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Short URL Facility

1. What is the Short URL facility?

The ITU Short URL Facility allows users to create very short URLs (typically under 20 characters), in place of long and complex URLs found on some of the pages on the ITU web site.

2. How to use the ITU Short URL facility

A. Go to: and log in with your TIES account.

B. Type in a target URL and click on the Validate button to ensure it is the one you want. After it's validated, click on the Create button.

C. After clicking on Create, the system generates a shortcut string and registers it. In this example, the short URL was created for the link to Recommendation ITU-T H.264 (

3. General information on the Short URL facility