Tag: short URL

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    • Bookmarklets: short link in a click

      We proudly announce our first browser integration: the so-called bookmarklets. A bookmarklet is a specially prepared bookmark for your browser that, when clicked, submits the page you’re…

    • URL Explorer

      A brand new tool has landed in once.to: the URL Explorer, a unique combination of power and simplicity that allows anyone to unveil what’s hidden behind the scenes of browsing! Even better, the…

    • Use Them Man! UTM parameters and their friends

      UTM parameters are ubiquitous on today’s Internet. You must have seen those awkward-looking tokens like utm_source and utm_medium in URLs you came across. They are so popular that they’ve…

    • Maintaining the HTTP status quo

      Short links have just got better! If you’ve been in the short-link business a while, you must have heard of things like permanent and temporary redirect. Those who are good with numbers can also…

    • On the subject of QR codes

      These days you find QR codes everywhere: in brochures and newspapers, on clothes and kitchenware, on walls and windows, and even on lawns. Some of them are neat and small and some huge and unwieldy.…

    • Shall we start over again?

      Sometimes you just need to undo all you’ve done and start over again, from scratch. From a blank slate. A tabula rasa. It may not always be possible (hardly ever is, actually), but at least we…

    • Smart links and link rules

      URL shortening will never be the same. Today we at once.to announce a massive feature that has just been rolled out: smart links! This new feature opens limitless possibilities of tailoring the…

    • Password-protected links

      Another feature landed in the once.to web application: short link passwords. By assigning a password to a link you can now limit the audience that can use it.

    • Dashboard improvements for small screens

      once.to dashboard has got a small facelift which makes it a bit easier to manage on a small screen, like a mobile phone. This is how the Dashboard looked like previously on a narrow screen:

    • Ignoring bots in short link statistics

      A new feature has landed in the once.to web application: an option for ignoring clicks from bots in link statistics. What is it useful for?

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