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Questions tagged [hyperlinks]

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

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Remove the underline on links to duplicate targets on duplicate closures

I noticed that today, the team changed the style of hyperlinks in posts to show an underline. This has been clarified to be by design. However, I think that this is too cluttered in links to ...
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Underline appearing for hyperlinks

All the hyperlinks in the Post and Comments in the site are displaying with an underline. Sample link. Previously the hyperlinks are displaying without an underline. While edit the post, in the "...
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“Not a tab” symbol should be added to the “privileges” link in profile page

Due to opening a link “Privileges” in the profile page settings as a new page (not a tab of profile page), there should be a special symbol like for “Question Subscriptions” link:
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Wrong link from the ignored tag message on the end of the questions list

If you have any ignored tag you will see the link “Ignored Tags preferences” in the end of questions list, e.g. on week view: This link currently refers to the general preferences page: But ...
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3DPrinting question URLs aren't parsed in chat [duplicate]

In chat rooms, questions from the 3DPrinting SE site aren't parsed correctly and just sit there as ugly URLs. To illustrate here is a screenshot It can be seen that the "Steering problem" ...
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Code of Conduct links to text of dubious quality and relevance

At the bottom of the Code of Conduct: This text incorporates ideas and language from the Coral Project, Buffer, and Tech Solidarity codes of conduct. First of all, have some imaginary points for ...
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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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Linking to /?lastactivity breaks when that activity is on second or greater page [duplicate]

When viewing posts by recently active, the last action can generally be linked to directly by clicking the "answered/modified" link. For example, the "answered 5 hours ago" text circled here: ...
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How to find and/or change a set of hyperlinks on a site?

One of the sites which people reference on Buddhism.SE is Piya Tan's "Dharmafarers". The URLs of reference material on that site have changed, for example: Old: http://dharmafarer.org/wordpress/wp-...
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“Re-send the confirmation email” link not working

I'm getting the message: "error: email verification was not sent". It happens under every proposal in Area 51. What is the cause of this problem and how can I mitigate it?
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Show preview of link target in a tooltip with popup effect

Description about the problem Many times, both responding and being answered is not redirected to a links of another answer. Example : So far everything is correct. But what happens if there are ...
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Unable to set non-Latin website link for profile

Non-Latin website link is not acceptable for profile. E.g., I'm trying to set site the address to http://россия.рф/: After saving the changes I see a message that all saved succesfully: Your ...
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Privacy link from the footer of newsletter is broken

Recently I've got an Email newsletter for Stack Overflow in Russian and noticed that "Privacy" link in the letter's body footer is broken:
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Link formatting broken when it renders correctly in preview

I went back to an older answer of mine and I realized that the link formatting was broken (as you can see in this revision): But the preview (see—but don't save—here) showed that everything looked OK:...
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Stack Exchange newsletter links don’t open in the app

I have the app downloaded on my iPhone and I find it easier and smoother to use. The problem is in the Stack Exchange links from either the newsletter or when clicked on from an iMessage. I don’t have ...
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Different link parsing among preview mode and in the final

The post Localization bot links are broken now contains two links to transifex strings. In the question body links look like this: I.e. both links have the tail which doesn't recognized as a part ...
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?tags=… query string present in Google search result; URL doesn't link to tagged page

I just made a Google search for "ux stackexchange forms". The first result correctly points to .../tagged/forms, but the second result points to ...?tags=forms, which has no effect: The link, ...
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Make site links clickable in hide the communities

When in Hide communities section (no matter on which site), the sites are not clickable Can they be clickable? It shouldn't be much of a trouble and provides a lot of convenience for lazy people (...
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Does the post editor secretly delete other links when posting an image? If so, why?

I sometimes write long posts with dozens of links to both images via imgur and web pages. From time to time a link will "disappear" or get eaten by the UI. I believe this is happening when I upload an ...
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“Improperly formatted code” when adding an additional image in an edit

I made a question on Stack Overflow and then tried to edit it so that what I entered in the entry box was the exact text shown below in the code block. The system would not let me post it, throwing ...
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Is there a new “Read-More-auto-insert” feature active on the sites?

I started writing a new answer just now on Chem.SE, and all of a sudden I realized some text had appeared that I (am pretty sure I) hadn't typed: Is this some sort of new automagic thingummy? Is ...
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If there are more than 200 internal links in a post, only the first 200 display question titles [duplicate]

When you post an answer with more then 200 internal links, only the first 200 are automatically converted to show question titles. All internal links after the first 200 just display the URL.
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Links within spoilers are not hidden on the Revisions page

Similar to Visited links within spoilers are not hidden anymore, links in spoilers aren't properly hidden on Revisions pages like this one. Tested on the latest versions of Safari, Firefox and Chrome ...
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MathJax should not attempt to parse autolinked URLs

So I just happened across a comment on space.SE that contains a link to the URL https://johnlewis.scene7.com/is/image/JohnLewis/235948306?$prod_exlrg$. (It's a picture of a camera, in case you're ...
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Old HTTP links to SE sites without ending / weren't converted to HTTPS links

About a year ago, several migration scripts were run to change old HTTP network-internal links across the network to HTTPS links. However, it appears that the script didn't modify links that lack the ...
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Need a special link in the sidebar

At Spanish Language Beta we have an extremely useful "Resources for Learning Spanish" page. We need to get a link to it into the sidebar, and it would be nice if it would stay put, i.e. stay there ...
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Open links from questions and answers in new tab [duplicate]

I need to open links from posts and answers in a new tab instead of the annoying in-place opening, without use of the <Ctrl> button or anything else just in ordinary way.
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Why do external links use noreferrer?

