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Adding a .info after the URL will give you detailed analytics of the short URL, including: The full URL being pointed to QR Code Number of clicks over various timeframes Visitor information: Referrers Browsers Platforms (Windows, et al.) Country of origin For instance: This question: http://goo.gl/e1kTPw.info For a better example, here's the example link ...


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This little code makes it possible to create shortened URL's, with the use of Google Apps Script and the URL Shortener API. Prerequisites Under resources in the script editor (Tools > Script editor) select the Advanced Google Services and activate the UrlShortener: Then go to the Google Developers Console and select the URL for the API: Enable the API ...


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The only way to display a full URL in Twitter is by using a 'fake' dot. This will obviously make the URL non-clickable too, but it's a good method if you want to make sure the URL gets displayed in a recognizable way. BTW, here's such a fake dot: ․


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You can't. We use shortlinks like that internally and the recommendation applies to internal products only (e.g. a page changes the URL, we don't need to update the product and just update the shortlink). For your purposes, you can either use the direct link to the MSDN page or use one of the available URL shortening services.


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TinyURL has an API that spits out a text file with the shortened link. If you use the IMPORT DATA function, you can grab the text from that page. You also need to use the CONCATENATE function to string the URL together. The structure of the tinyurl API is http://tinyurl.com/api-create.php?url=YOURLINKHERE IMPORT DATA from that link would obviously not go ...


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You should be able to find referencing Tweets by using the Search API: http://search.twitter.com/search.json?q=http%3A%2F%2Ft.co%2F7ADgb2YI Note that the search API will only return Tweets up to 6-9 days old, so you'll only get recent results using this approach. (An answer by Arne Roomann-Kurrik (@kurrik), Developer Advocate at Twitter, on Twitter ...


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Since Twitter measures each Tweet's activity including link clicks, a short link needs to be specific to a Tweet. Therefore the same URL can have different short links. Here is an explanation from Twitter: Why does Twitter have its own link shortener? Our link service measures information such as how many times a link has been clicked, which is ...


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The short form of an AliExpress item is: www.aliexpress.com/item/-/XXXXXXXXXXX.html


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Update From https://apps.google.com/meet/ A meeting link remains active until the meeting has ended. Meeting links for recurring meetings will stay active for as long as the event repeats. Options Create a recurring event in Google Calendar with no end-date. Create a Room in Google Chat. Create a class in Google Classroom. You should start the videocall ...


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go to https://bitly.com/ create a free account click on that orange button CREATE select BITLINK paste your meeting URL customize it as you wish (example: bit.ly/lets-meet-now) click on SAVE button


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They shorten long URLs, you have nothing to do about that. To copy the link, just right click it and choose Copy link address - you can right click the textual link, or the preview.


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From their website: By entering in a URL in the text field below, we will create a tiny URL that will not break in email postings and never expires. Obviously subject to the service existing indefinitely! By override, do you mean modify the redirection target URL? I can't readily see anywhere that this is stated, although I'm fairly sure it cannot be ...


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Go to https://ads.twitter.com/ and login using your Twitter account. Go to Analytics → Timeline Activity.


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You can PM yourself a link, then copy it. It will look normal, but the link itself is shortened. From https://help.twitter.com/en/using-twitter/url-shortener: Links shared on Twitter, including links shared in Direct Messages, will automatically be processed and shortened to an http://t.co link


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As Amit says, t.co links are not created based upon the target link. This is true of all (I think) URL shorteners. A good example of this is bit.ly, which allows you to create links and tracks their analytics. For instance, if I shorten this page's link to: http://bit.ly/Xk0DDl then I can add a + to the end of the URL and be taken to a page for this link's ...


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Not really, here are three t.co links pointing to the main Stack Overflow website and all of them have different URLs. http://t.co/Ys1GFWI7 http://t.co/BoUuFo3s http://t.co/tdFXxGti


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The url in the form http://images.google.com/images?q=mountains+of+madness+lovecraft works too. Test: http://images.google.com/images?q=mountains+of+madness+lovecraft Search tools in Google Images correspond to various modifiers, as you can find out by trying them and checking how the link was changed, for example: Color: http://images.google.com/images?...


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http://goo.gl/ can do it, and it seems it has more advanced stats. Specifically adding .info to the end of the URL to get some detailed analytics.


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I found one: SnipURL. There's just one small problem: http://snurl.com/277769h?chs=240x150 http://snurl.com/277769h&chs=240x150 If I use a ?, the generated URL comes out as: http://chart.googleapis.com/chart?...&chdl=Sagan%7CCox%7CFeynman?chs=240x150 I need to use the & to start the query string: http://chart.googleapis.com/chart?...&...


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As far as I know, there isn't a short url for Videos and News. Instead use the tbm parameter and the corresponding keyword: vid for videos -> https://www.google.com/search?tbm=vid&q=test nws for news -> https://www.google.com/search?tbm=nws&q=test Bonus: bks for books -> https://www.google.com/search?tbm=bks&q=test app for apps -> https://...


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GetLinkInfo.com purports to work with "all" URL shorteners. Just drop the link in the field and press "Get Link Info". If found, the site responds with: The title of the target page The description of the target page The shortened URL The effective URL Any redirections External links An assessment of the safety of the site from Google using their Safe ...


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Select all of the files you want to have a shortcut, Then right-click on them, and go to "Send to" Then press on Desktop (create shortcut) If you want to make the shortcuts be made in the same folder as the original file then instead press "Create shortcut" 2 buttons beneath the "Send to" button. If you do this the shortcut ...


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There are a couple: http://b54.in/api.php https://is.gd/apishorteningreference.php Just remember that most of these services aren't monetised and tend to disappear, rendering the links useless. Of the 8 or so services that advertised using GET, these are the only two that still work.


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About the Bitly link http://dev.bitly.com/spreadsheets.html You need to replace the A1 cell with the url you'd like to use. It's also quite handy that they provide a way to fetch click count too.


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There are a number of share links at the bottom of the article. If you click the one for Twitter, it'll bring you to a pre-filled tweet form, which includes the shortened URL.


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http://ez.gd is free and tracks your clics. The difference is that you can choose to receive a daily report in your email.


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Original answer: The accepted answer and others are incorrect, or perhaps "no longer correct". See http://www.labnol.org/internet/twitter-auto-converts-links/20771/ Revision in response to downvotes and suggestion for inline response: The correct answer is that you need a "zero width space" character after special characters. For example @^Foo (where the ^ ...


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Note: j.mp is actually bit.ly You can use the Bitly API (link metrics) to get the number of clicks for each link. I'm pasting here an answer from WebMasters on this topic: (I think this question should be migrated) Consider using a URL shortening service such as bit.ly to get click data about a list of links. Here's how it would work: You'd use ...


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