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Questions tagged [short-links]

For questions about the short links provided via the s.tk domain.

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Can we try getting a short link for all our sites

Would look something like this Graphic Design = gd.s.tk Super User = su.s.tk Let me know what you guys think about this. (All input is wanted)
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Blacklist hxxp://bfy.tw/* as LMGTFY shortener

Can we get a global automatic blacklist on the link shortener at bfy.tw? It's recently been used as an alternative to other shorteners, and I've seen at least two "Let me google that for you" links ...
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It would have been nice to know that shared links include my user id [duplicate]

I noticed that every short-link/permalink that I share while I'm logged in includes my user id. It would have been really nice if the UI had highlighted this fact in the link sharing popup so that ...
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Difference between [share-this], [permalink], [short-links]?

This site (MSE) has three tags without a wiki page which look very similar: [share-this], [permalink], [short-links]. Do all of them refer to the "share" link / "share a link to this answer" dialog? ...
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Do links to an account work after it's merged to another?

I want to merge two accounts of mine but I worry about incoming links: what happens to them? Will I break the web?
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“[Edit]” shortlink is changed to lowercase at the begining of a sentence

The comment below this post contains a sentence starting with "[Edit]". The system changes it to a lower case 'edit'.
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Let /m/[number] link between Main and Meta

Proposal http://judaism.stackexchange.com/m/1473 should link to Meta.Judaism.SE post #1473. http://meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/m/1473 should link to Judaism.SE post #1473. And, of course, ...
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Update s.tk/meta to point to MSE instead of MSO

The Stack Exchange's s.tk URL shortener is quite useful for getting to sites quickly. However, http://s.tk/meta still points to Meta Stack Overflow, which used to be the network-wide Meta. Now that ...
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Add a [tour] shortcut to comments and chat

Shorthands in comments are something we have for a while now. If you add [help] to a comment, it expands to help center, if you type [about], you get about, etc. Since the new top bar calls it "Tour",...
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Make all help pages work in shorthand links

Currently you can write [help/on-topic] in a comment, which changes to help center, and there's some other similar help short-links (see this). But not all of them work - [help/someone-answers] doesn'...
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URL Shorteners cleanup [closed]

In the spirit of a similar project at WebApps, how about cleaning up some URL shorteners from Stack Overflow? t.co (184) tinyurl.com (1533) j.mp (363) is.gd (19) goo.gl (2141) bit.ly (3035) adf.ly (5)...
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People using URL shortcuts like http://goo.gl/ to bypass jsfiddle filter

See this answer for example: The link leads to http://jsfiddle.net/PcANy/6/ and it's quite obvious the user first tried to post with original link, got blocked due to not posting code so decided ...
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Change the behavior of the s.tk shortener to better admit our rate of expansion

Related: What shortened URLs are available through s.tk? Official shortened URL service Currently, the s.tk shortener links to the corresponding site if you go to s.tk/<site>. If the site ...
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Short url for StackOverflow?

Sometimes, writing stackoverflow.com and hitting Enter on keyboard comes longer and harder. If there was a chance to enter here with shorter urls like so.to, so.in or ,stck.in`, or etc. could it be ...
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The new, shortened links to questions and answers don't work as targets when converting answers to comments

Previously, when one clicked the "link" button on a question or answer, a link that was (more or less) of the form http:// ____.stackexchange.com/questions/questionnumber/questiontitle/postnumber#...
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What shortened URLs are available through s.tk?

It was announced on the Stack Exchange Podcast episode #23 (at 1:05:26) that Stack Exchange has its own URL shortener, http://s.tk/. Users can't create their own, they can only use the ones that are ...
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Do I still get credit for views if I use shortened URLs?

If I press the link button under a question and then shorten the generated URL using http://bit.ly/, will traffic I generate still count as views for me?
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Shortlinks for Answers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show a short link for Answers too… not just Questions. Is there any reason why links to questions are shortened, but links to answers aren't? I just crafted one by ...
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Can we get the short/tracked permalink on answers too? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show a short link for Answers too… not just Questions. I was just copying and pasting a link from from one of my answers using the "link" text below it. After pasting ...