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ShadyURL Alternatives

ShadyURL is described as 'Don't just shorten your URL, make it suspicious and frightening' and is a URL Shortener in the online services category. There are more than 50 alternatives to ShadyURL, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Google Chrome and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Kutt, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to ShadyURL are bit.ly, Polr, YOURLS and Shlink.

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  1. Kutt icon

    Kutt

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    • Cloudron
    • Firefox

    Kutt is a modern URL shortener which lets you set custom domains for your shortened URLs, manage your links and view the click rate statistics.

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    The service at the main instance has stopped working. Also there are several unresponded issues on the GitHub page reflecting this.

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    bit.ly

    • 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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    Plugin for Firefox  Expand bit.ly links (and many other short links) on any web page to see page titles and links to bit.ly Info pages before clicking.
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    Polr

    • 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.

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    YOURLS

    • 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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    Shlink

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    A self-hosted and PHP-based URL shortener application with CLI and REST interfaces

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    Lstu

    • 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.

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  7. 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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    Shorte.st

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Use shorte.st link shortener to make money online. We pay for each visitor to yourshort link.

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    adf.ly

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Earn money for each visitor to your shortened links with adf.ly! Use a URL shortening service that pays.

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    Tiny.cc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Changes a big URL into tiny URL. With link editing and management after creation, detailed click statistics, QR Codes and much more!

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