Bit.ly URL Shortner

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Updated: August 6th, 2020

Published: February 23rd, 2020

Downloads: 5

Industry: cross-industry

Language compatibility: Visual Basic

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Bit.ly URL Shortner

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Summary: 

Convert a long URL to a short one for easy sharing and protecting privacy using Bit.ly URL shortner service

The main uses of URL shortners are:
  1. They make links more manageable.
  2. They can track and compile click data.
  3. They can be transformed into Social Media services.
  4. They can provide users useful features.
  5. They promote sharing.
Here, we are using Bit.ly url shortner service. They provide very efficient click tracking and almost 100% of uptime. They also provide a good dashboard for managing the short URLs.

NB: Obtain an API Key from bit.ly for accessing the Bit.ly services

Details

Benefits

* convert long URLs to short ones
* track clicks on links
* protect links

Compatibility

UiPath Studio 2018 and above

Dependencies

Newtonsoft.json 
System.Net.Http
bitly.com

Licensing

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