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I tried to configure Google service as custom URL shortening service by adding this url http://goo.gl but it's not working.

Any idea ?

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You need to add a wildcard to the URL to tell the application where to insert the original URL. Your custom url should look like this:

http://myshortener.com/shorten?url=%@

However, it looks like this isn't as simple as this on goo.gl. I'll update when I find a way without any proxy-site or other things.

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I tried that route, by adding it at the end of the google URL, but it's giving some error. –  garikapati Dec 9 '10 at 15:44
    
Yup, because Google doesn't accept the ?url=%@ argument. I haven't found a way to use it. –  the-kenny Dec 9 '10 at 15:57

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