autolink

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An autolink is a hyperlink that was automatically added to some text to link that text to an obvious or useful destination, like hyperlinking a URL in plaintext to the URL itself, linking hashtags to search results, and @-names to their profile pages.

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Tantek

Tantek Çelik posts plain text notes on tantek.com which are autolinked (URLs, @-names) with the CASSIS auto_link function since 2010-02-16.

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Feel free to add your site if you also support posting of notes with autolinking, and note since when.

Open Source

See CASSIS auto_link function for a fairly good (and selfdogfooded) open source autolink implementation for PHP&JS.

Silo Examples

Most silos autolink URLs, some autolink hashtags & @-names as well (Twitter, Instagram).

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