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Stack Exchange Chat Dark Theme

Download here: Tested on Chrome with Stylebot, should work with Stylish

StackPlonk: plonk users you don't want to help anymore

Greasemonkey script allowing to plonk a user you don't want to help anymore

python program help [on hold]

I need a program that uses a list to store the names of some notable celebrities. Use a loop to prompt the user for the names and to add them to the list. When the user enters "done" the loop shoul…

Stack Exchange - Deleted Answer Manager

Description This script hides the content of deleted answers (which are visible to 10k+ Stack Exchange users), injects a show content / hide content toggle in the answer's menu, and injects a visi…

Better handling of indentation and the TAB key when editing posts

This user script changes the behavior of a few keys (most notably the Tab key) within the post editor to behave more like it does in IDEs or text editors

Disable enter for submitting comments

This user script disables the default behavior of the enter key submitting a comment. With this script installed, you must explicitly click the Add Comment button to submit your comment. Source …

Convert share links to markdown [title](url)

Replaces the original URL shown by the share link dialog, converting http://share-url to [question-title](http://share-url): The script opens with Markup as default:     &nb…

SOX: StackOverflow eXtension - Google Chrome Extension

SOX is a Google Chrome Extension for the StackOverflow fans. Its main purpose is to make the life of stackoverflowers easier by gradually adding small improvements, which simplify routines and site…

Filter SE questions by votes, views and rep

Find good questions to answer on Stack Exchange sites filtering the questions page by score, views reputation and accepted answers.

Threaded comments

Display comments on questions and answers in conversation threads instead of linearly

“Reply” links on comments

Reply to comments with a single click

Stack Exchange Editor Toolkit

This userscript is a revival of sorts for the old SE Editor Toolkit, which was abandoned some time ago. It only really provides the autocorrect aspect for the foreseeable future, which I find to b…

Click to Search

This simple userscript adds a clickable search button to the Stack Exchange top bar, as the only current way to search is to press enter, which can be confusing for some. You can select one of two…

Add Timeline and Revisions Links

This is a simple Greasemonkey script which adds both timeline and revision links to questions and answers in many of the different question views.

View Post Timeline

Inspired by this MSO question. This tiny userscript will add a link to the timeline for any post, just below the "favorite question" star button. Example image: This is the code: // ==UserScr…

Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch

The Stack Overflow Unofficial Patch (SOUP) is a project to collect various minor client-side bugfixes, work-arounds and usability improvements for Stack Overflow and other Q&A sites on the Stac…

Dude, where's my cursor?

This user script makes editing especially of large posts easier by matching cursor positions in the text box to positions in the Markdown preview and vice versa.

Greyscale MSE Favicon

[[OBSOLETE]] It's just easier to distinguish SE from meta.SE when one of them has a greyscale icon like a proper Meta should.

Review Stalker user script

This is a very basic user script which does the following: Checks the Review homepage if there's anything you can review If so, it changes the title to (n) old_title where n is the number of re…

Test Application - Write Access (Placeholder)

This is a place holder post to allow API Write access to an application. More information regarding the application, and application link itself, will be posted once the application is ready for r…

Diamond Chat Aware - Helping you be aware of your audience when moving from private to public chat rooms

While very subtle, in the above screenshot, you see a diamond watermark in the textbox. As someone who spends time in private rooms, mostly for moderation purposes, I find it's easy to sometimes f…

Do not bug me about questions needing votes too

Description Hide the warning that appears after voting on a certain number of answers without voting on questions in-between. Installation…

Review+Edit Page

This Chrome extension reorganizes the Review page of Stack Exchange sites, adding lists of questions that may need an intervention. The review tasks are moved to the sidebar, freeing the main col…

Hide the Community Bulletin

Do you ever find yourself spending too much time on Meta and not enough time answering "real" questions? This script will hide links to per-site metas from the Community Bulletin, which is a main …

Hide negatively-voted posts from the front page

The current threshold for posts on the front page is -4. Often times, that threshold is not high enough: many posts in the -3...0 range are low-quality. This simple script hides posts with a score…

AutoReviewComments - Pro-forma comments for SE

No more re-typing the same comments over and over! This script adds a little 'auto' link next to all comments boxes. When you click the link, you see a popup with 6 configurable auto-comments (can…

SOOldCheckmark - Bring back the old checkmark!

