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Googl Generator


Returns short URL based on using Matthew Flaschen web service.

Just activate the plugin and visit settings panel to configure the output.

Yoy can use this call too in your theme:

<?php googl_generator('URL'); ?>

Replacing URL string by the URL you want to became short. For example:

<?php googl_generator(get_permalink()); ?>

Or use the meta option:

<?php get_post_meta($post->ID, 'googl_short_url', true); ?>


  • URL example

  • Settings panel

  • QR Code mode

  • The shorted URL is saved in a meta field.


  1. Upload the googl-generator folder to your wp-content/plugins/ directory.

  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

  3. Use settings panel to configure the output or call the function inside your theme.

Contributors & Developers

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

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  • Feed option.


  • Save the shortened URL in a meta field of the post.


  • Support for QR Code mode.


  • Settings panel.
  • Include URL automatically in post content. You can select position: before, after or both.
  • Three output modes: text plain, link or input.
  • Include URL in pages and front view (home).


  • Alternative method without cURL extension.


  • Initial release.