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How to shorten a long URL for twitter

When you want to post a web link on twitter, it’s quite often too long to fit within the 62 character limit. The solution: – simply add the long website URL in the box above and press “shorten URL”. This will output a smaller URL for you to tweet or place in your document.

How to hide affiliate tracking codes

If you’re an affiliate or a website owner with a long URL it is important to get your URL shortened. There are plenty of reasons why you should. Firstly, People won't remember long URLS as easily as they will a short one. Second, hackers can steal your affiliate ID so they can profit from all your hard work. Thirdly; you can't tweet with a long URL! Use our free URL shortener – there’s no registration or sign up – just enter your long URL in the box above to get started.