Shortened URLs not indexing in search


Why are some shortened URLs resolved by twitter (as in - the long URL is indexed by search, as well as Twitter Card is displayed) and some aren’t? We have a simple URL shortener, and our URLs don’t seem to be indexed/resolved by Twitter at all. Example statuses:

Link to the same domain, shortened with is indexed properly:

any help would be appreciated.



Your URL is not being indexed because your robots.txt file ( disallow that, as its content shows:

User-agent: *
Disallow: /

Please take a look at the docs in to see how to solve that problem.


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