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Make long web addresses (URLs) short

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Unknown1, Mar 25, 2010.

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  1. Unknown1

    Unknown1 Well-Known Member

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    If you try to post a web address (URL) and discover that it's too long for the forum's text box, use a URL shortener to create a short address that fits easily.

    There are over 100 such tools on the internet. I use one named <I>bit.ly</i>. Just copy and paste the long address into the shortener and receive a shortened redirect:

    To use a recent example, http://members.cox.net/omahasportingsupply/drmfg_booklet.pdf is shortened to http://bit.ly/bGYGtb

    Google <I>shorten url</i> to find one that suits you.

    MK
     
  2. wayneo

    wayneo Active Member

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    Thanks, I've needed something like that quite a few times. Wayne
     
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    Unknown1 Well-Known Member

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    The web site will display a history of your use that is actually stored in a cookie in your system. To delete the history, delete the cookie(s) that belong to <I>bit.ly</I>.
     
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