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Questions tagged [script]

Use this tag to post a userscript that operates on Stack Exchange sites and/or uses the Stack Exchange API. For questions about user scripting and Stack Exchange, or its API, use the [scripts] tag instead. Scripts are usually JavaScript and usually browser extensions/userscripts. For other tools, the [app] tag may be more appropriate.

Minimize pics in Chat

I made a script that allows you to minimize pictures, gifs, youtube preview, tweets or wikipedia articles. It's useful if you don't want the image to be always shown. For example at the office. …

Stack Sidebar Time

Makes a binary clock based on the Stack Overflow logo appear in the sidebar

Stack Exchange Dark Theme

Dark theme for Stack Exchange

More Share Links (Markdown / HTML / BBCode)

Adds share links in additional formats (Markdown, HTML, and BBCode), and also lets you omit user ID from links. Integrates seamlessly into existing UI.

ModColorFix for Chat

Just a very very simple userscript that changes the moderator usernames in chat from blue to green. Requested by and built for @doppelgreener on becoming a mod. Link to Github Repo Link to ins…

Stack Overflow link expander in Google Search

This userscript detects links to Stack Overflow when you Google something and shows the accepted/most-voted answer directly in the search page! From: To: To install, you'll need a userscri…

Show revision diff color toggle

Sparked by this feature request on meta.SO, I created a quick user script that offers a toggle to show or hide diff colors. Look at the following screenshot to see it in action. The upper view is …

PPCG Design Userscript

A PPCG Userscript Redesign

PPCG Sandbox Viewer

A unified viewer for the PPCG sandbox

View questions & answers inline from any comment or post! [duplicate]

This userscript adds small arrows next to links to posts on the same site. Clicking them will cause a box to be added below, containing the actual post! Just like it does in the profile 'actions' t…

Enhance Google search by incorporating Stack Overflow

This is a userscript for browsers (Chrome/Firefox) which can give you an overview of your programming-related search. The detailed functions are listed below: Spot the programming term in your Go…

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…

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 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.

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.

Code Golf SE answer sorter

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

Edit summary options

Description Gives you little checkboxes above the edit summary with preset options like "formatted code" or "removed signature." Screenshots Userscript http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/1…

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…

Highlight Code in Chat - Highlights <code> elements contained in chat messages

Inspired by this question, I have developed a UserScript that highlights code elements in chat messages so that they stand out more on the page. Simply install the script and your messages will be …

Underlined post links

Underlines all links in questions, answers and comments on all Stack Exchange sites.

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…

Vertically Resizable Textareas

Makes Stack Exchange's textareas vertically resizable.

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

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

Make active tab default on StackApps

This script changes the logo link to the active tab and redirects from the home page to it on StackApps. If you want to see the list of apps, you can still do this by clicking the apps tab. Made by…

Github link oneboxer for Chat

Oneboxes links to Github repos, issues or pull requests in Chat This userscript will automatically detect new and existing messages in chat that link to Github and onebox them, just like it is don…

Convert Ctrl-space to non-break-space (for FL&U)

This is a mini-script to convert Ctrl+Space to a non-break-space (0x160, not &nbsp;). You can copy-paste the code below (if you want to change the includes, for example), or check out the gist…

Stack Overflow Tag Manager

Hides or fades questions on the home page and main question list which have specified ignored tags; highlights questions which have interesting tags. Preferences are applied in real-time.

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Review Tag Repositioner

This userscript clones the tags and adds them to the top of the post when working in the review queue. This is in response to a feature-request on Meta Stack Overflow. Installation: Install …

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.

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…

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…

Reorderable favorite tags - drag & drop ordering for the Watched tag sidebar

maintain and customize the ordering of your favorite / Watched tags

VisualCrumbs - StackExchange Visual Changes

I created this script because I wanted to customize my personal use of Stack Overflow (And such Stack Exchange sites) to be more visually appealing to me and give me a little bit of functionality t…

Stack Overflow Association Tools

Stack Overflow in English is the main landing site for developers from around the world, but not everyone of those developers knows English language, as a result, reducing understanding of content …

Links to Contributor Breakdown in stackoverflow documentation

A small userscript to insert links to the newly public "Contributor Breakdown" page for SO-Documentation's Topics and Examples. The script inserts a small hyperlink with text "CB" and title "Contr…

Math buttons for sites without MathJax support

Download View source or install (you will need a plugin like GreaseMonkey for this). What it does For sites that don't have MathJax support, but occasionally need math, HTML codes like &cap;…

SmokePreview - A chat addon for the SmokeDetector

SmokePreview A Greasemonkey script to add a preview to chat messages of the SmokeDetector. Messages which are deleted while loading the preview will get a opacity of 50% to make clear that this i…

I don't want to be a mod

Ever earned the privilege "Access to moderator tools" and not really wanted it? A stylesheet for hiding deleted answers, as well as the review queue. For use with stylish. Customise to include the…

Roomba-VTZ (Vote-to-zero)

This user script collects the voting widgets for a question and its answers, and presents them at the top of the post for convenient and quick voting. The voting widgets will appear only on questi…

Stack Exchange Editor Extra: a userscript to add extra features to the Markdown Editor

Stack Exchange Editor Extra A userscript which adds extra features to the default SE Markdown Editor. Extra features: Insert code with Ace Editor (alt + a) Find & Replace (with modifiers) (…

Hide sites from Hot Network Questions section

Screenshot About The 'Hot Network Questions' section has questions from websites which are not very interesting for me so with this script you can: Hide questions from those websites Stop hi…

Question Close Notifier - a userscript to notify you when one of your questions close somewhere on the network

This simple userscript checks all of your accounts across the Stack Exchange network, and informs you if a question of yours has closed. Because SE refuse to do so :(

Remove chat room description and tags

Chat room description and tags may only be useful a first couple of times you come by a chat room. After that, they are just wasting space. To hide them from the view, you can install the following…

QuickComment2: Automatic keyboard-only comment snippets

This is a vastly improved version of QuickComment: comment shortcuts to cut down on tedium. See that post for more information. See the Github repo for instructions on how to install and use Quick…

Stack Overflow app for Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 and Android

About Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 don't have a Stack Overflow app and I would like to create one for both the platforms. Aim: To create an app that can be used to browse through the questions…

Collection of time-saving bookmarklets for Stack Exchange sites

My Bookmarklets for Stack Exchange is a collection of 20+ simple bookmarklets for specific tasks that could be done through the interface, but would take longer. Some of them use API, others parse …

Convert share links to markdown [title](url)

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

SOAnswerDate - answer dates in user profiles!

Notice: This feature has been officially rolled out, and so this user-script is no longer necessary. It shall remain here, though, for reputation's sake :) Simply put, this adds answer dates to th…