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.

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Always Be Closing

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

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…

Wilson confidence rating calculator

Calculates Wilson confidence ratings for Stack Exchange posts

Restore missing and/or obsolete Close-Vote Reasons

Adds easy buttons to fetch comment code and copy it to the clipboard.

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. …

Unstar/unpin for room owners from a transcript

Let Room Owners unstar or unpin a message from the chat transcript

v0.1, rene

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…

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&quo…

StackExchange MathJax Editing Improvements

This script is designed to improve the user experience while editing posts that include mathematical notation using MathJax. The editing code has not kept up with updates to MathJax, and so a numb…

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 is …

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…

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 …

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 or…

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 the…

Copy super-ping usernames

Based on the code from Copy Question Link Markdown, here's a script that gives moderators the possibility to copy chat-ready superpings from any question that is closed. This can be useful if you …

Killit - Bookmarklet to replace single images from the page

Bookmarklet that replaces any selected image on the page with: How to use. You first need to "install" the bookmarklet by visiting the project homepage and dragging the button to your bo…

v0.0.1, rlemon

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.

JSBeautifier shortcut

This userscript adds a shortcut (CTRL+SHIFT+B) to beautify the selected JavaScript code using the same engine that also runs You can find the source on GitHub (feel free to fork, …

Waffle vote counter

It is my firm belief that every +10 vote after reaching the repcap can be redeemed for free waffles{*}. I often hit the cap on MSO, and I like to see how many waffles SE Inc owes me. So I have a b…

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.

Remove Delete-Favourite-Tag-Buttons Script

To help people not accidentally delete them, especially the short ones. (Also see the cause to get them removed permanentely) Sorry to not provide a file for download but i am sure you will manag…

v1.2, H.B.

Collapse interesting and ignored tags sections!

Are you annoyed by to large interesting/ignored tags sections? I've created a user script to collapsing it! Stack Ignore Collapse .user.js

Display a clock in the user bar

This user script adds a clock on the user bar next to the search box.

Change Unanswered tab to Review

This is (allegedly) going to be implemented by the team sometime anyway. But just in case, and so you can play with it, here is a script which replaces the 'Unanswered' tab with 'Review'. NEW - att…

Question Dashboard (Greasemonkey Script)

Question Dashboard for (plus meta, serverfault and superuser) - page analyzed and indicators shown at the top of the question, just under the title, for key information. Downloads…

Rejected Suggested Edits

Rejected Suggested Edits

Improved Tag Popup

adds links to view and edit the full tag information in new tag popup

StackOverflow CodeBox Options

This Tampermonkey script adds options to StackOverflow to expand answer box expand code box resize code font size widen the entire page remove sidebar Source:…

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…

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.

Small but Handy: Show a warning message for a deleted answer or comment

Convenient userscript to show a message when a answer or comment is removed when following a link

TACUC - The ATaco ChatExchange Userscript Collection

A collection of Userscripts focused around Stack Exchange's chat. To install these, you need TamperMonkey, although GreaseMonkey apparently works. GitHub Auto Chat Jax This userscript simply …

Show/Hide spoilers on any question (and its answers)

Allows per-question toggling of spoiler blocks

Smoke the SmokeDetector

SmokeTheSmokeDetector Over in Tavern on the Meta, our spam detector, SmokeDetector has been the topic of an ongoing argument between those who believe SmokeDetector fills the chatroom, and those wh…

Clipboardy chrome extension to copy posted source to clipboard

Clipboardy is a Chrome extension for copying posted code to clipboard from, &

Here's a script to convert dates to local timezone in Stack Exchange sites

I have written this script: StackExchange sites - convert dates to local timezone . It applies to Stack Exchange sites, e.g. :,,, etc. The timezon…

SE Comment Preview - An attempt to add real-time previewing for comments

This script creates a new live preview directly beneath any comment you compose or edit. When writing a comment with a lot of formatting, especially one containing some mathematical formulas, I of…

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