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How to shorten your url with Google URL Shortener
By Big | Apr 4, 2016 | In Tips | Update: Apr 4, 2016 | Total Views [ 1853 ]
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You can make your long website urls short with the help of Google URL Shortener. This tool is very helpful making your long url shorter.

Introduction

Sometime you would have noticed that your url is quite long and you want to send it to someone as a reference. Sending a long url may cause in loss of a part of your url which may lead in unable to open your url. To overcome this problem, you can simply use a powerful tool provided by google and that is Google URL Shortener.

Using the tool

Using Google URL Shortener is two step job. Open the tool, paste your long url and click Shorten URL and you are done.

Let's try creating a short url with this tool.

1) Open shortener url tool and enter your url.

Please don't forget to sign in before start. You need to sign in with your google credential. You can make your url shorten even if you are not signed in but same url generate every time you try. The same short URL is reused each time a long URL is shortened by you or someone else. But in case you are signed in, you can generate unique url each time for same url you are typing and also you can track them at one place.

2) Click Shorten URL. You get your shorten url http://goo.gl/iaVlrc. You can also track the total clicks on your url.

This was easy to follow. You can convert any long url into short with the help of this tool. Hope this helps you.

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Rahul Jha (Big)
Founder, Developer dotnet-concept.com
Has working experience in different phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in CMS, Gaming, Health Care and Financial Services domain using Agile pattern. Working experience in Design patterns, ASP.NET, MVC, Windows application, WCF, ADO.NET, SQL Server and Test Driven Development (TDD) environment with JQuery, JavaScript, N-Unit, Entity Frameworks, LINQ, Code Refactoring and Business Objects Models.

 
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