Here on Stack Overflow, we hate change, especially regarding the new checkmark color. So, I have the perfect solution to all of our needs - bring back the old goodness! Contained in the user scrip…

Bypass character limits in comments

Complaints on meta were raised about the threshold of 15 chars for comments, and even though many people agree that it shouldn't be there, this request was status-declined. Using this script makes…

Comment Separator Fix

We have this nicely formatted toolbar with all of the moderation tools we need below questions: So, why is it that the separator that goes along with the new comment format looks like this? T…

Official keyboard shortcuts

The official keyboard shortcuts for the Stack Exchange sites, developed as a user script until ready for inclusion as a regular feature.

“View Vote totals” without 1000 rep

Curious about the number of up- and downvotes? This script enables the View vote counts feature without requiring 1k+ rep. Available as a Chrome extension, user script and bookmarklet.

Ping New Mod Flags

This userscript will alert new moderator flags, both visually and audibly. Installation: Update @location in the header to match your site. Note: You can put any page, but it's probably best to r…

Auto-Link - Add links based on personal keywords

What is this exactly? A script that helps with linking recurring recommendations and making answers more user friendly. You can provide a list of global keywords paired with a link and the script …

SEScripts - A Bunch of Scripts

The SEScripts Chrome Extension adds various userscripts all around Stack Exchange, combined in a simple suite.

regex editing tool

find and replace regex tool

QuickComment: comment shortcuts to cut down on tedium

QuickComment will automatically replace $STIENAME with the site's name (ex. Stack Apps), $SITEURL with its URL (ex., and $USERNAME with the name of the user whose post you are commen…

<kbd> markup shortcuts

Makes using the <kbd> tag a snap! This is a cross-browser userscript that adds a button and a keyboard shortcut that operate in the same manner as the other SE, editing buttons.

Smart up/down vote display

This Chrome extension replaces the net score of questions with up/down vote breakdown, but only on questions where this breakdown is likely to be of interest. If the votes are overwhelmingly positi…

Comment Saver - Unposted comments are saved between page loads

Simply stores unposted comments (using HTML5 localStorage) between page loads, so that if you leave the page you don't lose your comment. Currently a bit hacky, but it works. User Script: https:…

Tag highlighting on main SO page

Motivation I recently added more than one "Favourite" tag and got pretty irritated by the sea of yellow on the home page. As such I wrote this little user script (for use in Chrome's Tampermonkey…

Always Be Closing

Gist: Description: A userscript that adds easy to reach and use buttons for the most common closure tasks. As configured, the…

Simplify Community Bulletin widget

This Stylish script: Hides the recently added bold category titles; Removes post vote counts; Reduces space used by widget. @namespace url(; @-moz-document domain…

Hexadecimal user rep

Display user reputation in hexadecimal

v1.0, Kip

Auto-completion of user name for @-replies in comments

Enables auto-completion of username in comments

v1.0, Kip

Show number of answers accepted

Shows the acceptance rate details beside the user's acceptance rate.

v1.0, Kip

Add keyboard shortcuts to comments

Adds Ctrl+B (bold), Ctrl+I (italic), Ctrl+K (code), and Ctrl+L (link) shortcuts to comments.

v1.0, Kip

Display absolute timestamps (in local time)

Converts relative timestamps on StackOverflow to absolute, localized timestamps.

v1.0, Kip

More Stars - Userscript that frees up room so you can see more starred messages

Since I've never written a GreaseMonkey script before, I borrowed heavily from this script and basically played around with it until I got what I wanted. So credit to them for helping me get there.…

User accept rate and home site

It displays the user's accept rate in their userbox on questions (updated to work with Firefox lately), and also the site on which they have the most rep (besides the current one) and the amount o…

Reputation graph

Graph a user's reputation over time