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How can we verify the integrity or safety of hyperlinks in SE posts? [duplicate]

So I have been thinking this for a while, and I wanted to ask this on Meta, because this regards and applies to all Stack Exchange sites, not an individual one. I want to know how we as a community or ...
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Moderator message view has relative link to chat

When viewing a message sent to a user, on the right side of the page is a container with text at the top What is a moderator message?. At the end of that container there is a link at the end to chat ...
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How can I add a clickable magnet link to a post? [duplicate]

How can I add a clickable magnet link to a post? I unsuccessfully tried: [data](magnet:?xt=urn:btih:5f96d43576e3d386c9ba65b883210a393b68210e&tr=https%3A%2F%2Facademictorrents.com%2Fannounce.php&...
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Improving error message when blocking posts due to URL shorteners

Using TinyURL URLs in posts is banned on SE. The error message is: Body cannot contain "https://tinyurl.com/xai" Please avoid using URL shorteners; they can break without leaving any useful ...
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Add a way to link to the /tags page with a tag search prefilled

I'd like to link to https://ai.stackexchange.com/tags with tag search = "gpt" prefilled: Can that be realized?
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Is there a reason not to enable replacing internal SE URL text on comments with the page linked to? [duplicate]

On Super User, I looked for a Linux proportional font terminal, and found OS X or X11 terminal emulator supporting proportional fonts, in which the accepted answer suggested a Mac port of Emacs, but ...
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Debugging links that don't display correctly in chat (without making a big mess) [duplicate]

In Politics's Agora chat room I posted this text and the display was unsatisfactory because the links didn't show nicely. I expected something like this (except with text dashes instead of the ...
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Markdown for links in comments sometimes breaks with angle brackets and nested square brackets

The following markdown: [[example].com](https://www.example.com) (<https://www.example.com/abc>) Produces this in a post: [example].com (https://www.example.com/abc) But this in a comment: [[...
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Links to scientific articles in Q/A/C

How can we choose links to scientific articles in questions (Q), answers (A), and comments (C)? On some Stack Exchange sites, e.g., involved in science, it's indispensable to link to scientific ...
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Magic columns and site:// do not work for alcohol.meta.stackexchange

The site Beer, Wine & Spirits has the URL https://alcohol.stackexchange.com but in SEDE it uses beer for the main site and beerme for meta. As far as I can tell, the shortcut site:// and the magic ...
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MathOverflow links on Mathematics Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Sometimes on Mathematics Stack Exchange, I would like to reference a link from MathOverflow. It would be helpful if it got immediately turned into the title without having to type it and then include ...
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Problem with link to text fragment [duplicate]

When I write a link to a text fragment, like this, the link works in the editor preview properly (on the linked page skips to the given text fragment and highlights it), but on the published question, ...
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Per-site inauthentic usage policy links to MSE for referencing standards (as opposed to per-site pages)

I've picked two sites here - Magento and Aviation as examples. Each site, linked from the per-site CoC, has an inauthentic usage policy. At the end of the policy, it has a link to referencing ...
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Why is the URL advanced search operator only finding lowercase URLs?

Consider the search url:DarthFubuMVC (even searching globally). It returns posts that have that GitHub username in lowercase (https://github.com/darthfubumvc/htmltags), but not ones like A: fubumvc - ...
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Edit scores are not redirecting to the right site [duplicate]

While browsing stackoverflow.com, in my notifications I have a +2 score for an accepted edit on Server Fault: This links to: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1112994/remote-desktop-connection-...
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Link to edited question in top bar achievements dialog points to the wrong site [duplicate]

I just edited a question on Programming Language Design and Implementation. The edit was approved and I got +2 rep and a notification about it. But clicking the notification in the top bar brought me ...
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Automatic URL parser is wrong (discarding character after URL)

When using the part for https://dba.stackexchange.com/q/330357/272354: in a question, the trailing colon is discarded. IMHO it should be obvious that the colon cannot be part of the URL (link), so it ...
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Why was a straightforward link in a comment misrendered in a notification email?

In How can I do the work of Universal USB Installer from Linux?, I received the following email notification for the first comment, with a linked URL ending three characters too early: The link ...
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Links on some pages are displayed as subscripts on Chrome for Android

Links on some pages are displayed as subscripts on Chrome for Android. Example from https://webapps.stackexchange.com/election/6: Environment: Android 12; Pixel 6 Build/SQ1D.220105.007 Chrome 114.0....
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Questions migrated to sites with numbers in their names display bare URL in revision history

Question migrated to a site with a number in its name: A bare URL is displayed in the image. Normal migration: The destination site is displayed as a link with no bare URL.
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URLs in double quotes are not resolved [duplicate]

There seems to be a bug inasmuch that there is a disparity between the auto-resolving of Stack Exchange URLs within double-quotes contained in posts in normal viewing mode and in edit mode. Example (...
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Make tabs on the review/suggested-edits page linkable

On a review/suggested-edits page there are 3 tabs: Inline Side-by-side Side-by-side Markdown Please make them linkable, e.g. via URL hash. Depending on the edit, one view might fit better than the ...
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Last activity link for question within watched tags has a different color

The 'last activity' link for questions within my watched tags is blue, instead of gray for all other questions: I don't think it's intentional; gray on yellow looks OK as well (but I'm not an ...
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Is there a tag on MSE for the block of links under the post body and above the comments?

