Questions tagged [hyperlinks]

HTML links, generally those created within the network on questions, answers, or the site itself.

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Why do Stack Exchange URLs expand to include an additional fragment to the route?

A Stack Exchange question URL has the form: stackexchangesitename.com/questions/question-id A Stack Exchange user profile URL also has a similar form: stackexchangesitename.com/users/user-id However,...
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Period (.) after a link renders after the link in preview, but as part of the link in the rendered post, when there are bold/italic markers

This is not a duplicate of this similar, much older bug report, as the Markdown renderers have changed since that report (as a result of the CommonMark transition), and that report was marked ...
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Why do magic links, that work in comments, not work in posts?

DSP.SE ^ is actually [DSP.SE](dsp.stackexchange.com/) As a comment, it renders, but it changes text and inserts the URL separately: What's the deal?
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Can we have a “toast” notification when visiting a direct link to a deleted answer/comment?

Background: Because users with <10k reputation cannot see deleted posts, visiting a link to a deleted answer, silently opens the parent question without a clear indication that the linked answer ...
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Does Cyrillic copy/pasted from a Wikipedia definition kill proper display of hyperlinks in comments, but not in posts?

I tried to quote Wikipedia in a comment: For space-word-deficient folks like myself Zarya (Russian: Заря́, lit. 'Dawn'[b]), also known as the Functional Cargo Block or FGB (from the Russian: "...
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Temporarily block (disable) links in spam-flagged posts

Today there was a spam post (copy for <10k users) to Science Fiction & Fantasy whose purpose appeared to be to induce people to click a malicious link. At least one user did: First of all, ...
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How can I view the links in the profile description of a user without the required 10 reputation?

When a user gets suspended, their reputation drops to 1, which means that the links in their profile description can't be viewed by the readers. Example: profile description before account ...
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What sorts of links to outside sites are appropriate on chat in particular?

I've been told there may be some sort of policy against linking to outside chats from SE chats. Is this true? In general, are there guidelines on which sort of links to outside sites are appropriate ...
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Disable links on expanded user card for users with less than 15 rep

Links on "About me" and "Website link" are disabled for users with less than 15 rep due to potential spammers (ref: Jeff's answer). However, links on expanded user card are still ...
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Can we make the placement of hyperlinks in the migration post notice more obvious?

Today when I saw that the post notice for a migrated post looks like this: Now what struck me as odd was that the word "Migrated" is used as an hyperlink twice. The first occurrence links ...
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What is the view regarding AMP project links being used in posts?

I am of two minds on the subject and this question has arisen out of an answer provided to the question in Psychology & Neuroscience Is there a benefit for humans to lose memory access when under ...
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The pointer turns to hand even when there is no hyperlink

In the reputation tab, while hovering over various activities, the mouse turns to hand when there is a hyperlink like the link to post in case of upvotes and downvotes and the learn more page when ...
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Make “[feedback site]” a proper link in digest emails [duplicate]

The feedback site link is Stack Exchange digest emails is rendered incorrectly. I expected a proper link, as above, and got markdown: Questions? Comments? Let us know on our [feedback site](https://...
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Add link to return to Review queues after reaching your daily reviews limit

After clearing some review queue (i.e. there are no more posts to be reviewed for that queue, and you didn't reach your daily review limit for that queue yet), you get a page which looks like so: ...
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A Theory of Moderation page not found in Stack Apps tour page

In the Stack Apps tour page, the A Theory of Moderation link leads to a 404 error: Red marked line in picture: Reason is that the URL is not rendered, and is showing the raw https://stackapps.com/...
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URLs contain double slash in path for all links within the 'X people chatting' container [duplicate]

I noticed the container that holds the 'X people chatting' content, <div class="s-sidebarwidget mb16 module"> contains links that all have a double slash // in the URL after the ...
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The ability to see which posts lost upvotes when a user was removed [duplicate]

When a user is removed who has not cast too many votes, the votes they did cast are reversed. For example, an hour ago, I lost 40 network-wide reputation points because of this reversal (which is ...
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Changing the site from a full URL redirects to a valid page

While I was viewing this post, I wanted to redirect to the skeptics site, so I changed the earthscience part of the URL to skeptics. This took me to this post. Is there an explanation behind this?
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Replace raw links with the current question title in bounty notice

I just started a bounty on the question with the notice that contains a raw link to the MSE question and the link remains raw. It would be well to replace raw links with the question title, like it ...
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Old question title for (cross-site) links [duplicate]

I have an answer on ruSO.meta. That answer contains a link to the MSE question Steward badge description rephrasing. When I added the link to MSE question the question's title had a typo, in ...
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How can I get URLs and site names for a cross-site SEDE query?

When doing cross-site queries on the Stack Exchange Data Explorer, two of the main problems are 1) getting the URLs right and 2) getting the site names right. For URLs, we have constructions like the ...
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Change site links on our Stack Exchange profile pages to use actual site names, not domains

If you visit your own Stack Exchange network profile, you can scroll down a bit to see your Top Questions and Top Answers. Each of those link to the site the question/answer comes from on the right ...
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Automatically load external images in posts onto Imgur (like GitHub camo) [duplicate]

GitHub uses "camo" (anonymized image URLs) for all external images that appears on GitHub, like when rendered in a README file, in a document, or in issues/pull requests. Using a proxy for ...
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Answer links from search pages do not load the page at the linked answer

This appears to have started breaking in the last four hours or so. To reproduce: Do a search for answers on a Stack Exchange site. For the sake of a demonstration I'll use is:a on Meta Stack ...
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Inconsistent meta site URL format

I couldn't find anything on this - but I suppose people have brought it up in the past. It bugs me that there is inconsistencies when it comes to the URLs of different meta sites. Some, such as meta....
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How does the question seeding work?

