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OpenDNS introduces Shortcuts




Here’s a simple but very useful way to expand on OpenDNS’s staple of services — address bar shortcuts. If you’re not yet familiar with OpenDNS and how it works, check out my previous post on how it can help you with your ISP’s intermittent DNS problems.

With OpenDNS Shortcuts, you can now assign words or group of letters to mean some frequestly visited URLs. An example here is Yahoo! Mail:

OpenDNS Shortcuts

All you need to do, if you’re already using OpenDNS, is to open an account and sign in, create your shortcuts and type away. Really neat.

[tags]opendns, dns, shortcuts[/tags]



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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5 Responses

  1. jhay says:

    This is neat. Thanks for the heads up.

  2. Aja Lapus says:

    That’s cool. I’ve used OpenDNS during the times after the Taiwan earthquake. Their features just keeps getting better and better.

  3. Spread it like fire :D
    Have a couple already.. one is ‘yuga’

  4. Paul says:

    Does this apply only to those who have static IPs?

  5. yuga says:

    Yup, Paul, it does. As long as your router or PC is configured to use OpenDNS and you’re logged in to your account.

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