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Python url shortner library for tinyurl.com, is.gd and bit.ly

Project description

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Python-ShortUrl 0.0.4
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A python library to shorten urls using one of three url shortening services

Supports the following services:

-tinyurl.com

-bit.ly, j.mp, bitly.com (must use login and apikey)

-is.gd


Installation
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To install Python-ShortUrl:

pip install python-shorturl


Alternatively:

wget https://github.com/appscluster/python-shorturl/archive/master.zip

7z x master.zip ( if you don't have 7z : sudo apt-get install p7zip-full )

cd python-shorturl-master/

python setup.py install


Usage
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Command line:

Usage: shorturlpy.py [-u] [-d] [-l] [-a]

Options:

-u --url Full URL http://www.google.co.uk
-d --default Any, tinyurl, is.gd, bitly
-l --login bitly Login
-a --apikey bitly apikey

Examples:

default:
python -m shorturlpy.shorturlpy -u http://www.appscluster.com

tinyurl:
python -m shorturlpy.shorturlpy -u http://www.appscluster.com -d tinyurl

is.gd:
python -m shorturlpy.shorturlpy -u http://www.appscluster.com -d is.gd

bitly:
python -m shorturlpy.shorturlpy -u http://www.domain.co -d bitly -l xyz_login -a zyx_key

Note: replace xyz_login and zyx_key with your own bitly account details


Within your application:

import shorturlpy

loadurl = shorturlpy.ShortUrlPy()

print loadurl.ShortenUrl('http://www.appscluster.com')

print loadurl.ShortenUrl('http://www.appscluster.com', 'tinyurl')

print loadurl.ShortenUrl('http://www.appscluster.com', 'is.gd')

print loadurl.ShortenUrl('http://www.appscluster.com', 'bitly', 'xyz_login', 'zyx_key')

Note: replace xyz_login and zyx_key with your own bitly account details

Tested on Python 2.7

Developed by Abdul Hamid https://twitter.com/AbdulHamidCEO

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