en WordPress.com Forums › Support What is a shortlink? Author Posts February 12, 2010 at 12:42 am #447511 followmyfilmMember Surprisingly, I searched “What is a shortlink” and got virtually no answers. So, what the heck is it? GetSocial states it’s better to use than a permalink, so that’s what I did. Just curious, that’s all…. It’s basically seems like an ugly version of the permalink! LOL CB February 12, 2010 at 12:52 am #447721 noreligionblogMember A shortlink is a small sausage :) A shortlink is as the name says a short link. February 12, 2010 at 1:47 am #447737 timethiefMember @followmyfilm > http://google.com February 13, 2010 at 8:03 pm #447800 followmyfilmMember I did initially try Google, thank you… There are no immediate and clear definitions… Plus, I thought there might be something unique about its use here on WP… February 13, 2010 at 8:06 pm #447801 timethiefMember I searched Google and found the announcement link for you http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2009/08/14/shorten/ February 26, 2010 at 3:57 pm #447852 followmyfilmMember Thanks! February 26, 2010 at 7:20 pm #447853 timethiefMember You’re welcome. :) Author Posts The topic ‘What is a shortlink?’ is closed to new replies.