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Are Stack Exchange URL parameters defined anywhere? [duplicate]

Are the parameters used in Stack Exchange URLs defined anywhere? For example, I just encountered a URL with rq=1, and I frequently encounter URL's with cb=1.
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452 votes
13 answers

Add data.SE style "magic links" to comments

Ask yourself how many times you typed the following in a comment: [meta]( Me, personally, I'm sick of it. Can we have some "magic links" ...
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489 votes
7 answers

How can I link to a specific answer?

Is there a permalink I can use for answers/comments?
215 votes
1 answer

List of unlinked pages on Stack Exchange sites

Here is a list of special, unlinked pages (they may be linked in questions and answers) on Stack Exchange sites. Most pages listed here are work in progress or legacy. Currently, this list is ...
38 votes
7 answers

Can we have a profile URL?

Like the Facebook profile URL, LinkedIn URL, can we have a URL at Stack Overflow? Maybe it can be a good addition to a resume!
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Why does this URL have "?as=1" at the end of it?

Recently a URL was posted on Ask Different that looked like this: Why does it have the "?as=1" at the end of it? I understand that it is part of the ...
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Automatically redirect anonymous user from unanswered duplicate question to corresponding answered version

Duplicate questions that use different words to describe the same problem are important for people to find the content via search engines. But the user experience when an anonymous user arrives at a ...
Mad Scientist's user avatar
73 votes
2 answers

How do I "share" a link for the new badges?

On Stack Overflow, I see a set of three new badges: Announcer (bronze), Booster (silver), and Publicist (gold). Their common description is "Shared a link to a question that was visited by x ...
Piskvor left the building's user avatar
51 votes
3 answers

Is there a way to shorten Stack Overflow URLs?

There is a link to refer to a Stack Overflow question, but does SO provide a shortened URL?
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5 votes
5 answers

A clear policy regarding links to Wikipedia vs. Wikiwand or

Most people who link to Wikipedia on Stack Exchange sites do so with the regular links, but occasionally you also find or versions – which have ...
leftaroundabout's user avatar
36 votes
1 answer

Why did the format of full-form URLs to answers change?

As I pointed out in this answer, the URL scheme for full-form links to answers has changed from: https://site/questions/question-id/question-title/answer-id#answer-id to: https://site/questions/...
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34 votes
1 answer

Can we please get a /users/me URL?

When describing certain activities to new users, it often becomes necessary to direct them to their user profile. I got to thinking that it would be nice if we had a /users/me URL that would ...
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11 votes
4 answers

Is there a way to find the highest voted comment on a particular SE site?

On EL&U, there is a 123-vote comment, and I'm wondering if it's the highest or not. How can I find out?
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Stack Overflow's robots.txt is completely useless

User-Agent: * Allow: / Disallow: /posts Disallow: /posts/ Disallow: /tags Disallow: /tags/ [...] Wikipedia says: Some major crawlers support an Allow directive which can counteract a following ...
Andreas Bonini's user avatar
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Let /m/[number] link between Main and Meta

Proposal should link to Meta.Judaism.SE post #1473. should link to Judaism.SE post #1473. And, of course, ...
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