Links to video conferencing services and groups such as Zoom, Skype, and Youtube are shortened without ads for free.
Otherwise, in order to disable the intermediate page with advertising, the author of the short link must be registered. A redirect from a short URL to a long URL without ads will be applied. The type of redirect is 301.
Registered users can also edit links and see traffic statistics.
An intermediate page is shown if the short link was created by an unregistered author.
The intermediate page displays a targeted URL and a warning to visitors to prevent fraud, phishing, and the spread of viruses.
It is forbidden to shorten links to illegal web pages, adult sites, pharmaceutical sites, spam in any form.
Membership is free for universities, colleges, government agencies, non-profit organizations. For them, link shortening is performed without ads for free.