Vinoththiru's Blog

My Recent Updates Advantages and disadvantages

Nowadays most of us eager to use google’s url shortening service including me. Previously I have used In terms of usability and uptime speed it is fine but they have missed some features.

I have listed some features, is anything missing please add it in comments

1. Duplicate links
If i’m creating short link for same url more than one time it results different short url for a same page/url
2. Can’t remove from listing displays the list of short urls we have created, But there is no option to delete/remove/hide from listing.
3. No option to create Custom url
It will be nice if they give option to create custom short link then they can share are remember easily.
4. Missing API for create short URL
Currently they don’t have option to create short urls through API. In this case I prefer . I think they will have API support soon


1. No need to have separate login account
We can use the same google account
2. Click count
We can view click count by location, OS, browser, timing, referral url.
3. QR code
A QR Code is a specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by dedicated QR Barcode reader and camera phones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded can be text, URL or other data.


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