Linked Questions

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Can I add some HTML in my SO Profile 'About me' text box to show some button from linkedin?

In my SO profile, I tried to do Edit profile and there in "About Me" text box, I tried to paste a HTML code as below provided by linkedin.com to display a button which would link to my profile on ...
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2answers
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Why are HTML tags silently ignored?

When people ask questions and put HTML tags outside of code blocks one of two things happens. It's a supported tag and it changes the formatting. This is usually OK, because it's easy to spot that ...
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How to start list at certain number? [duplicate]

Is it possible to start lists at a certain number, or alternatively, continue a previous list? I want something like this: Pets You could get a cat Or you could get a dog Or some ...
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2answers
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Allow single quotes in link when writing question or answer

When I write HTML tags, I tend to put things in single-quotes, i.e. class='foo'. When I go to make a link on here, <a href='http://foo.com'>foo</a> doesn't work, but <a href="http://foo....
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1answer
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Allowing single newlines?

Hi all.. Why is it that you can't do single-newlines? More often than not it bothers me not to be able to do so. Are there any reason it's been disallowed in the first place?
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1answer
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“<br>” gets translated to actual tag, possible XSS?

the title of the question should be "why is <br> a tag..." but the literal html tag is being put in there. This is at least a bug, at worst arbitrary HTML being inserted into everyone's browser.
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3answers
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Preventing the editor from mangling what I type? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Where is the FAQ? How do I get my code blocks formatted? I inserted some code (not as code, just copy and pasted) into one of my answers and noticed that the code got ...
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2answers
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Should “How to use <kbd> tags” be included in the “How To Format” list?

I have noticed that many edits by members of various SE sites are to change keystrokes like CTRL + A to the proper Ctrl+A format. Should information on how to properly use key command formatting be ...
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2answers
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What is the difference between the Linked and the related questions in the side tab?

What is the difference between the Linked and the related questions in the side tab. I just noticed in this question.
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1answer
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Why can't I put the phrase System.Data.Entity.DbSet<MyEntity> in my question? [duplicate]

If I copy the title of this question below it appears as Why can't I put the phrase System.Data.Entity.DbSet in my question?
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0answers
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Whitelist the <span> tag with the lang= attribute, in order to support Han characters

Currently, <span> tags are not on the whitelist of allowed HTML tags. The lang= attribute also is not permitted anywhere. In some contexts, this causes a problem with characters that are Han-...
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0answers
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Could the <kbd> tag be added to the editing help?

I happen to like the <kbd> tag for showing when keys should be pressed, but I can never remember it on the very few occasions that it would actually be useful. Having it in the help file would ...
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3answers
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How do I add a separate div to “about me”?

I'm looking at this profile page: There don't seem to be clear instructions on how to get the "div" with bullet points and links in the formatting he has. Is this a feature for only veteran users? Or ...
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3answers
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How can we make angle brackets more intuitive?

so, I had a question. In it I had an error message. I wanted to make it stand out, so I put it in a blockquote This is the error message But this error message had angle brackets in it. This ...
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2answers
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Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language

I think everyone agrees that it is great to have a lot of technology Q&A. In this way, anyone can quickly understand how to use a technology. The Stack Exchange engine is a quite complicated tool ...

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