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

Project description

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

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

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: shorturlpy.py -u http://www.appscluster.com

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

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

bitly: shorturlpy.py -u http://www.appscluster.com -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/@AbdulHamidCTO

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