wp_me_logo Matt released WP.me URL shortening service for WordPress.com blogs thru which the permalink of any post will shorten by 70%. This service is exclusive for WordPress.com blogs which are hosted on WordPress.com. If you are having a blog over there and looking for your blog’s short URL created as WP.me/URL then follow the below location in your blog’s dashboard.

WordPress.com Blog Authors

Blog administrator can see the short URL for each post by editing the post under Dashboard. Once you will click on the “Edit” post tab located at the left side of panel and then select a post to edit then Near the permalink (slug) created for the post, you can see the new button as “Get Shortlink”. Click over there to get the WP.me short URL for the newly created post by you. Now you can share that URL on twitter or other social networking sites.

wpme_shorturl_permalink The pop-up will look like as below where the short URL will be mentioned under URL box,


For Visitors

Viewers of a WordPress.com hosted website can see the short URL of the blog post by looking into the source code of the post. Once you will browse the source code of the post, you can find “link rel="shortlink” on the source code to see the WP.me URL of the post. The code must be something like this,

wpme_shorturl_sourcecode As per the WordPress release note, this is a permanent URL which will work as long as WordPress is here. Go ahead and start sharing short URL of your blog post if using WordPress.com blog for blogging.

By Sanjeev Mishra

Sanjeev Mishra is a professional blogger and an Internet Marketing Consultant based in India. He has built the Internet Techies to provide you updates in technology and web application area.

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