[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #10640: Support "shortlink" URL shortening

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Fri Jan 15 18:59:25 UTC 2010

#10640: Support "shortlink" URL shortening
 Reporter:  samj             |        Owner:          
     Type:  feature request  |       Status:  reopened
 Priority:  normal           |    Milestone:  3.0     
Component:  General          |      Version:          
 Severity:  normal           |   Resolution:          
 Keywords:  needs-patch      |  

Comment(by miqrogroove):

 I'm seeing an unintended benefit from production testing.  Google seems to
 have increased the ranking of attachments (gallery pages) and is
 displaying the shortlinks in search results.

 In other words, blog/yyyy/mm/post-name-slug/omg-long-attachment-filename-
 slug/ rarely ever ranked but is now showing up in search results as

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/10640#comment:28>
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