URL Shortener

Generates a short url for all posts, pages and custom post types.

Shortcode [short-url] or function azrcrv_urls_get_custom_shortlink can be called from themes or other plugins to retrieve the custom short url.

Example shortcode usage: [short-url] or <?php echo do_shortcode('[short-url]'); ?>

Example function usage:

	if (function_exists('azrcrv_urls_get_custom_shortlink')){
		printf ('<span class="short-link">%s</span>', '<a href="'.azrcrv_urls_get_custom_shortlink().'" title="Shortlink to '.the_title_attribute('echo=0').'" rel="bookmark">'.'Shortlink'.'</a>');

Settings page allows options for short url generation to be configured.


Download from GitHub.


To install the URL Shortener plugin:

  • Download the plugin from GitHub.
  • Upload the entire zip file using the Plugins upload function in your ClassicPress admin panel.
  • Activate the plugin.


Support, including bug reports, feature requests or questions, is available from azurecurve via the azurecurve Community site.


Translations are usually in the plugins languages folder, but our Translations site will have the most up-to-date versions.

If you can translate the plugin, please request access via the azurecurve Community site.


Changes and feature additions for the URL Shortener plugin:

  • 1.0.0
    1. First version for ClassicPress.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can I translate this plugin?

    Yes, this plugin can be translated using the available .pot file or via our Translations site which will have the most up-to-date versions.

    To translate on our translation site, please request access via our Community site.

  2. Is this plugin compatible with both WordPress and ClassicPress?

    This plugin is developed for ClassicPress, but will likely work on WordPress.


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