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Questions tagged [frontpage]

for questions involving the 'Front Page' - the list of top questions with activity

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LaTeX/MathJax does not render in some question thumbnail

Sometimes I have question thumbnail that does not render LaTeX: I have compared my code with other posts, I do not found differences that can explain this behavior. What can cause LaTeX or MathJax ...
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Question update notice not showing any more

The landing page of the math stack exchange used to have a feature that displayed how many new or updated questions had been asked since you last refreshed the page. Clicking on it 'refreshed' the ...
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what makes inactive questions active

What makes an inactive question to appear in active list? The question asked in 2015/8/10 and has 2 answers (one accepted). There is no recent comment, answer, edition, and other activities. Thanks.
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Problem with printing of cases statement on overview

I just noticed that this question has some printing issues on the overview page that has to do with a \begin{cases} statement.
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Why does MSE think I “modified” an answer?

I answered a question this morning. A little later I noticed on the list-of-recent-questions MSE homepage that I had "modified" something there instead of "answered." Neither my answer nor anything ...
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MathJax bugged on front page (FireFox)

This question displays correctly when viewed in the /questions page: But in the question queue, the preview is messed up: My guess is that this is a result of cropping the MathJax markup halfway so ...
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Post with many lines of display math takes up most of the Questions page

Loading the Questions page, my computer displayed this: Notice that a single question with many lines of display math is taking up most of the window. I actually thought I had accidentally clicked ...
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Downvoting on meta and disappearance from the front page

As we all know, "voting is different on meta": since there is no reputation attached to votes, it's possible to freely upvote or downvote questions and answers based on whether you disagree with them ...
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Why are we proudly displaying the number of questions without upvoted or accepted answers?

Every time I open MSE I see that there are 72,000, and counting, questions without upvoted or accepted answers. Why are there so many? Most recent unanswered questions I've seen can be answered. There ...
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I don't see on the main page a question I've answered recently.

UPDATE 2: The fault was mine, I've mistakenly set one of the question tags, (calculus), as ignored in my list of preferences. I've removed if from the list and ...
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Why can't I see my (CW) answers in question list?

I've been trying to remove some questions from the unanswered list, often by converting comment-answers to CW answers. To try and avoid flooding the front page, I started checking to see how far down ...
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Front page is occasionally blank, as if no questions had ever been asked

There have been a few times now when I come to the site, and see no questions at all. Here is a screenshot: Refreshing the page has no effect, nor does switching browsers, nor would (as far as ...
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Why does it take so long till posted questions appear on the questions frontpage?

I just posted some questions and recognized that up to 7 people viewed them before they appeared on questions front page. Why does it take so long and who (and how) is viewing them, although they are ...
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The number of featured questions on questions and main page don't match

The number of featured questions on the questions and the main page don't match: 63 vs. 64 questions: main Why was that? I don't think that my standing bounty is counted as well...
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What is on front page for new (unregistered) users?

The front page of math.stackexchange, for unregistered users, shows the most widely viewed questions rather than the latest questions. Can the default front page format for unregistered users be ...