URL shortening

A URL shortener is a web service that provides a short, typically alphanumeric, identifier for a long URL. For example, the URL “https://example.com/some/very/long/path/to/a/file” could be shortened to “https://example.com/aBcDeF”. URL shorteners are used in order to reduce the length of long URLs, making them easier to share, tweet, or email. In addition, some URL shorteners offer … Read more