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A feature of StackExchange chat, "oneboxing" automatically inlines links that are posted on a single line by themselves.

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http://stackexchange.com/ onebox is white [duplicate]

I just oneboxed http://stackexchange.com/, but the image was pure white (I think): http://chat.meta.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/1984006#1984006. Thinking that this may have been a MSE-only ...
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Add onebox support for Vimeo [duplicate]

As the title says, can support for oneboxing Vimeo links in chat be added? Here's one to test with: http://vimeo.com/58200103
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Additional chat one-boxing for Google Play and App Store

I've noticed in chat that Google Play apps and iOS App Store apps don't get oneboxed. I feel like these would be good candidates for oneboxing, as things like tweets and Amazon items get one boxed, so ...
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making the chat help for inline references more clear

The chat help includes the line "Some links will be automatically inlined if posted on a single line by themselves, such as": I interpreted this "oneboxing" as only having to do Shift+Enterpaste-in-...
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Area 51 commitment onebox typo

That should be "committers", with an extra t.
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Posting Edited Questions in Chat

I've recently noticed an issue in my chat room where if I post a link to a question that has been edited that the one box feature no longer shows the question details and instead shows a standard link....
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Oneboxing a Stack Exchange post using HTTPS does not work

When you post a link from Stack Exchange into the chatbox using HTTPS, the link does not onebox. However, if you change the link to HTTP, it works. See the screenshot below: HTTPS URLs should onebox, ...
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Oneboxing Github Repos [duplicate]

In chat, there have been several times that we have passed around links to Github repos, to access others' code and resources. Could theses be oneboxed, possibly just including the person's username, ...
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The Amazon is huge, but that doesn't mean the oneboxes need to be

Recently, animuson was dissatisfied with his clock. Therefore, one of our illustrious members sought out an Amazon link to a clock that would solve all of animuson's needs. And this happened: It's ...
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When an avatar is displayed in an expanded question link in chat, it doesn't have a hat

When you paste a link to a question into chat with no surrounding text, it gets oneboxed. Duh. There's an avatar in the onebox. It doesn't have Winter Bash hats. It maybe should.
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XKCD oneboxing over HTTPS [duplicate]

When posting an xkcd link in chat, it doesn't get oneboxed when using the https version of the URI: http://xkcd.com/660/ vs https://xkcd.com/660/ The first one gets oneboxed, but the latter just ...
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Why do I have godlike gist powers?

I thought chat oneboxed gists. And in fact, it does. I oneboxed gist #5363882 some minutes ago. Someone was surprised at that, and gave it a try—his link didn't get oneboxed. And then the Lounge<...
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HTTPS urls don't onebox in chat [duplicate]

When posting an HTTPS url like https://stackoverflow.com/..., it does not onebox in chat. For example: http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/12317079#12317079
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“closed” indicator does not show up properly in chat onebox

I recently posted a onebox link to a closed question in chat. I noticed one weird thing, though: the "[closed]" indicator does not show up in the chat onebox: I'm expecting a similar problem to ...
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Allow /# when oneboxing comments

Oneboxing comments in chat is broken when there is a forward slash before the number sign. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19894363/expecting-a-declaration-c/#comment29596719_19894363, for example, ...
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Ability to minimize oneboxes in chat [duplicate]

Often times chatrooms can get overrun by oneboxes. Room owners and mods can move irrelevant oneboxes to a bin but sometimes these messages are relevant and shouldn't be binned. It would be really ...
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Incorrect oneboxing for Wikipedia page

This Wikipedia page is not displaying properly when oneboxed in chat:
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Amazon logo in oneboxed Amazon links is pixelated

When I post a link to an Amazon product page in chat, the Amazon logo in the onebox is very fuzzy: Can someone increase the resolution of the Amazon logo?
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YouTube Mobile Links in Chat Not Oneboxed Correctly

Recently, I have been chatting on my mobile device more frequently, and have noticed a slight error in the way that thumbnails of Oneboxed videos are displayed. I tried to post a mobile video, using ...
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Disable GIF Auto Play in chat

I think that having the user to click the GIF to play it in chat when oneboxed, would make the experience more user-friendly and bandwidth-friendly. Can this be implemented here? I saw it on a few ...
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Wikipedia onebox is dropping random text

Random text is getting dropped from Wikipedia oneboxes. See this example. Screenshot: This occurs regardless of HTTP/HTTPS and of whether a redirect URL is entered into chat. I initially thought the ...
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support for oneboxing OpenGraph data in the chats

I had originally asked for ThinkGeek products to be oneboxed and the answer provided made me wonder why support for oneboxing OpenGraph data in the chats does not exist? At the moment we get ...
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Can we get oneboxing for Kickstarter in chat?

I am seeing more and more links to kickstarter projects in chat, at least on The Bridge, and I saw that Kickstarter videos gets embeded when linked on Facebook. I was wondering if we could get some ...
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Gist oneboxing in chat is broken again.

I attempted to paste a link to a Gist in chat: http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/9098399#9098399 As you can see, neither URL is working, even though they both should: Gist support ...
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Reduce how finnicky YouTube oneboxing is in chat

I recently posted a link to this YouTube video in chat: http://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=ieFVN-PKLSA Here's the link to the message in chat that didn't onebox: http://chat.stackexchange.com/...
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Can we onebox TVTropes?

