Stack Overflow is getting a dark mode, its most upvoted feature request ever

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Stack Overflow, the popular question and answer site for developers and software engineers, announced a new dark mode today. The company says the mode has been the site’s most upvoted feature request ever.

It looks like, well, a dark mode. Here’s a screenshot, provided by Stack Overflow:

Image: Stack Overflow

You can turn on dark mode by clicking on your profile, “Edit profile and settings,” and “preferences,” the company tells The Verge.

Making dark mode took almost a year, but work accelerated on it earlier this year after an engineer had an idea to launch an “ultra dark mode” as a joke at an internal hackathon, the company says. Work on the ultra dark mode contributed to the actual dark mode that’s here today.


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