Self-Hosted Short URLs add-on for Easy Social Share Buttons generates short addresses by your own server. In this way we avoid all short URL services that requires tones of keys and APIs and works slow with a lot of limitations. Using Self-hosted Short URL your short addresses will be associated with your domain/domains, which has really much advantages than whatever external service.
Self-hosted Short URLs associate the short links with your domain(s). Each time the short address is executed there will be no call to external service. The whole process runs on your server. And you know the less calls the fast speed execution. In short – it is faster that external service.
Self-Hosted URL follows the redirection code standard. It is fully compatible with Social Share Optimization meta tags. This will make your custom personalized short addresses search engine detectable.
Self-hosted Short URLs add-on supports integration with second domain, shorter than your basic domain. The mirror domain is used to make the domain name shorter, too. Combined with the Self-hosted Short URLs add-on main feature – to shorten the page/post address, the integration with that shorter second domain will give you the freedom to control both of the components of the links – the domain name and the page/post name.When Self-Hosted Short URL add-on is set to automatic mode of short links generation the address’ names will be prepared with random symbols. At the add-on’s settings menu you can choose the parameters of auto generation:
For on media sharing option self-hosted short URL is the only way to shorten your share link. Self-hosted short URLs add-on automatically generates short address without no authentication keys needed and the user’s data remain safe.