Create custom shortened URLs with bit.ly.
Bitly is a website that offers free URL shortening. This allows you to take a long, complicated web address and shorten it into one that is easier to remember or type in manually. Without an account, you can create a randomized short URL with one click on the homepage. If you create a free account, you can customize and manage your URLs. While there are premium accounts available, you can get up to 1,000 customized URLs per month with the free version.
- Bitly can be accessed through any web browser.
- No account is required to generate a random short URL.
- A free account is required to customize a URL.
- A free account is required to organize URLs or monitor usage statistics via the dashboard.
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