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How to Preview a Shortened Google URL (goo.gl)

Actually, there is a pretty nifty trick if you want to dereference (preview) a shortened goog.gl link (that was created using the Google URL shortener) in order to make sure that it isn’t linking to something dodge like 9gag.com. To… Continue Reading →

PHP: How to Shorten an URL using the Google URL Shortener API

The shortening of URLs has become quite popular as the advancement of mobile phones picked up speed, and for the most part the science of generating a short URL given a long URL is pretty elementary stuff. Today’s PHP function… Continue Reading →

Shorten Your URLs the Bit.ly Way!

URL shorteners are all the rage at the moment, made particularly popular by the advent of micro-blogging platforms like Twitter and even FaceBook updates for that matter.

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