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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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 no longer recognizes short URLs

The "Linked" posts on the right no longer recognizes short links, and only accepts long format URLs. An example from Aviation.SE is Why is the air inside airliners so dry (low humidity)?: Shared ...
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Relative links are ignored by “Linked Questions”

Relative links to posts, such as [this one](/questions/1), do not show up under Linked. See? → This query suggests that relative links to posts are used ~1% as often as absolute links. Not an ...
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Link the title of the linked questions sidebar to the list of linked questions

One of the (semi-)hidden features of SE is that you can view the linked questions for any post by visiting the URL http://[site]/questions/linked/[id] (where [site] is the site host name, and [id] is ...
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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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“Linked” posts with no titles

When linking to an SO answer, I sometimes leave out the question ID if I'm trying to conserve space in a comment (i.e. http://stackoverflow.com/q/answer-id instead of http://stackoverflow.com/q/...
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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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How does internal linking of questions impact Stack Exchange SEO?

I don't understand the difference between linked questions and related ones on Stack Exchange. Are linked questions only put there for the sake of SEO? Does linking questions inside SE (or any other ...
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Display other SE site links in the linked questions sidebar

Maybe using a different font or a small site-icon. Hijack edit: ~~~~ jco - Based on this discussion: Hodofhod Asks About Intra-network Related Questions Example. In the below answer from Justin is a ...
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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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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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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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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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How does Stack Overflow find 'Linked' questions?

How does Stack Overflow find 'Linked' questions? Does it store a list of links somewhere in the DB? Or does it extract them from posts/comments dynamically?
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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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Linked and Related sections contain duplicate links to questions

The Linked and Related sections sometimes contain a link to same same question. See for example this question, where one of the Linked questions is same as the first of the Related questions. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What does 'questions with most links' mean?

On Stack Overflow, 'FAQ' questions are "questions with most links". What does 'links' mean here? Does it mean the questions contain a lot of URL links or the question has a lot of comments, answers ...
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Notify when my question has been linked from another question

Sometimes a question I ask will get answers that don't help me, or maybe it doesn't receive any answers at all. How about making a notification when somebody links to my question? It could be ...
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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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Why doesn't the Related question list show that questions are closed?

I saw a question on Meta that was obviously going to be a duplicate: Difference Between SO and Programmers [closed] And indeed, looking at the "Related" questions list for that question showed a ...
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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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Questions on the Related/Linked Sidebar do not indicate if an accepted answer exists

From here, notice how the sidebars for these three sites are a tad different, notably, Math.SE. I'm not sure if it's just me, but Math.SE clearly shows whether or not a question has been accepted or ...
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Flagging a question as duplicate does not provide a link back to that question from the proposed canonical question

If I post a link in a comment for question A that links to question B, a great feature happens, question B links back to question A. However, if I indicate an even closer relationship by flagging ...
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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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Links to related posts in spoiler block should not be shown

A bit of a small issue I have: When I put a link to a related post within a spoiler block, it becomes a bit of a spoiler that the linked question becomes visible on the side-bar. For example: In my ...
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Are Notifications triggered for linked questions and answers?

Scenario I found one of the answers from a SE user (let's say ImaginaryUser) very useful. The answer(let's say answer No."56789") was the third most upvoted answer but not accepted. A few days later, ...
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Difference in score between Linked and Related questions - is it caching, or a bug?

I was browsing this discussion (URL Shorteners cleanup) and noticed in the related posts lists the following difference in the score on a linked question (Let Me Flag That For You - URL Shortener ...