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reddit share button problem

  1. whatsforteatonightdear
    Member

    Just tried the reddit sharing button with one of my posts for the first time and encountered a problem. Using the button opens the reddit 'submit' page but feeds it with a shortened link to the post, and reddit doesn't accept short links! Perhaps this is a recent change?
    As it was for one of my own posts I went back and got the full link and pasted it in, but I doubt many of my readers [lovely as they all are!] are devoted enough to bother! Nor should they need to.
    I can't see any obvious way of changing the setting for this sharing button - can anyone help?

    The blog I need help with is whatsforteatonightdear.wordpress.com.

  2. lightbulbcartoon
    Member

    That the same problem here. It's pretty useless to have a button that shares a broken link. Not to mention embarrassing.

  3. whatsforteatonightdear
    Member

    Thanks lightbulbcartoon, thought it was just me - still no response from the WordPress folk though? Is there a happiness engineer out there who can help with this?

  4. Weekends are slow, but presumably someone will look at this on Monday. It's a big problem.

  5. We appear to be serving the full URL now.

    Are you still having trouble?

  6. whatsforteatonightdear
    Member

    Yes that seems to be fixed now, thanks.

  7. You're welcome!

  8. whatsforteatonightdear
    Member

    I think you should do some publicity on this fix. Some people might have just given up with the reddit button.

  9. I agree.

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