Expand URL

Expand URL

Expand any URL to see where a shortened URL is going to take you. Perfect to check if the final link destination is safe.

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What is Expand URL?

Expand URL is an Edge add-on that allows you to easily expand and explore shortened links. With a simple right click, you can view where a shortened link will take you, providing safety and peace of mind. Whether you want to ensure the destination is safe or check if a regular link redirects elsewhere, Expand URL has you covered. Compatible with most shortened URLs, this extension enhances your browsing experience.

By: ExpandURL
Users: 303 ▼ -10
Rating: 5.00 (3)
Version: 1.1 (Last updated: 2023-05-16)
Creation date: 2021-12-22
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • contextMenus
Host permissions:
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 10.69K
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Expand URL
Expand URL (v1.1)
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Expand URL is an extension that will show you the final destination of a shortened link. Very easy to use, just right click on a shortened link and select 'View Expanded URL', this will then open a new tab and show you where the expanded link will take you. Will also show you more information of the destination link, so that you can determine if that is the link that you would like to visit. Another advantage to this extension, you can also check to see if a regular link will redirect you to a completely different link. This extension works with the majority of shortened URLs. We hope you enjoy using this extension.

Risk impact

Expand URL may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Expand URL is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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