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Imgur TOS change on May 15th 2023 could cause the loss of thousands of Stack Exchange images!

On May 15th 2023, Imgur will implement its new TOS, in which We will be focused on removing old, unused, and inactive content that is not tied to a user account. I, and presumably many other users, ...
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Bulk Fix possible for "Old New Thing" links? Important Win32 resource

I keep running into broken links to Raymond Chen's Old New Thing blog posts, which are a very valuable resource for winapi / win32 programmers. There are probably close to a thousand of them site-...
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Can the mass-replacement tool also replace and remove?

Stack Exchange staff has a tool which can change a bunch of links without bumping the edited posts, see here: How to find and/or change a set of hyperlinks on a site? In the situation that I've seen ...
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Fix broken links to Virtual Laboratories in Probability and Statistics

There are quite a few links in the network (148 when I'm writing this, mainly on Cross Validated, Mathematics and MathOverflow) to the Virtual Laboratories in Probability and Statistics hosted at ...
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Does the bulk replacement tool also check if the new link is working?

Sometimes (on the request of the local community), the CMs mass replace some dead links by new ones. See, for example, this post (and Shog9's answer): How to find and/or change a set of hyperlinks on ...
Martin's user avatar
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Update Vue 2 links in all Stack Exchange sites

I'm trying to rewrite legacy Vue 2 links from https://vuejs.org/v2 to https://v2.vuejs.org/v2 across all Stack Exchange sites. I've completed the update on Stack Overflow with a script, but there are ...
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Ngram Chart appears empty

A couple of hours ago I was reading an answer on EL&U, which was posted four months ago, when I noticed two Google Books Ngrams were completely empty. The two graphs are completely blank except ...
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Can I update a link in a post by another person if both old and new links were written by me?

A page I wrote on a website I used to run has been edited in a way that makes it less useful. I have a new website with a better version of this information. If someone on Stack Exchange has linked to ...
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Changing http to https and mobile links for Wikipedia

Many old posts with links to Wikipedia articles contain http rather than https links. As far as I can tell, it is better to have https link rather than http. (After all, internal links have been ...
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Could the bulk replacement tool please be made to also check link availability and return list of links and posts?

Stack Exchange staff has a tool which can search and replace strings in the URLs, see Shog9's answer here: How to find and/or change a set of hyperlinks on a site? This tool is sometimes used when ...
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Links to old Google product forums are broken

TL;DR: 3,332 posts from multiple communities have links to productforums.google.com. Source. Apparently all these links are "broken" (they are redirected to the homepage of a community ...
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Add a date range filter to the mass URL replacement tool

Stack Exchange staff has a simple search-and-replace tool to rewrite (broken) links without bumping the post. Can it be extended with a date range filter, so that it can update posts which were ...
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Change blog link in election text to HTTPS

The introductory text for elections contains the following paragraph with a link that's still HTTP: Community moderators are accorded the highest level of privilege on our community, and should ...
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