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Pretty Link Lite

Shrink, beautify, track, manage and share any URL on or off of your WordPress website. Create links that look how you want using your own domain name!

40 reviews
Average Rating
4.2 out of 5 stars
What an "ugly" plugin!
By , for WP 4.4.1

This author removed some most basic functions to force you to upgrade to "pro" version.

You can't see a list of "pretty links" you created, in their place, is a big fat ugly YouTube video embed to "help you get started". Problem is, the video is at least a few years old, and the interface featured in the video does NOT look like what you see today any more - especially after they removed the most important screen that you rely on to keep track of things.

See it for yourself here: http://www.screencast.com/t/O3GQ6sbCFz

One more thing, this plugin caused frequent "connection lost..." problem while composing posts and pages. The problem went away as soon as I disabled it.

Needless to say, this piece of ugly plugin will be uninstalled from my site asap!

Beautiful Looking Links
By , for WP 4.4.1

I begin use it for redirects, is very easy to install and to use.
I think that I'll try also the pro version.

Nice plugin
By , for WP 4.4

I am using the free version on several sites. Actually, I don't use it much, mostly just for a handful of affiliate links that I want to mask/track and for that this plugin works perfectly. I can't speak to anything about the pro version or redirects (I use the Redirection plugin for those) but for my needs this is a great plugin.

A year already
By , for WP 4.3.1

I've been using the pro version of this tool for almost a year. It worked the day I installed it and has remained a trusty and reliable plugin. Which is exactly what you want from a tool such as this.

I have two domains. My formal domain and my shorturl domain. The shorturl domain simply forwards to the correct page on the formal domain. I think it is called an alternative base url. Love it.

not good
By ,

messed up my website, had to install the complet website again
Update: Another Plugin was the reason for my problems not Pretty Link Lite

CANNOT DELETE
By , for WP 4.1.1

Once you make a pretty link and delete you can never use it again.
The author says to make sure there are no pages, posts, tags, categories connected to the link.

I did that also went into the database to delete them and there are NOT there.

This is a great tool but after a little while all your links are screwed. (After testing it ALL my Vanities were dead)

Go somewhere else for another solution.

I have purchased the PRO VERSION and there is ZERO SUPPORT.
All the threads pertaining to this issue have been closed.

The author states it is resolved - But when you go see the threads you will see that is NOT TRUE.

Short nice links much easier to remember
By , for WP 4.1.1

I use these short links quite a bit. My site has a 4 character url so having short meaningful pretty links is a huge asset for me. Love the program.

Works Great, Does the Job
By , for WP 4.1.1

This did exactly what I needed it to do. No complaints here. :-)

Can't create new links
By , for WP 4.1.1

I've used this plugin successfully in the past, however on a new install / new site I can't create new links, and this error message appears on every page if I turn on WP_DEBUG:

WordPress database error: [Table 'wp_thewebsite.wp_prli_links' doesn't exist]
SELECT * FROM wp_prli_links WHERE slug='business/denees-kitchen' /* From [thewebsite.com/business/denees-kitchen/] in [/nas/wp/www/cluster-2036/thewebsite/wp-content/plugins/pretty-link/classes/models/PrliLink.php:207] */

Still easy to handle
By , for WP 4.1

Got the non-pro-version. Works fine...

Thank you!

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