Because, you know, that would be fun: Perhaps only in Gaming/SciFi/TV&M?
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Oneboxing Wikipedia includes processing instructions like __NOTOC__

Someone oneboxed the Wikipedia Poblano article in chat, and it showed up with NOTOC in front: __NOTOC__ is a MediaWiki processing instruction, of course, and really ought not show up in chat. (Also, ...
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Automatically cull oneboxed deleted posts (especially spam) from chat

Scenario: There's a spam post that's lingering on a site. Someone links to the post in a chatroom, to attract more spam flags. The post gets hammered off. But the onebox of the post remains in the ...
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Gist oneboxing does not work when username is included

Gist oneboxing fails to work when the url of the gist is like this: https://gist.github.com/nathan-osman/4942570 (see here) But they work fine when the url is like this https://gist.github.com/...
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Launchpad oneboxing doesn't work for bugs specifying a package

Chat supports oneboxing for Launchpad bugs for projects other than Ubuntu. For example, linking to https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/889421 shows the bug description. However, bugs in Ubuntu ...
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Able to view any deleted or private chat message, with 20 rep

Normally, if you try to view a deleted message or a message from a private room, you will not be able to view its content. Deleted messages show as "(deleted)" in the room itself, are absent from the ...
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Can we change how UX.SE appears in the chat rooms? [duplicate]

The chat rooms "onebox" certain links, which is another example of why StackOverflow is so much fun to use. If we post a link to the home page of a StackExchange site, it's replaced with the logo of ...
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Site oneboxes are often white, invisible

Oneboxing of site links is often not visible, especially on beta sites: Many sites, like Ask Ubuntu and Sharepoint also have predominantly white logos in oneboxes. These images should have a ...
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Gist oneboxing is broken since the recent changes to gist

GitHub recently made some changes to gist. It's more awesome now but unfortunately oneboxing of gists is now broken.
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Could chat please onebox TED talks?

TED is arguably more educational than YouTube, and chat onebox support for TED talks would be welcomed.
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Careers profiles should onebox in chat, but they don't

Careers profiles should onebox in chat. I am not sure of anything else that I could add, but since regular Stack Exchange profiles onebox in chat, so should the careers profiles.
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Make chat oneboxing smaller and less obnoxious - click to enlarge instead

From what I've seen, the majority of oneboxes are for inane things such as image macros, question dumping, and twitter quotes. Now, don't get me wrong, I enjoy this stuff quite often, but not when it'...
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The “?cb=1” added to questions accessed via CB prevents one-boxing in chat

I noticed something on the SE sites and I don't know if others did (no MSO questions on it, though) so I'm taking it to the public. If you access a Meta question, the address bar will show a ...
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Can we add support for oneboxing apps from the iOS and Mac App stores? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What sites should have hyperlinking (onebox) support in chat? I am a user over at Ask Different, and I'd like to propose that we add oneboxing support to chat for both iOS and ...
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Preview new HTTPS Wikipedia links in chat

In chat, Wikipedia links normally get oneboxed. A while ago, support for secure Wikipedia links (https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/) was added: Add support for secure Wikipedia pages to Onebox. ...
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Add Wiktionary to Chat Onebox

Chat already oneboxes Wikipedia links, so it would surely be quick and easy to add support for other MediaWiki sites. I'd particularly like to see Wiktionary added. Please.
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Onebox support query

There's a bunch of questions about adding chat onebox support for this, that, and the other. ThinkGeek onebox support for chat Add support for secure Wikipedia pages to Onebox Gist support for chat &#...
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FooPlot “oneboxing”

"Oneboxing" is a great way to share content quickly in chat. It would be awesome if it would work with FooPlot (an online graphing calculator), that way we could share graphs in the Math SE site ...
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Let any site onebox with <meta> tags

Oneboxing is a handy feature in chat for quickly previewing links, but the list of supported sites is very small, and occasionally boxes for sites such as Wikipedia can break and fetch any image/text. ...
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ThinkGeek onebox support for chat

I think it would be fun to have ThinkGeek products onebox in the chat system. We already Have other shopping sites like Amazon there, and this site is directed towards 'geeks'. Albeit this wouldn't ...
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Chat onebox kills referral link

Today, I just realized that when you onebox a link in chat, the referral tail is removed. For example, if I try to onebox http://meta.stackexchange.com/q/9134/178438, it links to http://meta....
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Overrides/preferences for chat oneboxing

Chat oneboxes kind of a lot of things - many SE features, images, twitter feeds, etc. This is a great feature. However, sometimes it's not so great. Many times I find myself in the position where ...
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When replying to @username posts from transcript doesn't get oneboxed

When linking a message from the chat transcript or a comment it doesn't always onebox it. When you type @username {link to message / comment} it is displayed as a link, but when clicking on reply in ...
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Onebox for nonexistent user's question looks ugly

Liveupdate phone number forms and test for international numbers - that guy has a rather long nick and no gravatar since he doesn't have an account on Code Review. A part of his nick is shown below ...
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Oneboxing of deleted users' comments in chat results in empty links

For the funs, I wanted to link to this comment in chat. On-site, the user name is not clickable since the account has been deleted. In chat though, the username is linked to: The link is ...