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URL Problems (Inserting Hyperlinks)


When adding a hyperlink...that isn't "http://" and rather "l+k://" the beginning of the link gets prefixed with "denied:".

Anyone know how to prevent this? When viewing on an iOS device I need "l+k://" hyperlinks to open an app.



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    Nevermind guys, I figured it out.

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    ToddTodd Chief Product Officer Vanilla Staff

    Hey @anyjungleinguy. If you find the answer to your own question you should always come back and answer it yourself. This is just basic etiquette for the next person that may stumble across this post.

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    i think its important to write how you did it so other people can gain from your experiance!

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    Ah, my bad guys, sorry.

    The problem lies in the HTMLawed plugin. Here it was detecting the '+' symbol which flagged it to prefix the URL with "denied:".

    All it needs is a simple edit of HTMLawed.php which is located in the plugins dir.

    Find the right section (e.g CTRL F "denied:") and remove whatever characters are being detected. The code is simple enough to understand, so no worries there!

    I'll probably come back and make this post more detailed, I'm posting from my phone at the minute, remembering off the top of my head.

    Hope it helps!

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    x00x00 MVP
    edited January 2012




    doesn't work


    obviously doesn't work. There must be some exploit they are protecting against.

    grep is your friend.

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    can't you choose a better url scheme?

    myapp:// etc?

    grep is your friend.

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