Shortcut 1.x

Legacy documentation for Shortcut 1.x.

URL shortening services are popularly used on Twitter, Facebook, IM’s, etc. As history has proved, putting your URL’s in the hands of a public URL shortening service could annihilate your linking history. The Shortcut module allows you to host your own service. Plus, it just looks sexier when it’s your own domain! wink

Shortcut is a simple addon that allows you to create and edit short URL’s to access your specified URL’s, similar to the services offered by sites like and It also allows you to create custom keys in the event you want to have more readable URL’s. And lastly, Shortcut offers simple tracking for each click on a shortcut URL.

The following two URL’s are examples of a random shortened URL and a custom shortened URL that should take you back here:\\