Questions tagged [hyperlinks]

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

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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 ...
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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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Sometimes I can't paste into the edit box [duplicate]

When writing a question or answer, I usually include a couple of links to outside resources. When I do the following: Insert an image using 'Insert image/provide a link from the web'. Paste ...
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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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new mailing list links too long

This past week, Stack Exchange changed the method of linking from its "weekly highlights" email, and the new url encoding scheme is onerous for command line use (at least for me). I subscribe to ...
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“Home” is not translated on localized sites [duplicate]

This reads "Home" on esSO, ptSO, ruSO and rus. Strangely enough, the text on jaSO is in Japanese and it's the only site with translation.
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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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URL containing opening without closing bracket doesn't work inline

If an URL contains only an opening bracket ((), but no closed bracket ()) and you try to link to it inline ([like this](http://www.example.org/opening_bracket:_()), the markdown doesn't work. The ...
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Correct course of action when an answer is nearly word-for-word copied without attribution? [duplicate]

I was searching "C++ returning array from function" on Google when I noticed that the top two results - Stack Overflow and Tutorialspoint - had exactly the same short description beneath the ...
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“question eligible for bounty in x days” link has an invalid HTML id

Under your own question, if it isn't old enough (2 days) for a bounty, a link is shown: question eligible for bounty in x days The ID of this element (bounty-link bounty) does not conform to the ...
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How to mark a non HTTP/s schema URL as clickable on Stack Exchange sites? [duplicate]

How to mark a non HTTP/s schema URL as clickable on Stack Exchange sites? For example, some Chrome setting has the following URL: chrome://settings/syncSetup Tried several ways to mark it as URL but ...
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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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Link of “modified” should refers to answer in case of modification by deletion [duplicate]

In case when user has deleted his answer the "modified" link on the main page refers to the question instead of to the deleted answer: I think it should refers to the deleted post itself. Because ...
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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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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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Why this url search does not work - url:*doi.org/10.1007/BF02684339*? How to modify it to find what I am looking for?

The following two posts both contain the link https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02684339 quasi-finite group schemes (revisions, source) and Criterion for constancy in Mazur's Eisenstein ideal paper (revisions,...
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Bold italic text not given correct color on mobile [duplicate]

You see I can tap on the link and it behaves totally well. Yet its color shouldn't be black, though. MD source: [***Link***][1] blah text. [1]: /. Demo: Link blah text.
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Starred chat message with a comment is not parsed well

This chat message contains a link to the comment of the post. Chat message is starred, and in the starboard link not correctly parsed: In particular clickable part of the link refers to the ...
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Is it really so bad to use URL shorteners in comments, considering the character limit?

I have noticed that Stack Overflow (and presumably other sites) don't like it when you place a shortened url from a third party in the comments, but there is a character limit in comments. What if I ...
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Comment links starting with double slashes (//) doesn't show up in linked posts [duplicate]

If the below, for example, is posted as a comment, the linked post doesn't show up in Linked in the sidebar. [Doesn't show up in linked.](//meta.stackexchange.com/q/3122) This seems like a bug.
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“Show full text” links in live chat no longer expand and instead redirects to the raw data

When someone sends a large amount of a text as a single message in chat, it normally comes up with a 'show full text' link which lets you expand the message so you can see it in it's entirety. ...
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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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Either fix edit preview display to render bare links to more than five sites just like the post renderer, or convert all links

This is probably easier to show than tell... On the recent question Is asking for user stories off-topic on meta sites?, I see the following: As you can see, the first five links render properly, ...
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Invisible links in the footer

In normal view footer contains a copyright block with couple of clickable links: After group of sites being selected (e.g. Culture/Recreation) that block became invisible, but links are still ...
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Add link to timeline view [duplicate]

The question "Add a link to the timeline of a post" was asked in 2012, and the status was initially declined. Since then the timeline feature has evolved and become more useful, and 2015 the status ...
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Editing posts automatically changes HTTPS to HTTP

Background I edited this question on this site and submitted for review. (I knew the edit was kinda bad, but the previous editor did the same thing and the edited was accepted probably due to the ...
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Blog header layout is messed up

I was just looking at the latest Stack Overflow blog post and noticed that the blog site's header is messed up. When the page first loads, as shown in the image below, there are links that are ...
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Some links are not tappable on iOS devices

I'm using SE full web sites on iPad and now noticed that some items are not tappable in the featured/hot block on the right side of most pages: This image was taken on Stack Overflow, but same ...
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Why cut off some of the question's title in the link?

