Bogomil Shopov

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Open Technologies · August 27, 2010

Quick short URL PHP function

function shortURL($long)
{
 $short=file_get_contents("http://is.gd/api.php?longurl=".$long);
 return $short;
}

Usage:

$short = shortURL("http://veryveryveryverylongurl.tld/something/verylong.php");
echo $short;