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How to shorten URLs via right-click menu in Chrome [Tip]

Nowadays, most users prefer short URLs because they’re easier to copy and share to others. Plus, there are a lot of free web URL shortening services such as bit.ly and Google’s goo.gl.

In Chrome, there are also free extensions that one can use to shorten URLs. However, most of these extensions are only accessible through their shortcut icons. So if ever you want to shorten a link, you need to click the icon first on your browser’s omnibar.

As for those who prefer to use the context menu or the right-click option, you can choose to add a shorten URL option by following the steps listed below.

How to shorten URLs via right-click menu in Chrome

Shorten URL via right click menu [2]

It’s that simple.

Just take note that the above extension uses the goo.gl URL shortening service. Therefore, if you shorten the dotTech.org link, it will appear as http://goo.gl/JpAk.