Friday, February 11, 2011

9 OpenSource URL shortening apps to make your own services

There are many popular URL Shortening services provider on the web like tinyurl,,, the basic idea for an URL shortening service is to replace the long URL in to easy to remember short URL, now days URL shortening service demands are increasing in regular computer users in Social Networking Sites.

Here are some of them.......

Shorty is a simple tool for creating shorter, human- readable links from long URLs. You install Shorty on your server, so the links you create with it never go away. You can also manage your links and see how often people click on them.



URL shortening script

RubyURL was the first project that Robby Russell built and deployed with the Ruby on Rails framework in early 2005. It’s been running strong since then and until recently, was still running off of that original code base. During the summer of 2007, Robby teamed up with Chris Griffin, User Interface Designer at PLANET ARGON, for a complete rewrite and design of RubyURL.
The RubyURL team hopes that you find this tool useful in your mailing list posts, chat conversations, and twitter entries. The project is completely open source and being used as the foundation for several similar sites.

KISSA BE (updated)

URL shortening script is shortener your url, email text and image and open source url shortener clone of tinyurl.
below all features in new latest version3.
1. Custom Url
2. Membership & twitter integration.
3. Copy 2 Clipboard
4. Statistic Page, Frame to iFrame.
5. Multilanguage support
6. Bookmarklet
7. Firefox add-on
8. Easy Installer Script


URL shortening script

Simple and clean URL shortening script. If you have a really long URL it is sometimes impossible to add it in chat rooms or emails, so use this service to create your own short URL. Attracts high traffic. Attractive design.


URL shortening script
BrokenScript is a URL shortening service that allows you to shorten long Internet addresses for easy reference.


URL shortening script

URLShort is a free, open source, and flexible URL shortener written in PHP & MySQL. At its core, urlShort is based upon the lilURL code, and as such urlShort is also released under the GNU GPL.


URL shortening script

The website for URL creation, account management and statistics presentation. more than just a tinyurl.

demo- dowmload


URL shortening script
LILURL is a simple PHP/MySQL script for short URLs. It’s similar to TinyURL,


YOURLS (Favorite)

URL shortening script

YOURLS is a small set of PHP scripts that will allow you to run your own URL shortening service, you can pick custom keyword URLs, it comes with its own API. You will love it.


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