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PluginBuddy YOURLS


YOURLS is an incredibly easy-to-use URL shortener. If you have this shortener remotely installed, this plugin will allow you to generate and insert short URLs onto a post or page.

This plugin doesn’t automatically generate short links, but allows you to insert short links at will from the post editor.


  • Setting panel for setting the YOURLS configuration
  • Shortcode icon for easy insertion into a post or page
  • Dynamically generates and inserts links onto a post or page


  • YOURLS Settings
  • Inserting onto a post
  • Resulting link


This plugin requires WordPress 3.0 or higher and PHP 5 or higher.

  1. Just unzip and upload the “pluginbuddy-yourls” folder to your ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

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


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  • Released 10 May 2011 by Ronald Huereca
  • Initial release.