Take the hyperlink for this question, which is: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/277369/a-terms-of-service-update-restricting-companies-that-scrape-your-profile-informa which is missing, ...
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When creating a chat room, the link to the FAQ redirects to the site tour

The page for creating a new chat room includes the following message. Rooms are each associated with a specific site in the Stack Exchange Network, and are expected to be on the same topic as ...
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A bot script needs to be run to convert meta.[site] URLs to [site].meta URLs

The Community bot already ran through posts to convert internal http:// links to https://, which is great, but it needs to be run one more time: this time, it needs to convert links of this format: ...
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Viewed links on Hot Network Questions unclear [duplicate]

When you visit a Hot Network Question, if the question appears in the list again, the link is styled differently to show that the question link has been previously visited. However, when visiting the ...
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Advise users to use archive.org or an archive service to backup their links

Wikipedia advises its editors to backup their citations with an archive service. Editors are also encouraged to add an archive link as a part of each citation, or at least submit the referenced URL ...
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Question that was deleted as spam doesn't have a clickable title

This question was deleted as spam or offensive. And its title, which was replaced with the 'This question was marked as spam or rude or abusive and is therefore not shown', is not clickable now. ...
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What URL should be used for example websites?

I have a question involving a program which includes links to www.PrivateCorprateWebsite.com. Before posting my code, I would like to replace these URLs with something more generic. I've seen a few ...
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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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Should we force users to post links to SE sites in HTTPS?

Network-wide HTTPS is a good idea. SE devs have been working hard to replace existing HTTP links to HTTPS, and they even batch replaced links in existing posts with the Community bot on May 20[...
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Change links in errors and warnings to HTTPS

Another question here on Meta brought something to my attention. Most links in errors and warnings that come up when posting or editing still are HTTP. I have a few examples listed below from various ...
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Plain URL stops hyperlinking at marking characters

When posting an answer, I wrote the following text Remove that lowercase "m" in https://i.stack.imgur.com/XXXXX*m*.png ^ ^ And it ended up ...
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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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Wrong URL leaked through blacklist?

In this question, cnst tried to edit a question on SO and was responded with × Body cannot contain "http://www.domain.com". Please use example.com (or .org or .net) for fake URLs. More info: ...
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Cannot edit title of the question if the body is defective [duplicate]

I tried editing the title of nginx rewite for new links structure, but was precluded by doing so. The following was the error message: × Body cannot contain "http://www.domain.com". Please ...
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Subsite question ID jumps by 1000. Why? [duplicate]

I've noticed each Stack Exchange question has had a number in the URL for a while. This number grows for each new question asked, usually by 3 or 4. So I assumed that each answer added to a site ...
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[link](/) not expanding at all

I wrote this when answering a question: [Meta Stack Exchange](/) and I was expecting it'd be expanded to (rendered page) <a href="https://meta.stackexchange.com/">Meta Stack Exchange</...
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How do redirects from Meta Stack Overflow to here work?

One of the comments in the AutoReviewComments userscript contains a link to Meta Stack Overflow: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/q/8259 which automatically redirects to a Meta Stack Exchange answer. ...
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Unnecessary backslash characters added when hyperlinking code block with brackets `[]` [duplicate]

While writing a post, if the hyperlink tool is used on a code block containing [ or ], the tool will add extraneous backslash \ characters in front of the brackets. Example: user:351462 [support] -> ...