Questions tagged [hyperlinks]

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

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What is a reliable way to search for URLs containing tilde?

Let us say that I want to search (on some Stack Exchange site) for posts linking to some website, and the URL contains the tilde ~. For the sake of example, let us try python.net/~goodger. (I ...
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Enable clicking on [Share] to automatically copy link to clipboard

When the user clicks on the [Share] link under the post (either a question or an answer), a popup window appears with the link automatically highlighted. I propose that the link should be ...
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Change status blog address to https://www.stackstatus.net/ in the offline for maintenance page

When the site if offline for maintenance, we see this: The status blog currently links to https://stackstatus.net which is down for some people (myself included) for reasons described in this comment....
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Inline JavaScript Markdown renderer does not reflect server-side C# limitations: can not stylize URL links

If you link to an answer with just a link it'll get expanded in the inline preview (as such the below is just https://stackoverflow.com/q/28508017/124486 getting expanded to the title of the question),...
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Link to candidate you voted for on election page not completely working

In the "Your final votes" section of election pages, when you hover over the name of a candidate you voted for, the mouse pointer seems to suggest you can click on it, but nothing happens. ...
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Why does the URL to an answer include the question ID?

On Stack Overflow the link to an answer looks like this https://stackoverflow.com/a/<answer-id>/<question-id> // https://stackoverflow.com/a/69119825/819887 Out of curiosity: Why was ...
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Adding a 'Markdown link' to 'Share a link to this answer/question' dialog

I often prepare an answer in a local application editor that supports Markdown syntax. After posting the answer I then add a link to that answer using the 'Copy link' of the 'Share a link to this ...
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Add a date range filter to the mass URL replacement tool

Stack Exchange staff has a simple search-and-replace tool to rewrite (broken) links without bumping the post. Can it be extended with a date range filter, so that it can update posts which were ...
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Hyperlinks do not work if they are inside square brackets

I can imagine situations when somebody might include a bare URL in post. And the link might even be between [ and ] - if it is a part of some explanatory remark. It seems that in such cases the link ...
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Could the bulk replacement tool please be made to also check link availability and return list of links and posts?

Stack Exchange staff has a tool which can search and replace strings in the URLs, see Shog9's answer here: How to find and/or change a set of hyperlinks on a site? This tool is sometimes used when ...
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Does the date field in the Timeline have a broken link?

Android v.12 Galaxy XCover Pro, with Google app version 13.12.11.23.arm64 in "full site" view... Further to this question: Incomplete box around selected event in timeline, when I select the ...
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Old links to answer sort orders became broken after the change to answer sort tabs

I previously posted this as an answer (10k-only) to the announcement Revisiting changes to answer sorting menu: better use of space, moving menu into a dropdown, ascending/descending sort options, ...
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Open SEDE links in a new tab by default

The Stack Exchange Data Explorer has some functionality to generate links. Those links open in the current tab by default, which has one significant disadvantage: when you navigate back, you have to ...
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Does the bulk replacement tool also check if the new link is working?

Sometimes (on the request of the local community), the CMs mass replace some dead links by new ones. See, for example, this post (and Shog9's answer): How to find and/or change a set of hyperlinks on ...
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Can I update a link in a post by another person if both old and new links were written by me?

A page I wrote on a website I used to run has been edited in a way that makes it less useful. I have a new website with a better version of this information. If someone on Stack Exchange has linked to ...
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Change blog link in election text to HTTPS

The introductory text for elections contains the following paragraph with a link that's still HTTP: Community moderators are accorded the highest level of privilege on our community, and should ...
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Links in nomination flag descriptions aren't colored unlike for Q&A's

The links ("does not disclose the author's affiliation" and "inappropriate for respectful discourse") aren't colored for the "spam" and "rude or abusive" flag ...
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Link to the SEDE guide should open a new tab rather than changing the current URL (of the query composer)

The compose query page displays a ? icon that directs us to the schema documentation: Please make it so that the link opens up a new tab rather than changing the current URL without any prompt asking ...
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Link to per-site meta in the sidebar/dropdown "Step 1: Draft your question" is not HTTPS and has the old format meta.*.stackexchange.com

Similar to: Link to parent site is not HTTPS in the sidebar/dropdown "Step 1: Draft your question" on any per-site Meta. When asking a question on some SE sites, such as Mathematics the ...
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'modified ... ago' does not always link to last activity

Normally, when the last activity on a question is a deleted answer, like in this case: the link under (in this case) 'modified 2 days ago' contains a lastactivity parameter: https://meta....
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Question slug doesn't account for upper case accented characters in title

The title of a Stack Exchange question is included (for SEO purposes) in the 'canonical' URL for the question. In this process, symbols are removed and the title is lower cased, but the latter part ...
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Auto-replaced affiliate link not working

I just posted an answer on the Arts & Crafts site containing two links to products on Amazon. One is a link to an Amazon search rather than a specific product. It displays as entered when ...
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What do we do when we don't have any prior research that we can share?

