How do I submit a URL that is too long into ...?

Sometimes you find that you need to save an extremely long link, like the one below, into a program that doesn’t allow links that long. For example Social Sciences Computing’s Classweb allows links to be 255 characters long, but the link below from UC-elinks is 384 characters long.

While waiting for the programmer to consider your request to allow longer links.

Another option is That free service converted the huge link below into a much shorter one.

Extremely long URL from UC eLinks for specific article a professor wanted students to read


A list of similar URL shortening/redirection services is available at Listible

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