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Self-Hosted YOURLS Alternatives

There are many alternatives to YOURLS as a self-hosted solution if you are looking for a replacement. 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 YOURLS 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 YOURLS are Shlink, Lstu, MagLit and tinu.be.

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  • 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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  1. Polr icon

    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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    Most users think Polr is a great alternative to YOURLS.
  2. Shlink icon

    Shlink

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

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

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  3. Lstu icon

    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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  4. MagLit icon

    MagLit

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    MagLit is an encrypted and privacy respecting Link Shortener service that supports not only your regular website links but also Magnet Links which are extensively used to download and share torrents.

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  5. tinu.be icon

    tinu.be

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    tinu.be is a open-source url shortener and QR Code generator with all main features totally free and open for community.

    Homepage


  6. UrlHum icon

    UrlHum

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    UrlHum provides advanced analytics data without ruining users experience and keeping their Privacy safe.

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  7. haha.se icon

    haha.se

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    A short and clean link shortener that generates three TLD shortlinks from haha.se, cya.se and pwn.se.

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  8. Lessn More icon

    Lessn More

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Lessn More is a fork of Lessn with support for more types of short URLs than Lessn supported; stats; and other enhancements.

    Ready to share a shortened link (this is actually a redirection to lessnmore.net)
  9. GitHub Pages URL Shortener icon

    GitHub Pages URL Shortener

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    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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  10. Lessn icon

    Lessn

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Lessn is an extremely simple, personal url shortener written in PHP with MySQL and mod_rewrite.

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