Yesterday, I asked this question on the Biology SE. Shortly after posting, I received a comment saying that a close vote has been posted and stating the ways in which I can improve the post. The main ...
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Link to parent site is not HTTPS in the sidebar/dropdown "Step 1: Draft your question" on any per-site Meta

When asking a question here on Meta SE, the sidebar titled "Step 1: Draft your question" (which appears as a dropdown menu on mobile in the responsive design) has the following text: Is ...
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Make visited post titles a more distinct color on Meta.SE

When you visit a post (eg. from /questions or from the home page), the link to that post is changed to be a different color to mark that you've visited it. The benefit of this is that it visibly tells ...
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Editor's "Insert link" gives up if you try to link text after a square bracket on a new line

I found this while writing Creating a link that comes after a square bracket confuses the editor. It looks like the editor's "Insert link" doesn't like trying to link text on a new line ...
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Creating a link that comes after a square bracket confuses the editor

First, some related bugs: Link button in post editor escapes square brackets in code Please improve the auto-linking to allow square and round brackets (status completed apparently?) Editor breaks old ...
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How can I answer questions with affiliate links? [duplicate]

I am new here. As an affiliate marketer, what can I do to be able to post affiliate links to answers questions about new technology, health and design on stackoverflow.com?
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"Show skipped reviews" is forcibly checked every time I navigate to another page

This is most likely only reproducible by users with 10k+ rep. If you go to the Review History of any review queue, click on "My reviews", scroll down to the pagination component, and click ...
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Make profile page "Answers" and "Questions" clickable links

When you visit the new profile page, you see the Answers and Questions columns below: Neither the Answers or Questions headers are hyperlinks. You must click below on "View all 123 answers" ...
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Would I be allowed to post links to services that bypass paywalls?

Every now and then, mainly on sites like Skeptics, I come across a Stack Exchange post that links to a paywalled article. This isn't great, because even if the post is quoting the linked material like ...
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Can the mass-replacement tool also replace and remove?

Stack Exchange staff has a tool which can change a bunch of links without bumping the edited posts, see here: How to find and/or change a set of hyperlinks on a site? In the situation that I've seen ...
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Count length of comment only by the markdown formatted *result* length, not by its *raw input* length [duplicate]

When adding markdown formatted links, you have the chance to give a short and readable name to a link, using : I have to change it to: to be able to comment. Result: If I try to save some space in ...
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Why does the new editor change all the link references to inline?

I used WSIWYG mode in the new editor and it made all the links inline when I made a minor edit. Of less concern, it also removed the optional trailing #s on headers and escaped a bunch of brackets ...
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Block fumacrom.com from appearing in posts

The domain "fumacrom.com" is an alias for "adf.ly", which I just came across as a spam link on Stack Overflow. Since we already have adf.ly on the blocklist, we should add fumacrom....
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Link is not formed if here is a space in the front of the description on comments [duplicate]

A working link is obtained by as usual; [A working link](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beowulf) If we insert space in the front of the description it will work on work question and answer text A ...
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Quotes prevent auto-linking Stack Exchange question URLs, but the preview doesn't reflect this? [duplicate]

Compare this preview of editing a post (the same is true when writing): With the results: Can this get fixed at some point?
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The website link field is inconsistent between Community's profiles across sites

On Meta SE, the website link field for Community's profile is https://meta.stackexchange.com/. On RPG SE it's http://meta.stackexchange.com/. On Literature SE it's missing altogether. While this is ...
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Markdown isn't rendering the <sup> tag correctly

Recently I made an edit to this question in Literature SE. The added part is a link inside a tag: <sup> The mot was made by mathematician Poincaré in his essay [The future of mathematics](https:...
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The 10-year anniversary banner doesn't link anywhere by default; should it link to the blog post by default?

I noticed the sites celebrating their 10th anniversary have a banner in the sidebar, but currently only Russian Language and Movies&TV have the banner linking to their local meta post. For example,...
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Sites list link in recent Overflow blog post should have the view set to list

In the Check out the Stack Exchange sites that turned 10 years old in Q4 blog post, there is a link to the Stack Exchange sites list with the sort set to total "Question Per Day" (https://...
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No popup for links in mobile chat: Can't copy/preview/open in a new tab

I long tap on links and it usually looks like this: But in mobile chat it does something like this, where the link follows my finger and doesn't allow me to actually look at it (like many people, my ...
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A Share link does not populate the "Linked" questions when added before undeletion

I was perplexed why a shared link to an answer in an answer was not populating the Linked section on the right-hand side. It turns out, it's because I edited in the link while the post was deleted ...
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Issue putting a URL with special characters [duplicate]

I am having difficulty placing the following URL in my post here, which if I copy and paste the link into my Google Chrome, it works perfectly fine. https://www.dsprelated.com/freebooks/filters/...
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Why is there an Ubuntu contact link in the contact pages of many SE sites?

This might be related to the cause of the issue: Change the links in Ask Ubuntu contact page I visited MSE's "Contact" page and noticed this: Why is there an Ubuntu contact link in MSE's &...
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Changing http to https and mobile links for Wikipedia

Many old posts with links to Wikipedia articles contain http rather than https links. As far as I can tell, it is better to have https link rather than http. (After all, internal links have been ...
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Some links in Help Center articles are not being formatted

There are a couple of Help Center articles with unformatted ('bare') links: The Community user deleted my question! What gives? contains a link to an answer by Shog9: https://meta.stackexchange.com/...
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Modifying existing SEDE query to output the post's URL

There is this existing SE Data Explorer query: All my posts on the SE Network The query is awesome and works great with one small flaw (IMO). It outputs a "Post ID" which is useless for me ...
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Comment links don't show up on election pages if there are query strings or parameters in the URL

In Biblical Hermeneutics' election page, the comment links (on timestamps of the comments) are clickable if I visit https://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/election directly. If I visit the election ...
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Emails are autolinked in the new Stacks editor

I just recently submitted an answer written in the new editor that contained an email: xxx@yyy.com After I posted it, I clicked 'edit', switched to rich text mode, made some changes and submitted my ...
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