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May I edit a question with a JSFiddle link to incorporate the code?

Consider a JSFiddle with no explicit license like this one: https://jsfiddle.net/t12qqyok/57/ In JSFiddle's Credits and Legal we can read: License All code posted to the site belongs to the ...
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Should the check for fiddle-only posts be stricter?

I stumbled over this question just a few minutes ago: How to make this 3d CSS cube responsive? I tried to fix the fiddle link as it was incorrectly marked as code. I couldn't save the edit ...
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Back up JSFiddle links in questions

The concept of adding JSFiddle integration has been discussed in: Custom jsFiddle for Stack Overflow While adding it sounds like a lot of work, at any moment JSFiddle could change its terms of ...
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Prevent posts with links to fiddle.jshell.net (same as jsFiddle) and no code

Apparently you can link to http://fiddle.jshell.net/ which is really literally, exactly the same as http://jsfiddle.net/ without posting code of any kind. Can posts with links to http://fiddle.jshell....
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What's up with people adding JSFiddle links to questions? (asking about edits only) [duplicate]

When I review edit proposals, I often see users who try to edit the question just to add a link to JSFiddle. Usually the explanation for the edit is something like "added fiddle". First of all, as I ...
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Post with jsFiddle and without detailed code

If you add a link of a jsFiddle without adding code to a reply, it gives you a prompt to also add code. This code is either a complete block of code or inline code. But in the case of a question, a ...
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I can't change the tags for a question if the question fails validation [duplicate]

I tried to change the tags on Get The Current Domain Name With Javascript (Not the path, etc.) When I tried to save my change, I was chastised that the question contained a jsfiddle with no code. ...
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Does a fiddle provide enough information to “Describe the specific problem” [duplicate]

I'm specifically talking about this question How to force background down whole page when content overflows?. A couple of people have said this should be closed because it: Questions concerning ...
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Why can't I post a detailed question and link to jsfiddle without including code? [duplicate]

Apparently I can't post a question which refers to an earlier question, links to a couple of separate jsfiddle scenarios, and is illustrated, without adding code. Error is "you can't link to ...
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Editing a question with only a JSFiddle link does not work

I can't edit a question that has a jsfiddle link because it has a lack of code. Can we get privileged users able to bypass restriction? The question had some really poor formatting and linking and I ...
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How to moderate questions with only a misformatted link to jsfiddle and no code

Context I've come to medium-low-quality questions such as this one Which contains only a misformatted link to jsfiddle, and no code. I understand, from this feature request, that this is a bad ...
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What to do if I can't save an answer with a linked fiddle, that is not a relevant part of it

Of course I've read "Prevent posts with links to jsfiddle and no code" and I totally agree to avoid answers like: See here. But now I'm in an odd situation. I just answered the question "Way ...
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Did Stack Exchange make jsFiddle?

I've been wondering whether Stack Exchange created jsFiddle, since users on Stack Exchange encourage people to use jsFiddle so much. Is that the case? There is even a tag named jsfiddle though I ...
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How to search for jsFiddles on Stack Overflow?

Is there anyway that I can search for those of my questions that contain jsFiddle links? I would like to list all questions that contain a jsFiddle so that I would not waste time by checking all my ...
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Code detection heuristics for possible link-only answers should be a little bit smarter

This answer came up on my radar. The first thing I noticed about it was its inappropriate use of inline code formatting for something that is not code. Naturally, I tried to edit it:    ...
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People using URL shortcuts like http://goo.gl/ to bypass jsfiddle filter

See this answer for example: The link leads to http://jsfiddle.net/PcANy/6/ and it's quite obvious the user first tried to post with original link, got blocked due to not posting code so decided ...
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Plunker should be “banned” just like jsFiddle [duplicate]

Plunker (http://plnkr.co/) seems to be a more feature-rich alternative to jsFiddle (it seems to be especially popular with AngularJS developers, probably because you can "host" multiple files there, ...
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jsfiddle only answers again

Not so far ago SO implemented "no links to jsfiddle only please" restriction to answers and questions, now it is even worse. Users start to place jsfiddles like the following: please check my ...
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is copying code from jsFiddle too minor?

When I see a question with a jsFiddle link, but without any code, I always edit the question and copy-paste the code from the fiddle. My last edit almost got rejected. The interesting thing is that ...
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Ban JSBin, Codepen, etc. links without code too

A user may not post a JSFiddle link if the user doesn't also post some code with it. (link) I recently learned that this is the same with PHPFiddle. Why isn't this ban in place with all the other ...
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Bug with editing to add a link to jsfiddle: error message appears even if you cancel!

A new feature on SO is that if you have a link to jsfiddle but no code, the system prevents you from posting, saying "Links to jsfiddle.net must be accompanied by code" However, this error message ...
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When to use JSBin or JSFiddle?

In many answers I've seen links to JSBin and JSFiddle and found them useful. When asking or answering a question when is it better to put the code directly on the page versus putting a link to the ...
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What should be done with questions where the question and answer are 404 on jsfiddle?

