URL Shortener

URL Shortener

Shortens URLs with various services.

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What is URL Shortener?
URL Shortener is a Chrome extension designed to efficiently reduce the length of URLs. By clicking the extension's button, the URL of the current tab is converted into a shorter version which is then copied to your clipboard. The extension supports a variety of services including anonym.to, goo.gl, is.gd, t1p.de, and tinyurl.com. It requires permissions to access these services, to read the tab's URL, and to copy the shortened URL to the clipboard.
Users: 1,000+
Rating: 4.71 (17)
Version: 2.2 (Last updated: 2016-07-11)
Creation date: 2016-07-11
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • http://anonym.to/
  • https://www.googleapis.com/urlshortener/
  • http://is.gd/
  • https://is.gd/
  • http://t1p.de/
  • http://tinyurl.com/
  • tabs
  • clipboardWrite
  • storage
Size: 192.51K
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By clicking the extension's button the URL of the current Tab is used to create a shorter one. The short URL will be displayed and automatically copied to your clipboard.

Services: ‣ anonym.to ‣ goo.gl ‣ is.gd ‣ t1p.de ‣ tinyurl.com:

Permissions: ‣ Access to anonym.to, is.gd, t1p.de, tinyurl.com googleapis.com: To use the services. ‣ Read browsing history: to read the current tab's URL. ‣ Clipboard write to copy the shortened URL.

‣ Extension source code: https://bitbucket.org/keckelt/url-shorten-extension

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Easy and quick to use
  • Offers multiple URL-shortening services
  • Option to copy current URL without altering
  • Clean and minimal UI
  • Open-source and apache licensed
  • Report of Network Error
  • Lack of 'Title' feature
Most mentioned
  • Shortens URL efficiently
  • Simple to use
  • Multiple URL-shortening services
Recent reviews
Not sure if server is just down; gave me a "Network Error" message, didn't shorten URL.
by Roy DR Roy DR, 2023-12-04

Clean and minimal UI, well explained options, and a shortcut function. 10/10 couldn't ask for more
by Bubblegum Bubblegum, 2023-02-15

I have been using it for a long time now I have also installed the extension ..Thank you
by kraiton1 kraiton1, 2022-09-01
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Risk impact

URL Shortener is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install URL Shortener if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

URL Shortener has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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