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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 bitbucket.org/.../raw/default/do-not-bug-me-about-quest…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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. stackapps.com), 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: https://gist.github.com/WillSullivan/6732086#file-alwaysbeclosing 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(http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml); @-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

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

Review dropdown menu

This userscript/extension replaces the review button with a dropdown that lists all the review queues on the current site and the number of available posts to review. It simply saves the trouble of…

SE Chat Modifications — Keyboard navigation and commands for chat

Make chat even more awesome by adding in extensible commands and keyboard navigation

undercurrent - a few tweaks to the user interface of Stack Overflow

A Google Chrome extension for disabling some of the less attractive UI features on StackOverflow.

Confirm Review Approval

Brings up an extra confirmation dialog when you click "Approve" in the Suggested Edit review queue.

Code Golf SE answer sorter

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

Task-specific review indicators

This is yet another modification of the review notification interface. Its goal is to provide inobtrusive (no flashy colors) notifications specific to each review task. It is designed primarily for…

Tag Health: A question quality widget

Tag Health monitors the question quality of a given set of tags on a Stack Exchange site with a sample of about 500 most recent questions.

Stack User Filter

This Chrome extension helps you keep track of questions by your favorite Stack Exchange users. If you find that some users consistently post questions you enjoy answering, you may want to keep bet…

Comments in sidebar

This Chrome extension replaces the content of the sidebar1 with 30 most recent comments posted on the site. Useful for keeping track of meta flame wars and off-topic comments on main site. Most imp…

Test Application (Placeholder)

This is a placeholder for API Write access. More information will follow when the application is completed.

IHaveBadges - A script to link your badges in the toolbar to your list of badges in your profile

This is a very simple script that transforms the list of badges in the toolbar to a link to the user's badges in his or her profile.

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…

StackTrello - add a 'trello' link to create cards from Questions

I wrote a script to create trello cards from questions on SE sites. This was really for me more than anything else because I use trello to help me keep track of things I'm working on, which someti…

Hide chat messages based on content

Want to get those Game of Thrones spoilers out of your chat? Hate certain things? Automatically hide chat messages based on a blacklist of words. Instructions Download the User script Edit IGNOR…

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

Update page/tab title with # of unread notifications.