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Old 21 May 2016, 15:56
GHRake GHRake is offline
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Wierd Thread Redirects

I'm running some audits on my site and have found a 700 wierd redirects...Here are a few of them:

Any ideas?
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Old 21 May 2016, 17:43
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Perhaps you could post details of whats "weird" about them.

I have no intention of clicking on mystery links without some idea of what to expect, I expect others may think the same.
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Old 21 May 2016, 20:22
GHRake GHRake is offline
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Ahh so now I know what's happening
the ?p=7825 queries a post, loads the thread it's in and puts the viewport at the post in question.

But what I didn't understand is that it is basically a redirect, which changes the url from:

I didn't realize that would change the URL as well. My impression was that ?p= woud show just the post but that was incorrect.

Case Closed!
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