Knowledgebase: Marketing
How do I remove the AddThis #hashtag from my URLs?

If you are using the Social Bookmarking service directly from AddThis, you may sometimes notice that your URLs are sometimes appended with a strange (3) hashtag and a series of numbers/letters at the end.

For example, instead of:

http://yourstoredomain/product_p_01.html

the URL will appear in some areas as

http://yourstoredomain/product_p_01.html#.UvT5cDlcQRs

This is a result of using AddThis' "address bar tracking" function which is used by AddThis for basic analytics.

Please review AddThis' article (located here) on removing the function so the hashtags are not present.

Note
The above information only applies if you are using AddThis' service directly from them. If you are using 3dcart's Integration with AddThis via Marketing ->Social Bookmarking you should not run into this issue at all.


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