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Free URL Shorteners for SharePoint Websites


There are times when you want to integrate the URL Shorteners in your SharePoint websites to make the URL looks shorter and attractive.

What are the possible URL Shorteners available for SharePoint websites? There are plenty of third party paid URL Shorteners available for SharePoint professionals but in this blog post we will see 2 free URL Shorteners for the SharePoint website.

Free URL Shorteners for SharePoint Websites

SharePoint URL Shortener by Paul Liebrand

SharePoint URL Shortener is a SharePoint module created by Paul Liebrand and is available for download from CodePlex.

The SharePoint URL Shortener allows the end users to generate short URLs in the SharePoint website which can be used in various documents, links etc.

Free URL Shorteners for SharePoint Websites

The SharePoint URL Shortener 1.0.3 which includes the support for the SharePoint 2010 also allows the users to create custom short name.

More details about SharePoint URL Shortener by Paul Liebrand can be found here

Get Short Link for SharePoint by Jan Tielens

Get Short Link for SharePoint is a solution from Jan Tielens that enables the URL shortening in the SharePoint website for easy sharing of the documents.

The Current version of the project is Get Short Link for SharePoint v1.0 and supports SharePoint 2010 and can be downloaded here

Have you come across any other free URL Shorteners for SharePoint? You can share them in the comments section.

Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.