HP4 URL Shortener at hp4.net is a service that takes long URLs and squeezes them into fewer characters to make a link easier to share, tweet, or email to friends. For example, the short URL http://hp4.net/16 is a convenient shorthand representation for the long URL :
http://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Wireless-Reading-Display-Globa lly/dp/B003FSUDM4/ref=amb_link_353259562_2?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIK X0DER&pf_rd_s=center-10&pf_rd_r=11EYKTN682A79T370AM3&pf_rd_ t=201&pf_rd_p=1270985982&pf_rd_i=B002Y27P3M
After reading this article, if you still have questions about the HP4 URL Shortener and want to learn more, or would like to give us your feedback, see the Help Page.
Go to hp4.net and paste the long URL you wish to shorten into the input box at the top of the page. Click "Go" and to the right of the box you’ll see a short hp4.net URL that can be copied and pasted anywhere you’d like to share it.
If you’d like to track the analytics of your shortened URL, please sign in to your Google Account before shortening your URL. Your shortened URL will automatically be added to your hp4.net history.
People share a lot of links online. This is particularly true as microblogging services such as Twitter and Google Buzz have grown in popularity. With character limits in tweets, status updates, and other modes of short form publishing, a shorter URL leaves more room to say what's on your mind.
Our primary goal in making this service publicly available to all users is to harness HP4’s global production infrastructure to provide users with the following benefits:
HP4.net short URLs are randomly generated, and the mappings of short URLs to long URLs are publicly accessible. Additionally, the short URL to long URL mappings are: