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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.

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

maintain and customize the ordering of your favorite / Watched tags

Advanced Search Helper, Saved Search (Bookmarks), and Navigation Improvements

Advanced Search Helper when search box is focused. Bookmark search queries for reuse. Other navigation improvements.

Comment Flag Type Colours

Visually highlight different types of comment flags everywhere.

OBSOLETE - Duplicate Question Suggestion Boxes

An UserScript for any Stack Exchange site that makes it extremely simple to check for duplicate questions for a post.

Markdown Shortcuts for StackExchange - insert latex commands quickly by keybindings

This userscript gives users quick key bindings to speed up the process of editing mathjax/chem/etc. into posts. Example usage: Pressing Alt+I would insert \pi directly. Pressing Alt+R would inse…

Floating vote buttons (script)

Tampermonkey script that brings back an old Stack Exchange feature which never made it out of beta: // ==UserScript== // @name Sticky post vote buttons // @namespace http://tampermonkey.…

Comment Flag Dialog Bugfix

Up to 200 characters of excerpt

Top Navigation Bar script

The following script for Tampermonkey (Chrome) or Greasemonkey (Firefox) will add the links which have been moved to the new sidebar design to the top of the page. Make sure you also hide the sideb…

Stack Overflow layout optimized for 800x600 resolution

You got a small monitor? No problem! Install this user style to browse Stack Overflow without having to zoom out.   DOWNLOAD NOW FOR FREE!   (From

StackExchange™ SuperCollider Freehand Circle™ Editor - [Now supported on EVERY StackExchange site!]

A UserScript for Meta that makes it extremely simple to draw Freehand Circles™ on any image in a post. The script even goes as far as updating the post with the new image for you.

Incremental Markdown Preview for Stack Exchange

Incremental Markdown Preview is a user script that modifies the Stack Exchange live Markdown preview pane to minimize the number of HTML elements that need to be replace every time the preview is u…

Unicorn Voting - Bringing the Joy of April 1 All Year 'Round!

A UserScript that restores some of the animations that accompanied April 1, 2011.

BrickJax: Brick Image Replacement for

A script that will allow users to easily insert images of Bricks, with or without links, and also links to sets on various listings sites via simple tags.

Favourites Enhancer: Tag favourites and add personal notes

Inspired by this question, I've made a userscript that allows you to tag favourites, and add personal notes to them (until SE implements this themselves!): To create favourites When you click on …

XMPPExchange: An XMPP bridge for chat

Access Chat through XMPP!

v1.0, Ave

Comment keyboard shortcuts

This userscript adds keyboard shortcuts to StackExchange comments. The default ones are: Ctrl+B (bold), Ctrl+I (italic), Ctrl+K (code), and Ctrl+L (link). You can yourself extend this with more cus…

Fix chat.SE and chat.SO main page minimum width

Use this to get rid of the annoying horizontal scrollbar on chat.SE and chat.SO main pages. The rest of the design is already adaptive and just works. @-moz-document domain("…

“Reply” links on comments

Reply to comments with a single click

Chat Starred Images Expander (aka StarScript)

The Thing This handy little userscript will turn images starred in chat into little thumbnails under the star list. Current features: Oneboxed images in chat will become thumbnails. Add or re…

StackExchange link newtaber - Open links from questions and answers in new tab

this script opens links from posts and answers in the new tab instead of annoying in-place opening

Title Case All Question Titles Everywhere!

Because some like it like that: @namespace url(; @-moz-document regexp("*||||||…

Chat vertical window mode − hide the entire sidebar when window gets narrow

If you're trying to chat in a very narrow window, you probably don't need the sidebar anyway. And toggling that script every time is inconvenient. Now you can install this style: @media screen and…

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…

Porkchat: A Chrome extension with lots of chat tweaks!

Porkchat is a Chrome extension that bundles together a lot of scripts I have written for Stack Exchange chat over the years. It is fully configurable - each individual script can be enabled/disable…

PONIES: Hide unwelcome images in chat

Don't like it when chat is flooded with ponies? Too lazy to burn them all? You need PONIES: Protect Oneboxed Nuisance Images Everywhere Safely. All oneboxed images are displayed with 0.1 opacity u…

You've Earned This Badge, but when and where?

