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Is there a way to link users to their profile page? [duplicate]

Say I'm writing a post on meta, and I want to direct the reader to a specific section of their profile page. One thing one can do is to just link to the profile page of the OP who asked the question, ...
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Make text about earned privilege clickable in user profile

When getting a new badge, the earned badge button is clickable and opens the badge page: However, when gaining new privilege, the privilege isn't clickable. Would be nice to make the privilege ...
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Remove the underline for hyperlinks in the edit profile - preview section

Underline for hyperlinks are displaying in the Edit Profile - About me preview section. But where as the actual block is displaying in the profile page, there the underline are not displayed for 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“This user has no recent positive reputation changes” link should go to changes or be renamed

It looks like when Broken link in "This user no recent positive reputation changes" was fixed (or later on), the link was made to point to general help about reputation, and you now have to ...
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When changing profile picture, the current picture is loaded via HTTP

When changing profile picture, a request is made to /users/popup/change-picture/<user-id>, which returns HTML displayed in a popup. This HTML contains an <img> tag with an HTTP link, for ...
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“View more [accounts]” link on user profile page is HTTP

The "View more" link below the list of accounts on user profile is HTTP instead of HTTPS. Other stackexchange.com links are also HTTP, for example link to the network profile.
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StackApps URL expansion in profiles does not work outside of MSE/StackApps

Title expansion for StackApps links in user profiles works on MSE, and on StackApps itself, but nowhere else. On MSE / StackApps: On SO: Also, on SE, it depends on where you copy the ...
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Links on the user page are HTTP, not HTTPS [duplicate]

When you visit your user page at https://stackexchange.com/users/<ID>/<NAME> (note HTTPS, secure connection), the links (e.g., top questions and answers) take you to the HTTP (not HTTPS!) ...
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Give profile location data a hyperlink to open a map

On the right-hand side of the "Profile" tab of the user profile page is the user's location data (if any), with a "map pin" icon. But it is not an active hyperlink. Can we make the location data a ...
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Using my StackExchange account name and profile link in an MIT licence, as <copyright holder>

I don't want to use my real name in some software I have developed and distributed, therefore I want to use "Fermi Paradox" along with a link to my SE account. E.g. in an MIT licence: The MIT ...
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“has not asked” and “has not answered” links to /questions instead of /help

When a user has no questions or no answers, the Answers and Questions sections will show something like this: This user has not asked any questions Note the "asked" links to /questions instead of /...
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The ::after selector for external links is positioned with the text

I was editing my profile when I noticed this: On SO On Code Review.SE The ::after content should have a little margin from the text itself. Currently, it hinders the readability.
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Why are the links in my About section not working as on Stack Overflow

I wrote my About section on Stack Overflow. When I interacted with Meta Stack Exchange the first time, it asked if I wanted to sync the info from the first accounts. I said "yes". That ...
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Can't remove URL on ALL profiles

There is a bug removing URL from the profile. Website link has some URL. Remove URL (empty field). "Save and copy changes to all Stack Exchange communities" button pressed. Observed result: Empty ...
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Remember if I was on the Activity tab when switching between Meta and Main user pages

I often go to a user page to look up some information from the Activity tab, only to realize that I'm looking at Meta when I want to be on Main or vice-versa. Fortunately, there's a link on the ...
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Allow URL with diacritics

I would like to add my Google+ Profile custom URL to my Stack Exchange profiles. It includes a character with diacritics that is automatically removed. The URL alone in the Bio doesn't work either. ...
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Is there a generic link to your site profile that doesn't require your user ID?

Six years on, is this possible yet? Is there a generic URL for my-user-page? I ask as I wanted to link up all the sites in the first list, here: List of communities with base css updates completed ...
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Inverted color of visited links in some tabs of user profile

I am puzzled by the color of links in the votes tab: non-visited links are grey #555555 visited links are blue #36649d Shouldn't this be the other way around? Same thing in all actions and ...
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Current user flag summary link

Currently we can link to the current user's page (i.e. when a user clicks the link it'll link to their own page) by using http://SE-site.com/users/current which is great! We can also link to specific ...
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Make question links display as titles on profile pages site-wide

I just had a look at my profile and noticed this: (displayed as such) - https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/166979 - https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/164929 - https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/45438/#...
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Link no longer working in profile “About Me”?

