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Google URL Shortener API

The Google URL Shortener takes long URLs and creates short links on the goo.gl domain name. The REST-based API requires authentication with an API Key and Auth Token (OAuth).

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Google URL Shortener: Highlights

Summary
URL shortening service
Category
Utility
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
JSON
API home
https://developers.google.com/url-shortener/ 
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116 APIs by Google

Google URL Shortener: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
https://www.googleapis.com/urlshortener/

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
 
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
 
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
google.com  
Company
Google  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
 
Terms of Service
www.google.com/accounts/TOS 

Security

Authentication Model
OAuth 
SSL Support
 
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Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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Mashups, Developers & Source Code

Developers using Google URL Shortener[ Add me ]

  • LouCypher
  • rvn
  • samwize
  • eurica

Source Code for Google URL Shortener[ Add a source code link ]

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Comments 

January 11, 2011
at 17:53
Comment by: kelias

Nice and short api. I've posted a C# tutorial on my site on using this if anyone is interested: http://jarloo.com/code/api-code/google-url-shortening/

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