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YOURLS Link Creator

Creates a custom short URL when saving posts. Requires your own YOURLS install.

What's this all about?

This plugin creates a shortlink (stored in the post meta table) for each post that can be used in sharing buttons, etc.

What is YOURLS?

YOURLS is a self-hosted PHP based application that allows you to make your own custom shortlinks, similar to bit.ly and j.mp. Learn more about it here

How do I use the template tag?

Place the following code in your theme file (usually single.php) <?php yourls_display_box(); ?>

The delete function doesn't remove the short URL from my YOURLS installation

This is a limitation with the YOURLS API, as there is not a method yet to delete a link. The delete function has been added to the plugin to allow users to get the updated URL that they may have changed in the YOURLS admin panel

Requires: 3.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.4.6
Last Updated: 11 months ago
Active Installs: 1,000+


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