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vlad
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 09, 2006 6:28 pm    Post subject: URL Shorteners Reply with quote
Long URLs - Why Bother to Shorten Them Question
URLs that are too long tend to stretch the forum horizontally so that text or images contained within posts cannot be viewed without scrolling from side to side. (Images that are too large tend to cause the same types of problems.)

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Fortunately there are FREE solutions to both of these problems on the internet. Using these tools is very simple and well worth the few seconds it takes to shorten annoyingly long URLs. Below are links to a couple of website where these tools can be found:

http://tinyurl.com/

http://www.tinylinks.net/
(Note: Tinylinks is unavailable as of 9-9-06. Many thanks to Barbara for providing the link to tinyurl -- above!)

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 18, 2007 10:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote
I have found another Free URL Shorteners call Flingk!
This one also has NEW Free Image Hosting.


Arrow http://flingk.com/
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