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  • Resolved NoMad1337


    When publicizing new Posts via the JetPack Publicize feature (e.g. on twitter), but not using shortlinks, JetPack prefers the “raw” guid-parameter link (?p=1234) over the permalink (e.g. /2013/04/perma-link-to-post.html).

    I don’t think this is “expected behaviour” – Yes, the guid-parameter version is shorter, but that doesn’t matter… On Twitter, there is a character limit, but hyperlinks are always 25chars long (I guess), as they shortlink the URL via anyways.
    The Result: Not using, publicize uses the guid-link. On Twitter, users will access the hyperlink, going from to the guid-link, this one redirecting to the permalink (if enabled).

    Or in a nutshell: ugly and inefficient.

    I wasn’t able to actually determine the function causing this in jetpack’s sources, so I don’t know if it’s jetpack doing this, some wordpress core-function or the publishing-service application.
    Any idea where this comes from, or better: how to change it?

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