Tag: YOURLS

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YOURLS: Now with random short URLs and other plugins

A few months back, I wrote a post on how to run your own URL shortener using YOURLS. Since then, the free, self-hosted shortening tool has undergone a major update – v1.5.
As the headline alludes to, the biggest change from YOURLS 1.4.3 to 1.5 is the addition of plugins. Now, instead of being forced to …




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How-to: Run your own URL shortener with YOURLS

URL shorteners have become quite a thing over the past couple years. The ability to shorten an unwieldy URL can be really helpful in a variety of situations, be it in a Tweet, sharing via email, or to maintain a more obvious link to a favorite site or posting.
There are no shortage of options available …