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Automatic link shortening

Posted 18th May 2011 | Category: Web Design Blog

We recently had a requirement to extend our content management system to allow posting to Twitter. Each post needed to have a link back to the site and to save space we decided to use the bitly (http://bit.ly) shortening link service to create shortened links to enable extra characters to be entered into the Tweet.