I edited my website and description (which contains a markdown link) in SO and did a "Save and Copy Profile to All Stack Exchange Accounts", but in other accounts (I tried meta stack overflow and programmers), the links are shown as regular texts and not as links.


You don't have enough reputation yet here or on Programmers for the links to be rendered as links.

Jeff Atwood said you need 15 reputation for your website link and the links in your description field to be rendered as actual links.

But apparently the Remove new user restrictions rep level, which is just 10 rep, is enough.

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  • It says new users cannot "post more than two hyperlinks at a time, either in a post or their user profile", but it does not say that the hyperlinks should be presented as regular texts instead of hyperlinks, hence I feel it's a bug. – ruben2020 Mar 2 '13 at 14:23
  • I know, still looking for where that's stated. – Mat Mar 2 '13 at 14:24
  • @ruben2020: found the official reference, it's actually 15 rep you need and not 10. – Mat Mar 2 '13 at 14:29
  • Oh yes, you're right. My rep increase to 11 on Programmers, and now the links are shown as links. But this means that the FAQ should be updated to reflect this. – ruben2020 Mar 2 '13 at 14:45
  • Humm... interesting. Can't find anything about if/when that was changed or if it was 10 from the start. – Mat Mar 2 '13 at 14:56
  • And I also got a Teacher badge. Maybe that was it? – ruben2020 Mar 2 '13 at 14:57
  • No, it's rep. programmers.stackexchange.com/users/81762/g-rocket has 14 rep, no teacher badge, and website is a link. – Mat Mar 2 '13 at 15:04

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