How to correct links to the old DDO forums
One of the annoying aspects of the DDO forum upgrade is that links to threads to the old forum have been broken. Luckily, the thread ID number has stayed the same, so it is easy to correct the link using a little bit of address-bar-fu.
The old links looked like this:
As of now, the above link will take you to a 404 page.
But, if you change the address to:
It works fine, and goes to the same thread.
When I get to it, I'll correct as many of the links to my guides as possible, but I hope you find this useful if you find other broken links.
Old Forum URL with 7 digits for thread not working
This works for me, but I can't open a page with a 7 digit forum handle. Looks like most of the recent forum threads started at the end of 2012 have a 7 digit handle, like this:
Originally Posted by Aris1000
Posting into the new URL method, I get "No Thread Specified".
Any ideas on converting that 7 digit to a 6 digit, or maybe another redirection method?