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Questions tagged [related-questions]

When viewing a question, the "Related Questions" block is shown on the right side of the page and provides a system-generated list of questions similar to the current one.

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One request/suggestion for Stack Exchange sites: should show related questions

I have one request/suggestion for Stack Exchange sites and that is: at the end/bottom of every question's answers, the site should suggest related questions (and their answers) to look into. It would ...
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Related Questions are not being added to new questions anymore, network wide

Questions all around the network do not get Related Questions anymore, for several hours. Examples from around the network: Stack Overflow Arqade Meta Stack Exchange This is not a duplicate of Why ...
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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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How are related questions ordered?

This thread discusses the mechanism for choosing related questions at a high level. I'm wondering how those questions are then displayed on the RHS. Just going through a few examples by hand, it's ...
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Infinite loop: list of questions “related” to “removed” question contains the removed question itself

This question, titled How did ancient China invent such wonders as fear systems and calendar before ancient Europe? has been removed and the 404 it leads to contains a list of some similar questions ...
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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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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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Related questions without titles [duplicate]

This question has some interesting links under Related questions: the links don't have titles. A little investigation shows that's not surprising; they link to answers instead of questions, and those ...
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Why are there links to answers in the related questions list?

On two three of the four newest Meta questions, there are posts in the "related" section without a title: I was curious to see what that was, and the link was a link to an answer. Clicking the link ...
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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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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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How to get related questions' IDs of a certain question in Stack Overflow?

I am trying to get the related questions' IDs of a question. So let say the question ID I am seeing now is "1" and I want the ID numbers of all the related questions on the sidebar.
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“Related questions” section not showing up on new questions

I noticed the "Related Questions" list did not show up on questions asked today. On older questions, it is shown, however. On this meta site, the last question having this list was asked 17 hours ago. ...
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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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Related questions in the sidebar which are closed as dupe of the question you're currently looking at results in poor UX for anonyomous users

On AskUbuntu, there is this question. In the sidebar, under "Linked questions", there is a link to this question, which has been closed as duplicate and merged with the first question. For anonymous, ...
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Add related questions section

In the desktop browser version, I always have the habit of checking related questions. Many times you will find some gems there. I'm missing that in the Android app version. Please consider adding ...
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Titles with MathJax break in the related questions

Titles with MathJax break in the related questions. It doesn't matter whether I'm logged in or not. It happens on Google Chrome and on Firefox. Screenshots from physics.SE and mathematics.SE:
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Discrepancy between vote counts in Linked list and Related list [duplicate]

While viewing the question How does Santa protect himself from IP lawsuits?, I saw the "Linked" and "Related" questions lists. There is a duplicate question in both lists (which is apparently by ...
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Need a solution for search results vs. similar questions results [duplicate]

I have wasted my time because of SO. I don’t say that lightly because I am a big fan of the SO model and the help I have received here. Please bear with me on the long post. A Common Scenario I had ...
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Is there a link which shows related questions? [duplicate]

For any post I can obtain list of linked questions by using https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/linked/id here id is the number of question. The advantage of this version, compared to the version ...
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“Questions that may already have your answer” vs. “Related questions” [duplicate]

Lately, my overall impression has been that the list of "Related questions" one sees once a question is posted is usually more relevant that the "Questions that may already have your answer" one is ...
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Can the CSS for sidebar link colors be changed?

When searching for whether my question has already been asked, I get lost in all the similar questions. I would like to see a modification of the CSS for the links. The :visited color is already ...
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Adding a check of no related before posting a question

When a user is asking a question, he or she start to write title and list of related questions shows and so on. When he or she add tags he or she will press the Post Your Question. I think, If list ...
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Related Posts not related, what does the algorithm look for? [duplicate]

I've been noticing that a lot of the time the "Related" section on the right side are not often related to the question. Do we know how this algorithm works? It seems like it could use an update. I ...
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Show number of answers as tooltip in the sidebar questions

I don't know it is good idea or not but as an user when I go to some question and couldn't find good answer there I tend to look into the sidebar questions. It shows me number of upvotes for each ...
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Can we have a full list of related questions?

