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Questions tagged [share-this]

For questions about any of the sharing options available on the sites.

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What happened to “depends on everyone sharing their knowledge” message? Can this be changed on per-site basis?

As I read in Adam Lear's answer to the question What is this “Can you help?” message above the answer box?, at some point in the past, the message was tested: Can you help? SiteName depends on ...
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Get the best of both worlds when sharing a link

A post share link and a normal post link have these orthogonal advantages: Share link: has poster ID => get a sharing badge/track its usage short => useful in a severely space-constrained media ...
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Z-order for share box is wrong for suspended user

When user is under suspension tapping on "edit" link below the post body opens the popup message "Account is suspended". If you then tap on the "share" link, share box appears under the popup:
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Add LinkedIn to “Know someone who can answer?”

(Prior to asking this question I searched this meta for "Know someone who can answer" and "LinkedIn".) This is a blurb at the end of a Question: Know someone who can answer? Share a link to this ...
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Unanswered Question Share Banner Bug [duplicate]

In unanswered questions across the StackExchange network, there is an ability to share the question via numerous social media outlets. The banner that says this is missing a few things. Here is a ...
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Share questions without automatically showing own account ID [duplicate]

When I click "Share" on a question or an answer, if I am logged in, a /{$account_id} is automatically appended to the link, probably for the Announcer family of badges [citation needed]. However, this ...
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Share popup window auto close if post has been deleted

During review a post has been deleted. Clicking on the "share" link leads to an appearing and immediately closing popup window: If you open the post now (i.e. already deleted, need 10k on ruSO) ...
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Why do “share” links include user IDs? [duplicate]

I've noticed that the "share" links on answers and comments note that they not only include the answer ID, but the user's ID as well: Why does Stack Exchange do this? Obviously, it is tracking it, ...
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Description in share tooltip is wrong if user is not logged in

Description for share tooltip says that it includes my user id even if I not logged in (just try to open post in private mode). This is wrong and should be fixed.
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What is this “Can you help?” message above the answer box?

I was looking at a new question on Retrocomputing (Where and what was Haunt.bat? A game pre-loaded on a c1992 PC) and saw this message above the answer box: What is this message? Was it added by a ...
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QA Share link provides wrong domain [closed]

If I'm loading a question on any network site from Google (or Bing) search cache, the share link provides the wrong domain. For example, http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:...
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Make share links HTTPS for all sites where HTTPS is fully supported

According to this question, the "share" URL is HTTP not HTTPS because HTTPS "is not fully supported". However, this question is 2 years old and I strongly suspect that HTTPS has close to full support ...
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“Share” dialog disappears in review queues

Earlier today I was reviewing some questions and answers on Ask Ubuntu. I was finding a lot of NAAs (not an answer), so I was sharing them in AU chat for others to flag. Since I needed to share a ...
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Extra Share option to refer to other's answer within the same question

When answering  (or sometimes commenting) I often want to refer to other's answer within the same question  ( like discussed in How to refer to a different answer or comment when answering a question)....
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Add hashtag with tag of question in 'share' before posting

I have two suggestions by clicking 'Share' a question or answer: When click in Twitter Facebook or G+ auto add #{main tag} ({main tag} represents first tag in question) in field text, like this: ...
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Area 51 auto-created “Share This” image links constrain ads to 220 x 250px

The default text still constrains the ads to the old sizes: <a href="https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/77518/arts-and-crafts?referrer=j035dwtfU9bivjBCW2knwQ2"><img src="https://...
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Share text box is editable

When you click the share button under a post, a small popup will appear. There is a link in a text box to the post that you would like to share. The problem I've encountered is that I accidentally ...
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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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Difference between [share-this], [permalink], [short-links]?

This site (MSE) has three tags without a wiki page which look very similar: [share-this], [permalink], [short-links]. Do all of them refer to the "share" link / "share a link to this answer" dialog? ...
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What about stealing “shares” from links in edited questions

How should I react, if I'm editing a text (question or answer), which contains links to other Stack Exchange's site content, but user is using full-blown URLs (i.e. those taken from browser's bar), ...
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Where are the “Share” and “Tweet” buttons

This site has many interesting questions and conversations. I'm surprised there isn't a "Share" or "Tweet" button anywhere. Today, I copied and pasted a link to a question to my Twitter account. ...
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Can Stack Exchange unroll the Share Button link?

