Shortening URL can be beneficial – you can share short URLs via email, micro blogging tool or mask your affiliate links or your own website webpages.
You can also integrate short URL script services to your website or make short custom domain url from WordPress plugin to mask your blog post links.
The url scripts are used by a lot of websites, some of them are dumped somewhere whereas some url shortening services are very much popular in it’s own way. Here is an attempt to list some of the well known free websites for URL shortening services. Some of the services allows you to track the number of times the short url has been clicked, this can be beneficial to know the type of user visiting the webpage or the website.
I know there are tons of websites for masking url links but here I’ve mentioned some of the best and working url shortening services:
So these were the few top url services in my favorite list. If you know any excellent service that deserves a mention here then let me know 😉