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Change the links in Ask Ubuntu Meta contact page

The UI I normally use for updating the text on this page is only available on main sites - it's a special CM-only hub with stats and special links that we need that allow us to do a variety of things. ...
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Broken links starting with http://%20https://

I reckon this happens sometimes while adding a link using the "insert hyperlink" tool (either by clicking the button or pressing Ctrl+L) instead of using Markdown. The input box contains https:// (...
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Links in HTTPS site are always HTTP

Solution If you need HTTPS to protect your privacy on all pages of Ask Ubuntu, install the HTTPS Everywhere browser extension and it will modify all requests by replacing http: with https:. ...
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Change the links in Ask Ubuntu contact page

Both links should be removed. To me, they look like legacy stubs that never really took off and have outlived their usefulness. Neither provides a useful way to communicate with the Ubuntu Project. ...
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Change the links in Ask Ubuntu contact page

I've removed the second link (to Canonical) and updated the link to Ubuntu so that it doesn't redirect. I've also added a link to the Ubuntu Launchpad site with information about using it for bug ...
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4 votes

Image link cleanup for HTTPS

List of posts (once you edit a post, remove the http:// so that it's no longer a link, add i after if the Software Center icon is a problem). If an image is dead, do check http://web.archive.org/web/*/...
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Off-topic flagging links should be HTTPS now

This will be fixed in the next build, thanks!
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Change the links in Ask Ubuntu contact page

The two links lead to the same information, so I guess at most we can include one of them https://ubuntu.com/contact-us I tend to agree with user535733's answer suggesting that we don't need these ...
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Broken links starting with http://%20https://

The problem seems to be caused by copying a link with a preceding space into the Insert Hyperlink dialog. The software adds http:// in front of it and a broken link starting with http://%20https:// is ...
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