Notice: the following are not generic public services; they are just my projects that can be (to some extent) accessed on the Internet. As parts of my personal experiments, they are subject to change, and have no SLA guarantees. No abuse.


PURL stands for Persistent Uniform Resource Locator.

  • Visiting the PURL returns a HTTP 307 Temporary Redirect to the registered URL; i.e. a simple redirection.
  • Visiting a non-existent resource returns HTTP 404 Not Found.


  • GET<name>
  • GET<name>

… where:

  • <name> is a path or a resource name allocated.

URL shortening service is provided using the same infrastructure, so is just a shortcut to / is used to jump to

You may register one by contacting me, but why?