URLShorten

URLShorten["url"]
creates a shortened URL that redirects to .

URLShorten[CloudObject[]]
creates a shortened URL that redirects to the URL for the specified cloud object.

URLShorten["url","name"]
creates a shortened URL with custom name .

DetailsDetails

  • URLShorten returns a full URL, given as a string.
  • By default, URLShorten generates a "wolfr.am" URL.
  • URLShorten["url","name"] generates the URL http://wolfr.am/name. Custom names are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • The shortened URL is active on the web as soon as URLShorten is evaluated.
  • Use of URLShorten requires connectivity to the Wolfram Cloud.

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URLShorten is Listable:

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Shorten a URL from components:

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Shorten a URL and assign a custom name:

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Shorten and create a QR code:

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Introduced in 2014
(10.0)