Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Google has been closed its shortener URL service goo.gl

Google URL Shortener, also known as goo.gl is the shortening service offered by google which can short the long URLs to short. This is the best service to shot the URL you are using.

It was launched in December 2009, initially used for Google Toolbar and Feedburner. Later Google launched a separate website goo.gl and opened up to public in September 2010.


Google announced to shut down its one of the best service which is goo.gl. which is used to shortening the URLs. As per google new and anonymous used won't create the links using goo.gl console but current users can use it for additional year. It will be permanently closed on March 19, 2019 completely.

You can download and view your analytics data and information in csv format till 30-March-2019 and the Previously created links will continue to redirect to their intended destination.

What is the Next option instead of goo.gl?
Goo.gl is going to replaced by Firebase Dynamic Links (FDL), which is s new technology and allow users to redirect to specific locations in iOS, Android or web apps.

To create shrt links, we recommend you use Firebase Dynamic Links or check out popular services like Bitly and Ow.ly as an alternative.”

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