Linkify Plus Plus

Based on Linkify Plus. Turn plain text URLs into links.

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Review: Good - script works

Posted: 2014-11-04
Edited: 2015-01-13

Stops before parentheses (2.3.22) - FIXED

"(" and ")" are valid characters within URLs.

Thus, only alphanumerics, the special characters "$-_.+!*'(),", and reserved characters used for their reserved purposes may be used unencoded within a URL.

This regularly breaks linkification of wikipedia-links, which tend to have parentheses, i.e.

Though I don't know if it's feasible to make sure that no stray parenthesis will be linkified, e.g. so ( doesn't end up linking to

EDIT: Maybe the regexs of John Gruber may be helping: and their forks It also got good test-data.

Posted: 2014-11-05

Fixed at version 2.3.23. I loop through URL to check if there are any invalid parentheses.

Posted: 2015-01-06
Edited: 2015-01-13

Thanks, working fine.

If anyone wonders why the Darwin-link in the OP isn't properly linkified: That's the website's linkification being dumb. ;)

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