Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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creates a shortened URL that redirects to "url".

creates a shortened URL that redirects to the URL for the specified cloud object.


  • URLShorten returns a full URL, given as a string.
  • By default, URLShorten generates a "wolfr.am" URL.
  • The shortened URL is active on the web as soon as URLShorten is evaluated.
  • Use of URLShorten requires connectivity to the Wolfram Cloud.
  • URLShorten[URL["url"],] is also supported.
Introduced in 2014
| Updated in 2016