This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

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

Related Links


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


Released under the GPL license.


  • Edit Posts
  • Edit Post


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


There are no reviews for this plugin.

Contributors & Developers

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


Translate “Short link maker” into your language.

Interested in development?

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


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.