expands a shortened "url".

Details and Options

  • URLExpand returns a full URL given as a string.
  • By default, URLExpand automatically selects the right service for the shortened URL.
  • Use of URLExpand requires connectivity to the Wolfram Cloud.
  • URLExpand[URL["url"],] is also supported.


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Basic Examples  (1)

URLExpand is Listable; you can mix different services:

URLExpand works with any shortened URL:

Scope  (1)

A URL wrapper is stripped from an input:

Possible Issues  (1)

Only URLs that are returning a status code of 300 or 301 can be expanded:

Introduced in 2014
Updated in 2016