Posts Tagged: url

How to: Setup and use a short URL with your blog (updated)

This is a cross post from ryanerickson.com. This is an update to my “how-to” for using a short URL (or any URL) with your favorite blogging platform and a multitude of social networks. In my last post on the subject I was making use of a the plugin ‘Shorten2Ping’ by Samuel Aguilera; well, I’m sorry… Read more »

You Make Time to Provide Links. Want to Know Whether People Click Them?

A couple of posts ago, I said I’d discuss Tweetburner, which produces short URLs at twurl.com. I have a free couple of minutes, so here we go. There are many services out there now that will shorten a URL for you, so some hideous mess like this one from EPA’s news releases database: http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/d0cf6618525a9efb85257359003fb69d/2297c12a9f4773d285257547006497d4!OpenDocument turns… Read more »