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[liberationtech] extracts the S from https (update)

Griffin Boyce griffinboyce at
Sun May 8 15:08:15 PDT 2011

While it might not be the most pleasing solution, you could always turn your
preferred link into a link or use a similar service.

I've tested this with the https Twitter link, and it was preserved:


On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 5:20 PM, Frank Corrigan <email at>wrote:

> I can confirm that I am able to replicate the situation of a https url
> included in hosted blog to a url having a
> suffix has the S in https removed and this removal also happens when
> such a link is added in plain text (not active). I have circumvented
> this problem by inserting an image of the httpS url and the linking to
> it with a httpS url.
> You can see things here:
> Unlike web hosts inserting stuff into html code that has been uploaded,
> extracts the S from https, from all links added to a blog
> post that point to a url with a suffix.
> I entered and the S was not removed, so
> therefore removal of S from
> when added to a blog only affects url's...
> I posted this issue to the wordpress forum, but no adequate or formal
> response is forthcoming.
> Frank
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