Create bit.ly or short-url's "on the fly"?

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    createmymobile
    Asked on July 12, 2012 at 05:44 PM

    I'm planning on using Jotform to make a form that will create custom url strings (i.e. www.site.com?name=john&address=etc..) based on form input.  These will be very long URL strings and was wondering is there a way to have jotform shorten them automatically with bit.ly or goo.gl, etc?

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    NeilVicente
    Answered on July 12, 2012 at 06:14 PM

    Sadly, no, I don't think that's possible. URL shortener services do not provide a way to shorten URLs without going to their website and doing it manually.

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    NeilVicente
    Answered on July 12, 2012 at 06:18 PM

    Sorry about my last response. Google actually provides an API for their URL shortening service.

    https://developers.google.com/url-shortener/v1/getting_started#shorten

    It will take some programming skills to implement though.

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    jamesforpm
    Answered on September 12, 2014 at 12:05 AM

    I can imagine how using the conditions field, you could create a custom URL string using data that has been inputted on the form. But how would you make the URL clickable rather than just text?
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    ashwin_d
    Answered on September 12, 2014 at 04:08 AM

    Hello jamesforpm,

    I have moved your question to a new thread and you will be answered here:  http://www.jotform.com/answers/427719 

    Thank you!