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

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Add links to anchors in Code of Conduct

It's possible to link to certain sections in the Code of Conduct. For example, the link https://meta.stackexchange.com/conduct#unacceptable-behavior will scroll directly to the "Unacceptable Behavior" ...
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Statistics: Current Ratio of “Link-And-Run” on the Stack Exchange Network

I am personally starting to be a bit fed up with the prevalence of what I call "linking hit-and-runs" answers (Example). The major problems with these types of answer are that: They require the ...
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Reduce posting of “linking hit-and-runs” answers

For a background of the problem, see this other question. Feature Proposal This feature proposal is reduce posting of "linking hit-and-runs" answers. An answer is a "linking hit-and-run" if links ...
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Add easier links to meta sites

I am using the Worldbuilding site as an example. As of now, there is no way to easily get from the main site to meta (or back). To get there, you either have to change the URL in your browser or click ...
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Adding a search bar for page numbers [duplicate]

Sorry if this is a duplicate, but could we have a search bar next to the page numbers so that we can easily find the nth page? For example, there are 740 pages in Meta SE unanswered, so it would be ...
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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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Visibility of links with uppercase letters in protocol section is inconsistent

Any link is visible in post preview despite of case in protocol section. But only links where protocol in lowercase are visible in result. Here is the link with uppercase letter in protocol section: ...
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Spam links in an already upvoted answer of a locked question [closed]

An answer to a question, which is locked as historically significant, has a link pointing to a completely unrelated site about drugs: Docu: http://nubyonrails.com/articles/about-this-blog-beanstalk-...
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Magic link new [about] pages in comments

We already have the ability to have certain links auto-expand in comments as per Add data.SE style "magic links" to comments. Can the new about pages also be added using the [about] format ...
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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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Make links in Stack Overflow answers more obvious?

The color/decoration of links in answers on Stack Overflow (light blue, no decoration) is not very clear at all if one just links them in context (like I did there). Could we make them more obvious? A ...
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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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“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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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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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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Let Me Flag That For You - URL Shortener Cleanup [closed]

The Request I set out on the Crusade for the Holy Grail of no-redirections (named by Denilson Sá) to eliminate every shortened URL on Stack Overflow. But the foreign hordes are overwhelming me, ...
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Visited vs non-visited link contrast on Stack Exchange network Hot network post list

I understand Stack Exchange is trying to give individual sites as much liberty as possible, but I honestly find inconsistent coloring of links in the list of popular posts very confusing across the ...
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All answers on “Deleted Recent Answers” page are linked to <question-URL>/0#0

All answers on "Deleted Recent Answers" are linked as <question-URL>/0#0 which is not redirecting us to our deleted answer. For e.g. the link of one of my deleted answer is giving like this: ...
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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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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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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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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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HREF Overflow: A tool to find cross-references between the trilogy sites [closed]

Update 2010/04/25: A built-in feature like this seems to be around the corner. Note the "Linked" column on the right – this has been deployed exprimentally on Meta, but I suspect it won't be ...
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Protocol relative links do not work on the Android app

Protocol relative links (e.g. //google.com) are not clickable in the Android app (version 1.0.57, Nexus 7 (2012)). However, images with protocol relative links are working fine on 1.0.56. Test case (...
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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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?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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Invalid question numbers/titles (or any other route) bypass the normal 404 page

I was taking a look at this question and used the current URL as a quick test, this gives an actual ASP.Net error page: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3541426. And this gives an empty page (0 ...
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Where is the link to my privileges page?

Am I so myopic as to not see the obvious link somewhere? I came looking for it immediately after seeing King Atwood's post but couldn't find it. It seems appropriate to just put the list on the "...
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Direct Link to a Comment

The increase in the character limit of comments has led them to become as important as the questions and answers that spawn them. On several occasions (especially on meta) I've found reason to want to ...
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Can we have a profile URL?

Like the Facebook profile URL, LinkedIn URL, can we have a URL at Stack Overflow? Maybe it can be a good addition to a resume!
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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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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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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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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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Maybe a small issue detected in the Stack Overflow HTML editor related to adding hyperlinks

How can I merge two versions of a file in PHP or JavaScript? I documented what I experienced as buggy behavior. The site is so useful, I'm happy to help with a little QA. Here's the screenshot. ...
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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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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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How to add PHP Fiddle link in my answer

I am a PHP developer. Sometimes I answer questions tagged php. So I test the code on PHP Fiddle and then put my answer. But if I want to refer the reader to my PHP Fiddle sample, then how do I do that?...
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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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Links in annotations no longer linkified on /users/history

I just noticed that annotations in /users/history/### are no longer linkified in the table of annotations/suspensions at the top of the page. They're linkified everywhere else (like in the annotation ...
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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 ...