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Questions tagged [redirection]

Use for questions related to the several browser redirecting features on the site.

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Make timeline easier to access with a redirect to the timeline if “/timeline” is added to the end of the question URL [duplicate]

I occasionally use the timeline on questions. However, it can be quite a bother to get to on my phone sometimes; I need to select and delete all the text on the right of the ID and also question, ...
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Why does hatdash.com show the SO contests page but not redirect to it?

hatdash.com was used for Arqade's Hat Dash. Currently, the site shows the SO contests page but does not redirect to it. Since past Winter Bash sites all redirect to the contests page, is there a ...
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URL redirection for promos link throws “The resource cannot be found” page

In some of the posts, the link for the promotion page is pointing to http://stackexchange.com/promos. This was obsolete and it automatically redirect to https://contests.stackoverflow.com/promos, but ...
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?noredirect=1 parameter no longer works for deleted merge stubs for <10k users

Questions that were merged into other questions, before being deleted, ordinarily redirect to the merge target. However, it's possible for users to append ?noredirect=1 on any question that redirects ...
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What should be done with the feature that redirects searches for numbers to the question with that ID?

Stack Exchange sites have a little-known feature: if you type in a number of four or more digits into the search box, and the number happens to be the ID of a non-deleted question (not answer), you ...
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“Go get it” link is broken for Research Assistant and some other badges

In our profile's activity, we are shown our recent badge earned and shows next possible badge we can earn. We can also select which badge's progress to show. On some sites (I tested on Hinduism, ...
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Don't redirect me when I visit a duplicate question if I'm logged in to any SE account

I have accounts on two kinds of sites: ones I'm interested in (and with active participation) ones that are heavily spammed (flagging is almost my only participation there) But Blender.SE is in ...
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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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Info page for synonym tag not redirected to its base tag page

Info page for synonym tag [discussion] on ruSO.meta doesn't redirected to its base tag info page [обсуждение]. Related report: Migrated to localized meta site questions have [discussion] tag in ...
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Can /u/<userID> redirect to /users/<userID> even for deleted users (for moderators)?

For a non-deleted user, following a link of the form <sitename>.stackexchange.com/u/<userID> will redirect to the user page <sitename>.stackexchange.com/users/<userID>. (Try it ...
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Problem in redirecting link while leaving a chat room

When I leave a site's chatroom, I used to get redirected to the site rooms of my parent site (previously Hinduism.stackexchange.com now Movies.stackexchange.com). The following used to be the ...
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Direct linking to questions for tag alias causes destructive redirect

Here is a link that domonstrates this behavior: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/react%20sql?mode=any Note that: react is an alias for reactjs I included any as the search mode. My ...
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Why do some sites redirect to HTTPS but not others? [duplicate]

More specifically, http://*meta.stackexchange.com/ redirects to https://*meta.stackexchange.com, but http://*stackexchange.com/ does not redirect to https://*stackexchange.com. It is the same with the ...
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Meta sites infinite redirect loop

Since yesterday, meta.mathematica.stackexchange.com redirects to mathematica.meta.stackexchange.com. At the same time, my browser (Chrome) goes into a redirect loop, so I cannot visit the site. If I ...
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foo.stackexchange.com should redirect appropriately [duplicate]

What should happen if you type one of the following URLs into your browser? http://stackoverflow.stackexchange.com http://superuser.stackexchange.com http://serverfault.stackexchange.com http://...
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Open in Safari opens the duplicate on closed questions

In the iOS app, if you click the "Safari" button on a question closed as a duplicate, it opens the duplicate in the browser. Bizarrely this doesn't happen if I choose Chrome as my preferred browser (...
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Stack Overflow is redirecting to stackpromos

When I am trying to open Stack Overflow through Google Chrome it is redirecting me to stackpromos. I couldn't find any path to access Stack Overflow. It is accessible through the Firefox at the same ...
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How to open duplicated question without being redirected? [duplicate]

I'm looking for some special parameter (like ?redirect=no, or something), which will prevent the redirection for the question from non-authenticated users. Currently the questions are opened ...
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Redirect /ask to /questions/ask for convenience

Chrome autocompleted stackoverflow.com, but didn't provide any indication the correct URL was /questions/ask, not /ask, so I had no idea the former was the correct URL. Really small thing, but it ...
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Join this community button does not redirect to the page you were on [duplicate]

How it should be: You click the Join banner button button. You get a confirmation Are you sure you want to join this community? Upon clicking Create Account, your account gets created, and you get ...
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/a/ and /q/ HTTPS links redirects to HTTP [duplicate]

tl;dr: https://stackoverflow.com/a/24673359 redirects to an "http:" URL instead of an "https:" URL. Long version: First, the stuff that works: The following URL works over HTTPS: https://...
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Alternatives to point discussion type questions to [duplicate]

I am somewhat new to Stack Exchange, but one thing I have noticed is that the policy of not allowing discussion type questions is a very good idea. It helps keep Stack Exchange sites focused and to ...
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Searching for “stack overflow” redirects me to the [stackoverflow] tag [duplicate]

I searched for "stack overflow" in the search bar, but it doesn't list the results normally. Instead, it redirects me to the tag stackoverflow. Why is this happening, and how can I search for posts ...
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SEDE login redirects to front page rather than returning

Recently, the redirect behaviour of login on SEDE has changed (for the worse). Steps to reproduce: When logged off, go to a query page Click the "login" link Login Previously, you would be returned ...
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Login not redirecting back to page where login link was clicked if account created

On a Stack Exchange site, if you are viewing a question, and click Log In to take some action on that question, and you log in with valid Stack Exchange credentials (but there's a step that creates an ...
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Sites do not redirect to the question after log in

When user switches between "Log in" and "Sign up", the returnurl parameter get lost. Here is how to reproduce it: Open a private tab or log out. Go to a question. Try to upvote something. At "Thanks ...
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How do I get around redirect loop when trying to link Google profile?

