Questions tagged [linked-questions]

For questions about the "Linked" sidebar on questions, a selection of other questions that the question links to, or other questions that link to that one. This tag can also be used for the linked questions pages, which show all such questions.

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Reward linking questions

Reward linking questions to leverage and organize existing knowledge There is already so much knowledge stored inside the Stack Exchange network. The chance is high that an answered question relates ...
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Linked and related questions require requesting desktop site when on a phone

I searched but I don't think it was reported. When viewing a post on a phone (e.g. iPhone using Safari), the responsive design does not show the linked and related questions unless desktop site is ...
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Improve the relevance of Related pages list

I encountered a new question asked yesterday on Stack Overflow which was a duplicate (hard to believe, right?). It was closed as a typo, but after going on a lengthy search, I found that SO has ...
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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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Allow users to add a related question without leaving a comment

Now that moderators gave the ability to lock comments, I’m encountering many more questions where I can’t leave a link to a related (but not a duplicate) question. In the past, I’ve also seen links to ...
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Page not found suggestions should include linked questions

The question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20839622/notifications-for-new-github-project-releases is deleted, and for low rep users it gives a list of "similar questions". However, ...
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Clicking on vote count in the Linked Questions list does not give a “noredirect” link

The problem According to this meta answer, linked questions in the sidebar should have noredirect=1 passed. This was done due to an annoying redirect (explained better in the question than I ever ...
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On the persistence of links upon deletion of answers [duplicate]

Suppose that I answer a question. In my answer, I link to another question or answer on the same Stack Exchange site. Then, I delete my answer. It seems that, even upon deletion of the answer, the ...
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How can I link other questions?

I asked the question Linking to other Music SE questions and it was suggested to ask it here. The question is: Sometimes I don't have an answer to write, but I know other questions worth linking. How ...
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The same question should not be under both Linked and Related

Here is a recent example of this from one of my questions on English SE: The Related questions should be filtered to remove any questions that already appear under Linked. This will avoid confusing ...
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How does the "Linked" questions feature work?

When I link to another question in my post, the linked question will appear in the "Linked" list in the sidebar. Example: How does this feature work on a technical level? When I submit a ...
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The missing links: link added before migration did not result in entries on the Linked sidebar

Sequence of events: I asked this question at Skeptics.SE. I added a link to this question at Politics.SE (shortly prior to migration). My question was migrated to this question at Politics.SE. After ...
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If a question is linked, how can it be at the top of the "related" list?

Consider this question, and look at the side-column: The same question is both linked-to, and the top related. That doesn't make sense. If it were lower on the related list - then, maybe, well, I don'...
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Referenced topic isn't automatically shown in the Linked section on the ELL site?

This is my first time to report a bug in SE net. So I am not sure if I did it in the right way. About 1 hour ago, I created a question (When the expression "I shall be coming to see you ..."...
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Should a link as part of a custom close reason be included in the "Linked" questions?

For example, this question at Chinese.SE has the custom close reason: It links to Resources for learning Mandarin Chinese, but the link doesn't appear in the "Linked" list: I'm not sure if ...
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Should linked questions be more visible?

Every now and then I remember that there are actually links to other questions on the right hand side. For people who don't know: Whenever you post a URL to another question, the question that links ...
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Multiple duplicates links are not added to the "Linked" section immediately

Whenever a questions is closed with multiple duplicates, the "Linked" section only shows the original duplicate the question was closed with. The subsequent edits are not updated. Half an hour later, ...
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While logged out, trying to view posts from the list of linked duplicate posts which have no answers, redirects you to the duplicate "original" post

When logged in, you get to stay on the page of the question closed as a duplicate. Consider this page: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/linked/58032?lq=1 I got here by clicking the link "see ...
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Linked section does not recognize URLs in comments when left by a moderator ♦

The "Linked" posts section on the right does not recognize short links when left by a moderator. An example from Aviation.SE is Why is the air inside airliners so dry (low humidity)?: The shared ...
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The link is gone, but the linked question still appears

Consider this question. On the right column, there is a “Linked” section which contains a single question. However, there is no link from the first question to the second one. There was once, in a ...
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Can I prevent link back(appear in Linked Sidebar) when adding a link to another post?

Frequently I add links to other questions or answers in my posts, providing additional information for a subject. This link appears on the Linked Sidebar of the question, which is ok. The issue is ...
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Can we add some padding in the linked questions page?

If a post has a huge number of linked questions, we can able to see a link as see more linked questions... in the "Linked" section. When clicking on the "see more linked questions" link, the results ...
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Should linked questions be removed from related questions? [duplicate]

Currently the same question can be listed in both as linked and as related. This seems inefficient and confusing. Example:
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Server error when attempting to see more linked questions here on MSE

I tried to check the linked questions of Build and strengthen the Stack Exchange community with "crossover questions" between sites by clicking on "more linked questions" on the right, which ...
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Can I link to my meta question from comments of cited or related questions?

