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URLs not shortening. #4760182
05/17/18 05:41 PM
05/17/18 05:41 PM
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jhellwig Offline OP
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Is it just me or are urls not shortening when people post them? I keep seeing urls that are so long it stretches the page and shrinks the text. It doesnít seam to happen anywhere else. It might be my issue.


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Re: URLs not shortening. [Re: jhellwig] #4760192
05/17/18 05:52 PM
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No that happens on BITOG I've had it happen on some of my post here and they won't come up. Are the ones your talking about coming up?


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Re: URLs not shortening. [Re: jhellwig] #4761547
05/19/18 01:14 AM
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Garak Offline
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That's why it's best if people use the "link" button when creating a post. That way, at least one can control the length with some of the absurdly long URLs we sometimes find.


Plain, simple Garak.

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Re: URLs not shortening. [Re: Garak] #4761874
05/19/18 10:48 AM
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jhellwig Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: Garak
That's why it's best if people use the "link" button when creating a post. That way, at least one can control the length with some of the absurdly long URLs we sometimes find.


A lot of forums I have been on will automatically shorten it even if you donít use the link button.


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Re: URLs not shortening. [Re: jhellwig] #4762348
05/19/18 08:00 PM
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Garak Offline
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I think the only "automatic" URL shortening here is when wwilson notices a mess. wink


Plain, simple Garak.

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