Google URL Shortener is for Existing Users Only (and Not for New Users)

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Google URL Shortener in 2009 as an approach to help individuals all the more effortlessly share connections and measure movement on the web. From that point forward, numerous prominent URL shortening administrations have developed and the manners in which individuals discover content on the Internet have likewise changed drastically, from essentially work area website pages to applications, cell phones, home colleagues, and the sky is the limit from there.

To refocus our endeavors, we’re turning down help for goo.gl over the coming weeks and supplanting it with Firebase Dynamic Links (FDL). FDLs are brilliant URLs that enable you to send existing and potential clients to any area inside an iOS, Android or web application. We’re eager to develop and enhance the item going ahead. While most highlights of goo.gl will in the long run dusk, every single existing connection will keep on redirecting to the expected goal.

For consumers

Beginning April 13, 2018, mysterious clients and clients who have never made short connections today won’t have the capacity to make new short connections by means of the goo.gl comfort. In the event that you are hoping to make new short connections, we suggest you look at prominent administrations like Bitly and Ow.ly as an option.

On the off chance that you have existing goo.gl short connections, you can keep on using all highlights of goo.gl comfort for a time of one year, until March 30, 2019, when we will end the reassure. You can deal with all your short connections and their investigation through the goo.gl reassure amid this period.

After March 30, 2019, all connections will keep on redirecting to the expected goal. Your current short connections won’t be moved to the Firebase comfort, be that as it may, you will have the capacity to send out your connection data from the goo.gl support.

For developers

Beginning May 30, 2018, just activities that have gotten to URL Shortener APIs before today can make short connections. To make new short connections, we prescribe FDL APIs. FDL short connections will naturally recognize the client’s stage and send the client to either the web or your application, as proper.

In the event that you are as of now calling URL Shortener APIs to oversee goo.gl short connections, you can keep on using them for a time of one year, until March 30, 2019, when we will end the APIs. For engineers hoping to relocate to FDL see our movement direct.

As it is for shoppers, all connections will keep on redirecting to the expected goal after March 30, 2019. In any case, existing short connections won’t be moved to the Firebase reassure/API.

URL Shortener has been an incredible instrument that we’re glad to have constructed. As we look towards what’s to come, we’re amped up for the potential outcomes of Firebase Dynamic Links, especially with regards to dynamic stage identification and connections that survive the application establishment process. We trust you are as well!

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