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DW Shortlinks

Description

DW Shortlinks is a WordPress plugin helps you create short and clean URLs, both inbound and outbound. It also helps you to know how many clicks on your link. This plugin is suitable for Affiliate Maketters that can create their own reference link without making their readers feel annoying. Or if you want to create download links but do not want others to copy it or share it back on their website, DW Shortlinks is the right plugin for you to do that.

Major Features

  • Create short and clean URLs, with your own domain
  • Redirect links to any location, both inbound and outbound, using 301 redirects
  • Track outbound link clicks, with internal reporting for hits per link
  • Create multiple link types with your own name

How it Works?

DW Shortlinks adds a new custom post type to your Admin menu, where you can create, edit, delete, and manage short links by 301 redirects. What’s great about DW Shortlinks is that it tracks click counts and saves them as a custom field. it’s really simple & cool and there is no setup involved. It works seamlessly straight out of the box for whichever theme and plugins you are using.

Link Example: Just to make it extra clear, here’s how the DW Shortlinks plugin works.
* Original URL: https://wordpress.org/plugins/dw-shortlinks/
* New URL with DW Shortlinks: https://www.designwall.com/go/dw-shortlinks/

Contributions

Would you like to like to contribute to DW Shortlinks? You are more than welcome to submit your pull requests on the GitHub repo. Also, if you have any notes about the code, please open a ticket on the issue tracker.

Screenshots

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Installation

  1. Upload plugin files to your plugins folder or install using WordPress built-in Add New Plugin installer
  2. Activate the plugin
  3. Navigate to Settings > Permalinks and save them. Yes, just click Save Changes.
  4. Go to the Linker Menu under the Pages
  5. Create a new Link and publish
  6. Now you can track how many times clicked on each link

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.0.0

  • The first version of DW Shortlinks