Shorty – Your Own TinyURL

The critical difference between Shorty and TinyURL is that Shorty resides on your server. You install it (all you need is a MySQL database and PHP) and you then have the power of TinyURL and its ilk, but rather than being tied to a third party, it’s a part of your brand.


Seeing as though Shorty – a self hosted solution – was too enticing for me to leave, I quickly downloaded the latest public beta release for comparison.