This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



D(ifferent)P(lace) URL Shortner is a WordPress Plugin designed to use the most popular URL shortening services. At this moment the only supported services are and Google URL Shortner.

There are 3 ways to generate and obtain a shortlink:

  1. When you publish a post or a page
  2. When you update a published post or page
  3. When you view a post or a page that use this code

    <?php echo wp_get_shortlink(); ?> 

You can find the latest release on GitHub


Copy the folder dpurlshortner and its content into /wp-content/plugins


Is necessary an API key for Google URL Shortner?

No at this moment, is not strictly necessary if the number of calls is limited.

Where can I get an API key for Google URL Shortner service?

APIs Console

Is necessary an API key for shortner service?


Where can I get an API key for shortner service?

bitly API Documentation

Contributors & Developers

“dpurlshortner” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • This version is quite stable but it can be used as long as you know what you are doing.


  • This version bypass the error “SSL certificate problem, verify that the CA cert is OK. Details: error:14090086:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify failed”.