Error Message: Not a valid Link/Rotator Link Slug
This error message means that you’ve used a link or rotator link slug that does not exist in the account.
If you recall, when you create a tracking link (or rotator link), you need to specify a link slug that you must
use on the end of the link for it to work correctly:
If a click is delivered to your account and the link slug does not match any link or rotator in your account, you will get the “not a valid Link/Rotator Link Slug” message.
Note: Link slugs are case insensitive so
Common Reasons for this Error
/GOLF will both refer to the same link.
You can get this error for a variety of reasons:
||There’s a typing mistake in your Link Slug or Rotator Link Slug ...
||You’ve deleted the link so it literally does not exist anymore ...
||You’ve recently changed the username for your account, but you forgot to update your links to use the new username. Remember that your generic links contain your username:
Also, if you’ve changed your username and you’re using Script Forwarding, you’ll need to regenerate the two control files you created before. You can do that here:
For more information on nonexistent or invalid Link Slugs, read through this article:
What should I do about clicks to nonexistent links?
Article 331 Last updated: 11/01/2020 4:11:18 PM