3memo: 3-character aliases for the Web
Everyone uses TinyURL and bit.ly these days,
but nobody can remember cryptic 6-character strings generated by these services.
3memo allows you to use more user-friendly mnemonic-based
URL shorthands which you can easily remember and use on any Web browser.
If you want to browse a Web page with a long URL like
you can make a short alias of this URL by accessing
and register the long URL under the name of
You can do the same thing with TinyURL,
but automatically generated URLs like http://tinyurl.com/39bqy2 is
impossible to remember.
Using 3memo, the only thing you have to remember is the 3-character string keyword
you can jump to any URL by registering the URL with the short name.
As long as you remember this site
and a 3-character keword like
you can easily access the URL from any Web browser.
- If you want to modify a registered URL, you can add an exclamation mark
!) at the end of the URL and edit it.
- Your name used in
http://yourname.3memo.com/ can be any valid string usable for URL.
- You can use alphabets(a-z/A-Z), numbers, and underline(_) for the keyword.
- You can install the search plugin to your Web browser by clicking Install search plugin
- You can use the bookmarklet (Register to yourname.3memo) for easy registration.
On the Register... link, right-click (Win) or control-click (Mac) and
save the link as a bookmark.
Later, you can select this bookmark on the page you want to register, and you'll jump to the 3memo registration page.
(If you don't know what a bookmarklet is, just forget it.)
- Article on WiredVision (in Japanese)
$Date: 2008-06-10 08:27:48 +0900 (火, 10 6月 2008) $ Toshiyuki Masui@pitecan.com