Many URLs are very long. This makes formatting difficult for small screens and also makes it difficult for readers to retype the URL if they are reading it from a PDF or printed book. To help improve accessibility in this way, the system automatically applies a URL shortener to any links that are longer than a certain number of characters.
In some cases, however, URL shortening may not be desirable. To prevent URL shortening, you can do one of the following:
This content is provided to you freely by BYU Open Learning Network.
Access it online or download it at https://open.byu.edu/userguide/url_shortening.