Bit.ly

Generate shortened URLs for your published posts.

What does this plugin do?

The plugin uses the bit.ly API to generate shortened urls for your posts. It is based on TIME.com’s Bit.ly plugin.

How do I set it up?

After activating the plugin, go to Settings→Bit.ly in your Dashboard’s sidebar menu:

Bit.ly login

Enter your Bit.ly API Login and API Key. If you do not have a Bit.ly account, you can open one at Bit.ly.com.

When your readers use the Twitter sharing button to share your posts, the Bit.ly shortlink will be used:

Tweet

What features does the plugin offer?

  • The plugin automatically assigns bit.ly URLs to all existing posts.
  • The bit.ly URL can be accessed using the wp_get_shortlink(); function.