Release History

Version 4.0.2

  • Bugfix: Temp remove of jzsc interface

Version 4.0.1

  • Bugfix: missed out colon in parent declaration in component files

Version 4.0

( with rewritten shortening class )

Version 3.1.2

Version 3.1.1

  • Minor tweak to Admin Interface / categorization of options
  • Minor tweak to generation of Short URL when scheduled posts are published.
  • Added Ability to append a link to short URL to bottom of post/page content.

Version 3.1

Version 3.0

( Code Re-factored )
  • Plugin completely rewritten from ground up.
  • Updated to use WordPress 3.0 Hooks
  • Updated class.FTShorten to version 2.2
  • Redesigned administration page
  • Added support for Digg Short URLs
  • Added Filters to easily add code to utilize shortlink after generation
  • Added option to use permalinks or Post/Page ID to generate shortlinks
  • Removed, and other services that has been shut-down
  • Removed wp_rewrite redirect
  • Addon module support halted temporarily

Version 2.1.1

  • Bugfix: Twitter User/Pass handling
  • Bugfix: non-authenticated processing

Version 2.1

  • AJAX-ed entire Bulk Short URL code.
  • Improved Security of Bulk Short URL Request.
  • Included updated class.FTShorten (v2.0)
  • Added support for auto-updating twitter (post name / url)

Version 2.0.1

  • Bugfix: Minor error posting to

Version 2.0

( with class.FTShorten  )
  • Short URLs now generated using Post/Page IDs instead of Permalinks ensuring correct redirection even if post title/permalink changes.
  • Bugfix: Blank screen when Shorten2Ping plugin is also activated. If Shorten2Ping is activated, URL Shortener will now detect and use the URL generated by Shorten2Ping. (
  • Added ability to generate and delete Short URL in bulk.
  • Ported the URL Generation functions into a class, allowing re-use in other plugins.
  • service is found to be down and marked to be removed in the next version of this plugin.

Version 1.7

  • Included an Addon module option
  • Addon functions for additional service display
  • Directory structure cleanup

Version 1.6.3

  • WordPress 2.9 Compatibility check.
  • If stats plugin enabled, “Show Short URL” button in edit page beside “view” is removed.

Version 1.6.2

  • Added prefix choosing support for / Snipr / Snipurl / Snurl (Forum Support Query)

Version 1.6.1

  • Bugfix: future/scheduled posts not generating Short URL

Version 1.6

  • Added support for (User request)
  • Changed URL Generation method hook for future/scheduled posts

Version 1.5.2

  • Bugfix: Pingfm key not saving.

Version 1.5.1

  • Bugfix: Short URL generated was the same as post URL

Version 1.5

  • Added on-demand shortening function: fts_shorturl()
  • Added supported for,,, sm00sh,,
  • Added personal shortening service using post id (http://yoursite/POST-ID)
  • Added Prefix option for personal shortening service (http://yoursite/prefix/POST-ID)
  • Added template redirection and WP_Rewrite redirection methods

Version 1.4

( Public Release  )
  • Added simple validation to options page

Version 1.3

  • Added support for snipurl,,

Version 1.2

  • Added support for

Version 1.1

  • Added support for,
  • Added “Remove buttons” in post/page edit.
  • Added option for automatic shorturl generation.
  • Changed Custom Field name from fts_shorturl to shorturl

Version 1.0

( Private Release  )
  • Supports only TinyURL,