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


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



  • 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”.

Contributors & Developers

This is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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