Create Is.Gd url


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Is.Gd is a URL-shortening service much like TinyURL. Using PHP’s cURL library, you can create shortened URLs on the fly with ease. “is.gd” is much shorter than “tinyurl.com” so if you need the URL to be as short as possible, use this method.
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  1. //gets the data from a URL
  2. function get_isgd_url($url)
  3. {
  4. //get content
  5. $ch = curl_init();
  6. $timeout = 5;
  7. curl_setopt($ch,CURLOPT_URL,'http://is.gd/api.php?longurl='.$url);
  8. curl_setopt($ch,CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER,1);
  9. curl_setopt($ch,CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT,$timeout);
  10. $content = curl_exec($ch);
  11. curl_close($ch);
  12.  
  13. //return the data
  14. return $content;
  15. }
  16.  
  17. //uage
  18. $new_url = get_isgd_url('http://davidwalsh.name/php-imdb-information-grabber');

URL: http://davidwalsh.name/isgd-url-php

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