Unable to save a URL from Safari

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OP wklee Veteran Member • Posts: 9,595
Re: Unable to save a URL from Safari

CAcreeks wrote:

robgendreau wrote:

wklee wrote:

I tried to save a URL from within Google and elsewhere and it won't work. Rather than a https:// full link, I see a concealed link or a very long line of text.

For example searching for "flower pots" appear like this instead of the URL:

Flower pots & planters - IKEAhttps://www.ikea.com › Products › Decoration

One of the links I had previously saved now redirects to another link and I wanted the full URL: [ https://www.chelseagreen.com/product/the-soul-of-soil/ ]

That's Google. All their URLs returned in search results are obfuscated with Google analytics. You will have to visit the web page to copy its bonafide URL. This is why I use StartPage as my default search engine.

Sorry, but I'm unclear what you're trying to do. Safari doesn't have a "Save URL" command. The URLs are there just hidden in text.

Isn't that what right-click Copy Link does?

BTW, what are the advantages of using Safari?

I used Copy Link and the text I copied is obfuscated.

Flower pots & planters - IKEAhttps://www.ikea.com › Products › Decoration

I copied the above link and the URL was hidden.

Copying the link into the Location Bar from Google:

https:// www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwiY65ybjbPuAhXaT30KHaQNBgUQFjADegQIGxAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ikea.com%2Fsg%2Fen%2Fcat%2Fflower-pots-planters-pp004%2F&usg=AOvVaw1bHSMF2qhKw04MV9i-VXXz

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