Short.cm has introduced some updates over the last two weeks. Learn the details about the new releases below.
Whoo, amazing news! Now you can test which version of a web page performs better. When clicking a short link, 50% of users will be redirected to the original page, the other 50%, to the variation page. Just add the variation page and track the results.
Choose a rule for redirection according to your needs. Here are the four options to select from:
301 Permanent — for pages moved permanently. Useful when you migrate from the old website to a new location. The search engines will update the index, and the page will be permanently moved to the new URL.
302 Standard — the default behavior. Users will be redirected to a new location without cache. Search engines will follow the original URL.
307 Standard — for forms submission. Useful to track form submissions. The browser will visit a short URL first and then actually submit the form.
308 Permanent — for forms submission with a permanent redirect. Useful for form submissions with HTTP POST/PUT redirect. All POST data, which was sent to the short URL, will be submitted to the destination URL.
Improved speed of loads
Autoincrement link creation policy supports high-speed link creation.
Improved password hashing/encryption process. Speed of brute force attack on password hashes dropped from 100,000/s to 10/s.
The article is about:
- Conduct A/B tests on Short.cm.
- Choose the HTTP status for the correct redirection.
- How to test landing pages.