From:  William Reynolds <williamr@mozilla.com>
Date:  01 May 2013 01:29:37 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.marketing
Subject:  

Re: Shortlink

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Thanks everyone for identifying the issue. I have reached out to the 
Bitly team to get mozilla.org and some subdomains added so they will 
automatically be shortened to mzl.la URLs. You can follow the status in 
the bug http://bugzil.la/668191

William


On 4/29/13 10:36 PM, Kohei Yoshino wrote:
> You're right, Irvin. mzl.la shorten URLs have worked for 
> www.mozilla.com but don't work for www.mozilla.org and most of the 
> Mozilla properties. Someone in MoCo should update the enabled domain 
> list on the Bitly Enterprise dashboard. That's http://bugzil.la/668191
>
> On 2013/04/30 14:21, Irvin Chen wrote:
>> Hi Kohei,
>>
>> I think the problem is that the url under developer.mozilla.org 
>>  works fine, but the url of mozilla.org 
>>  (and many others) not.
>>
>> I got developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Using_microformats 
>>  shorten 
>> to mzl.la/1561Btp 
>> but www.mozilla.org/en-US/about/mozilla-spaces/ 
>>  shorten to 
>> bit.ly/ZYXw2f  (and not mzl.la/ZYXw2f 
>> )
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 1:00 PM, Kohei Yoshino 
>> > wrote:
>>
>>     Oh yes, on the bit.ly  site, the domain will be 
>> automatically changed to bit.ly  after customizing 
>> your mzl.la  URL.
>>     But, when you post the URL to your blog or somewhere, you can 
>> *manually* change the domain from bit.ly  to mzl.la 
>> .
>>     It should still work.
>>
>>     For example, on the bitly dashboard, I've shorten
>> https://developer.mozilla.org/__ja/docs/Site_Compatibility___for_Firefox_22 
>>  
>>
>>     to https://mzl.la/YnvRbz then customized it to 
>> https://bit.ly/22compat-ja.
>>     Even after that, I can still use https://mzl.la/22compat-ja instead.
>>
>>     -Kohei
>>
>>
>>
>>     On 2013/04/30 13:20, Irvin wrote:
>>
>>         The 2nd step don't work, it doesn't let us change the `bit.ly 
>> ` part of shorten url.
>>         Either I'd try to post a page under mozilla.org 
>>  url, it won't shorten to mzl.la .
>>         I took http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/__about/legal.html 
>>  for test, it goes to 
>> http://bit.ly/YindQi and the customize function only let me change 
>> 'YindQi' parts.
>>
>>
>>         On 2013年4月30日Tuesday at 上午8:30, Kohei Yoshino wrote:
>>
>>             Anyone can use mzl.la   
>> shorten links...
>>
>>             1. Shorten a URL with bit.ly  
>>             2. (optional) Customize the shorten URL and replace 
>> bit.ly   with mzl.la  
>> 
>>
>>
>>             An example of mine:
>>
>> https://developer.mozilla.org/__en-US/docs/Site_Compatibility___for_Firefox_22 
>>  
>>
>>             -> https://mzl.la/22compat
>>
>>             bugzil.la   shoren 
>> URL has been provided by Reed Loden:
>>
>> http://www.squarefree.com/__2010/01/14/shorter-urls-for-__bugzilla-mozilla-org/ 
>>  
>>
>>
>>             Hope this helps,
>>             -Kohei
>>
>>
>>             On 2013/04/27 13:38, Feer56 wrote:
>>
>>                 I am requesting to access to make shortlinks (
>>                 http://mzl.la/> >_________)
>>                 as we have a # of Firefox OS articles that will 
>> require it.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> @ irvinfly: community liaison
>> moztw.org  Mozilla Taiwan community
>
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