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  • Hi, my name is Joe
    Former Member
    • Sep 2017
    • 70
    • Maryland

    Suggestion for cleaning up the site.

    This website is amazing, but it's filled with tons of broken and no longer active links to products. Amazon smile is a bit tricky when it comes to who i'm currently supporting, to ensure I'm supporting AR for all my cooking purchases, I always come here to follow the links. It's incredibly frustrating to be lead to a dead end 404 error or a product no longer available. I'd like to see a way to report broken links so they can be fixed by the webmaster.

    Any thoughts on this?
  • JonnyB
    Club Member
    • Feb 2016
    • 116
    • Clarksville, TN
    • JonnyB
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      Old Country BBQ Pits Over and Under stick burner
      Oklahoma Joe Bandera Vertical Smoker
      3 Embers gas grill
      Maverick 732 thermometer
      Inkbird IHT-1P and IBT-6XS thermometers
      Creator of Son of a Butcher Barbeque Apparel
      https://teespring.com/stores/son-of-a-butcher-barbeque

    #2
    I second this....

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    • Huskee
      Pit Boss
      • May 2014
      • 15011
      • central MI, USA
      • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

        Want a free bottle of whiskey? Check out my link to Flaviar.com, you join with it, we both get a $50 bottle free.

        Smokers / Grills
        • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
        • 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.

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

      #3
      Absolutely! If you find broken links, please post them here! Or compile a list as you see them & post it. Or email them to us at our Contact Us link: http://amazingribs.com/bbq_equipment...ent/contact-us

      Sorry for the mess. Sometimes links change and we don't always catch it. We appreciate the help.

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      • Hi, my name is Joe
        Hi, my name is Joe commented
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        What's the best way for you guys to triage the links and the removed the broken link message from this thread? Can you delete posts of broken links once they have been fixed, that way this thread doesn't get out of control?

        What language is this site? Is a plugin available to report broken links?

      • Huskee
        Huskee commented
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        Hi, my name is Joe I've forwarded this on to get a proper answer for you
    • Meathead
      Administrator
      • May 2014
      • 1344
      • Chicago area
      • Remember, no rules in the bedroom or kitchen
        Meathead

      #4
      If you find broken links on the articles and recipes on the free part of the website, we can fix them. Send email to [email protected] and tell me the url of the page and the link. Tons? We run link checks and often find as many as 5 or six. Amazon runs out of a product, a website we liked went out of biz or changed the urls is common. But we need to know and want to fix them!

      If you find a broken link here in The Pit, that is harder to police. I recommend you just post the correct link to the thread.

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      • Hi, my name is Joe
        Hi, my name is Joe commented
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        Meathead, Thanks for writing in! Perhaps broken links are the wrong language, Most of what I find are products that are no longer available, largely on the free site. Would you want one email email per broken link? Or a list with multiple links in one email?

        I don't want your email getting flooded with multiple requests.
    • Meathead
      Administrator
      • May 2014
      • 1344
      • Chicago area
      • Remember, no rules in the bedroom or kitchen
        Meathead

      #5
      Ah ha! Yes, we think of broken links as something we can control, but we have no control over inventory at Amazon. Often a product we love sells out and then comes back in stock within days. And yes, if you can send them in as few emails as possbile that would help. I need to know what page the link appears in order to find it. But hang in there a few weeks. We are in the middle of a MASSIVE site redo that prevents me from making changes to the current site. When we release the new site I can attack them.

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      • Hi, my name is Joe
        Hi, my name is Joe commented
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        Awesome Meathead! I've "tested in production" before at an old job, it never went well. So having a way to test changes before putting them out for the world to see creates a lot less stress and makes for a better product. Can't wait to see the new site!

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