Are there any plugins or third party apps/add-ons/extensions in Firefox, Chrome, or any other browser which shortens copied URLs on the go?


You could try the bookmarlet for bit.ly (a URL shortening service):


There's also a Firefox add-on for previewing shortened URLs:


You could also try Shorten URL - a Firefox add-on that shortens URLs for many other shortening services:


  • Thanks! but the FF add-on doesn't work in 4.0.1 version – xorpower Jun 17 '11 at 11:08
  • Added another FF add-on which covers many different URL shortening services- see main text. – misterjaytee Jun 17 '11 at 11:15

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