I asked a Meta Stack Exchange question which references one or more questions on normal Stack Exchange sites. I want to make sure that people who are interested are able to find it, but at the same ...
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Pagination doesn't work for certain API routes/functions

Trying to fetch a list of linked questions from the API fails if there are more than 100 results(Or whatever is set by page_size). This API call to the first page:           /...
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Get all interlinked questions

As an example, this question: http://stackoverflow.com/q/1371012/print-utf-8-from-c-console-application has linked questions here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/linked/1371012 however some of ...
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How can I view all of my answers that are quoted elsewhere in someone else's answer?

Recently I saw an answer from another user where they had quoted one of my answers within theirs. It felt nice. So that had me wondering, is there any way to see all my answers that are quoted ...
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Is "hotness" the best way of sorting linked questions in the sidebar?

When viewing What is the most efficient way to deep clone an object in JavaScript? (question score 4042), the "Linked questions" are sorted by hotness, rather than votes. This means that How do 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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Remove post from the related list if it's in the linked list already [duplicate]

In my recent question I noticed that one post exists in both: linked and related lists. I can't find any reason to duplicate it on the single page. Is it possible to remove question from the ...
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Google search snippets show the Linked sidebar instead of more interesting content

I'm not sure whether this has come up before, but it looks odd to me: (Google search, Stack Overflow thread.) It's nice to see Stack Exchange on the little snippet thing on Google, but are the ...
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Add number of answers to linked/related questions [duplicate]

When navigating the site, you can see linked and related questions at the right hand side: The number refers to the net score of the question, whereas the color refers to whether an answer has been ...
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Shortening URL is not listed in the Linked section

With in the same site when I like to add any question or answer for the reference, I'm using the short terms like /q/12345 or /a/12345, it is linking and redirecting correctly. But the linked ...
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Why does Linked questions allow anyone to see some details of a deleted post without checking their privileges?

Take for example the question (on Drupal.SE) about "How to process the results of a VBO enabled view via Rules?". It is deleted and in its Linked block (to the right, above its "Related" block) it ...
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Show in linked/related questions sidebar whether a question has answers or not

Currently, in the linked/related sidebar, without opening the question the user can only distinguish whether the question has an accepted answer (green icon) or not (grey icon). I often eagerly open ...
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Bug in "Related" and "Linked" questions [duplicate]

I was recently browsing questions on Programming Puzzles and Code Golf when I saw a little bug with the voting. When looking at the "Linked" and "Related" questions, I saw one that appeared in both, ...
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The Linked sidebar should show also links to other SE sites [duplicate]

The Linked sidebar showing linked-to posts only shows links within the same site. Often, for example on Cross Validated there are links to posts on Math SE or MathOverflow (or other sites) but these ...
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Badge proposal: posts that are linked to often

It occurred to me that incoming links to posts may be a solid quality and/or relevance criterion. Hence, I propose a (set of) badge(s) should be added to highlight posts that are linked to more often ...
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Why doesn't this question have any linked questions?

The question in question: What rules govern forced removal from flights (due to overbooking)? There are two questions linked to in comments, but no linked questions are appearing in the sidebar. ...
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Additional duplicates not showing up in sidebar as linked question

If a question has been closed as a duplicate of multiple other questions (with the new multi-dupe feature), only the first (original) dupe target shows up in the sidebar's linked questions list: ...
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"linked" how do I create a link between two questions?

I recently asked a question that was not closed as a duplicate and a few days later it appears to me that it has been "linked" to another question that is relevant. That is, on the right side of the ...
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Related Meta discussions in the sidebar [duplicate]

Scenario: I see a dubious question A on basketweaving.SE, and I want to discuss its appropriateness. So I open a question B on meta.basketweaving.se. Of course question B will contain a link to ...
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Does linking to a lot of questions count as reputation-farming?

The "Linked" section of the sidebar lists other questions that the current question links to, and it also shows other questions that link to it (in the comments or the answers). Consequently, linking ...
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Why does a question sometimes not appear among the linked questions?

I have noticed several cases when a post is linked in a question (or in an answer, in a comment, in a duplicate banner) and yet it is not among linked questions (displayed in the sidebar). I do not ...
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In Linked/Related questions list mark the questions with a status tag (Meta sites only)

On meta sites (both per-site and MSE), I don't really care for accepted answer. What I do care about is the status of a bug report or feature request. Currently, the Related/Linked questions in the ...
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Show (duplicate) status next to titles on right Linked/Related Questions panels [duplicate]

When a user see a list of  Linked/Related Questions on right panel, it will be useful to have the word [duplicate] visible immediately after title. It will help to understand why the questions linked ...
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Why aren't protocol relative links recognized as linked questions?

Yesterday someone edited my question and converted all of my un-encrypted http:// links to protocol relative //. At first I was like "Sweet catch!" because I'm always getting on to our webmaster for ...
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In-site end-form links don't trigger linked question

If I want to link to question post #10 on the current site, I can link in either of these two ways: [Link text](http://meta.stackexchange.com/q/10) [Link text](/q/10) The problem is, the latter ...
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A delineation between "Linked" and "What Links Here"

The "Linked" section in the sidebar of a question seems to show things linked by posts on this page and things that link here For those of us interested in this section, and those who like to click ...
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