On every question on the Stack Exchange network, there's a link to share the page you're on. When you click on it, it let's you copy a link to the page with a "referrer number", to track who brought ...
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Improve the context in the A51 “share proposal” ads

One of the lesser-known features in Area 51 lets you generate little sidebar-ad-sized images to promote proposals you're interested in, like this one: To use it, click the "Share This" link under the ...
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Make share links HTTPS

I've been using Stack Exchange (specifically Stack Overflow) on HTTPS for a while now. You should too. Either: Make the share link produce HTTPS every time. .----------------------------------------...
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Add markdown quick-links to the share dialog? [duplicate]

When I wish to share a link to a post in a comment this is my workflow: write []() search for the question remember the title of the question click on the share box copy the link paste into ...
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Do not offer to *Share a link* on private beta

On a private beta I'm currently on, I see the notice below an unanswered question: Know someone who can answer? Share a link to this question via email, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook That ...
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Unable to set shares and flairs targets [duplicate]

I have used the Area51 Proposal shares and also the flairs of profile but they don't target new tab or window I tried to add the target="_blank" but that doesn't seems to be work With Target ...
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How to create answer link for a specific post?

Sometimes I need to refer an answer to a specific answerer in my post like I did here. But I don't know how to make that link. for example the answerer I specified here I am not understanding what is ...
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“Share” popup is broken

I'm on a roll... bugs just keep hunting me today! Well, click "share" and see for yourself: The textbox with the share link we all used to know and copy is now missing and the poor "close" which ...
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Sharing Stack Overflow Questions

I noticed an interesting quirk in the URL format for sharing questions that I'm curious about. I could be wrong, but the following all appear to be valid links to the same question: http://meta....
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How to share my question on twitter to get the Booster badge [duplicate]

I have asked a question with 340 views. Now I want to get Booster badge and I have an account on twitter. I want to know how to share my question.
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Can we have a mail-it option in share?

Currently we have only three options ie Twitter, Facebook and Google+. It will be great to have a mail-it option there. Sometimes I discuss some issue with my friends and while browsing on ...
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Can I share extremely well technical blog/code library links with community?

Can I share extremely well technical blog/code library links with Stack Overflow community? Or should I have to make a dummy problem situation that relates to my intentionally link posting. And then ...
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Where did the sharing buttons (twitter/G+ etc) go?

I have searched here and using Google and cannot find any guidance on this. I have an old question I just added a bounty to and I don't see any options for publicizing it: What is the purpose of ...
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Add social media sharing icons to the “link” popup

Given the "problem" raised here: But I don't wanna share The problem is, and others seem to uphold my opinion on this, I don't want to share my answers. What I do want to share are other people's ...
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Share icons appearing on every post [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: But I don't wanna share The share icons appear to have started appearing on every answer, starting today (June 19th). According to this post they should only appear "a ...
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But I don't wanna share

For some reason on my newest answer I have a box on the bottom asking me to share my answer on random social networks: None of my other answers have that little box.... How long does it stay there, ...
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Soooo… LinkedIn is the new G+?

Clicking the LinkedIn logo loads the Google+ sharing.
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What controls the visibility of the “Share your answer” section?

As the title states, I've noticed that after answering a question I can share my answer on Facebook/Twitter, yet this option disappears when looking at answers I've posted previously elsewhere. Is ...
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Share this link box popping up of its own accord when I upvote a question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upvote = Permalink Sometimes the Sharebox for 'Share this link' will pop up after I upvote a question, but I didn't click on the facebook or twitter icons. This is a little ...
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Notification bar is “underneath” the share-a-link box [closed]

My understanding is that the notification bar is "above" all of the on-page content, as though it is some sort of digital venetian blind that covers all the page content below it. However, I ...
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Option to disable “share a link to this question” popup?

I find this popup very annoying, and will stop upvoting questions if I have to see it every time I do so. Can you please add an option to disable it?
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Share on Twitter/Facebook, what about Google+? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any plans supporting Google+ for link sharing in the near future? Will we get Google+ support on Stack Exchange? It would be nice to be able, in addition to voting on ...
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Upvoting a question opens the 'share a link to this question' dialog? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upvote = Permalink I just noticed that the share a link to this question dialog pops up automatically when you upvote a question on Stack Overflow (but not on Meta Stack ...
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Upvote = Permalink

I've noticed, lately, that on upvoting a question the permalink of this question is shown and selected. Normally, after upvoting a question, I use the arrow key to read the answers. With the focus on ...
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It will be nice to share the answers we like on social networks

I came thro a question and i found an interesting answer to it. The answer is obviously the highest voted answer to the question but it was not accepted by the user who asked the question. I felt that ...
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On which Stack Exchange site can someone share code with others?

On which Stack Exchange site can someone share code with others, similar to CodeToad?
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Does the button to share a question on Twitter use a link that allows to identify who shared the link?

When on an SE site I use the button to the left of a question to share a link to the question on Twitter, am using a Twitter message that contains a code that identifies who shared the link? I used ...
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Please ditch all of the share icons - they give me nightmares

Too aggressive. I am hunted in my dreams by the "share on whatever is the cool sharing place people like this year". I would mostly appreciate something less visually aggressive, or an option to ...
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Prevent “Share a link” popup on downvote

I just downvoted a question on Programmers and got the share a link to this hot question to earn the publicist badge popup. It seems to me that a user will not be likely to link to a question (s)he ...