Making Your Shortlinks Even Smaller

If you have a self-hosted WordPress site, the shortlink
might not be as short as you want. It works great if you use
WordPress to run your entire site and you have a nice, short
domain name. But if you have a long domain name with your
WordPress content in a subfolder, you end up with a not-soshort
shortlink, like this:
http://prosetech.com/wordpress/magicteahouse/?p=4
It might occur to you to use the WP.me service to get an
even shorter web address, but unfortunately it’s limited to
WordPress.com sites. However, there are other URL-shortening
services that will take your address and spit out a tinier
version. Popular shortener sites include http://bit.ly (which
Twitter uses for automatic URL-shrinking), http://tinyurl.com,
and http://tiny.cc.
For example, if you plug your web address into bit.ly, you get
a new one, like this:
http://bit.ly/LejGs9
Weighing in at a mere 20 characters, this address is even
shorter than the ones WP.me creates. If someone types that URL
into a browser, they’ll go first to the bit.ly web server, which
will quickly redirect the browser to the original web address.
The end result is that your post appears almost immediately.
Using any of these URL-shortening services is easy. Just go to
the website, paste in your web address—either the permalink
or shortlink, it doesn’t matter—and then copy the new condensed
address.

:现在许多新的短地址服务淘汰旧服务,可以关键词搜索‘短地址服务’。

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Making Your Shortlinks Even Smaller

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