About URL Unshortener

A Tool To Get Information About A Link Before Visiting It

Transparent Browsing

As a safety practice, you should always check short links before you visit them. Link Unshorten shows you the final destination and any security concerns when you expand a shortened link. Extra information will also be retrieved about the shortened URL, such as: Title, description and keywords of the webpage. By analysing this information, you'll have more of an idea if this website is safe or not!

Malware Protection

You never know where a short URL is going to take you. Browsing with Link Unshorten will check for malicious software or is a phishing site and alert you before you visit a suspicious site. Determine if a website contains malicious software or is a phishing site. Powered by data from Google Safe Browsing, WOT (Web Of Trust), Netcraft, Url Void, Norton Safe Web Report, SSL Trust, and SpamHaus.

Link Shortener Support

Link Unshorten supports all link shortening services due to the fact that we programmatically follow url redirects to their final destination. If you enter a short link, we will discover the final destination.


For added protection we will show you a blurry screenshot of the destination website. Just hover over the image to reveal more details.

Do I have to install anything?

No, Link Unshorten is a free web application that is simple to use. Just paste any link into the search box to discover the final destination url of any short link.

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