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I am using IFTTT.com to watch my Flickr photostream and make a WordPress post. The IFTTT recipe uses:

<a href="{{FlickrUrlShort}}">via Flickr</a>

The <br> after the {{FlickrUrl}} is not being parsed. I end up with 'br' on the end of the photo URL and the link doesn't work.

For example


is being added to the blog as:


The br is breaking the URL string

Any help would be appreciated.

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Can't you just add a regular old carriage return to the line? As far as I know IFTTT doesn't support HTML in fields. – Al E. May 28 '13 at 12:54
You might also contact support@ifttt.com with the recipe ID. I've found them to be very responsive. – Al E. May 28 '13 at 13:00

So the awesome guys at IFTTT sorted this out for me:


The [embed] tags were the answer !

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so, do you still need the <br> tags, if the [embed] tags were the answer? – seemly May 9 at 7:47

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