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HTML links, generally those created within the network on questions, answers, or the site itself.

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Links to use https but site seems to use only http

My browser refuses to follow links to on the grounds that the site is not available via https. But earlier questions link to the site using https e.g. most recent such question. The ...
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a blinking arrow indicating a reply with more votes below

If the accepted answer to a question is very long, we need to scroll down whether the next reply has more votes or not. I would like to request SE software development team to add a blinking arrow ...
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Link when referencing another answer

When editing this answer, I thought it would enhance readability/access when having Since this question comes up so often, I thought I'd try to supplement ArTourter's correct answer with a more ...
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Substantial overlap with post by other user(s)

This is not necessarily a TeX meta question but I do not know where to ask it. From the arXiv I am used that submissions get flagged if they have substantial or some overlap with papers by the same or ...
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Can someone help me find dead links in my posts?

I suspect that there is a data query that will find this for me, but it's been a while since I last ventured onto the data site and I'm hoping that someone will be able to answer this quickly for me. ...
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Links are invisible on the Main site

I've noticed this for quite some time, but I suppose the time has come to do something about it. At least for me to speak about it, hoping to cause some change. Links on TeX SE Main are invisible. ...
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How to mark dead links

Sometimes when entering an old post, links are dead. Stack Exchange should add some quick button to mark a link as dead in old posts so that authors gets notified and can modify the post.
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Raw https links are prettified in the actual post, but not in the preview

When editing another user's post, I noticed that raw https links to locations on the SE Network are not prettified in the previewer in the same way http links are. When actually submitting the change ...
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How can I change all links to

I have recorded many videos of conferences, including TeX conferences. For nearly 10 years I have been hosting these on The domain is now not under my control (long story), and ...
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The hyperlink color seems to be difficult to distinguish from the text

In my opinion (or my eyes are so bad), I think the hyperlink color is difficult to differentiate from the text. As a result, I always add a word "click" in the hyperlink to overcome this issue. It ...
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Why didn't the links open to a new tab/window?

Why is the links which are provided in questions and answers did not open a new tab/window. I personally feel that, this would be a great feature and did not require right click to open new tab/window ...
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"Share" link doesn't really link question

When inserting a "short permalink" (i.e., the one obtained by clicking the "share" link) into a question or an answer, as clear text, it is substituted by the question title: Do we like the share ...
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Comments with link (Policy or Feature Request): Automatically rendered as question's title or answerer username

As discussed at Question: Automatic question's title insertion with link, question/answer url links in comments does not automatically render as titles or answer usernames. A Workaround pointed ...
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What is the simplest way to copy the url of a comment?

Visiting a user activity page and right-clicking the corresponding comment hyperlink to copy the url seem to be cumbersome. Is there the simplest way to do it? Of course, there will not be a ...
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Automatic question's title insertion with link

I know how to insert a [link](link) in my questions, answers or comments, and I know how to use tex.stackexchange link button as explained in How do I create a link to an answer?. But I need to use ...
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Including images from Wikipedia or Wikicommons

Is it ok to include an image from Wikipedia or Wikicommons directly, i.e using the ![<title>](<URL>) or ![<title>][<num>] syntax? Because TeX.SX is also under a wiki license ...
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How do i code a link in a comment if the link is to an ftp:// site?

I just tried to include a link in a comment (to question 13831 -- would appreciate it if someone fixes it), and failed miserably to get it to format correctly. the link is to a document in an ftp://.....
barbara beeton's user avatar
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How do I create a link to an answer?

At this point I know how to add a clickable link in my answer, and I can create such a link to a question by copying the URL from the top of the browser. But if I want to make reference to someone ...
Phil Hirschhorn's user avatar
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Rules about linking to external pages

What are the rules about linking to external pages, which might be commercial? For example I referenced The TeXBook and wanted to link to it, so that people who don't now it can find it better. The ...
Martin Scharrer's user avatar
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Do we like the share buttons? Do people use them?

I'm not a facebook or twitter user, and this question might be a reflection of that, but I wonder if people like the little share links near every question. I guess this question will have several ...
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Can we have some linking etiquette and guidelines?

I have observed several posts that say click here or here or here, which I find quite annoying since it requires the reader to click or hover over the link to find out what the author was referring to....
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