YOURLS: Your Own URL Shortener
How about having a pet name for your website. A short, geeky, precise URL for a long webURL is what YOURLS is. YOURLS is nothing but a set of PHP scripts and the best thing is all the versions of YOURLS are named after (metal) music celebrity. The latest one is YOURLS 1.7 “Tom Araya”. Another good thing is that now Github is on YOURLS advancement.
- Open source Tool
- Neat Ajaxed interface
- Self Hosted
- Public as well as Private use but with login
- Free to use
- Custom short URLs
- Full json support
- Built in cron job will fetch updated click counts every hour
- Supports localization
- Available for standard posts and custom post types.
- Download the latest version from https://github.com/YOURLS/YOURLS/releases
- Unzip YOURLS archive.
- Copy includes/config-sample.php to user/config.php
- Upload the files to www folder.
- See Configure to add database new or existing.
- Point the browser to www.yoursite.com/admin.
YOURLS ADMIN Sneak Peek
Bit.ly, tinyurl are same as YOURLS with more features and solution but in YOURLS has more of controls and its all free.
Find more on https://github.com/YOURLS/