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chabadlibrary.org link structure has changed, and there are now many broken links

chabadlibrary.org recently changed their page structure, and as such any links to that website have to be updated. For example (from here: How to pronounce the name of the sefer "Bnei Yso(s)...
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Old links to Mi Yodeya Meta are broken-ish (https)

I clicked on the link to Mi Yodeya Meta in this comment earlier today, but Chrome wouldn't take me to https://meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/, because "Your connection is not private." I assume this ...
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Trouble linking something properly

I seem to have trouble using the link option when sourcing a question or answer. The actual link works but does not show up clean ie it basically looks like when I copy & paste from the other web ...
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On Meta Mi Yodeya, every link has a dotted underline. Is this ideal?

Background It's true that modern web browsers always provide a solid underline to all links by default, and that web designers like to override this behavior. On quora.com, Edo Amin explains why: if ...
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yodeya.com/* links are not working

When I browse to http://yodeya.com/q/1 or http://mi.yodeya.com/q/1, I get a blank page. These URLs ought to (and used to) resolve to http://judaism.stackexchange.com/q/1, and in general, yodeya.com/* ...
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why not automatically archive links in questions and answers

This is a suggestion. Why doesn't stack exchange automatically archive links in questions and answers. There are links to websites that no longer exist, etc. Since they are such a large part of the ...
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Is a link-only answer to within MY acceptable?

@Scimonster I thought we decided that a mi.y link was OK. This is not to say, of course, that the other link shouldn't be expanded on :) – Shokhet 6 hours ago @Shokhet, 1) 2 upvotes doesn't ...
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How can i make the link in my question/ answer open in a new tab/window when clicked on?

In Mi Yodeya, how can I make the link in my question/answer open in a new tab/window when clicked on? In other words, how can I set up my posts so that when other users click on the links, they will ...
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Procedure for broken links

What is the correct thing to do when one finds a broken link in one of the questions or answers? Until now I have flagged them for the moderator, but sometimes these have been declined as being not ...
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Nice links in comments

How do I insert a nice looking link where the displayed text is not the URL (this as opposed to this: h​ttp://meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/q/1914/3073) in a comment?
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Closing back-doors to deleted content for halachic reasons

This question has been deleted, but is still available through a click in a comment. Furthermore, the closed question puts attention (first link) to content who's author deleted it on halachic grounds....
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Mi Yodeya Referencer: A Syntax for Linking to Sources

Several times, the community has discussed and requested an easier way to link to sources. So recently, with the help of Hashem yisborach, and @Menachem, I threw together a quick script to do just ...
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Add question title to comment links for links to other SE questions

Often, we put things in comments like "related: judaism.se.com/question/1244" (e.g., Garments that unintentionally require tzitzit). In a "post" (question or answer) these get rendered as the title ...
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Reference to good texts

Following this: Is there some way to make it easier to quote and find relevant texts? Hebrewbooks is a great site, very helpful with sources and texts, a wonderful interface and good options. Still, ...
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mi.yodeya.com path-URLs strip the path on redirecting

http://mi.yodeya.com/[anything] now redirects straight to http://judaism.stackexchange.com rather than to http://judaism.stackexchange.com/[anything] as it used to. This seems like a bug; if it is (...
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"Why are some questions closed?" should link to "Help: Question closed"

The FAQ list's section on "Why are some questions closed?" should link to "Help: Question closed", a useful page that is otherwise fairly hard to find. Specifically, I propose that the FAQ-list text ...
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Is there a way to host documents?

Is there a feature of the site that enables hosting documents in order to prevent the loss of source material to dead links? If not, could there be?
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Syntax for linking to sources

We've discussed adding link support for citations, so that someone could type, in a question or answer, some shorthand, and the server would expand it to a link to a specific page on mechon-mamre.org ...
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Comment links within the same question [closed]

When I link to a comment within the same question, the link doesn't bring me to the comment itself unless I open it in a new tab/window. Can we fix that? [I'm using Chrome 17.0] EDIT: See here for ...
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Opening links as a new tab

On J.SE (and I'm guessing on all SE sites) when you click on a link, it opens in your current window. Wouldn't it be more convenient if it opens as a new tab or window? (Is the problem on my end/with ...
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Powered by Text-Enhance? [closed]

What's up with the links that are attached to seemingly random words that link to advertisements? When you hover over them, it says "Powered Text-Enhance" and shows an ad. There's one in my answer ...
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"Related question" why so?

Why do people make a point of linking questions to each-other? They write "related." Do they link that so the person asking may see his answer? Thank you
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Linking to specific answers or comments

How do I give someone a link to a specific answer or comment? I know I can, but the only way I can do it now is to go to my user's recent activity and grab the link from there. Is there an easier way?...
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linking directly to comments

The "activity" tab's "comment" log entries (for comments on answers only, not for comments on questions) link to things like https://judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/5991/words-often-mispronounced/...
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