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Url Shortener doesn't Work (8 posts)

  1. whoopy
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I setup bitly to shorten my urls.
    But whenever someone tweet my post, links are not shortened.


  2. fjbengoat
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Same here. I setup bitly as told:


    It does not work

  3. Andrew Yates
    Plugin Author

    Posted 4 years ago #

    Hi Both

    This is for TweetMeme itself and not Twitter. Are you both using TweetMeme and seeing this issue?


  4. daveeboi
    Posted 4 years ago #

    It does work with the TweetMeMe function, however it would be fantastic if you could build this into the standard Tweet function too. Especially as my URL is quite long and takes up a lot of characters. I'm sure other bloggers who use your plugin would find this useful too.

    I will also make a separate feature request via your plugin.

    Thank you.

  5. DonUchiha
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Yes, I second this request.

    My URL's a really long and looks ugly when tweeted.

    Please add a shortening function if possible.


  6. MikeMobley2002
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I too would love to be able to shorten URL's using services like bit.ly for TWITTER and not just for TweetMeMe. Please update this.

  7. ChrisCree
    Posted 3 years ago #

    It should be pretty straight forward to have the plugin pull the short link if it's available.

    It's formatted like this in the source code: <link rel='shortlink' href='#' />

    The shortlink WordPress function is wp_get_shortlink.

  8. Kim_Scrapster
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I'm having the same issue.
    @ChrisCree: would you mind explaining this a bit further to someone who is not so experienced with code?

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