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Unshortens adf.ly, lnx.lu, sh.st, and any 301 redirected shortener urls

Project description

Unshortens ad-based urls and 301 redirects. Supports adf.ly, lnx.lu, and sh.st.

  • Linkbucks.com and adfoc.us support temporarly removed.

Features

  • Supports unshortening the following ad-based shortners:
    • Adf.ly and related subdomains
    • Custom adf.ly domains by passing the type=’adfly’ parameter
    • Lnx.lu
    • Sh.st
  • Supports any 301 redirected urls
  • Python 2.7, 3.3, and 3.4 support

Usage

import unshortenit unshortened_uri,status = unshortenit.unshorten(’http://ul.to’)

> unshortenit.unshorten will return a tuple (unshortened_uri,status)

> unshortened_uri will contain the unshortened uri. If you pass in a non-shortener url it will return the original url. > status will contain the status code or any error messages

Installation

pip install unshortenit

History

0.1.0 (2013-10-08)

  • First release.

0.1.1 (2013-10-11)

  • Added support for custom adf.ly domains via the type=’adfly’ variable.

0.1.2 (2013-10-11)

  • Fixed bug with t.co not working.

0.1.3 (2013-10-11)

  • Added a timeout parameter

0.1.4 (2013-10-12)

  • Added support for p.ost.im.
  • Fixed blocking issue with direct links to file downloads

0.1.6 (2014-02-01)

  • Fixed adfoc.us issues resulting from changes to their site
  • Fixed linkbucks.com issues resulting from changes to their site

0.1.7 (2014-02-03)

  • Fixed linkbucks.com issues resulting from additional changes to their site

0.1.8 (2014-02-04)

  • Fixed linkbucks.com issues resulting from additional changes to their site

0.1.9 (2014-02-08)

  • Switched linkbucks.com to use selenium PhantomJS driver due to ongoing challenges with their site

0.2.0 (2014-02-25)

  • Removed PyV8 requirement for adf.ly
  • Added ay.gy domain for adf.ly regex
  • Added sh.st support

0.2.1 (2014-05-18)

  • Removed tests for linkbucks.com and adfoc.us. Support has been temporarly removed.
  • Merged Debian Python 3.2 fix by anaconda

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