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Links from slickdeals posts being broken by mediaplex / referrals?

fiyawerx 36 18 May 23, 2016 at 03:48 PM More Dell Home & Office Deals
I posted http://slickdeals.net/f/8773475-50-vizio-d50u-d1-4k-ultra-hd-smart-hdtv-200-dell-egiftcard-549-99-free-shipping?v=1&p=85280823#post85280823 this thread a bit ago, and if you go to accessories.dell.com and search for d50u-d1, the item comes up fine. However, once you paste a link to it within a slickdeals thread and refresh the page, slickdeals converts it to some sort of outgoing referral that breaks the link and shows the item as not available. If you paste the link manually or search on their site, it works fine. For example:

Copy & Paste of direct url:
http://accessories.dell.com/sna/p...u=A8620045

Copy & Paste of url with http removed so you can copy and paste to verify:

accessories.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&sku=A8620045

Both of these are the same exact url, but the first one will stop working once it tries to go through slickdeals/mediaplex referrals.

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Quote from fiyawerx View Post :
I posted http://slickdeals.net/f/8773475-50-vizio-d50u-d1-4k-ultra-hd-smart-hdtv-200-dell-egiftcard-549-99-free-shipping?v=1&p=85280823#post85280823 this thread a bit ago, and if you go to accessories.dell.com and search for d50u-d1, the item comes up fine. However, once you paste a link to it within a slickdeals thread and refresh the page, slickdeals converts it to some sort of outgoing referral that breaks the link and shows the item as not available. If you paste the link manually or search on their site, it works fine. For example:

Copy & Paste of direct url:
http://accessories.dell.com/sna/p...u=A8620045

Copy & Paste of url with http removed so you can copy and paste to verify:

accessories.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&sku=A8620045

Both of these are the same exact url, but the first one will stop working once it tries to go through slickdeals/mediaplex referrals.
Thanks we're looking into the issue.
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Quote from fiyawerx View Post :
I posted http://slickdeals.net/f/8773475-50-vizio-d50u-d1-4k-ultra-hd-smart-hdtv-200-dell-egiftcard-549-99-free-shipping?v=1&p=85280823#post85280823 this thread a bit ago, and if you go to accessories.dell.com and search for d50u-d1, the item comes up fine. However, once you paste a link to it within a slickdeals thread and refresh the page, slickdeals converts it to some sort of outgoing referral that breaks the link and shows the item as not available. If you paste the link manually or search on their site, it works fine. For example:

Copy & Paste of direct url:
http://accessories.dell.com/sna/p...u=A8620045

Copy & Paste of url with http removed so you can copy and paste to verify:

accessories.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&cs=19&sku=A8620045

Both of these are the same exact url, but the first one will stop working once it tries to go through slickdeals/mediaplex referrals.
This should be fixed now, it was a glitch. Sorry about the trouble it caused Frown

I've also moved your thread back to Hot Deals.
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Great, thanks for the attention!
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Just adding my .02 this has been breaking sweeps links for years now....eventually have to php the link, then tell people to copy n paste. Frustrating and annoying. For example lands end is a commonly broken provider of sweeps that links stop working....
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