Users (erroneously) type a short URL in the Google search box instead of the address bar. How to make it navigate instead of showing search results?

I’m using a URL shortener to publish pronounceable URLs for my pages so I can tell people something like, "Visit to solve that problem." If people go to the address bar of their browser and enter URL there, then the shortened URL works, and it redirects them to the intended destination page. But if a non-technical user goes to the Google search page and enters into the search box there, apparently, Google apparently isn’t smart enough to recognize that they typed in a URL. It tries instead to search for the URL as keywords and comes back with a list of search results.

When I click "New Tab" in my browser, I know the difference between the address bar and the search box, but many non-technical users don’t, and Google gives the same instructions in both places. Both locations claim to accept both search terms and URLs, but apparently they have different logic for determining which is which. For them to behave differently and not follow the URL when it’s typed into the search box instead of the browser address bar seems to be a fatal flaw in the entire concept of shortened URLs – unless there’s something else I can do to make them work regardless of which field someone types them into. Certainly I can’t be the only one facing this.

What can I do to teach Google that my shortened URL is indeed a URL and when someone types it in the search box, it should go to the place where that URL redirects to?

Slashing with Short Swords

Can a short sword be used to deal slashing damage?

The Weapons Table seems to list short swords as having only the damage type of piercing, and lacking the slashing damage type. However, this strikes me as either a mistake or a misguided decision. Short swords are typically described as and visually depicted as having a double-edged blade, which should mean that it is able to cut.

From The Forgotten Realms wiki (emphasis mine):

In essence, this weapon is a smaller version of the longsword but longer than a dagger or dirk, having many of the same parts including a generally double-edged blade, cross-guard, grip, and pommel. The blade is typically from 12 to 20 in (30 to 50 cm) long with a sharp point. An average short sword costs 10 gp and weighs 2 lb (0.9 kg).1 First edition D&D defined the short sword as “all pointed cutting & thrusting weapons with blade length between 15 in (38 cm) and 24 in (61 cm).”2

Other 3rd Edition material also described as being effectively between the length of a longsword and a daggerboth of which are capable of slashing – suggesting that, all other properties the same, it should be able to as well.

I’ve heard some arguments that the short sword is intended to model certain historical weapons, such as the gladius, which were primarily used for stabbing by Roman soldiers after the reach of their spears had been breached. Even so, the gladius also sported a double-edged blade and seemed capable of slashing if necessary.

Of course, this problem only comes into play when fighting a monster with damage resistances or vulnerabilities to one damage type over the other. Even if the weapon was not primarily designed for slashing (which still seems in question), I would think that under such circumstances of life and death, at the very least, this would be possible.

Is there any reason, historical or otherwise, as to why a character could not slash with a short sword?

Running select filename from dbo.sysfiles returns short foldernames with tilde

I am running the following statement in SQL Server 2014(in Windows 2012R2):

select filename from dbo.sysfiles where fileid = 1 

However it returns:


I wish for the full path without the tilde.

(e.g C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL12.SQL2014\MSSQL\DATA\master.mdf)

I tried upgrading the SQL Server 2014 Express to 2016 Express but it made no difference.

Any ideas? Thanks. Dave

Changing category subject in short intervals

I would like to know if it is possible to not get penalised by google for changing the subject of a category entirely. I would like to swap a category that I have built on a webpage, for one with a more relevant (as of now) topic. Changing description, content and title etc… would this destroy my SEO? It has amassed backlinks of great quantity and quality over the course of time and I seriously would not like to have them wasted or passed with internal links as the page itself is invaluable.

Assume anchors to my webpage were all "" for convenience purposes. They are nothing particularly descriptive.

Any input would be appreciated

Can I as a Bloodhunter create mutagens without doing a short or long rest?

As a 2020 version of the Bloodhunter/mutagen order, at lvl 3 I can create one mutagens in a short/long rest.

I read this handbook:

As a possible fix: Instead of preparing your mutagens during a rest, you prepare reagents for mutagens.

Creating a mutagen requires one minute of uninterrupted work with these reagents and a set of alchemist’s tools. This allows the Blood Hunter a bit more flexibility with their mutagens, but not so much that they can change them during combat."

I don´t really understand where he gets that with the reagents. I can´t find it in the books and nothing about it on the internet.

This way I could do a 1 min pause and prepare the mutagen without doing a short rest.

I hope you can help me to understand it better.

If a product category is then display code in product short description

How to display a specific code in a product short description if it is belong to a specific category, i’ve used below code in function to add the code but it is displaying on all products.

    function herara_filter_short_description( $  desc ){     global $  product; if ( is_single( $  product->id ) )         //$  new_desc = 'SKU: ' . $  product->get_sku();         $  new_desc = '<span class="sku_wrapper">SKU: <span class="sku">'. $  product->get_sku() .'</span></span></BR><span class="material_wrapper">MATERIAL: <span class="material">'. $  product->get_sku() .'</span></span>';         //$  new_desc .= $  desc;     return $  new_desc; } add_filter( 'woocommerce_short_description', 'herara_filter_short_description' ); 

Can you maintain concentration through a short rest?

Due to the long duration on Hex, it is clearly intended to function across multiple encounters as described in this answer.

Due to the extended duration, it seems feasible that a warlock could take a short rest to recover their spell slot and thus go into a future combat with a Hex at the ready and a full assortment of spell slots. Is this correct? RAW do not appear to prohibit this.

What happens to your class features if you short rest while your form has been changed?

Bob the Warlock has blown all of his spell slots. The friendly party druid casts Animal Forms on Bob, and while in his animal form he takes a Short Rest. After the rest completes, he drops out of animal form for whatever reason. Does Bob have his spell slots back, or does he have to take a rest while in his Warlock form to regain htem?

This kind of situation could also come up with Polymorph (all three varieties) or Shapechange, combined with Catnap.