GlimpseLink Alternatives

    GlimpseLink is described as 'allows you to customize the link preview of any URL on social media. Just specify the title, description and image to generate a short link with a customized preview!'. There are more than 100 alternatives to GlimpseLink, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and Mac. The best alternative is Kutt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to GlimpseLink are bit.ly (Freemium), Polr (Free, Open Source), YOURLS (Free, Open Source) and TinyURL (Free).

    This page was last updated Jun 25, 2021

    1. Kutt.it is a free and open source URL shortener with custom domains and stats.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • Internet Explorer
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      Shorten URLs from anywhere with bit.ly. Bit.ly allows users to shorten, share, and track links (URLs). Reducing the URL length makes sharing easier. Bit.ly is available as a website, as a bookmarklet, and as a robust and open API.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Apache HTTP Server
      • PHP
      Like everything else here, Polr is an open source and self-hostable web application. It's a fast and simple URL shortener with a robust API for using with command line applications.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Cloudron
      YOURLS is a set of PHP script that will allow you to run your own URL shortener, a la TinyURL/bit.ly
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    2. Are you sick of posting URLs in emails only to have it break when sent causing the recipient to have to cut and paste it back together? Then youve come to the right place.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Perl
      Let's Shorten That Url ! Lstu is an url shortener. Use instance like https://lstu.fr/, http://huit.re/ , https://frama.link/ or other, or install your own instance. You can personalize your short url.
    3. Anchr provides you with kind of a toolbox for tiny tasks on the internet. Currently you can upload and share pictures, shorten links for easier sharing and create link collections, which are like a bookmark list that is accessible from everywhere.
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    4. A self-hosted URL shortener.
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    5. Use shorte.st link shortener to make money online. We pay for each visitor to yourshort link.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Frama.link is a free (as in free speech) simple online URL shortener. 1 Paste a long URL to make it shorter. 2 If needed, you can choose the text for the shortened link 3 Next step: share your short link with whoever you wish.
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