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Link Shortening

Currently all Connections links are tremendously long, it would be good to have a link shortener, which would: (1) Provide links so that the community name can be "read" from URL link, making the community URL link "readable" for every user. (2) Make all links shorter but maintaining part of the original product URL.

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  • Jul 25 2018
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    Guest commented
    06 Aug 02:44

    +1000 - the URLS are ridiculously long, and making friendlier URLs - or at least shorter ones, would be more than a small nice-to-have. 

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    Guest commented
    16 Nov 17:20

    All URL's in connections are extremely long... we have overcome this for communities by creating a redirect to the "community short URL"(which is still to long).

    Our redirect allows users to use this shorter URL  community.domain.com\communityname

    however there is still a need to provide deep links that use a shortened url  for content items like wiki pages, files,blogs,library content and forum entries

    for example:

     community.domain.com\communityname\location of content item\GUID of Content Item

     community.domain.com\KOL\wiki\Wa6c939734130_42b9_b11d_99d11c3379e9