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Siddharth Staff says

1. Go to wordpress.com

2. Hover over the orange “Get started here” button

3. Check out the URL it’s linking to

4. ???

5. Profit

For the confused ones.

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wizylabs says

loooooooool :D what the heck is that :D

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ThemesFever says

LOL

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revaxarts says

I think this is just for the stats. Facebook did this too.

‘ref’ represents ‘referrer’ and not ‘user-from-that-marketplace’ or something :)

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cudazi Staff says

“Hey, did you ever rename that referral link we tested at 4am?”

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web_gab says

wtf????? :O

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JamiGibbs Staff says

haha!! Nice find!

But I guess the ‘ref’ description is accurate, no?

:D

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Siddharth Staff says

I think this is just for the stats. Facebook did this too. ‘ref’ represents ‘referrer’ and not ‘user-from-that-marketplace’ or something :)

Look at the class name of the button. ;)

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VisualSharing says

But I guess the ‘ref’ description is accurate, no?

Well, they sure know where the clicks come when they look at the referrals. :D

Btw, here’s a new finding, look at the URL at the bottom left corner:

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bfintal says

I was really hoping that the paw referral was real haha! :)

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