Is it possible to have different colours for the questions that I have already visited, and those which I haven't?

It would be better if there is some distinction because otherwise at present, I usually end up reading the same questions again and again on the homepage.


Edit: At a couple of sites I visited (SO, Physics SE, Chemistry SE, Puzzling SE, Meta SE), there are different colours for the visited and un-visited questions. I am still wondering why it isn't here.

  • $\begingroup$ Well the text color does change from blue to purple $\endgroup$ – Yagger Apr 21 '19 at 19:25
  • $\begingroup$ @Yagger I don't think it does, at least I can't see it. I've added an image for reference $\endgroup$ – Eagle Apr 21 '19 at 19:35
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    $\begingroup$ It doesn't change for me either (Google Chrome in Windows 10). I've just checked. Interestingly, it does change in stackoverflow.com, but only just (from light blue to slightly darker blue). $\endgroup$ – TonyK Apr 21 '19 at 19:59
  • $\begingroup$ Maybe it just works on mobile devices... $\endgroup$ – Yagger Apr 21 '19 at 20:03
  • $\begingroup$ @Yagger well.. I'm on mobile, and I can't see it (Image added). Or it isn't so distinguishable (maybe). $\endgroup$ – Eagle Apr 21 '19 at 20:03
  • $\begingroup$ That's weird... This is how it looks in my device m.imgur.com/a/OAL8r32 $\endgroup$ – Yagger Apr 21 '19 at 20:18
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    $\begingroup$ @Yagger The one mentioned by you is the mobile optimised version. Scroll to the bottom, and click "full site" to see the other version. $\endgroup$ – Eagle Apr 21 '19 at 21:45
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    $\begingroup$ Hm.... here is a post from 2015: Visited Links No Longer Distinguishable. I suppose the site went through some design changes since then. $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Apr 23 '19 at 9:55
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    $\begingroup$ Our standard is to have visited links be a different color. If that isn't the case (it doesn't seem to be) I can have the design team look at it and adjust it. This won't 100% address your request because it's cookie-based, not account-based. If you use a different computer, the links will appear unvisited again. If you want cross-system memory, I think we're unlikely to add something like that. $\endgroup$ – Catija Apr 23 '19 at 20:11
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    $\begingroup$ @Catija, do you mean browser history-based rather than cookie-based? $\endgroup$ – Peter Taylor Apr 23 '19 at 22:23
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    $\begingroup$ @PeterTaylor Good question... probably? This is what happens when I try to sound too smart. ;) Whatever it is, it's not going to transfer between computers. :D $\endgroup$ – Catija Apr 23 '19 at 22:28
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    $\begingroup$ @Catija Even that would be better than having no distinction at all. Thanks! $\endgroup$ – Eagle Apr 24 '19 at 5:55

Visited links are now a lighter shade of blue than both the unvisited and hover colors. Thanks for your patience and for bringing this to our attention!

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    $\begingroup$ I'm sorry, but it looks kinda awful to me. There's too much contrast between the visited links and the non-visited links, and not enough contrast between the visited links and the background. $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila May 31 '19 at 9:28
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    $\begingroup$ Can this be implemented on meta too? $\endgroup$ – Eagle May 31 '19 at 13:15
  • $\begingroup$ At first I thought the light blue links were the unvisited links, and vice-versa. I believe most of the internet uses a darker colour for visited links. Still, a nice change. $\endgroup$ – Abraham Zhang Jun 3 '19 at 4:12

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