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Smol Links

Description

This plugin is a work in progress; development is ongoing.

A WordPress dashboard interface for managing a self-hosted Shlink URL shortener instance.

  • Create and edit Shlinks short links from a manager interface
  • Optionally generate new short URLs upon saving new posts
  • Manage multiple short URL domains, with an assigned default
  • Automatically tag each short link, configurable with a filter hook
  • Customize long URLs automatically using a filter hook (e.g., to add query arguments)
  • Integrates with WordPress Sentry plugin, if installed

Filter hooks

  • smol_links_tags – assigns tags to each saved short link (default: ["smol-links-server:$hostname", "smol-links-user:$username"])
  • smol_links_long_url – automatically adjust the long URL redirect
  • smol_links_manager_tabs – customizes the manager tabs (array: [“Tab label” => [Shlink API query]])

Developer setup

Developer dependencies:

Build and start:

./bin/build.sh
./bin/start.sh

Running tests:

docker-compose exec web composer --working-dir="/var/www/html/wp-content/plugins/smol-links" test

Screenshots

  • Create and manage Shlink short links from WordPress.
  • Configure your self-hosted Shlink server and optionally generate a short URL whenever a post is published.
  • The post editor includes the short URL in the sidebar.

Installation

  1. Upload smol-links folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure the Smol Links settings from your WordPress dashboard

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Contributors and Developers

“Smol Links” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Change Log

0.1.0

  • Release to WordPress plugin directory
  • Security improvements

0.0.1

  • Generate short URLs upon saving a post
  • Create/edit short URLs from a manager