long URL

long URL

A long and cumbersome address to a particular file or document on the Internet. Typing long URLs printed on paper into a Web browser is error prone, and they are often clipped in email and chat messages when they reach the recipient. See URL shortening.
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The first step to using the site is to copy the long URL that you would like to change into the "Enter a long URL to make tiny:" box on the home page.
These literally take a long URL and convert it to a much shorter one that will send you to exactly the same location.
This will also eliminate the long URL which previously posed a security problem by making it easier for troublemakers to redirect users to bogus sites.
Forum debates have been going on whether recent update Google Chrome to eventually click goodbye to long URL is a forward or backward change on the browser.
Links are live, so you don't have to type long urls.
When readers download the free Tag Reader application and take a photo of the Tag with their mobile smart phones, it will automatically open Wofford's 2010 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event cross-country course walk video on their phones-there are no long URLs to type.
com provide short aliases for redirection of long URLs, essentially masking the URLs that users are clicking.
For instance, Twitter automatically converts long URLs through bit.
A lot of them, especially online shops, end up with incredibly long URLs full of code numbers, meaningless strings of text, and random bits of data.
The new standard will enable customers to quickly access the airlines' web sites, without having to enter long URLs.
Those long URLs are common to special-offer pages, and they can get broken off at the end of the line and passed to the Web browser incomplete.
Users no longer need to type in long URLs, scroll through long lists of search results or navigate cumbersome mobile phone menus.