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Help Fixing Broken Internal Links [Ongoing Project]

I recently took a look at our site using Ahref's Site Explorer and noticed that we currently have ~1,400 broken links. Essentially, these are questions/answers that link out to pages that 404. Fixing ...
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Deceptive links in answers

Just a heads up really... In the last couple of days I've noticed a couple of deceptive links in two answers by two different (unregistered) users. Whilst the answers themselves seem to be legitimate ...
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Is there a policy on URLs in posts?

I am enjoying reviewing and editing posts and often remove the URL of a site and make it generic. However I just saw an answer posted by one of the moderators and he included the URL that was in the ...
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Example domain cleanup

Here's a cleanup project to help improve the information on the site. Posts on this site often reference a fictitious example domain. The preferred domains for this purpose are the reserved ...
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Making outgoing links open in new window/tab

I was thinking that doing a markup override and adding a target="blank" to all outgoing links at webmasters.stackexchange.com would save some trouble for users like me who checks links on answers ...
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Use link color for linked text in code markup, too

In inline code markup, links are not styled differently than plain text. Example: This sentence is linked. This sentence is not linked. Only by hovering you’ll notice that there is a link. On Stack ...
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Is it helpful to link to external tutorials, or will it cause long-term problems?

Pro Webmasters questions can often be answered or clarified by linking to tutorials and blog posts from third-party sites. I'm cautious about doing so because I appreciate the need to avoid potential ...
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