Is there a tag that can be used for questions related to the block of links under the post body? (share, edit, close, delete, flag) If there's not, how can we name it?
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Clicking on a link changes the text layout in the Stacks Editor

Clicking on a link changes the text layout in the Stacks Editor. Example: Tested with Chrome + Windows 10. It doesn't happen in the Markdown-only or Markdown+preview views. It only happens when there ...
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Offer long links to answers, in addition to just short

Let's say you are looking at some question and you see a good answer, and you want to share it with your friends. Well, each answer only has short links available. If you want a long link that looks ...
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Question title lost on non-relevant edit

I found the old question (which happens to be mine) with the link to the migrated post. That's how it looked 30 minutes ago: After that I fixed a typo in a word and now it look like that: As you can ...
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Link to user profile with recent questions and answers

Is it possible to get a link to the activity section of the user profile with recent questions and answers? For example, if I enter the link, https://math.stackexchange.com/users/223599/sooraj-s?tab=...
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Remove Teams-related 'searchOn' parameter from search result links

When you search for something and click on one of the tabs the resulting URL contains a searchOn parameter: https://meta.stackexchange.com/search?tab=newest&q=something&searchOn=3. If I ...
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Could we do something about the kerning of slashes on some sites?

Some sites in the network, like Philosophy.SE use the Palatino font, and the way it renders URLs on various browsers on my Mac (Safari, Chrome and Firefox) is ... kinda awkward. There's too much ...
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Can I generate referral URLs with the full question title?

When I want to share a question, I can either share a link with the full question title: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/75290101/could-match-start0-ever-return-1-in-python Or I can use a ...
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jQuery fallback link reloads the page instead [duplicate]

Currently, if the jQuery script cannot be loaded, SE displays a banner on the top of the page with a link saying "Retry using another source". However, this link, when clicked, will add the &...
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Link to stackexchange.com is not HTTPS under the default "community-specific" close reason on per-site metas

There is a default close reason available on per-site metas under "Needs improvement → A community-specific reason" that has a link to stackexchange.com that is not HTTPS. For instance, on ...
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SEDE does something weird with URL parameters

Can somebody explain what happens in this SEDE query? It's a very simple one, apart from the use of a parameter: PRINT ('%href="##url##"%') but somehow SEDE decides to append part of its ...
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What is the right way to deal with links to sites with viruses?

This question is meant to ask for general guidance - although I will mention a specific example. (It is not my intention to call out a specific user - simply the issue is better explained on an ...
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How about supporting "Scroll To Text Fragment" URLs instead of escaping them? [duplicate]

Text location hashes are useful when pasting a URL to a page without anchors. Here are some live examples: https://docs.gtk.org/Pango/pango_markup.html#:~:text=insert_hyphens https://docs.gtk.org/...
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Add/fix links to comments in review queues

When reviewing a post, the comments are shown underneath, which is great, but there's a difference: on the Q&A page, the timestamps (x units of time ago) are clickable and contain a direct link to ...
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`'%` breaks hyperlinks in Markdown preview

'% breaks hyperlinks in Markdown preview. Example: The link works once the edit is saved: Experiment below: https://example.com/an'%20example
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URL ending in underscore is incorrectly converted

If an URL posted in a question or answer body ends in an underscore, then this underscore is cut off from the URL, which produces a broken link when saving the text. At the same time the preview ...
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Link in comments occasionally not formatted on MathJax-enabled site

Occasionally, links in comments that use MathJax do not show normally. The problem is reproducible, and browser-agnostic. It comes and goes depending on inserting a space around the closing $ ...
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Should http links within the SE network be automatically converted to https?

I have noticed that occasionally some people still link to some other posts using http rather than https. Two random examples I have seen recently: Dependent multiple choice vs. dependent choice - ...
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Direct links don't render when inside square-bracketed text, although the preview shows them correctly

Normally, pasting the URL of a Stack Exchange post (from the same site that you're posting on) results in it being rendered into hypertext showing the title of the post. This is a nice shortcut for ...
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Licensing text at the bottom of the page links to Stack Overflow regardless on which site you are on

At the bottom of every page, on the right side of the footer there is the text that goes like this: Site design / logo © 2022 Stack Exchange Inc; user contributions licensed under CC BY-SA. rev 2022....
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Could the citation helper include DOI-links as https rather than http?

The citation helper usually includes some link in the citation. Specifically, it includes a link to zbMATH. And a link to a paper - quite often as DOI. However, the DOI-links are in the "old"...
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Anonymity issue for mods with user ID in "Share" links [duplicate]

Below each question and answer, there's a "Share" link that contains a URL to that question or answer. That URL also contains your user ID number. For instance: https://ell.stackexchange.com/...
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When viewing a post's revisions history from a review queue, make the "Return to Question/Answer" link less unintuitive

I was in the First questions review queue and found that when clicking to view the revisions list, the "Return to Question" link was a bit unintuitive (since I didn't get to the revision ...
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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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Inconsistent capitalization of links in top bar dialogs [duplicate]

There are a couple of links in various dialogs in the top bar, and the capitalization isn't consistent; some of them are all lower case, some are sentence cased (the latter is the new standard). From ...
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Links in comments delimited by less-than/greater-than signs occasionally include the delimiting greater-than sign

Over at Stack Overflow, I wrote a comment that renders like this: and links to https://wg21.link/p2128>, which returns 404. The way I wrote the link in the markup is <https://wg21.link/p2128>...
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Is it appropriate for another person to edit a question to link to informational resources that could have prevented the need for the question?

I'm browsing through questions with extremely high scores on stackoverflow.com to find one-liner questions that I think show a lack of research effort. In the process, so far I have found two ...
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