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`fbclid` tracking parameter attached by Facebook

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Facebook start to add every external URLs to have fbclid parameter to track users outside, for example.

https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/6ycMxixcv6o?fbclid=IwAR1-PvvWst-YZogDmssBnZhODH_S1AEU055ZuuU0ZyYzGkr2VdwKrCZhviE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMkQnpo_Ifg&fbclid=IwAR3K1YGiIOwaOIfGNwxlf6N1lPLnQWdIXddteubWRwHLp8FSJBOQ6JWNt8o

Also, bunch of parameters that cached on some search engine (google) can search with fbclid keyword.

Comments

  • Put this code in your .htaccess file:

    RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} "fbclid=" [NC]
    RewriteRule (.*) /$1? [R=301,L]

    If you work in WordPress:


    RewriteEngine On RewriteBase /
    RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} "fbclid=" [NC]
    RewriteRule (.*) /$1? [R=301,L]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . /index.php [L]

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