DanP Bitly URLs

Description

This very simple plugin generates a Bitly shortlink and saves it to your WordPress database.

It does this via two different methods:

  • Publish a page or post for the first time
  • Click the generate all button

Getting Started Guide

Screenshots

  • This is where you can add your Bitly API token and generate short URLs for all posts and pages. Location: Dashboard > Settings > Reading.

FAQ

How do I get a Bitly API token?

You’ll need to register for an account with Bitly. Once you’ve got one, take a look at this guide on getting your API token.

Where do I enter my Bitly API token?

Login to the WordPress Dashboard, Settings, then Reading. Scroll to the bottom and you’ll see “DanP Bitly URLs: API Token”. Enter your token and click save.

How do I generate a new Bitly short URL?

Either:

  • Publish a new post or page for the first time
  • Login to the WordPress Dashboard, Settings, then Reading. Scroll to the bottom and you’ll see “DanP Bitly URLs: API Token”. Click the “Update all short URLs” button.

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Contributors & Developers

“DanP Bitly URLs” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0

  • This is the first version!

1.1

  • API token is now checked for validity on saving that option
  • Shortcode to output Bitly shortened URL introduced