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How can I shorten a URL...

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  • Started 1 year ago by hatryst
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hatryst
hatryst
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... whose redirection can be changed later (if I choose to do so).

For instance, I can shorten a url that redirects to www.howtogeek.com

Later, I plan to change the redirection to www.google.com, while keeping the shortened URL the same...

Is it possible?

Posted 1 year ago
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vistamike
vistamike
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Are you referring to this; http://tinyurl.com/

We prefer not to use them here though.....

Mike

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hatryst
hatryst
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Can I change the redirection later?

I'll be using this for my business card. Will create a QR code, that will redirect to a specific page, but what happens if I decide to chnage the redirection in the future? Get new cards printed? Maybe changing the redirection URL would be a shorter way...

Posted 1 year ago
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vistamike
vistamike
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Yes; http://tinyurl.com/#redirect

QR info here; http://zint.github.com/

Mike

Posted 1 year ago
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vistamike
vistamike
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sent you email, could help, if not, ignore

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hatryst
hatryst
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Thanks Mike :)

Posted 1 year ago
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Xhi
Xhi
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One way is to have a special page for your URL on your business card that redirects to whatever page you like. Then just change the redirect in that page to where ever you like.

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