YOURLS - Your Own URL Shortener

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What is a URL Shortener?

A URL shortener is a tool that converts a regular long URL (the web address that starts with http://) into its a condensed format. The user only has to copy the full URL of a website and paste it into the URL shortening tool to come up with an abbreviated version with some of our domains can be as small at 2 characters.