Polr is an intrepid, self-hostable open-source link shortening web application with a robust API. It allows you to host your own URL shortener, to brand your URLs, and to gain control over your data. Polr is especially easy to use, and provides a modern, themable feel.
Polr is written in PHP and Lumen, using MySQL as its primary database.
- To get started with Polr on your server, check out the installation guide. You can clone this repository, or download a release.
- To get started with the Polr API, check out the API guide.
Installation TL;DR: clone or download this repository, set document root to
public/, create MySQL database, go to
yoursite.com/setup and follow instructions.
To test out the demo, head to demo.polr.me and use the following credentials:
Upgrading from 1.x:
There are breaking changes between 2.x and 1.x; it is not yet possible to automatically upgrade to 2.x.
Upgrading from 2.x:
- Back up your database and files
- Update by using
git pullor downloading a release
composer install -no-dev -oto ensure dependencies are up to date
- Migrate with
php artisan migrateto ensure database structure is up to date
- Safari - Polr.safariextension.
Polr uses Semantic Versioning
Copyright (C) 2013-2017 Chaoyi Zha This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.