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Should we change the formatting of backtick markdown elements?

No - it is just fine as it is.
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Suggestions for a better headline graphic

Based on Crow's Foot notation: Symbol reference: image source Intended meanings as drawn (artistic licence employed): One (and only one) Database Administrators site Many questions Zero or many ...
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Should we change the formatting of backtick markdown elements?

It is jarring, but taking the background colour away entirely leaves it hard to tell what is code and what isn't: I think we should consider a third option, ether a lighter grey: Or ...
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DBA's updated site theme is ready for testing!

Now a separate discussion: Suggestions for a better headline graphic ERD-style decoration Before: After: Crow's foot (or transitioning to IDEF1X) would have been arguably more in keeping with the ...
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Should we change the formatting of backtick markdown elements?

Yes I would prefer this to be rendered with a monospace font only (no grey background). Without the CAPS/TitleCase it looks like this:
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DBA SE graphic design: Who did it, and what else have they done?

The designer was Jin Yang (user link): See Our Designer in Residence: Jin Yang on the SO blog. Related dba.meta Q & A: Design for Database Administrators New Design Launched
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DBA's updated site theme is ready for testing!

Thanks Catija. I think it would be handy to have a one-click navigation back to the main site from the meta page in the left nav bar: If you think that is a good idea, maybe even add a link to 'Meta'...
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DBA's updated site theme is ready for testing!

status-completed Site title is too small Old view: The site title "Database Administrators" seems a little lost now (compared with nearby text): Can the text be scaled up a bit within the ...
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Suggestions for a better headline graphic

Or perhaps something like this:
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8 votes

DBA's updated site theme is ready for testing!

User name breaks weirdly in search results Before: Now:
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Suggestions for a better headline graphic

How about something like: I'm sure the nice folks from Stackexchange can produce specs with exact dimensions and suchlike. If necessary I've got Adobe CS6, visio etc. and could knock up a model that'...
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DBA's updated site theme is ready for testing!

ERD Elements Instead of having the ERD circles hanging in the air, they could link up to the top bar, the side bar and the question section: ERD Elements Thin (incl. Larger Title) ERD Elements ...
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New mobile navigation got vertical scroll bar

Seems to have been restored at 17:48 UTC, January 23. See here more information: What happened to the top bar and it's restored now on meta.SE Quoting from the accepted answer by Shog9: There's a ...
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Rendering/markdown bug with bullet and code formatting

Thanks for reporting. This is indeed an issue around markdown rendering. We're using two different markdown renderers - markdown-it for the client-side preview and Markdig for server-side processing. ...
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What kind of DB diagram is the menu at the top of the page?

Looking back, the main place I see this discussed previously is as part of our graduation proces: Design for Database Administrators It seems the designer drew inspiration from various ER diagram ...
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