In this answer, my link for ISS isn't getting rendered correctly.

What's wrong?

  • If you just use the editor to add in a hyperlink it'll properly format the markdown for you.
    – Servy
    Oct 16, 2013 at 19:37
  • I don't see a problem with the rendering... What do you mean by "incorrect rendering"?
    – Werner
    Oct 16, 2013 at 19:51
  • 1
    @Werner I have since fixed it in a suggested edit. See the previous revision.
    – Servy
    Oct 16, 2013 at 19:52

1 Answer 1


You somehow got a weird character appended to the end of your ISS link. Viewing the source:

[1]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsHASky85cI
[Chris Hadfield]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Hadfield
[ISS]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Space_Station‎‎

The Markdown parser sees that left-to-right marker (‎) and determines that your link is invalid and just doesn't render it.

Servy's edit didn't remove it either, just made it so that it was readable as a link:

[3]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Space_Station%E2%80%8E

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