Questions tagged [hyperlinks]

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

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Question title isn’t obtained from the http link

In the post preview both the http and https links are looked same: At the same time the normal view contains a raw link instead of the question title for http version: Both links are ...
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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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“Edit Approved” links are showing as plain text

I was approving an edit on DIY when i noticed that the "edit approved" link was not rendering properly on any page I could find Example It looks like the node is somehow set to text. FF 64.0.2 (and ...
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Broken link to approved edit [duplicate]

For example, https://stackoverflow.com/posts/3607018/revisions Link shown as plain text.
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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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Add a link to the relevant Meta post in the flag ban notice

Currently, the flag ban notice in the flag summary page looks like that: You are currently banned from flagging - view flags declined in the last 7 days There's no link to the Help Center or a ...
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Does the user feed actually link to comments?

On the activity tab of a user you can see user feed. This feed seems to include also comments - however, those links are in a strange format. I can just say that when I try them, they do not link to ...
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Some links from the new help page refer to the SO instead of the current site

I noticed that some links from the new page in the help center refer to the SO instead of the current site. In particular: Yet another new page contains an SO link too:
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What's the reason to make link in the spam post bold?

In the deleted as spam post the link to the revision history is bold styled: You can check this one for an instance. Is there a background to make such a link bold or merely an oversight? BTW, ...
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Why are per-site metas under the meta.stackexchange domain instead of their main site's domain?

Let's take for example the Blender SE site. The UI makes it clear that a Meta is an accessory to the main site: (also the word "main" makes a point on its own). The "what is meta" page says: Meta ...
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Linking to subheaders of a help center page

Could we add the ability to link to subheaders in a site's help center? Sometimes it would be nice to be able to reference a specific part of a page so one's audience doesn't have to search around. ...
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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 the week tab: This link currently refers to the general preferences page: ...
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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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Highlight links in code sections in meta [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make links in monospaced format look more like links. If you go to https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/25837/retag-request-source-control it's impossible to know that ...
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Open “similar questions” links in a new tab [duplicate]

When I ask a question, a sidebar appears on the right suggesting me questions similar to mine. Often, halfway through writing a question, an interesting suggestion pops up and I want to quickly check ...
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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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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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“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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Should new users be able to post pictures and more links?

I've gone through several questions (just saw this one) where new users place links to pictures in their questions, and if there are more than two links, they post the additional ones as a comment. ...
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Knowing Your Limits: What is the maximum length of a question title, post, image and links used?

There's one question in SO I'm planning to answer with a really long answer. While I'm still baking my post, these questions dawned to me: What is the maximum character length of a post? How many ...
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Text after a URL disappears in the preview, but not in the submitted question/answer

I was typing an answer and some text just randomly disappeared in the preview. I've crafted a (hopefully MCVE) example where text in between doesn't render. As @amimuson mentions, the bug seems to be ...
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“Top of page” link

As long as I am always annoyed by links sending to the top of the current page on most web sites, SO is one that could really use one. I mean, after reading all questions on e.g. "interesting" tab, ...
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Why relevance points are added to the querystring of search results?

I just noticed that search results now contain a new querystring parameter named "s" with value in the format of s=[a]|[B] where "a" is the search result index and "b" the relevance points, i.e. how ...
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Possible lost data from Stack Overflow answer

Regarding How to install SQL Server 2008 Express with Inno Setup?, I just had a comment posted saying it was incomplete. And it was. Thing is, I'm pretty sure it was complete when I posted it, and ...
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Preferred link reference format in questions and answers?

Which is the preferred way to format references in question and answer texts?I have now seen 3 variations: [visible text](url) [visible text][n] with n being a number and then at the bottom the ...
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What is the preferred link format in questions and answers?

I recently answered a question and in my answer I linked to an external site. I left the link as is because I think it's fairly descriptive, for example: http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/...
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Is it ok to answer a contest post with a list of links to others' content?

I am not sure if my potential post passes muster. I have a fun answer to Time for some more swag! I would like to post the Top 10 Songs of All Time list. This is a top 10 list, so the songs ...
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The Stack Exchange app on iOS not always allowed to open a link in Safari

I opened the answer https://stackoverflow.com/a/47591692/52277 in the iOS Stack Exchange app version 1.6.6.2. The link in comment stackoverflow.com/questions/46019988/… ServiceCollection returns ...
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Can the new indicator link to /review/all?

