Difficulty linking to site via search engine

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When I click on moneysavingexpert.com there is no response. But if I go direct to the forums it works.Anyone else? Or is it me?

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  • jrtfanjrtfan Forumite
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    Hi pineapple.

    I've just accessed moneysavingexpert.com (the home page) via a Google search, without any bother. This was using Firefox browser on an android phone. Will it work for you if you try a different browser, maybe?
  • pineapplepineapple Forumite
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    Thanks. I use Firefox too so it must be me. Funny thing is this is the only dead link - other sites work fine.
    Will check my settings.
  • pineapplepineapple Forumite
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    pineapple wrote: »
    Thanks. I use Firefox too so it must be me. Funny thing is this is the only dead link - other sites work fine.
    Will check my settings.
    I have block pop up windows ticked. I made the site an exception and now the link works. But I still don't understand it. It was just the main site I had a problem with. I could always link straight to the forums.
  • jrtfanjrtfan Forumite
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    pineapple wrote: »
    I have block pop up windows ticked. I made the site an exception and now the link works. But I still don't understand it. It was just the main site I had a problem with. I could always link straight to the forums.

    Did this start happening yesterday (Wednesday 18th)?

    It's probably nothing more than coincidence, only the Tech team had been working on a fix for a problem to do with avatars, and this fix went live yesterday

    (http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5538161&page=3 see post #81).

    I wonder if there might be any connection?
  • BootsoxBootsox Forumite
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    A bit of a variation on a theme here:

    Today, I've noticed for MSE forums that the normal arrangement of opening a posted link in a new tab does not happen (instead, the link opens in a new window).

    Running Safari on a mac.

    This does not happen on other websites, and there have been no changes my end, which makes me think it could be a website issue.

    Please can the MSE team advise?
  • pineapplepineapple Forumite
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    I thought I had sorted it but it must have been a fluke. I can go direct to the forums but links to the general site don't work. This is the only site where I have a problem. I have Firefox and still have the problem even if I disable all the add ons.
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