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URL Shortener

After the activation we can see the “ShortUrl Accounts” options in the menu. (If you cannot see this, please refresh the page.)

short url

In the “ShortUrl Accounts” page you can add the short url API keys.

At present we are using 4 short url services, goo.gl, bit.ly , yourls.org and fire base.

Goo.gl URL Shortener

To create goo.gl api key, please go to https://console.developers.google.com/

In the list of all api (library page) you can see the URL shortener API.


goo.gl api

In this page, please click on the enable link and enable the URL Shortener API.

enable api

Now go to “Credentials” page and click on the “Create Credentials” button.


Now select “API Key” from the list.

credential api key

The API key is now generated and you can select the API key.


Now enter this API key in the goo.gl setting in the plugin.

goo.gl api insert


Bitly URL Shortener

You have to create a bitly account before filling the details . After creating the account, you can create an access token from the link https://bitly.com/a/oauth_apps.


Here re enter your password and click the “Generate Token” link.

Now you will get the generic access token.

bitly token

Copy this access token and paste it in the bitly settings in the plugin.

bitly api

Here we have the option to add custom domains with bitly (Branded Short Domains).

YOURLS URL Shortener

You  have to install the YOURLS api from https://yourls.org/

This is a free php script and you need to this pack in your server first.

After installing the script in the server, please login and click on the “Tools” link.

yourls tools

In the “Tools” page you can see the signature and URI.

yourls signature

Now place these details in the plugin settings.

yourls api

FireBase URL Shortener

You have to create a firebase project before filling the details . Please go to https://console.firebase.google.com/project/ to create a new project.

firebase- create project

Now click on the “Create a project” button.

firebase- create project 2

Now enter the project name, accept the terms and click continue.

On finishing the project, please go to the project settings.

firebase- settings

Click on the Gear button > Project Settings and you can see the Web API Key.

Please use this Web API key in the plugin firebase section.

Now go to the Grow > Dynamic Links section.

firebase- dynamic links

Here click on the “Get Started” button.

firebase- domain

Here you can enter your domain and finish the URL prefix creation.

Then you can create a dynamic link.

firebase- link

Then you can create a new link by adding the details.

firebase- create link

After creating the link, you can complete the API key and domain in the plugin settings.


The domain is the domain name you want to use for your Dynamic Links. You can use a domain you own (for example, yourdomain.com or app.yourdomain.com), or a free Google-provided domain (for example, yourapp.page.link).

Selecting URL Shortener

You can select the required URL shortener from the dropdown under the option ‘Url Shortener to be added’ in the account settings page.

url shortener selection

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