When I first found this network (from Math SE), I was questioning why the question seed was combined along with the answers. If I were to look at the revisions, the link would show posts instead of ...
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Why is the error message “You need at least 10 reputation to post more …” not shown during composing a question?

I did create a long question on Stack Overflow which took me about two hours and then I wanted to publish it. Unfortunately it suddenly showed me then, that I am not allowed to post more than eight ...
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Links to comments when the title has been edited

On a Stack Exchange site, you can get a link to a comment if you click on the timestamp next to the comment. The exact URL might be a bit different depending on the way you arrived to the comment. In ...
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Built-in (or recommended safe) way to post a link to an image inside a comment? [duplicate]

Screenshots are so useful. Is there a built-in way to upload an image that produces a link that can be shared inside a comment (since images can't be put into comments directly)? If not, what is a ...
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Link in tag subscription e-mail is not correctly formatted [duplicate]

I'd like to report that the link to this site is not rendered correctly in tag subscription emails.
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Anchors for recent activity not landing on the supposed location for questions with numerous answers

When clicking this link: I land here: While the URL indicates I should land about 3 screen heights lower. If you go back using your browser button and then click the link again you land on the right ...
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Extra slash added to the chat room URLs in the side bar [duplicate]

There is a extra slash added to the chat room URLs in the side bar. This is not causing any redirection issue or 404 not found error. Just observed it and want to notify to the development team about ...
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Is there a way to “share” a link to an entire site (like we can with questions and answers)?

Sometimes I share links on Reddit to questions and answers on Chinese.SE. When sharing URLs via the "share" button, we get a link like https://chinese.stackexchange.com/q/42218/8099 wherein ...
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Post links colouring seems broken on mobile web

Somewhere during the last hour, in mobile web, all the links to posts were rendered solid black and no distinction is made between pages already visited or not: These used to be coloured in light or ...
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Link in quotes rendered as title in edit preview mode but as URL in the rendered post

It looks like links to questions within quotes are being rendered with the question title in the edit mode preview, but as a URL in normal viewing. Given the following question Markdown: Testing some ...
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Why are there no domain redirects to sites with unique names?

The URL to Cross Validated is stats.stackexchange.com. How many people look for the site with the "Cross Validated" domain alias? Why not set up a redirect?
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Web presence link flows through profile info in the network profile

I went to the network profile of a certain user, and saw that their web presence link flowed right into their Network Profile info: Shouldn't it go to a new line?
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A Skeptics Stack Exchange query in Google search is not returning with the exact link of the site

From last few day's it's been observed that when we type Skeptics Stack Exchange in Google search bar the search is not returning with the link of the Skeptics Stack Exchange site. Instead, it is ...
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Placeholder text for “Insert hyperlink” is still HTTP, when editing a tag wiki [duplicate]

(This might be something to do with old/new editors, but I'm not sure.) The screenshot below: Shows that the placeholder text for inserting a hyperlink into a tag wiki is still http://, and not https:...
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Markdown doesn't ignore colon in the end of bare URL address

If a hyperlink is followed by a colon, the colon is treated as a part of the hyperlink. An example: https://meta.stackexchange.com/contact: If you have a question about a Stack Exchange site, the ...
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How do you alert users properly that a URL is outdated or broken? [duplicate]

I have been searching for answers on Stack Exchange websites and I frequently see the answers providing links to other websites. This is in itself not a problem. The issue is that I also frequently ...
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Followed question comments have incorrect formatting, in the network profile Inbox page

Looking through my inbox page in the Stack Exchange network profile, I keep seeing that some of the comments I've received on a followed post aren't showing the links in them, which you can see at the ...
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Underlining of hyperlinks doesn't extend to private moderator messages

A couple of years ago, hyperlinks in Stack Exchange posts started to appear underlined as well as in blue text. (I can't find the official announcement of this change, but it seems to have been in ...
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URL of Meta Stack Exchange chat room transcript (which I opened from inbox) contains 2 slashes after “chat.meta.stackexchange.com”. Why?

I was chatting in a chat room and I went offline after some time. When I came back online, I checked my inbox and there was a chat reply in the chat room. The URL of the transcript (which I opened ...
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Link to GitHub StackExchange.DataExplorer has incorrect formatting, in Applications profile tab

In my applications tab, I noticed that the link to the GitHub StackExchange.DataExplorer had incorrect formatting (the bit where it says [open source]: It doesn't actually look like it has incorrect ...
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“Helpful Links” should be more visible in Ask Question page, Area 51 Discussions

The text color of the links to How to ask a good question, and The help center on Area 51 Discussions Ask Question page are way too dark: Dark enough, in fact, to be mistaken for regular text and not ...
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Ask Question page “Tips to improve question” link overflows sidebar, has incorrect formatting, has incorrect URL on Math SE

Poking around on the Ask Question page on Math SE, I got a notice saying I should improve my question title, and the links to the resources not only had incorrect formatting but also flowed over the ...
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Link to feedback site in tag filter email does not have the correct formatting

I noticed that the email I received for a tag filter I created on Stack Exchange has the following footer: Questions? Comments? Let us know on our [feedback site](https://meta.stackexchange.com). ...
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Difference between links in revisions and in current body of questions

I found an odd bug. Apparently sometimes there are differences between the body in the post in the revision, and in the actual post, regarding presenting hyperlink in the body. Examples: look at this ...
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Should bare URLs to SE posts show up as links in bounty messages, the same way that they do in comments?

From the answer to How does the bounty system work? Can I use Markdown formatting in the bounty remarks? Can I edit the remark? Bounty notices support the Markdown mini format used for comments, with ...

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