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Common Problems with Buffer

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You've completely filled the buffer for the free plan, nice work! Upgrading

This is a message from Buffer. The free Buffer plan allows 10 items in the queue. If you want to put more than 10 items in, you'll need to upgrade your Buffer plan to their "Awesome Plan".

Message Length Issues and HTML, Line Break Problems

Be aware that Zapier does not by default parse, limit, shorten, or strip characters before sending your message to Buffer. In many scenarios this leads to undesirable effects. If you need to reformat the data from the trigger, you can do so with a multi-step zap using our Formatter app.

This will allow you to strip out HTML and line breaks, or other undesirable characters. You can also truncate posts to be a certain length.

Error: Must provide a photo media parameter for all Instagram service profiles

Even though the Photo URL field is optional in the action, for certain profiles, like Instagram, it is required. Make sure to map the image you want to post to Instagram in that field.


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