ProTip: Remember to check your URLs for "utm_*" parameters

E.G. If I see:
"?" at the end of the URL you shared, I know you got it from Reddit

Or "utm_campaign=newsletter0120" tells me you probably copied it from an email sent in January of last year

These are never needed to actually reach the page you're sharing. They're just for analytics (UTM tracking modules) and will reveal where you get your information (to us and the site), which may cause privacy issues

@cypnk there are a few browser extensions which clean urls automatically but they're shamefully overlooked imo. the first web browser to build it in by default would be an actual hero.


@moritzheiber @cypnk I'm glad you asked! I haven't used Firefox since Spring or so, but I seem to remember "CleanURLS" was still working, then.

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