Release List Reviews Shop Join News DVD Giveaways Video Games Advertise
DVD Reviews | Theatrical Reviews | Price Search Buy Stuff Here
DVD Talk
DVD Reviews DVD Talk Headlines HD Reviews


Add to My Yahoo! - RSS 2.0 - RSS 2.0 - DVD Talk Podcast RSS -


Go Back   DVD Talk Forum > Feedback > Forum Feedback and Support

Forum Feedback and Support Post forum feedback and related problems, here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-22-16, 04:40 PM   #1
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
b2net's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 4,391
Amazon Links in threads no longer working

When clicking a link to Amazon within any thread creates a URL that is unresolvable for Amazon.

example: http://www.amazon.com/Pilot/dp/B01D0MDRMW/

used to become: http://www.amazon.com/Pilot/dp/B01D0...=nosim/dvdtalk

but now becomes:http://api.viglink.com/api/click?for...%26amp%3BlibId...


which resolves to: http://cdn.viglink.com/api/http%3A%2...osim%2Fdvdtalk
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-23-16, 07:40 PM   #2
Administrator
 
IBobi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 500
Re: Amazon Links in threads no longer working

Should be fixed now.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-24-16, 03:01 AM   #3
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
b2net's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 4,391
Re: Amazon Links in threads no longer working

Seems to work correct from mobile chrome browser at this time. I will check ie11 on Windows 10 later and let you know.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-16, 10:23 AM   #4
Moderator
 
TheBigDave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Florida
Posts: 9,076
Re: Amazon Links in threads no longer working

I noticed a couple days ago that Amazon links are disappearing. I'm using the latest Firefox browser.

Here's one. Let me know if it shows up:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0037STB02/
__________________
Speedy thing goes in. Speedy thing comes out.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-16, 10:24 AM   #5
DVD Talk Legend
 
Cardsfan111's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Indiana
Posts: 16,169
Re: Amazon Links in threads no longer working

Worked for me.
__________________
DVD/BD Spending Tab: 2017; Rank 'Em as You See 'Em: 2017; Challenge Lists

"i 'm new here. most of people in here are good. but there is a miserable person. Look into your mirror. Superboy!" --New Member, robert11
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-18-16, 10:52 AM   #6
DVD Talk Reviewer/ Admin
 
Adam Tyner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: Greenville, South Cackalack
Posts: 19,124
Re: Amazon Links in threads no longer working

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheBigDave View Post
I noticed a couple days ago that Amazon links are disappearing. I'm using the latest Firefox browser.
Turn off AdBlocker. As part of a recent update, AdBlocker by default rejects any Amazon affiliate link. (Plus...y'know, support DVD Talk!) You can also disable that specific AdBlocker filter:

Code:
##a[href^="http://www.amazon."][href*="/obidos/ASIN/"]
__________________
"When you're in your twenties, you wonder what everyone's thinking of you. When you're in your thirties, you don't care what people think of you. And when you reach your forties, you find out no one was ever thinking of you in the first place."
-Patton Oswalt
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-24-16, 01:04 AM   #7
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 3,031
Re: Amazon Links in threads no longer working

I disabled Adblock Plus and it works. It seems like other users can see the link even if the user who posted it cannot.

Last edited by EinCB; 05-24-16 at 01:09 AM.
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-16, 11:17 AM   #8
kd5
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
kd5's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 7,300
Re: Amazon Links in threads no longer working

Just tried to link to a BD Amazon lowered the price on, link wouldn't take...

http://forum.dvdtalk.com/12817132-post6227.html
__________________
Time is the fire in which we burn. (Soran)

My DVD/BD Collection
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-16, 11:49 AM   #9
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 3,031
Re: Amazon Links in threads no longer working

I entered the web link. No problems. Did you disable your ad blocker?
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-16, 01:40 PM   #10
kd5
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
kd5's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 7,300
Re: Amazon Links in threads no longer working

Yes I did and I was able to see my link. I posted a thread at the Pale Moon forum about this issue, we'll see if anybody there can resolve it.
__________________
Time is the fire in which we burn. (Soran)

My DVD/BD Collection
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-16, 08:14 PM   #11
kd5
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
kd5's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 7,300
Re: Amazon Links in threads no longer working

Actually, it was in the Easy List filterset within AdBlock Latitude (more than likely the same as AdBlock Plus), a rule had to be excluded/unchecked. I posted the issue in the East List forum, haven't received a response yet.

The rule is:

distrowatch.com,dvdtalk.com,soundtrackcollector.com##a[href^="http://www.amazon."][href*="/obidos/ASIN/"]

in case anyone else has the same issue with Firefox/Pale Moon.
__________________
Time is the fire in which we burn. (Soran)

My DVD/BD Collection
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-16, 07:19 PM   #12
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
BobO'Link's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 7,124
Re: Amazon Links in threads no longer working

Quote:
Originally Posted by Adam Tyner View Post
Turn off AdBlocker. As part of a recent update, AdBlocker by default rejects any Amazon affiliate link. (Plus...y'know, support DVD Talk!) You can also disable that specific AdBlocker filter:

Code:
##a[href^="http://www.amazon."][href*="/obidos/ASIN/"]
That worked until a day or so back (not exactly sure as I only have the issue on review pages and haven't looked at any for a few days). I also tried kd5's filter uncheck. Neither work now for the reviews pages. I also just "upgraded" to FF v47.0 yesterday as well. It could be a combo of the two.

**EDIT**
I found and disabled this:
Quote:
##div[id^="div-gpt-ad"]
which is a Easylist block apparently tied to Amazon. That seems to have allowed Amazon links in the reviews to work and display properly.

**EDIT #2**
It *may* be related to the FF version as well. I have *zero* issues on my work system but FF on it is at v44.0. I may do a test "upgrade" later just to see (it's the portable version and easy to backup/undo crappy upgrade versions).

Last edited by BobO'Link; 06-27-16 at 02:08 PM.
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:43 PM.


Copyright 2011 DVDTalk.com All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0