I'm not sure how it's happened, but on each page there are some characters appended to the URL, similarly to the following one:

They seem to be the same for each page. Anybody know what is causing this?

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    Sounds like a browser plugin adding something to URLs for tracking purposes. Try disabling any installed browser plugins to see if you can isolate the problem
    – Clive
    Commented Jul 19, 2012 at 10:10
  • Are you redirected there even if you directly visit: example.com/rndsite page? Commented Jul 19, 2012 at 13:59
  • Yes I'm re-directed there no matter what I type in, and it happens cross-browser. Commented Jul 19, 2012 at 14:33

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Do you have an AddThis widget on any of the pages? This is a known issue with that widget. to resolve change this portion of the snippet:

var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":true};


var addthis_config = {"data_track_addressbar":false};
  • No problem. I ran into this same issue before. Nearly drove me insane. Glad I could help. Commented Jul 30, 2012 at 20:32
  • I was having the same problem.It's not really an issue but it's very annoying! Thank you man!
    – user12593
    Commented Jan 10, 2013 at 2:52

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