URL Shortener Script is a stand alone URL Shortener, which allows the shortening of long URLs, custom aliases and generates QR codes for the URLs. The script is also mobile responsive and cross-browser compatible.
Update 2.5 (18 August, 2020)
Added copy to clickboard button for newly shortened URLs
Update 2.4 (15 June, 2020)
Added CSRF protection on all forms Added keyboard “Enter” support when focused on alias input Added dropdown menu for each link listing (Open, Stats, Delete buttons) Added anchor to stats page on Links listing in Admin Panel Removed the Delete section in the Admin Panel (now available in Links) Fixed missing site title on Stats pages
Update 2.3 (1 June, 2020)
Reworked “Latest” section in Admin Panel to “Links” Added search capability in the Admin Panel under “Links” section Moved Logout link the section headers to the primary menu Updated the favicon Improved the Documentation Fixed clicks counter not updating once a user revisits the link
Update 2.2 (31 May, 2020)
Added Stats Page (Total clicks, Long & short URL characters count, URL information) Added Latest 100 links in the Admin Panel Fixed ad spaces not being properly aligned horizontally Other minor improvements
Update 2.1 (31 May, 2020)
Fixed the Logout admin not working on General / Security / Delete pages
Update 2.0 (27 May, 2020)
Fixed not being able to update the General section in Admin Panel
Update 1.9 (23 May, 2020)
Added support for PHP 7.2+ Improved the .htaccess rules for internal pages Code cleanup.
Update 1.8 (11 May, 2020)
Added support for links with special characters Added support for special characters for custom aliases Improved the custom alias validation function Other minor improvements
Update 1.7 (30 April, 2020)
Reworked the entire website interface (built on Bootstrap 4) Improved captcha (made it easier to read and shorter to type) Improved the Admin Panel panel Added Social Sharing icons for the shortened URLs (Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Mail, QR code) Removed Latest 20 Links page (URLs created are not exposed to the public anymore) Removed the frame (most of the sites were not working anymore due to -x-frame-option being enabled on pretty much all major sites) Other minor improvements
Update 1.6 (2/20/2019)
Added stand-alone URL shortening system Removed the now deprecated Goo.gl integration Other minor improvements
Update 1.5 (8/3/2015)
Fixed an issue where the https shortened urls wouldn’t return correctly via the API File affected: api.php
Update 1.4 (6/27/2015)
Fixed an issue where the https shortened urls wouldn’t return correctly
Update 1.3 (5/11/2015)
Added title tags for the Latest, Stats and Redirect pages Other minor changes
Update 1.2 (2/1/2015)
Added captcha option Improved the overall design responsivness Updated to latest version of jQuery Migration from MySQL (deprecated in higher PHP versions) to MySQLi Fixed an issue where the API could return “userRateLimitExceededUnreg” Cleaned up some unused strings
Update 1.1 (4/8/2013)
Added option to delete a shortened URL by ID, into the Admin Panel. Improved the Admin Panel layout.
Requirements: Rewrite Module for Apache, cURL extension, MySQLi.