Self-Hosted bit.ly Alternatives

    bit.ly is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are plenty of alternatives for power users and business that want to host a solution on-premise. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Polr, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to bit.ly and many of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to bit.ly are YOURLS (Free, Open Source), Lstu (Free, Open Source), Shlink (Free, Open Source) and tinu.be (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 15, 2021

    1. This is a minimal URL shortener that can be entirely hosted on GitHub pages. It does not need the maintenance of any servers or databases and can be hosted entirely on GitHub for free!.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      AKA is a simple, private URL shortener/bookkeeper for personal use that is hosted locally.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Lessn is an extremely simple, personal url shortener written in PHP with MySQL and mod_rewrite.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      PHPurl is a simple script that allows users to make a shorter url. This is great when you have a long url (ex: http://blondish.net/scripts/phpurl/) and you want to make it shorter for SMS or other things that have a limit on how many characters you can type (ex: Twitter).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      A Simple Url Shortener Written in python using the flask module. Private and Secure. NoobShort's public version is hosted on heroku and you can easily host your own versions of NoobShort. Supports Custom urls, Qr Codes and has an API.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Dolomon is a url shortener equipped with a click counter. It allows to create "Dolos" and can also count the number of clicks on a web page thanks to a transparent image
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    2. This webapp lets you copy paste lenny faces, emoji arts, generate Instagram fonts, play truth or dare online, shorten url, download youtube thumbnails, download Instagram reels, posts, igtv, make birthday wish, Christmas or New year wishes, and more.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Self-Hosted
      Perfect for musicians, artists, producers, creators. Short.fm is a free tool to shorten a URL or reduce a link. Use this tool to create a shortened link making it easy to remember, elegant and remarkable.
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    3. URL shortener web app from 42l Association.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      Z.ips.ME is a free open-source program that allows you to use your website as your very own link shortening service. You control the link text, how long the link works, and only you have access to your data.
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