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Autolinking URLs adds a trailing </p>

asked 2014-06-03 02:28:18 -0500

Adolfo Rodriguez T's avatar

When adding a URL without explicitly creating a link (just type URL, no use of square/round braces), a trailing </p> is added to the pointed-to address, rendering the link invalid. I've seen this happen when commenting answers. It seems to not happen when asking a question. You can find an example post where the problem occurs here:

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Here is an example showing that this bug also affects Ask Askbot here. The wikipedia page for Askbot is at

slelievre's avatar slelievre  ( 2016-08-16 11:30:14 -0500 )edit

Reported at askbot-devel issue #324: - but the issue was closed after a similar but different bug was solved... ...and I can't convince @Evgeny to reopen.

slelievre's avatar slelievre  ( 2018-04-06 14:15:34 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-05-09 10:51:49 -0500

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updated 2017-05-09 10:55:05 -0500

Ohh this bug is from since 2014 but It won't solved by AskBot developers till this date.. Hope it will solved in future versions. For this bug demo please click on the LINK in comments sections

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There is a report from August 2013 (

Martin's avatar Martin  ( 2017-08-09 05:16:25 -0500 )edit

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