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    Polr Alternatives

    Polr is described as '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' and is a popular URL Shortener in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Polr for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, SaaS, Self-Hosted solutions, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Kutt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Polr are (Freemium), YOURLS (Free, Open Source), TinyURL (Free) and Lstu (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 18, 2022

    1. is a free and open source URL shortener with custom domains and stats.
      Almost everyone thinks Kutt is a great alternative to Polr.
    2. Shorten URLs from anywhere with allows users to shorten, share, and track links (URLs). Reducing the URL length makes sharing easier. is available as a website, as a bookmarklet, and as a robust and open API.
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      This alternative is disputed. is still a legitimate alternative to Polr, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      The whole point of polr would be to have it hosted on your own site. It's open source.
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago


    3. YOURLS is a set of PHP script that will allow you to run your own URL shortener, a la TinyURL/
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    4. 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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      TinyURL vs Polr opinions
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      Polr is software that you can host on your own server, TinyURL can't.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

      Best for replacing Web page needs changes, it is ugly
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Perl
      Let's Shorten That Url ! Lstu is an url shortener. Use instance like, , or other, or install your own instance. You can personalize your short url.

    5. Earn money for each visitor to your shortened links with! Use a URL shortening service that pays. is a free URL shortening service with a twist: get paid to share your links on the Internet! Just register for an account and start shrinking.
    6. A self-hosted URL shortener.
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    7. Use link shortener to make money online. We pay for each visitor to yourshort link.
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    8. Don't just shorten your URL, make it suspicious and frightening.
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    9. Anime-themed URL shortener.
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