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Sends status updates to selected maillists everytime you publish a post, using your own domain or others for shortened permalinks.

Sends status updates to to selected maillists everytime you publish a post. Using Bit.ly, Tr.im, YOURLS, Su.pr, sm00sh or even your own domain for shortened permalinks (accounts on some of these services required). So this way you can send blog updates with short excerpts to many maillists at once.

If you find it useful, please consider to make a donation to Shorten2List's author (any amount will be appreciated).

More info:


  • Avoids to send again when editing previously sent post or even when editing an old post not sent before.
  • Option to choose each authors lists for new post notifications.
  • Option to choose between Bit.ly, Tr.im, YOURLS, Su.pr, Sm00sh or even you own domain for shortened permalinks.
  • Option to turn off notification or shortener service. Now you can use Shorten2List only for notification if your domain is already short enough for you, or use only to get shortened urls for your posts.
  • Stores created shortened permalink in a post meta field (used for template integration). Share this with Shorten2Ping so no duplicate shortening.
  • Using rel="shorturl" as proposed at http://wiki.snaplog.com/short_url, creating auto-discovery link tag for short url on single post page header.
  • You can use a template tag for showing visitors the short URL (using the same rel attribute as above for the shortened permalink).
  • Locale support. Now available in English and Portuguese. See translation section for more info.
  • Simple, fast, and useful :)


  • PHP 5.x with CURL and JSON enabled (maybe works too in PHP4, but not tested and not supported by me).
  • PHP Mail (it uses just the common mail functions WordPress already uses).
  • WordPress 2.8.x or higher (maybe would work on older WP, but not tested and not supported by me).
  • Required your own account for the third party services that you want to use.
  • Not tested and not supported on IIS servers.


If you want to make a translation for your language, use the Shorten2List.pot included and (if you want) send me the files to dev@ipublicis.com for including it into the plugin package, you'll be credited, of course (NOTE: No sponsored translations allowed).

Credits for present translations:

  • Portuguese translation made by myself :)

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.9.2
Last Updated: 7 years ago
Active Installs: 70+


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