How to Getting Rid of Random Characters Appended to the URLs of Your WordPress Posts

If your WordPress blog shows random numbers and letters at the end of your URLs / permalinks, we can follow these steps to easily remove them.

For example, if you visit your blog and the URLs are replaced with something like https://techsoftcenter.com/how-trunk-vlan-in-mikrotik-cisco-switch/#.XStHY-gzbIU, here’s how to fix it.

AddThis
AddThis

Why AddThis Added To This Problem

If your site also has the AddThis plug-in installed, click AddThis advanced settings. Uncheck the Follow shares in the address bar box and save the settings. This should resolve your issue and correct your web URLs to avoid results such as /#.XStHY-gzbIU.

AddThis Problem
AddThis Problem

If AddThis is not installed on your WordPress plug-ins, yet Insert If this encoding is still displayed in the HTML of your blog, follow the steps below in order. From the left navigation, click View -> Editor. Then, on the right, click Single Message (single.php).

{Find the line that says “Data_track_addressbar: true}.

Data_track_addressbar
Data_track_addressbar

In that line of code, just change true to false. Like this:

(single.php) :Data_track_addressbar
(single.php) :Data_track_addressbar

I hope it has been a useful article.