Just now, I tried to add a link to my SO profile "About Me" (to the last line, to be clear). But it's not working, i.e. only show the text without the link. I have tried the following two ways: Link ...
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Link Zk forum (account) to Stack Exchange

I have an Zk forum account(I see also lot of other people here and there). I'm very active on that forum but I can't show here any of mine reputation earned there. Could this also be linked or not?
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“www” subdomain stripped from “website” field in profile

When the "website" field in a personal profile starts with "www.", the profile page shows a shortened URL without the subdomain. I assume this is to improve readability. However, it is technically ...
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How to place a banner in my profile?

Am I allowed to place a banner of a website in Stack Exchange profile? If yes, I tried to see how it looks (I didn't save my profile, so the permission is really needed!) but nothing happened. It's an ...
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Inconsistent hyperlink colors on Meta

In Meta, the hyperlinks are colored inconsistently in the profile, as compared to other parts of the site. On the profile (activity) page, the colors are a reddish-brown: In the post comments, or as ...
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Profile link lost its linkiness! [duplicate]

I just noticed Andrew Barber's sock puppet. Along with it, I noticed this: It seems the system isn't recognizing the link as a link. What gives?
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Links, HTMLs on Stack Overflow's About Me column

How do we post links on "About Me" Stack Overflow? So far, I've tried html, [name][link] format, name format, [name][link_index] format, but seems like it didn't work.. Any ideas? Here is what I ...
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Invalid site in profile allowed?

I was taking a look at this user profile, which seems to have a invalid URL for the site: Why is this allowed (I believe hyphens are not permitted as the last character in a FQDN) and isn't the ...
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Can I place a link on my profile description?

I have a stack overflow account, and also I have an account in certain freelance jobs sites, is there a problem if I place a link there in case someone would like to hire me? Or am I violating any ...
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Why isn't the website in the profile page clickable?

We can click the website mentioned by the users in their profile page. They can enter anything that should be clickable. But, in this profile page, the website link is not clickable. Why not?
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Website link on Stack Exchange user profile is linkified even for SPAM accounts

See for example this user profile. The only post I saw from this user on meta was this (10k+ only). This user's profile page on Meta and Stack Overflow shows the website as plain text and not a ...
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How can I get “dofollow” link in my Stack Overflow Profile?

By default, all links in SO profiles have rel="nofollow" set. But I have checked some profiles like Jon Skeet & Anoop Vaidya, and they have dofollow (i.e., not nofollow) links to their websites. ...
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Add picture link in “About Me” page

I want to provide a link to my LinkedIn profile on the About Me page of my StackOverflow profile in the form of a link badge. LinkedIn offers several link badges and their HTML code. I chose one ...
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Hide website field in profiles of users with less than 15 rep from users not logged in to control spam

Here's an idea on how to combat spam URLs in user profiles: Hiding the website field in profiles of users with less than 15 rep1 from users who are not logged in would disable this exploit by making ...
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Creating links that go to pages in clicking user's profile

Is there any way to create links to a part of the profile page, such as the revisions list, so that it will take the user to that page in their own profile? Just wondering so I could make links more ...
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Skype status button in user profile opening Skype app when button is clicked

I tried adding a Skype button in my StackOverflow profile to show my current status: online/away/offline using the code provided by Skype: http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/tell-a-friend/wizard/ The ...
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Can we have friendly urls for items like our business cards?

I would like to have some Stack Overflow Profile information, e.g. 'Flair' on my things like my business card. Not a "Stack Overflow" card, promoting Stack Overflow or having it as my primary ...
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profile: non-web website URLs get rewritten

I can be blamed for trying to use the "website" field in my profile for something not in the web, but currently, if I read "website" as "some personal place in the Internet" and try to set it to my ...
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Allow mailto in the user card

With the advent of the user card which explicitly supports links for twitter, google+, and others, we should also include explicit links to the most used form of communication on the internet - email. ...
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Modrewrite for the profile url's? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Feature request: vanity URLs Instead of https://stackoverflow.com/users/542109/hcp I would rather have something easier to remember like https://stackoverflow.com/...