Thursday, October 1, 2009

Version 21

Bug fixes
  • Fix URL validation
  • improve URL categorization

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Version 20

  • optimize all images
  • optimize back-end to perform all security checks faster
  • extensive monitoring to prevent any down time

Friday, July 24, 2009

Version 19

  • simplify the front page
  • screen shots are now provided by
  • refresh the FAQ

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Vesion 18

New features/Improvements
  • change the frontpage image to avoid confusions
  • you can enter a partial URL: instead of
  • you can lookup a short link by its code (1r) instead of the full URL (
  • FAQ: add the section Why do I and my visitors need secure short links?

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Version 17

New features
  • display a warning if a URL result in more than 5 redirections., This very likely a spam.
Bug fixes
  • enable cookies to avoid a redirection loop with some websites

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Version 16

New features
  • display statistics about domain and country referrers

Friday, June 19, 2009

Version 15

New features

Bug fixes
  • do not shorten short links!

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Version 14

Bug fixes
  • make the Copy button work with Flash 10 (Thanks to Richard)
  • use a + (plus) instead of . (dot) in short URLs. Existing short links with a . still work.
  • fix daily dump of all short links

Monday, June 15, 2009

Version 13

New features
  • warn about links to a local or private IP address

Bug fixes
  • allow URLs including an IP address to be shortened

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Version 12

New features
  • since the list of categories is updated daily, all URLs are checked again daily

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Version 11

New features

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Version 10

New features
  • Add monitoring script to ensure a high quality of service

Bug fixes
  • remove sources that misqualified some domains such as and All wrong classifications have been fixed

Monday, June 8, 2009

Version 9

New features
  • script to add a short link on each page of your website

Friday, June 5, 2009

Version 8

New features/Improvements
  • speed up the detection of the URL category
  • add more sources to detect malicious sites
  • detect spam URLs

Version 8

New features
  • expand the list of dangerous file types

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Version 6

Bug fixes
  • fix race condition that resulted in mis-categorization. All existing URLs have been correctly re-classified

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Version 5

Bug fixes
  • ensure the list of categories is updated daily
  • Output strict JSON and JSONP

Version 4

New features
  • rewrite CSS from scratch
  • use syntax highlighting when displaying code

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Version 3

New features
  • create a monthly and yearly Zip archive of the URLs
  • get URL information by appending /i: http://safe/1/i
  • remove content from the front page (thanks for the feedback)

Version 2 - Official launch

New features
Bug fixes
  • correct text throughout the site (spelling mistakes, grammar, etc.)
  • fix dangerous ActiveX check
  • fix the iGoogle widget for smaller resolutions

Version 1 - Pre-Launch

  • all security features are enabled
  • very basic URL statistics
  • API to shorten and expand URLs only
  • partial FAQ