On the popup, choose the advanced option link. Make sure to choose temporarily forward the domain. This is needed because at some point, we’ll be redirecting this domain’s nameservers to bit.ly again to natively do this URL forwarding. Enter
http://bit.ly in the box and click ok.
Now, go to bit.ly and shorten an URL. I’m shortening
http://aaronsaray.com/blog. This is now:
http://bit.ly/cZqq0e. When I enter http://saray.me/cZqq0e into the browser, it serves the short URL from bit.ly.
Since I do continue to get my bit.ly links with
http://bit.ly instead of
http://saray.me in the beginning, I decided to make a Firefox bookmarklet to replace this for me. It’s pretty simple. All it does is take
bit.ly and replace with
var x=prompt('Bit.ly URL');alert(x.replace('bit.ly','saray.me'));
Here, you can drag this to your toolbar if you want :)
Saray.Me the Bit.Ly
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