When viewing a question, there is a list on the right that displays related questions. However, I suspect they do not display the full list of related questions since the size of the list seems to be ...
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Related questions when asking [duplicate]

Is it possible to add a "related question" pull-down menu to the mobile apps (I use iOS) so to avoid duplicate questions? It is a bit inconvenient to search your question before asking one. Also, the ...
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Question vote count out of alignment

When entering a question title there is a list of "Questions that may already have your answer" appears. It shows the amount of votes beside the question, but if the question has more than 10 negative ...
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“Related” questions breaks layout when votes >999 (when is 4 chars) [duplicate]

On the "Related" questions sidebar, when the question vote count is greater than 3 chars it breaks the layout. The vote count clashes with the question subject text. Also, the grey vote count ...
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Show related questions immediately after posting

See: Why does the Related question list not always show up? The answer there states that it is an expensive query to run, so it's not done immediately. I remember reading somewhere else that due to ...
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Why aren't related questions shown on the mobile interface?

I've recently joined the Stack Exchange community, and like reading questions in my free time, or when I'm on the bus, via the mobile webpage. The main site has a right bar with Linked and Related ...
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Linked and Related questions does not display at right side area of question page

Hi everyone i am facing one issue in SO official site. I just select one question and before a week i show in SO site that at right side area it'll display related questions in Linked and Related ...
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Oneboxing doesn't work for questions from Related/Linked panel

As the title says. How to reproduce: Open any question. Click any question in the Linked / Related right panels: Copy-paste the link into the chat. It doesn't work because the link address is ended ...
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'Related' column votes too narrow (again) [duplicate]

On this question, in the related column, you'll see a link to FAQ for Stack Exchange sites. The votes are way too large. This was fixed as said by Shadow Wizard here. So, I'll suggest again, as Anna ...
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Linked and related questions show same question with different score [duplicate]

From this question: It's been stated that it's not a bug for the same question to appear in both lists. But shouldn't they have the same score? For the record, it doesn't look like an issue with one ...
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Votes display under Linked Questions is broken [duplicate]

I've noticed this only on MSE; the number of votes under the linked or related sections gets displayed in more than one rows if the number of votes exceeds 99 votes (two digits): and Using Google ...
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Duplicates in linked and related questions [duplicate]

I often browse the right side the of the page, looking for similar questions. ("I am interested in this question...what other questions should I read?") Sometimes, I find the same question as both ...
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Does “related” consider who asked and answered, or only tags and content?

On some sites, I am occasionally surprised by the related questions linked beside a question. I expect to see questions with the same tags. I expect to see questions with the same words whether those ...
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Three-digit post scores displaying wrong in sidebar [duplicate]

The new MSE is line-breaking where it shouldn't. Specifically, the Related and Linked questions sections are breaking in the middle of post counts that are more than two digits long. System Info: ...
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Related questions with over 99 score display incorrectly

The score for the 4 questions are 111, 1218, 261 and 5 respectively, but they display 2 digits per line. This is an obvious bug in design.
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Vote counts >= 100 for linked questions do not wrap properly [duplicate]

On some SE sites, the vote counts for linked and related questions get wrapped. I cannot remember seeing it before. Not affected are Stack Overflow and Server Fault. Affected are: Askubuntu: Sec.SE ...
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Careers and Related Placement

I noticed a question on Stack Overflow today: I found it to be kind of humorous because a question with the exact title was asked a few years ago, and it was listed under "Related". However, "...
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Unrelated popular content constantly in related links

This is specifically about the apparent frequency of the appearance of high-vote answers in "related links" that don't seem to be related. The examples below will use SO but this applies anywhere. ...
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Don't show links to duplicate questions if I cannot see them

I was browsing a Stack Exchange site where I am not a member - so I was browsing anonymously. I found an interesting question, read it, and then wanted to do further research. I checked out the right ...
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Revisit Putting Tags box under Title box on Asking Question Form

There was a request over four years ago to have the Related Questions ("Questions that may already have your answer") key off of the tags and not just the title. It was requested in that post that to ...
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Sub-optimal result in “Questions that may already have your answer”

Here is one instance where the "related posts" algorithm's results (while often magic!) weren't great. A user just asked this question: Use Jquery to create a CSV Download Of course, it's a ...
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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 ...
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Numbers next to related questions (on the right) not updated?

When you browse a question on Stack Overflow, you have a whole bunch of related questions on the right. For some reason, they are WAY WAY out of date (so for example clicking on one that says it has ...