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[Request] Google Image Search workflow

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Hello! Just purchased the power pack today and I'm really enjoying it.



I'm writing to request a workflow where I can paste a google image search URL like the following:




and have it automatically shorten the URL to the minimum google image search URL like this:




Ideally the workflow would replace the long url with the shortened URL in the clipboard after hitting enter in the standard alfred text entry box.


This is all so I can easily paste google image search URLs to other people in irc/skype/email/etc and have it look nice.


Thanks so much!

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I'd recommend this workflow as an alternative, unless you need to include the Google Image search terms in the links you post: http://www.alfredforum.com/topic/935-workflowshorten-url-support-googl-bitly-tcn-jmp-isgd-vgd/?hl=bitly#entry9644


It's a general purpose URL shortener offering your choice of shortening services.  


And for the opposite direction: http://www.alfredforum.com/topic/4843-resolve-canonical-urls-from-shortened-urls/

Edited by dfay
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Seeing as nobody's answered yet, here's a Python function that will shorten your Google Images URL as required:

from urlparse import urlparse, parse_qs
from urllib import urlencode

def shorten_url(url):
    # Parse URL into component parts
    parsed = urlparse(url)
    # Parse the query string (?a=b&...)
    all_params = parse_qs(parsed.query)
    # Extract just the wanted parameters
    params = {}
    for k in ('q', 'tbm'):
        params[k] = all_params[k][0]
    # Rebuild a shorter query string
    query = urlencode(params)
    # Re-assemble the URL from component parts and new query string
    short_url = '{}://{}{}?{}'.format(parsed.scheme, parsed.netloc, parsed.path, query)
    return short_url
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