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The ColdFusion URL Shortner. (beta)
What is an URL Shortner & why would I want to use it?
URL shortening is a technique on the World Wide Web in which a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) may be made substantially shorter in length and still direct to the required page.
More simply put, it makes long urls short. You would use it to allow you to squeeze more information into your tweet.
How can I use CFML.US as my default URL shortner in Tweetdeck.
You will need the older (and still better) AIR version of TweetDeck that allows you to use a custom URL shortner.
version of TweetDeck. Go to Settings > Services and select
when asked to select the service you wish to use to shorten URLS with.
All you need to do now is enter http://www.cfml.us/?url=%@
Click "Save Settings"
Note: The same end point works in Tweetbot's Iphone & Mac client.
Can I have the source code for this URL shortner?
Certainly! It have it up on GitHub.