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  • Resolved Susan Warren


    All the links in my RSS feed look like this:

    rather than like this:

    This is true for both pages and posts. Both pages and posts have the same permalink structure, which is

    The “utm” links are in the direct WP feed and they follow through to Feedburner as well.

    I’ve never seen this before and don’t have a clue why it would be happening, so I’d really appreciate any help and feedback you can give.


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  • Can you replicate the problem using the default Twenty Fourteen theme with all plugins deactivated?

    I found the problem! The utm code comes from the Google Analytics plugin. I deactivated the plugin and the utm disappeared. I remembered that ‘utm’ stood for Urchin tracking, and Google bought out Urchin a few years ago, so I went for the Google Analytics plugin and found the culprit.

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