Search Mailing List Archives
[liberationtech] wordpress.com extracts the S from https (update)
griffinboyce at gmail.com
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 bit.ly 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 franciscorrigan.com>wrote:
> I can confirm that I am able to replicate the situation of a https url
> included in wordpress.com hosted blog to a url having a wordpress.com
> 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,
> wordpress.com extracts the S from https, from all links added to a blog
> post that point to a url with a wordpress.com suffix.
> I entered https://encrypted.google.com/ and the S was not removed, so
> therefore removal of S from
> when added to a blog only affects wordpress.com url's...
> I posted this issue to the wordpress forum, but no adequate or formal
> response is forthcoming.
> liberationtech mailing list
> liberationtech at lists.stanford.edu
> Should you need to change your subscription options, please go to:
> If you would like to receive a daily digest, click "yes" (once you click
> above) next to "would you like to receive list mail batched in a daily
> You will need the user name and password you receive from the list
> moderator in monthly reminders.
> Should you need immediate assistance, please contact the list moderator.
> Please don't forget to follow us on http://twitter.com/#!/Liberationtech
Be the change you want to see in the world.
PGP Key etc: https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/User:Fontaine
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the liberationtech