ShortUrl (Short Url, Tiny Links)

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Shorten Urls! Short URL allows the creation of vanity and shortcut hyperlinks within SharePoint.

The SharePoint Short URL Add-in makes sharing information simple by allowing you to create Short links to any content from within SharePoint!

For example, compare the following hyperlink to a folder in a document library: Documents/Documents/SharePointShortUrl_APP_About.docx

When you use the SharePoint Short URL Add-in it can also be shortened to:

SharePoint Short URL provides you with a choice of sensible, secure domain names from which to create Short URL’s. You are able to define which domain is used as the default within your SharePoint environment and each of these separate domains will also work for any Short URL created against the default instance. Thus, you can share any of the domains with your Short URL and they will work!

SharePoint Short URL Add-in Domains: | | |

With the SharePoint Short URL Add-in you can create Short URL’s directly from the Ribbon Menu and/or any List/Library Items Context Menu. If a Short URL has already been created, you can instantly copy to the clipboard, email the link directly (the link will be opened in your email client), Share via QR Code and other Social Sharing options. Short URL’s are stored in a regular SharePoint List (named ‘ShortUrl’) that is located in each Site that the SharePoint Short URL is installed. All Short URL’s are processed on our Secure Servers, meaning we handle the resource load externally from SharePoint.

SharePoint Short URL Add-in Feature Overview:

> Create Short URL’s for any Page, List Item Document, View, External links.

> Up to 3 FREE auto generated Shortened Hyperlinks.

> Easy access via Ribbon Menu and each Items Context Menu.

> Open email client with Short URL for sending.

> Date expiry for short lived Hyperlinks.

> Select Redirect Type (301 and 307) for Short URL.

> Detailed Short URL Statistics (Countries, Top Referrers, Browsers, and Operating Systems).

> QR Code for Short URL’s.

> Easy Social Sharing for Short URL’s.

> Password Protected Short URL’s.

> Set Total Uses for Short URL's.

> Office Web Apps Short URL’s.

> Simple - Very easy to use, no training - Improves productivity!

> Choice of secure (https://) Domain to use.

> Up to 3 Free Custom created Short URL's (APP Key is required).

Depending on the License Type and App Key, SharePoint Short URL works as detailed below;

FREE SharePoint Online Add-in License:

SharePoint Short URL is available for Free on the Office Store as a SharePoint Add-in and on installation allows users to create up to 3 FREE auto generated Short URL’s for any content.


Standard / Enterprise License (Free Trial allows creation of 3 custom ShortUrl’s for FREE):

To enable SharePoint ShortUrl to generate custom ShortUrl’s unique to your organization an App Key is required. The process to registering your Username/Subdomain is simple and fast (visit Once you have registered your SharePoint ShortUrl App Key you will be able to activate and update the ‘ShortUrlAppKey’ List that comes as part of the SharePoint ShortUrl Add-in.


Ultimate License:

The SharePoint Short URL Ultimate License provides your own Custom Domain with all of the great features as an App Solution to deploy.


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*Free version of Short URL only allows URLs from ( and You will need a License to create a Short URL for any destination link.

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