URL Shortner, as name suggest, it is a service of website which allow the website or blog's owner to short the web pages link.
In other words it is a tool that allows us to convert the long url/link into small link. Which is easier to remember and track. This means that anyone who clicks your new link will be redirected to the original page.
Benifits of URL shortner / Why use URL shortner
For reducing the amount of typing
For making it easier for a person to remember
Make it easier to share your content
For trafic monitoring. We can monitor the trafic easily.
Which website provide URL shortner services
There are plenty of URL shortener tools on the market today. Some sites, like bit.ly, shorturl.at, cutt.ly and free-url-shortener.rb.gy handle everything from URL shortening to analytics and tracking.
Here I am describe the steps through bit.ly. When you choose the URL shortener you want to use, simply enter your URL into the content box and click the button to reduce the link. Remember to be careful of link shortener tools that remove the branding from your content as this could make the link look less reliable.
Steps to short URL through bit.ly
1. Open the website bit.ly
2. Copy your url and paste here
3. Click on "Shorten". The short URL / New link will be generated which can be used to redirect to the original page.
URL tracking means to track your generated URL. Such as number of visits or clicks. To track the URL we must have to login.