on May 23, 2002

Ever have a reeaallly long URL that email clients screw up all the time by putting line breaks in the middle of them? angry

I just found this site called makeashorterlink.  What it does is take a long URL and creates a page with a short address and an autoforward function to the original.  You can then email this URL happy in the knowledge that it won’t get split.

Here’s an example:



changes to

It also has options so that you can hide the redirection page, use a new window etc.  Handy and free!  :star:

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One Response to “shorterlink”

  1. Tom says:

    Ah!  Beat me to it.  I was going to put a link to that on my site, but kept forgetting to.  What a great idea that one was.