These are the things I've written that are tagged "url shortening"

la petite url 1.6

My personal URL shortener hits version 1.6. Current users will be able to upgrade by way of WordPress’ automatic update mechanism. The rest of you: Download it from WordPress.org. Fun fact: House style is to always type “la petite url” in all lowercase.

URL-Shortening Service tr.im To Shut Down

URLs will continue to function until 31 December 2009 and will then go dead. Yet another reason to use a self-hosted short URL service with a system like my own la petite url. Update: tr.im has reversed it’s decision to shut down.

Popular URL Shortener tr.im Is Down

Thousand of Twitter links are now broken, and nobody knows for how long. This is exactly the kind of thing I talked about earlier this week, and I hope it will spur adoption of short_url auto-discovery, even though I’m not crazy about the name.

On URL Shortening

URL shortening has been the subject of much discussion recently, and there is one big reason: Twitter. Twitter has exploded in usage in the last 6 months, and with that has come a sharp increase in both the number of and use of third-party URL redirection services. Bit.ly, TinyURL, Twitpic, and the rest, are just […]

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