(This question is not about nofollow, which is something different.) I've noticed that all external links are marked with the noreferrer attribute. The only discussions I can find of this on meta.SO ...
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Links do not appear in the profile info of Stack Exchange profile [duplicate]

After updating the profile info on Stack Exchange from another SE site, I discovered that the links are not clickable there: Just for a comparison, here is the same snippet from the About Me section ...
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Profile page on some Sites don't show link to Meta User page

I recently joined to the Project Management Beta site, and I noticed that there is no link to my meta user on the user tab: However, this does show up on other Beta and non-Beta sites I frequent, ...
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Can new users still edit their own posts if links & images were added?

With my 2000+ Reputation, I often fix links and images around. e.g, I may change: see my bug at https:// i.stack.imgur .com/ foobar.png (sorry, can't post images yet, not enough rep) to: ...
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What was the reason to change ids in the links to reputation leagues?

Reputation leagues are located at the url https://stackexchange.com/leagues/{id} where the number at the end of the url determines the site. You can find reputation league for example at the bottom of ...
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Link to “Job alerts” is broken on Newsletters settings page

If I go "Edit Profile & Settings" tab and then to "Newsletters" sidebar link I find myself on the page where link to "Job alerts" in sidebar is broken. In other words if I'm at page https://...
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Sometimes I can't paste into the edit box [duplicate]

When writing a question or answer, I usually include a couple of links to outside resources. When I do the following: Insert an image using 'Insert image/provide a link from the web'. Paste ...
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Privileges and badges links on Area 51 refer to the FAQ page

Links from the achievements popup (privileges and badges) on the top bar refer to the FAQ page on Area 51: This is probably a stub for privileges, but the badges page exists on Area 51 (...
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new mailing list links too long

This past week, Stack Exchange changed the method of linking from its "weekly highlights" email, and the new url encoding scheme is onerous for command line use (at least for me). I subscribe to ...
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“Home” is not translated on localized sites [duplicate]

This reads "Home" on esSO, ptSO, ruSO and rus. Strangely enough, the text on jaSO is in Japanese and it's the only site with translation.
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Unclickable links in stackexchange.com leads to an unusable profile

I noticed that, unlike my profile on every SE site, when I push the profile changes to stackexchange.com, there are no links and nothing is clickable. This appears to be by design, as an anti-spam ...
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FAQ about links in the profile [duplicate]

Related, but no longer reproducible: Link not working in profile description Background I created a new account for my bot on Stack Overflow, when I noticed that none of the links in the "about me" ...
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URL containing opening without closing bracket doesn't work inline

If an URL contains only an opening bracket ((), but no closed bracket ()) and you try to link to it inline ([like this](http://www.example.org/opening_bracket:_()), the markdown doesn't work. The ...
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Correct course of action when an answer is nearly word-for-word copied without attribution? [duplicate]

I was searching "C++ returning array from function" on Google when I noticed that the top two results - Stack Overflow and Tutorialspoint - had exactly the same short description beneath the ...
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“question eligible for bounty in x days” link has an invalid HTML id

Under your own question, if it isn't old enough (2 days) for a bounty, a link is shown: question eligible for bounty in x days The ID of this element (bounty-link bounty) does not conform to the ...
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How to mark a non HTTP/s schema URL as clickable on Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

How to mark a non HTTP/s schema URL as clickable on Stack Exchange sites? For example, some Chrome setting has the following URL: chrome://settings/syncSetup Tried several ways to mark it as URL but ...
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Do we want to keep the network profile page?

Having heard that the removal of links from the network profile page is by design, and that I'm not even sure if se.com will continue to have "user profiles" the way it does now (although there ...
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Links in site profiles stripped from network profile

I have a link in my profile, advertising a Stack Exchange question of mine (which I believe is acceptable use of the profile page). The link works fine on my individual profile pages. For example, my ...
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Link of “modified” should refers to answer in case of modification by deletion [duplicate]

In case when user has deleted his answer the "modified" link on the main page refers to the question instead of to the deleted answer: I think it should refers to the deleted post itself. Because ...
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The open in new tab links are not open in the new tab

The open in new tab links of Newsletters and Question Subscriptions in the site's Edit Profile & Settings under the EMAIL SETTINGS are not open in the new tab, instead of it opens in the same page....
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NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID when following a link to a Meta site?

I followed a link in a comment to a Meta site (specifically, from the comment here, and instead of getting the Academia Meta site, I got the Chrome warning page: For what it's worth, someone else ...
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Why this url search does not work - url:*doi.org/10.1007/BF02684339*? How to modify it to find what I am looking for?

The following two posts both contain the link https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02684339 quasi-finite group schemes (revisions, source) and Criterion for constancy in Mazur's Eisenstein ideal paper (revisions,...
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Bold italic text not given correct color on mobile [duplicate]

You see I can tap on the link and it behaves totally well. Yet its color shouldn't be black, though. MD source: [***Link***][1] blah text. [1]: /. Demo: Link blah text.