Linkhood – WordPress URL Shortener Plugin

Linkhood is a WordPress plugin that helps you run your own URL shortener inside your WordPress website.

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Features

  • URL Code Format – Choose from the different list of formats available with the option to choose the length.

    1. Custom (Pretty) – Define your own code value.
    2. Random numeric
    3. Random alphanumeric
    4. Random uppercase alphanumeric
    5. Random alphabetic
    6. Random uppercase alphabetic
    7. Random lowercase alphabetic
  • URL Base – Choose to declare a base URL for your shortened links. (Example: website.com/custom-base/123456)
  • Expiry – Choose to enable on selected shortened links to have an expiry date (or self-destruct links) when it expires the shortened link will not be accessible (or it will not redirect to your target URL or long URL).
  • Secrecy – Choose to enable on selected shortened links to have a password protection. (Example: website.com/123456/?secret_key=custom_password)
  • Clicks – Choose to enable click tracking on your shortened links.
  • HTTP Status Code – Choose whether you want your shortened links to use 301 (Moved Permanently) or 302 (Moved Temporarily) when making a redirection.

UI/UX

Note: This plugin uses ACF Pro plugin for managing its data in the admin.

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Changelog

Version 1.3.1 (October 5, 2020)
- Update to utilize the right escape function when data are inside HTML attributes
- Update to replace inline styles with proper CSS utility classes
Version 1.3.0 (October 4, 2020)
- Update to use functions that escapes the data properly for text translation, plain text, plain text inside HTML attribute tag and URL
- Add user role capabilities for Linkhood specific permissions
- Add performance improvement
Version 1.2.1 (October 4, 2020)
- Fix a minor issue with admin notice's conditional logic
- Add performance improvement
Version 1.2.0 (October 3, 2020)
- Fix issue when the site is installed in a subdirectory when resolving a Link's code
- Add performance improvement
Version 1.1.0 (October 1, 2020)
- Add 307 HTTP status code as option
- Add performance improvement
Version 1.0.0 (September 30, 2020)
- Initial