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How to view a web resource or a webpage using a shorter URL?

By Debjit on September 8th, 2009 

The web-o-sphere has now become overcrowded with Webpages which are inturn accessible by their URL (uniform resource locator) address. Day by day as web trends are changing, we are seeing long URLs emerging as a new fashion. Now, say you write a blog article whose heading is of say 15 words, add it to your blog address, the size of the URL gets bigger. Although such big URLs help us to get an idea of the content in the page to which the the URL is taking us.

Now if you want to share this particular URL with your friend either by chat, email or word of mouth, you have to give him the entire large URL which is indeed a cumbersome task. Life would have been much simpler if the URL were shorter. In this article we will show you how to create a short URL that redirects to the Long URL of the page which you want to share with your friends. Creating a Short URL has become very easy these days, thanks to all these free web-apps that do the job for you. Out of the many available URL shorteners we recommend you to use the following three:


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How to view a web resource or a webpage using a shorter URL? was originally published on on March 7, 2009 - 9:56 am (Indian Standard Time)