News Story

ter.ps URL Shortener Now Available

ter.ps URL Shortener Now Available


EIT has launched a URL shortener ter.ps that allows faculty, staff, and students to create and share University of Maryland-branded links in email, Facebook, Twitter, and other communications.  Ter.ps provides the ability to create custom links, track URL clicks, as well as generate links from a bookmarklet which you can drag to your browser’s bookmarks toolbar.

The idea responsible for the ter.ps’ creation came from a student, who suggested that implementing a UM-based URL shortener would enhance the university’s social networking presence and provide insight into our online influence.

You can get started creating your own ter.ps links by visiting http://ter.ps and pasting a long URL into the ter.ps URL shortener box. Simply copy the resulting ter.ps link, and use it in your next tweet!

November 1, 2011


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Wind TERPines to Battle Rivals in DOE’s Wind Competition

Understanding Battery Failure in Realtime, at the Nanoscale

Redox Fuel Cell Technology Highlighted in Gigaom Tech

Alireza Khaligh promoted to associate professor with tenure

UMERC Researchers Came Out in Force at the ARPA-E Summit

Saving Energy with ‘Personal HVAC Systems’

News Update on FY 2015 Appropriations for DOE Office of Science

Wachsman’s Presentation on Water/Energy Relationships Featured in MRS Meeting Scene

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar