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Well, I'm looking for an addon that can redirect a link when I click on it in the following ways:

  1. Change from https to http
  2. Change from twitter.com/xxxxxxxxx to, for example, dabr.co.uk/xxxxxxxxx
  3. (added at 2010-02-15th, 20:30 GMT) Remove the "?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter" from the end ou a URL
  4. Generally, replace a string with another (e.g. youtube->yt; so www.example.com/visitingyoutube would become www.example.com/visitingyt)

PS: (added at 2010-02-15th, 20:30 GMT) @oKtosiTe, a clearer user case:

  1. Supposes that there is a link in Twitter that point to a URL X (URL X is http://www.newspapersite.com/2011-02-15_1304.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter)
  2. In that case, I want to open that URL only until ".html", i.e., I want to open a URL Y, that is http://www.newspapersite.com/2011-02-15_1304.html
  3. What happens when I click normally in that link:
    3.1. Browser goes to URL X
  4. What I want to happen when I click in that link:
    4.1. The addon must transform URL X to URL Y (I must configure it before to change a piece of URL from "?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter" to ""
    4.2. The browser goes to URL Y
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Could you present a (clearer) use case? –  oKtosiTe Feb 15 '11 at 14:52
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I had somewhat of a similar requirement, I ended up writing a Chrome extension suited to my needs. –  Sathya Feb 15 '11 at 14:55
    
will you release it to be downloaded? :) –  kokbira Apr 11 '11 at 19:24

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Search http://userscripts.org/ for this. There is a browser addon for firefox called Greesemonkey that will allow you to implement one of the scripts if you find it. They have a lot of browser addons that are programing related that do URL modifications like you are asking for.

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Which browser addon ? –  Sathya Feb 15 '11 at 15:11
    

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