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your own short custom links

How to Shorten Your Links With Your Own Domain

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Demo of YOURLS admin interface (stats, reports)
Demo of YOURLS admin interface (stats, reports)

Maybe you are tired of using or or maybe you just want your own branded short links. You can shorten your own links (for free!) on your own domain using YOURLS. It’s a free and open source, self-hosted, link-shortening application. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to install YOURLS on CentOS and shorten your links with a custom domain. You can either use your own server (VPS) or a Shared hosting account. We have instructions for both scenarios.

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