Get short urls for Twitter with PHP

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If you work with Twitter, you probably use a url shortener such as or to share/post your favorite blog posts or important messages with links on the network. This snippet take your url as a parameter and returns a short url.

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  1. <?php
  2. function getShortUrl($url){
  3. return file_get_contents(''.$url);
  4. }
  5. ?>


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