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Bug #259

work with more URL formats

Added by Woozle Hypertwin 29 days ago. Updated 29 days ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Start date:
09/22/2021
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Spent time:

Description

The extension currently expects the post ID to be the last item in the URL, like this: https://nextdoor.com/p/6DWSwgLL2pJM?view=detail

However, this isn't always the case. A link to a specific comment in that same thread looks like this: https://nextdoor.com/p/6DWSwgLL2pJM/c/659086436?utm_source=share

Tentatively: if the domain name is immediately followed by "/p/", the next folder-name can be assumed to be the post ID. I think there are other URL formats, and there may even be another post-ID format (all numerics), but I will document such as I come across them.

There are also some circumstances where the extension icon does not appear at all; this is, in a way, actually a less-severe issue, since it's a clear signal that the extension isn't recognizing the page as something archiveable (which is easily remedied by finding the canonical URL and loading that).

2021-09-23 Here's another URL format: https://nextdoor.com/news_feed/?post=197256351 (not the same post) -- the extension icon doesn't appear, which I assume means the extension doesn't recognize that URL as saveable.

History

#1 Updated by Woozle Hypertwin 29 days ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

If I find any examples of URLs that don't work with this change, I'll reopen the ticket and add details.

#2 Updated by Woozle Hypertwin 29 days ago

  • Description updated (diff)

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