Well, 10kers have now two links to the review queue, the orange indicator with a total number of items in review and /review. Before these indicators linked to actionable items (flag queue or ...
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Domain names in an URL are incorrectly encoded as escaped ASCII characters instead of punycode

Attempting to link to a site that uses non-alphanumeric characters in its domain name is incorrectly encoded to Hexadecimal "safe" characters instead of punycode. For instance, clicking on this ...
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Add comment, flag, delete links are broken

The add comment, flag, delete and other such links will open a popup (eg: Mod link) are broken. Clicking on them does nothing. Javascript error console says: Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read ...
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Links in spoilers appear faster than the rest of the spoiler contents

I don't think it is that much important. In a spoiler, the link fades in more quickly than text. This is an example: I am using the official build of Chrome Version 69.0.3497.100 64-bit. Click here ...
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Anchor links for sharing specific answers [duplicate]

I want to be able to share answers using anchor links, such that when the link is visited, the page scrolls to the particular answer instead of showing the top of the page. A good example is seen ...
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URL with multiple ending parentheses produces broken links in markdown preview

I tried to create a link to https://docs.racket-lang.org/reference/Filesystem.html?q=rktl#(idx._(gentag._305._(lib._scribblings%2Freference%2Freference..scrbl))) using Markdown in this way: [example]...
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Are YouTube links in the newsletter preview a bug or an easter egg? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Links in newsletter preview link to YouTube Go to any non-beta SE site (e.g. Android.SE). Go to the sidebar and find the newsletter panel (if you’ve already subscribed, you’...
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Tag links are broken on stackexchange.com [duplicate]

Search results on stackexchange.com may contain questions which have tags. These tags are clickable, but refer to 404 page. Seems related to old one: Links on tags on stackexchange.com are ...
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Ban URL shortening services

Related: Ban LMGTFY links | Shall we spam-flag lmgtfy-links? | URL Shorteners cleanup Ban URL shorting services from being used in questions/answers. I have three major reasons to request this: It's ...
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strange character replacement on SO

I added a comment to jQuery ID selector not working but something strange is happening. The end code reads "); but SO decided to change that to ";);. I did not add a ; in front of the ). To further ...
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Create a page for useful links? [duplicate]

A lot of the time, it's handy to use outside resources to post information relevant to a question or answer, like SQL Fiddle or Pastebin. On the one hand, link rot is a consideration, but would it ...
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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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Links truncated in chat

Long links in multiline chat messages will be truncated using (show full text...). This will cause the link to point to the wrong address (namely, it will truncate the location of the link and the ...
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Please add anchors to the sections on the /legal page

As a community moderator, I'm occasionally asked to take down content based on copyright. Per policy described in What should I do when I see copyright violations posted on Stack theOverflow? and ...
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CareerOverflow: Footer link, Associate Accounts option

Neil Butterworth's comment on this Stack Overflow question notified me that there was a new Careers Overflow. Can we have a link to it on the footer with the rest of the Stack Exchange links? ...
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All links are not clickable in the post when commenting in iOS app

When commenting edit box is opened on some post, the all links in such post are not clickable in iOS app. For example: App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad7,3) OS Version: Version 12.0 (...
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“You need at least 10 reputation to post more than 2 links”

I got this error while updating a previously asked question on Stack Overflow: Getting error when importing from sibling package When I originally asked the question (and inserted over 6-7 links ...
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Which links and sites are handled specially in chat?

There is a special linking to some sites in chat, also known as "onebox". What is the full list of supported and integrated sites? Return to FAQ index
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Add setting to change default link colors

Can there be a setting for users to change the color of links that they have not followed, the ones they have followed, and the ones they hover over? When I am on the active questions tab of a site, ...
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In mobile view comment link selectable when not logged in, in desktop view there is helpful pop-up

I found a user interface inconsistency between mobile and desktop view. When not a member of a community and visiting (for one specific example) Law.SE, using Firefox Android 63.0b3 with "Request ...
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Edits under 6 characters should be allowed if in a hyperlink URL

The 'under 6 characters' limit on suggested edits should be waived for edits in URLs -- it should be possible to correct something like a trailing slash without messing with the prose.
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Links to meta in custom close reasons still use old meta URLs

Strongly related to the continued use of non-HTTPS links, if a custom close reason features a link to meta, that link will be Using HTTP instead of HTTPS Using the old format for URLs on meta, meta....