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Link Directly to a Post

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You can use permalinks to create a direct links to a post. This makes it easy to reference a specific post from another conversation, or even from outside of the message board, for example in an email. When someone clicks on the permalink you provide, it will take them directly to that specific post.

Get the permalink for a post:

  1. StepsActions
  2. Navigate to the post you want to share.
  3. Click Permalink in the upper right of the post. A pop-up window will appear.
  4. Copy the entire URL provided in the pop-up and paste it into an email, Web page, or other GoPost conversation.