I'm hitting this URL and getting an infinite redirect loop: https://stackexchange.com/oauth?client_id=375&redirect_uri=http%3a%2f%2fcareers.stackoverflow.com%2fgateway%2fstack
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Issue with Meta-CompSci SE (“the page isn't redirecting properly”)

I have a question about on-topic-ness for Computer Science SE. I went to Meta-CompSci SE and signed up for an account. I was not able to log in after signing up for an account. Clicking log in ...
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Login no longer redirects back to the page I was on before logging in with Google

This has been annoying me for a little while now, but I kept assuming I'd clicked the wrong thing... Used to be, if you were somewhere on a site - say, viewing a question - and clicked "login", you'd ...
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askdifferent.com redirection to apple.stackexchange.com adds an extra / in the URL

Consider the following question on Ask Different: The volume can't be ejected because it's currently in use Its URL is: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/104842/the-volume-cant-...
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Is there a new automatic redirect for duplicate questions? [duplicate]

I feel like this has happened to me several times today, though this is the only example I have saved a link for. Recently, when I click on a question on a site's main page that's been marked [...
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Redirect from SoftwareRecommendations.stackexchange.com to SoftwareRecs.stackexchange.com [closed]

We are trying to advertise Software Recommendations in various venues. It is not easy to advertise SoftwareRecs.stackexchange.com because Recs is not explicit. SoftwareRecommendations.stackexchange....
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When I try to “link Stack Exchange account” in Stack Overflow Careers 2.0, I get an error

When I try to "link stack exchange account" in Stack Overflow Careers 2.0, I get an error in Chrome on Mac OSX 10.7.5. The error reads "website has a redirect loop" and the website doesn't show up. ...
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Android App cannot handle redirection after MSE/MSO split

This bug report extends the same report from iOS counterpart: Why does link to Meta Stack Exchange give Error (The question could not be loaded) on iOS app?. When opening a link to old MSO that ...
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Why does link to Meta Stack Exchange give Error (The question could not be loaded) on iOS app?

On the Desktop version of GIS Stack Exchange I am able to click from Should Shopping List Questions be Off Topic (and Closed) on GIS Stack Exchange? to 2. Why are "shopping list" ...
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/tour and /about are duplicates of the same page

Is there any reason why https://stackoverflow.com/tour and https://stackoverflow.com/about are duplicate pages instead of having a 301 redirect? I would assume that /about would redirect to /tour, ...
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Can we have *.stackexchange.com aliases for sites that have their own domain names?

I have a Chrome search engine of the form http://%s.stackexchange.com/ that I use to quickly move between various SE sites (I find this more efficient than bumbling my way through the multicollider). ...
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Getting redirected to http://stackexchange.com/promos [closed]

All of a sudden I am getting redirected to http://stackexchange.com/promos when I am trying to access https://stackoverflow.com/. The other Stack Exchange websites are working perfectly and I already ...
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Question pointing to wrong question when not logged in [duplicate]

I found this really weird bug just now... In here the question link is redirected to wrong question when you are not logged-in, but when you log in again everything seems fine... take a look here... ...
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How to determine correct site for question?

When I am looking for an answer that I can't find with a search engine or by asking friends, I typically post on StackExchange. If I am not sure which site is the most appropriate for my question, ...
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What is paleo Stackexchange? [duplicate]

Through googling (the thing that one should do before asking a question) I found a site paleo.stackexchange.com, which redirects to paleohacks.com. It does not seem to have any relation to the ...
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Comment link doesn't redirect to the comment when there are too many comments [closed]

Take an example on this question. Find my comment which read like: @Johan - Option 2 is already there. 10k+ users can edit deleted posts too. This is the link of that comment But it is not ...
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Adfly while browsing Stack Overflow [closed]

In the last few days, I've noticed that Stack Overflow gets redirected via AdFly especially when I click on a user. Why is this being done these days? Or am I the only one facing this? EDIT: It ...
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Bad redirection after log in

I encountered this bug on japanese.stackexchange.com. Not yet tested on other sites. It seems that this is related to the presence of Japanese characters in the title of the question. Reproduction ...
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Logging in from /review redirects to /community (and a 404)

I just tried to log in from review (after recovering from a battery-loss incident) using one of the review log-in links. I was able to log in but was re-directed to the 404 because /review has ...
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Issues with logging in to ask a question

This video link shows my issue with logging in http://www.screenr.com/ucp7 So first I click on "Ask Question" and then it asks me to log in with an account. I attempt to log in with my google ...
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On StackExchange site account deletion the user is directed to the “page not found” page

The user's account is still deleted on that StackExchange site, but upon deletion the user is directed to the "page not found" page. The user should likely be redirected to the home page of that ...
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Why do the following redirects happen?

Reading another question, I noticed that some redirects take place for some URLs, such as: From https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/3 to Should meta.stackoverflow.com replace uservoice.com? From ...
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Redirect to questions list tagged with the tags's names complained after login

Suppose I currently browse the following: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/"tag1" or "tag2" or "tag3"... To get the list of questions for these tags. If I browse to this url and I was not ...
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Why does auto-login sometimes auto-refresh and sometimes not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does it says “welcome back -user- click here to 'refresh page'” Stack Exchange's autologin seems to have inconsistent behavior as to whether it ...