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New tab notifier (Placeholder)

The previous scripts are not working. So I made this script. It shows inbox notifications as [number here] and rep change as [+reps here] in the tab. The script is really simple and m…

SE like I like it userscript

This Greasemonkey / Tampermonkey script mimics the behavior of Notepad++ with keyboard navigation and indents in edit boxes, and adds double-click to select all in code blocks.

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…

Select Code Block Buttons Script

Shows a select-button on mouse over on code-blocks to select the whole block for easier copying. Sorry to not provide a file for download but i am sure you will manage somehow, adjust includes as …

v1.3, H.B.

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 …

StackPaste - paste images into the text form instantly

tl;dr Github link (raw) Motivation I really like to accompany my questions with images, especially on sites like Graphic Design or Chemistry. Very often, my images are just annotated screenshots…

IGB Stack Flair - A dynamic flair for sites

IGB Stack Flair page at How to include it in your web page How to include it in your Wikipedia page (you have to be logged in to see it working) License GNU General Public Licen…

Unhide Downvoted Answers

This simple userscript allows you to hover over an answer that has been greyed-out because of its low score to remove the styling. After you move away from the post, it will return to its original …

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 …

“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.

Script to add a “Related Tags” module for search on all Stack Exchange sites

Add a "Related Tags" module to the sidebar for Search results.

Suggestion Status - a userscript to view the status of your suggested edits

Suggestion Status is a small userscript which displays the status of your suggestions using color codes; , and yet to be reviewed. This allows you to immediately see the status of your suggestions…

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

Hide unwanted questions (Greasemonkey Script)

Simple script to hide questions in Stack Overflow lists so that you don't have to stare at the same questions you are not interested in over & over again.

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

A userscript to update the page/tab title with the # of unread notifications

Update page/tab title with # of unread notifications.

SE Comment Link Helper

Converts raw question URLs to title-fied links automatically before submitting a comment

Stack Snippets Console

SE recently added "Stack Snippets" -- running JavaScript, CSS, and HTML code snippets. These are great, except for one problem. I made a request for a console to be added, so that we don't have to…

Convert share links to markdown [title](url)

Share post links with markdown, replacing the original URL by a markdown version of title plus URL.

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.

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…

Real time questions for any Stack Exchange site

This script provides real time updates and filtering of active questions for all SE sites

duckduckstack - The StackExchange API Doc Autocompleter

NOTE (2nd April, 2012): After an e-mail correspondence with DuckDuckGo's Gabriel W. I decided to take down this project (and remove it from GitHub) due to Terms of Service issues with aggregating s…

Code Golf SE answer sorter

Allows sorting answers by code length on Programming Puzzles & Code Golf Stack Exchange.

Chat Easy Input Tools - Provides keyboard shortcuts for common text formatting commands

Provides keyboard shortcuts for common text formatting commands, reducing the dependency on mouse usage. Current version does not have a configurable set of hotkeys but later versions will. How to…

v0.1.50, rlemon

Turbocharged Help Menu

Convert the Help menu into an utility menu. Most items are removed and you can add as many as you want. The menu stays the same across the network and profile links are site sensitive.

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

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…

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.

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…

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.

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.

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:…

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…

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

Enables auto-completion of username in comments

v1.0, Kip