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Short link maker


The Short link maker WordPress creating a shorter URL of post, page and media permalink.
The URL in the href attribute defaults to the id number of the post in question.

Example: ->

This plugin automatically creates a link element in the section of the post’s page with a rel=”shorturl” attribute.
It also creates an HTTP Link header that also points to the shorter link.

The element looks like this:

    <link rel="shorturl" href="{url}" />

The HTTP header is:

    Link: <{url}>; rel=shorturl

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If you have translated into your language, please let me know.


Released under the GPL license.


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  1. Upload the entire short-link-maker folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Contributors & Developers

“Short link maker” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



0.1.5 – 27 May 2010
Minor bug fixes.

0.1.4 – 27 May 2010
Minor bug fixes.

0.1.3 – 27 May 2010
Support for WordPress 3.0-beta 2.

0.1.2 – 14 May 2010
Support for WordPress 3.0-beta 1.

0.1.1 – 6 January 2010
Fixed a conflict with Stats.

0.1.0 – 27 October 2009
Initial release.