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04-08-2005, 03:23 AM
does anyone know how tinyurl.com works?? i'm just asking out of curiousity.
04-08-2005, 05:16 AM
im guessing you give them the link, then they make a directory that when visited redirects to your site.
04-08-2005, 06:38 AM
so when i submit my link it adds it to a database and then when the person enters the address (http://tinyurl.com/whatever) it checks if its in the database and then gets my link and pulls the site out??
04-08-2005, 06:40 AM
bingo! at least thats what my understanding is but it only makes sense.
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