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URL Shortener APIs

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Bloox, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. Bloox

    Bloox Regular Member

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    Hey guys,

    I really need some URL shorteners with APIs where I don't need an API Key or similar things, except bit.ly, tinyurl, ******, and goo.gl. Do you have some for me?

    Best regards
    Bloox
     
  2. roberteb

    roberteb Regular Member

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    If you're happy to host your own url shortener take a look at

    Code:
    http://yourls.org/
    It has an API you can use.
     
  3. flymethod

    flymethod Regular Member

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    Threat was blocked!

    File name: yourls.org/
    Threat name: Exploit Blackhole Exploit Kit (type 1380)

    wat?
     
  4. roberteb

    roberteb Regular Member

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    I have no idea my virus scanner has no problem with the site and I've downloaded and installed the script. I's a PR5 site and has been around for a long time.
     
  5. Bloox

    Bloox Regular Member

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    Thanks for the URL but I has to be a public shortener. :)
     
  6. shurk

    shurk Junior Member

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    A quick g for 'url shortener api' turns up a few results which might be of interest to you.

    itshrunk dawtt c*m
    atiny dawt me

    I also found this blog post which 'surveys' url shorteners and their apis (7th result if you use the search term I did) but because of my low (non-existent, I'm more of a lurker, only signed up to use the search feature!) post count I can't post urls

    Hopefully you can find something that fits your needs.
     
  7. Bloox

    Bloox Regular Member

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    That's what I did. The small ones don't accept too many requests. I though some of you know some big ones I didn't know. :)
     
  8. roberteb

    roberteb Regular Member

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    I'm curious why does it have to be a public shortener Bloox setting up your own is cheap and works the same way.
     
  9. Autumn

    Autumn Elite Member

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    Why not just set up your own short url domains? Tons of 4 letter domains out there. Never have to worry about getting your redirects taken down again.
     
  10. ericsson

    ericsson Elite Member Premium Member

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    Take your time and look for em yourself man. ;)

    Here is a list, see what works, and who doesn´t.

    Code:
    http://a2n.eu/
    http://azqq.com/
    http://beam.to/start.asp
    http://www.canurl.com/
    http://cuturls.com/
    http://decenturl.com/
    http://www.digbig.com/
    http://doiop.com/
    http://dn.vc/
    http://durl.us/
    http://www.dwarfurl.com/
    http://easyurl.net/
    http://fhurl.com/
    http://flingk.com/
    http://www.get-url.com/
    http://www.hotredirect.com/
    http://hurl.it/
    http://******/
    http://iscool.net/
    http://www.just.as/
    http://www.x.se/
    http://linkslice.com/
    http://liteurl.net/
    http://lnk.in/php/index.php
    http://metamark.net/
    http://moourl.com/
    http://myurl.in/
    http://nanoref.com/
    http://netshortcut.com/
    http://ne1.net/
    http://notlong.com/
    http://nutshellurl.com/
    http://oboeyasui.com/
    http://redirx.com/
    http://www.shim.net/index.phtml
    http://shorl.com/
    http://www.shortenurl.com/
    http://shorterlink.com/
    http://www.shortio.com/
    http://shortlinks.co.uk/
    http://www.shorturl.com/
    http://url.lotpatrol.com/
    http://get-shorty.com/
    http://shoturl.us/
    http://shrinkr.com/
    http://shrinkurl.us/
    http://shurl.net/
    http://simurl.com/
    http://************/site/index
    http://tiniuri.com/
    http://************/
    http://traceurl.com/index.html
    http://truncurl.com/
    http://tubeurl.com/
    http://turo.us/
    http://urlao.com/
    http://urlbee.com/
    http://url.co.uk/
    http://urlcut.com/
    http://url.ie/
    http://urltea.com/
    http://u76.org/
    http://www.vdirect.com/
    http://xil.in/
    http://yatuc.com/
    http://yep.it/
    http://zootit.com/
    http://6url.com/
    http://plasticshore.com
    http://shredurl.com
    http://www.shredurl.com
    http://smallr.com/
    http://www.onetimelink.com/
    http://www.imgPire.com
    http://www.urlPire.com
    

    Do you need more? ;-)
     
  11. Bloox

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    Ha! That's an answer I was looking forward to when I post in this forum! Excellent, I'll look through them, thanks!
     
  12. ericsson

    ericsson Elite Member Premium Member

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    Bloox: You are happy - then im happy. ;)
     
  13. stumpyb

    stumpyb Newbie

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    this is a good list of ones i use and they all have an api. get to it by typing /api at the end of the domains

     
  14. mazgalici

    mazgalici Supreme Member

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    afl.ly has a an api