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Services and Scripts for Your Own URL Shortener

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We have added a new series of short articles on services and scripts for your own URL shortener.

The first article gives an overview of services hosting your URL shortener. The following articles discuss several self-hosted open source scripts.

In detail, these scripts are tr.im, YOURLS, PHP-pastebin, polr, URL Shortener and kissa.be.

Demonstrations of Services and Scripts

We provide fully functional demonstrations for most of them:

The Articles

In detail, the series consists of 5 parts:

Part 1: Subscribing to a Service for an URL Shortener

Part 2: Self-Hosted Scripts for an URL Shortener: tr.im

Part 3: Self-Hosted Scripts for an URL Shortener: YOURLS

Part 4: Self-Hosted Scripts for an URL Shortener: PHP Pastebin

Part 5: Self-Hosted Scripts for an URL Shortener: polr and Others

Enjoy reading and trying the demos!