchange link at the top left still remains, but I no longer see the Rory Alsop 10,020 2.6.42 | tools | chat | meta | faq This is true on both main and meta security. The top bar ...
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Low opacity Inbox

The Inbox is semi-transparent: Makes it visually gorgeous, however I find the color bands behind it seem to make arbitrary separations, which is a bit confusing. I don't have a screenshot right ...
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New Design Launched

as you can see the new design just went live. Which means this site has been officially launched! Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback. If you're still seeing the old favicons,...
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IT Security SE Logo Wallpaper

Just wanted to post here, to officially request something that was mentioned in chat: An IT Security StackExchange wallpaper. I think the main site's "banner logo" (including: lion, shield, ...
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Design for IT Security

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 reflect its topic. However, all sites ...
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In planning for that time when we leave beta, we need a visual identity

One of The 7 Essential Questions of Every Beta. This one is pretty straightforward. Solicit contributions, throw out ideas, post preliminary (or finished) designs, and be supportive and respectful of ...