Questions tagged [custom-short-url]

A custom short domain is a personal domain that takes the place of commercial url shorteners' domain in the shortened URL.

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Would redirecting short URLs to full long URLS harm SEO?

Posts on my website can be reached by URLs like this long version http://example.com/post/22/do-your-home-work-for-free or URLs like this short version http://example.com/post/22/ I want to use ...
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Is there an SEO benefit in shortening domain names by omitting characters?

For example damnler.com vs damnlr.com. What are the differences in terms of SEO? Do search engines treat these differently in any way?
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How to deal with short-urls that get indexed too in Google?

One of my projects got a major pagerank hit. We debugged to the depths. And there are so many variables, I'm not gonna get into that. While trying to desperately restore our pagerank, I have debugged ...
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Do bitly “Branded short domains” support https?

I have been looking for documentation or examples of bitly branded short domains which use https (ssl / secure links). Have not found anything. Example of a branded short url: http://sgnl.link/...
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Creating redirects list from a domain alias to a primary domain

I am trying to set up a list of redirects in my .htaccess to create a manually defined 'short url' list, whereby the short url domain ("short.com") is set up as an alias for the destination domain ("...
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Should a URL shortener service provide XML sitemap entries for shortened URLs?

As a fun project I've written my own URL shortening service. I'd like to know if it makes sense / be useful to include the shortened URLs in the generated XML sitemap. At the moment I'm leaning ...
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Is it ok to use a custom short domain for sharing third-party links?

I use a custom short domain which is a subdomain of my main domain, for sharing my website. I would like to know if this is legally ok to use a custom short domain for sharing third-party links, also ...