Shorten URL Activity

Description:

Shortens a URL using Bitly.

Inheritance Hierarchy:

System.Object
  System.Activities.Activity
    System.Activities.AsyncCodeActivity
      Geocortex.Workflow.Activities.Bitly.ShortenUrl

Function:

This activity allows you to obtain a short URL from a long one using Bitly web services.

Bitly services require authentication.

In a Workflow:

You would use this activity to provide a short URL to end users rather than a long one. For example, the Create Temp File activity produces a long URL.

Properties:

Name Description

In Arguments

Access Token

The OAuth access token for Bitly services. See http://dev.bitly.com/authentication.html.

Long Url

The long URL to be shortened.

Misc

Display Name

ShortenUrl

You can change the name of an activity to one that describes what it does. A descriptive name can make a workflow easier to interpret and maintain.

Out Arguments

Short Url

The short Url result.

Version Information:

Supported from: Geocortex Essentials 4.2.

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