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The Pros and Cons of Link Shortening

Sharing long, complex URLs online is not ideal – hence the need for link shorteners. However, while they have many benefits, they’re not a totally perfect solution. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to ascertain when and where it’s best to use a URL shortener, and when it’s smarter to reconsider your strategy. 
The crux of…

Pretty Links 2.0 is Here!

It’s been a long time coming, but we’re proud to announce that Pretty Links 2.0 is now here! We have completely refactored the code base to ensure that the plugin will be easier to both maintain and extend as WordPress continues to evolve. Along the way we’ve completed a major cleanup to the interface, improved…

How to Implement 301 Redirects on Your Website

It goes without saying that if your site isn’t ranking well on major search engines, nobody will be able to find you. If you’ve worked hard at improving your ranking, then change your URL or move your website, it can all be unravelled in a flash. 301 redirects automatically send visitors and search engines to…

5 Reasons to Redirect Your Links with Pretty Links

As an affiliate marketer, link redirects and cloaking have a number of advantages. Besides the pure aesthetics of a short, descriptive link, it can also have a considerable impact on the success of your business venture. It’s seemingly a small detail, but one that adds a seal of quality and professionalism to your marketing content. What a…

Link Shortening: The Secret Weapon in Social Media Marketing

Hidden behind the scenes of digital marketing is a little detail that has made the world of difference. The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is at the heart of the internet’s evolution, and yet it’s an often overlooked element until its format presents a problem. Unwieldy URLs can become something of an eyesore – and a…