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Shortening an URL and Sharing it on Twitter with a Keyboard Shortcut on Firefox/Chrome [closed]

Say I am on a given website, I would like to, with a keyboard shortcut, shorten the link (e.g. using BitLy or some other URL shortening service), and then have a small dialog window open where I can ...
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Linkbucks Adware on Goo.gl links

I have created a goo.gl shortlink for my app page, so that I can know how many times the link is clicked from my page. I checked the link when I created it, and it worked fine. Now when I checked it ...
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Short URLs not working with MediaWiki on nginx

I've been trying to configure Mediawiki Short URL's with nginx, but I keep getting 404 errors when trying to access the pages of my wiki. I followed this guide but changed location / to location ...
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Can I unshorten URLs sent to me before visiting them?

I often get sent URLs on Twitter when I have Tweets that are retweeted a lot. Naturally, I suspect Malware behind them, but is there any way to actually check the URL before you visit the page? By ...
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URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed after it was made

Are there any URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed by its creator after it was made?
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Is there a way to see the final page address in the url preview?

Usually when you hover cursor above a url, the link hint appears in the lower left/right corner of the browser window. These days people use link shorteners which don't allow to see what the target ...
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Create custom url shortcuts in Chrome?

I want to create custom URL shortcuts in Chrome, such that hitting 'foo' in the omni/address bar will be the equivalent of hitting 'http://bar.com'. How can I do this?
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How would I resolve a large batch of redirect URLs?

I have a .csv file will 1000s of aliased/shortened links (such as bit.ly etc.). I need to find out where they redirect to. Is there a simple program that could complete this task?
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How to get multiple URL redirection details?

I have some affiliated links, by clicking the link it redirects to another link. It might be up to three levels. abc.com/?affid=12/www.xyx.com --> xyz.com?ref=23 --> and finally ...
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How can I create shorter URLs to sites on my computer?

I was wondering if I could use my Windows 7 hosts file to create shorter URLs for sites? OR is there another way. I tried ones like the following but I'm guessing it only works with IP Addresses? ...
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Copy title attribute from <a title=…> to clipboard in Chrome

On Twitter, users use short URLs (ie: http://t.co/DPbRAjVM). The title attribute of the <a href="..." title="..."> tag is the actual URL. Is there a Chrome extension that you can use to copy ...
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How can I make shortcut text for long URLs in Firefox and Chrome?

How can I make shortcut text for long URLs in Firefox and Chrome? For example, I want to open http://gmail.com simply by typing mail in the browser.
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Using goo.gl url shortener with oauth on command line

I am wondering if anybody came up with a command line tool that allow to shorten a url with goo.gl service via Oauth authentication. I am aware of solutions like this which allow shortening url with ...
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Is there a Firefox addon to show unshortened URLs in a tooltip? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Looking for a tool to expand shortened urls I need a FF addon to do something like Unshorten and present the real URL in a tooltip. The addon should be FF3.6 compatible. ...
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url shortener with IP tracking [closed]

Is there any url shortener with IP tracking? I have tried bit.ly but it only tracks ip country. Any other redirect service with IP tracking?
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How does http://to./ work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does hxxp://to./ work? I'm pretty confused because this URL shortener doesn't have a domain suffix. How does this work? http://to./
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Chrome Extension - Shorten URL from the Context Menu?

Does anyone know of a chrome extension to shorten a URL from the context menu? i.e. Right clicking anywhere on the page and creating/copying the link? I have switched to Chrome and the tinyUrl plugin ...
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Use Google URL Shortener in Chrome

I would like to use the Google URL Shortener in Google Chrome. Has anyone figured out or heard of a way to do this yet?
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Looking for a tool to expand shortened urls

The interwebs seem to be infested with shortened urls (Twitter I'm looking at you). I'm always reluctant to click these as it is a leap into the unknown. Are there any browser plugins or Greasemonkey ...
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How does the http://to./ domain work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does http://to./ work? Jeff Atwood (@codinghorror) posted a tweet a few days ago, congratulating http://to./ for launching the shortest URL shortener, and breaking ...
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Workaround for blocked URL shortening services?

I come across URLs from bit.ly, tinyurl, is.gd, etc. all the time. Unfortunately, these services are blocked by my employer. Is there a tool that unravels these URLs on my machine via some other ...