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Top 10 websites to shorten long Urls

To shorten your lengthy URLs, there are tons of websites out there to help you out. People usually shorten these urls to provide a shorter link that’s easier to remember and share. There are a ton of options out there, and most have something unique to offer. I have compiled a list of some of the best web services you can use to shorten your long urls

1. TinyUrl

TinyUrl is the most  popular and commonly used Url truncator service today. If you’re sick of posting URLs in emails only to have it break when sent causing the recipient to have to cut and paste it back together then you have got to try Tinyurl. All you have to do is, enter your url and click “Make TinyUrl” and you’re done

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For any reason if you have to shorten your urls quiet often you can always use TinyUrl’s Firefox browser toolbar so that you can get the job done with just a click of a button.

2. DwarfURL

DwarfURL is a url shortening site similar to TinyUrl. Just like Tinyurl it offers Firefox extension gives you the option to shorten your links with a click of a button.

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Simply enter your url and click “drawf it baby!” .  You can also enter a password  to view stats for your dwarfURL link. You will be able to see how many people have clicked on your link.

3.  EasyUrl

EasyUrl shorten long Urls to something someone could easily remember or type in. Simply paste in that long URL into the Long URL field box and click on shorten URL and you’re done!

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EasyUrl disallow all search engine robots from following your redirects so that you gain no linkpop or PR Boost from using easyURL.

4. is.gd

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is.gd has the same features like any other web service for “Shoreten urls”. It  gives the option of sending your visitors to a preview page first by simply adding a hyphen to the end of your new URL. It comes in handy if you’re linking directly to a file and not a web page.

Other great services include

5. URL.ie

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6.  jmp2.net

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7. w3t.org

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8. xaddr.com

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9. doiop.com

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10. SnipURL

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6 thoughts on “Top 10 websites to shorten long Urls”

  1. Yeah, but… which one is better? API? Stats? Password protection? Custom slugs? Browser integration?

    In essence: why list things if there’s no added value to the list 🙂

    1. It all depends of what you want…if you would like to track the number of people who have hit ur url then you can try the \”Password\” option otherwise…if u wana keep it simple..id suggest you go with TinyUrl

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