OSS.ly: Open Source URL Shortener (BETA)

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Tools

YOURLS comes with two handy bookmarklets for easier link shortening. These tools will only work if you have a BETA account on oss.li to request a beta account tell us how you would use it.

The bookmarklets will take you to a page where you can easily edit or delete your brand new short URL.

There is also a Quick Share tool box to make posting to Twitter, Facebook or Friendfeed a snap.

If you want to share a description along with the link you're shortening, simply select text on the page you're viewing before clicking on your bookmarklet link

Simple bookmarklet

Click and drag the link to your toolbar: Shorten

Advanced bookmarklet (custom keyword)

Click and drag the link to your toolbar: Custom shorten