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  • Jon Solberg
    Former Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 4819

    Technical question tinyURL/Amazon??

    When posting a link to Amazon for someone to look at a product or read a review, as what I had posted HERE #19,

    Does this just work from any link that is in the post?

    Does the tinyURL automatic work if using the link tool or from any link in a post? Is this a site to site thing?

    if not

    is there a simple php tag that can be used?


    I know in the scheme of things this is not a big deal. Sorry for any hassle on this. I'm not much of an I.T. guy. I will continue to look for an answer with Dr. Google.
    Last edited by Jon Solberg; September 4, 2014, 01:07 PM.
  • FLBuckeye
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    • Jul 2014
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    • Brand new 26" Weber kettle. Three Weber 22.5"kettles, An 18" Weber kettle.

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      Huge fan of The Ohio State University.

    #2
    I clicked on the link for the Smokenator from that page and it looks like it has the some code as the link directly from the tinyurl link

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    • Jon Solberg
      Former Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 4819

      #3
      Ahhh, I see that. Very cool. Thanks man.

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      • Huskee
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        • May 2014
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        #4
        Last I heard you have to post the tinyurl link, and have the person then search for the product once they're in amazon from that link. Links MH has embedded in the site here have the code automatically.

        If you use the tinyurl link yourself, find an item, copy that entire link and paste it or send it, I'm not sure it will properly work once this is done.

        Pit Boss or Meathead can correct me on this if I'm wrong.

        I've understood best practice is to share the tinyurl link, have the person search for the item once there.
        Last edited by Huskee; September 4, 2014, 12:12 PM.

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        • Huskee
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          • May 2014
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          • central MI, USA
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            Want a free bottle of whiskey? Check out my link to Flaviar.com, you join with it, we both get a $50 bottle free.

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            • PBC
            • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
            • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
            • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
            • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
            • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
            • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
            • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
            • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

            Thermometers
            • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
            • (7) Maverick ET-732s
            • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
            • (1) Smoke by ThermoWorks
            • (1) Signals by ThermoWorks
            • Thermapen MkII, orange
            • ThermoPop, yellow
            • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
            • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
            • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
            • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

            Accessories
            • Instant Pot 6qt
            • Anova Bluetooth SV
            • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
            • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
            • BBQ Dragon
            • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
            • Weber grill topper
            • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
            • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
            • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

            Beverages
            • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
            • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
            • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
            • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
            • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
            • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
            • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

            About me
            Real name: Aaron
            Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

            Occupation:
            • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

          #5
          Jon I'm forwarding this to Meathead to clarify....

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          • Jon Solberg
            Jon Solberg commented
            Editing a comment
            Thanks and thanks, Sorry for any hassle. Just dont want to leave any money on the table.
            Last edited by Jon Solberg; September 6, 2014, 03:01 PM.
        • _Keith
          Former Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 187

          #6
          I'm pretty sure that if you pop this:
          &tag=amazi0a8-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325
          onto the end of any Amazon link, that will tell Amazon that you came there from here. You probably don't even need all of that; it's likely that just &tag=amazi0a8-20 will do it, but I could be wrong.

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          • Jon Solberg
            Jon Solberg commented
            Editing a comment
            Thanks for looking at it Keith. I appreciate it.
        • Meathead
          Administrator
          • May 2014
          • 1436
          • Chicago area
          • Remember, no rules in the bedroom or kitchen
            Meathead

          #7
          Your kindness is sooooo appreciated.

          We do know that if you use http://tinyurl.com/amazingribs it plants our code and anything you buy we get a finder's fee. If you want to create a link to something and share it, here's how, but I think this may be more trouble than it is worth: F
          ind the product on Amazon and locate the 10-digit ASIN or ISBN of the product located in the Product Details Section on every Amazon Product Page. Start with this template:
          http://www.amazon.com/dp/CODE/?tag=amazingribs1-20
          Replace "CODE" with the ASIN or ISBN number so the final product looks like this:
          http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GPEKBPE/?tag=amazingribs1-20

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          • Jon Solberg
            Former Member
            • Jul 2014
            • 4819

            #8
            Thank you!
            Last edited by Jon Solberg; September 6, 2014, 03:01 PM.

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