You've Earned This Badge, but when and where? This userscript turns the checkmarks in the badge list (which indicate you've earned a specific badge) to links to your personal badge page, where you…

SE Chat custom notification sound

Customize the notification sound played in the Stack Exchange chat

Image Proxier - Replace and collate images on StackOverflow

This will replace all links from ["", ""] with links from "" (by default, this can be changed relatively easy). This will …

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 …

Chat mass-unstar script

We from the Python room like to have a clean list of starred messages, so only relevant and really liked messages stay on the starred list forever. In order to do that, we unstar messages from time…

RPG.SE Chat Fudge dice: a userscript for Fate & Fudge games

RPG.SE's chat rooms support dice rolls as an easter egg. This script will convert d6 rolls that you see into Fudge dice, using the ordinary conversion rules: 1–2 = minus, 3–4 = blank, 5…

Stack Exchange Global Flag Summary

A userscript that provides a networkwide flag summary for all Stack Exchange sites.

Why No Bounty? userscript

Inspired by this feature request by Shadow Wizard, I wrote a simple userscript (direct install link) which checks most of the reasons why you can't start a bounty, and displays that information on …

Reading time for each post

Some Question and Answers can get lengthy and you only know when you're going to spend too much time once you're half way. This userscript will add the approximate reading time at the top of each…

Search links (Stack, Google, Symbolhound) next to the search box, for tab opening

Add tab-openable search links (SO, Google, Symbolhound)

Editor buttons for injecting documentation links

Small user script (.user.js) that adds a few manual buttons. After selecting a word in the answer, the buttons can be used to transform it into a formatted documentation URL. The script tries to de…

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


Style any SE site like Stack Overflow

Hide all pointless user data (avatar, badges, and reputation)

Hide pointless user data on When I look at answers, I often take the user's reputation points into account on whether I upvote them or not. This is a terribly bad thing to do as yo…

Top-navigation choices

Top navigation your way. Add new top bar options: Move drop-down buttons (left, right, center); adjust height; add a dark theme for SO/MSO; merge site-switcher with logo; global sticky; and more.

StackTimer: Set post-specific timers on Stack Exchange sites

Set post-specific timers that notify you through the top bar of any Stack Exchange site.

v0.3.0, Aurora0001

SE Chat Modifications — Keyboard navigation and commands for chat

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

RepAdvisor - A Basic Tool For Farming Reputation

Almost all of us Stack Overflow users want to earn more reputation. However, we don't have all the time in the world to answer questions. RepAdvisor is a bookmarklet that predicts how much reputati…

Ask Ubuntu Toolbar Buttons - A set of toolbar buttons for Ask Ubuntu that make it easy to insert links to packages, PPAs, etc.

This UserScript adds some buttons to the editing toolbar that allow the following to easily be inserted: Package installation button: Package installation text and icon: stackapplet Manpage l…

Copy Question Link Markdown - Making it easier to copy links to questions!

This small UserScript makes it easier to copy the URL of the current question into pre-formatted Markdown. Once installed, it adds a 'copy' link to the question. License MIT License Download http:/…

Enhanced Review Stats for Reviews

SEReviewStats Provides enhanced stats on the Stack Exchange Review pages Close, Reopen, Late Answers, First Posts & Low Quality Posts Features Shows additional information on the Close, Reo…

Reputation-based filter for search results

This userscript filters search results on Stack Exchange sites by reputation of the asker. To use it, add a search parameter such as is:25 where 25 is the minimum reputation required. Since the sea…

Shrink the Stack Exchange Footer

All Stack Exchange sites (except Stack Overflow) have a giant footer: I don't like to have all of that space being taken up on my screen, so I built this user-style: /** * Copyright © 2016 Jed …

Chat Move Helper / Bot Cleanup Tool

Extends the room-owner move message tool in chat to make it easier to move bot messages, replies to bot messages, and bot commands.

Hide the tag-info popup

This script hides the tag info popup. In response to Why are there popups over tags in the question page?. Install View Source

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