Fix Twitter link in user profiles

Created on Thursday 2 July 2020, 15:58

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    Metabolism of Cities
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    Programming work
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    Paul Hoekman
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    Paul Hoekman

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We used to record the full twitter link in a person's profile, but now it is set up differently, so it doubles the URL (e.g. Since we've done this consistently in the old format and it would be an extra effort to ask people to change that, perhaps this can be batch-solved? See with this profile for example:

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This was now sorted. A batch script has fixed the links, and whenever a user enters a twitter handle and includes the URL, then it's stripped before it's saved.

Status change: Open → Completed