This is an example: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/9569986/jquery-register-click-event-twice (10k) It seems like it should be a candidate for close and deletion-- this is no longer really a ...
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Quality filter fails to block questions linking to jsfiddle without any code [duplicate]

Judging from this question posted just now on Stack Overflow, the fix by Kevin that was introduced a while ago is nuked and removed from the code, I'll take a guess that as result of tightening the ...
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Don't consider inline code spans as code for the purposes of the quality filter

From my earlier question, Detect attempts at disguising meaningless text as code blocks: Currently, the quality filter only asks that you have a code block before it will accept your submission of ...
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Stricter <kbd> formatting; disallow JSFiddle links and other non-kbd content from the <kbd> tag

Firstly, I've seen a few people using <kbd> tags to emphasise JSFiddle demo links, which goes against the W3C specification: The kbd element represents user input (typically keyboard input, ...
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Edit rejected for changing too much of the original post on link only answer

I recently encountered this link only answer and edited it to include the content from the jsfiddle link. The suggested edit was rejected however (by a ratio of 3:2). What is the correct proceedure ...
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How can I avoid down-votes?

I think my question is fair, but the person who answered it has down-voted me. Why? Is it because I didn't write proper code in the question, and gave a direct link to view it instead? Should I ...
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Do backticks count as code for jsFiddle links?

According to Kevin's answer to Prevent posts with links to jsfiddle and no code: ... if you try and post to Stack Overflow with a link to either jsfiddle.net or ideone.com you'll be required to ...
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Should I edit the jsfiddle after the question has been answered?

So I've been wondering about this: On the one hand the question is a record of a problem to be solved. On the other hand, people come to stack overflow for the solution, and since the question ...
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Users fooling stackoverflow by highlighting jsfiddle links instead of an actual code

I just answered a question here and in the morning when I went back to the page, IE Issue - using a span in an anchor to make DIV clickable what I saw was that this particular user (Pavlo Shandro) ...
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Please clarify the jsfiddle.net linking restriction in the error message [duplicate]

The jsfiddle linking restriction gives you a popup: "Links to jsfiddle.net must be accompanied by code." When I encountered that popup, I found it to be counter-intuitive and to require ...
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Check if link to jsFiddle is actually a link to code

I get why there is a check to avoid links to jsFiddle without code. I agree with the check. But recently I wanted to quote a user on the github page for jsFiddle, which included a link to http://...
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Request for ideone, and JSFiddle Buttons

JSFiddle On posts labeled HTML, JavaScript, or CSS, there should be a button labeled "Create Fiddle". The code in the posts may be sorted by the following rules. The first to match is considered ...
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Detect attempts at disguising meaningless text as code blocks

Currently, the quality filter only asks that you have a code block before it will accept your submission of a post containing a jsFiddle link. Without a block of code, the submission is rejected with ...
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What does “Links to jsfiddle.net must be accompanied by code.” mean? [duplicate]

Why I can not save my question with this link? Please check the [code][1] Thanks! [1]: http://jsfiddle.net/tZFuX/2/
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Make error notifications in posts more obvious/visible

I was reading a question, and the OP had entered a jsFiddle link without the http:// into the question. I wanted that to be a link, so I edited it to add the http://. When I went to save the edit (...
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Fiddel-style sandbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Custom jsFiddle for Stack Overflow I've noticed that more and more questions use fiddel to demonstrate their problem, and more and more answers have links to a fiddel as well. ...
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“Don't just link to jsfiddle.net” when editing a post but not when asking the question?

I was trying to edit a post which had a jsfiddle link. The whole content was not just the link, but I believe there are other posts (like this, for example) that address this. Anyway, when I hit the ...
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JSFiddle links in code-block are recognized as valid inline code

I originally posted this as an answer (10k only) to the feature-request Prevent posts with links to jsfiddle and no code. Ben is uǝq backwards suggested to post this as a dedicated bug report because ...
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Is posting a link to jsFiddle without code allowed again?

I recently stumbled upon this question, which initially contained a link to jsfiddle.net but no code. Obviously the questioner had no problem posting it. The link is active (not a plain text URL) and ...
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“Don't just link to jsfiddle.net” hint sometimes hinders answering the questions

Recently I found a new hint when answering the questions in SO, saying: Please make your answer complete by including relevant, formatted code inline (don't just link to jsfiddle.net). In one ...
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Extra space character at start of paragraph after code block

In some cases, paragraphs after a code block are given an extra space character at the start. You can see this in the image below--the paragraph beginning with "You" is fine, but the one beginning ...
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Can't save question edit when replacing link with a jsfiddle

I was trying to edit this question by another user and replace the link demonstrating the problem with a link to jsfiddle instead to make experimenting with the problem easier. However, the edit can'...
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Tricking the jsfiddle-Link-Only-Filter with parentheses [closed]

This question asked a rather vague question with just a link to jsfiddle - but crucially the link was placed inside parenthesis Sample code here (http://jsfiddle.net/CPtp4/4/) I tried to edit this ...
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Why are answers with jsfiddle.net in body not allowed?

Today I encountered a new annoying rule: Oops! Your answer couldn't be submitted because: Please make your answer complete by including relevant, formatted code inline (don't just link to ...
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Error message about only using Jsfiddle, when code is included inline

When posting an answer, I got an error: "Please made your answer complete by including relevant, formatted code inline (don't just link to jsfiddle.net)" Even though I did include relevant code, just ...
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Prevent posts with links to jsfiddle and no code

It's extremely common for people to ask and answer questions with no code other than a link to http://jsfiddle.net or similar service. These of course are not appropriate. I have personally been ...
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Auto-embed jsFiddle into questions [closed]

Among the html/css/javascript/jquery tags, it's common to use jsFiddle to give a self-contained example. Unfortunately, it leads to really, really crappy questions, in that you end up with a question ...
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Why hasn't Stack Overflow formed a “relationship” with jsFiddle yet? [duplicate]

The title explains it all. You could then have an integrated interface, custom branding, in-page demos, etc. and I don't understand why it hasn't been done yet. I know that similar questions have ...