this yourls plugin ( will ask the visitor to type in the URL by himself, if the requested URL is trailed by the character _
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#typer, a yourls prank plugin

If you want to send a short link why not let the other person do something to get the long URL. Just trail your generated shortlink with an underline _ and the visitor will get a page like this:


  • just create a folder named typer in user/plugins/ of your yourls Installation and put in the file plugin.php.
  • Now head over to the Administration Page > Manage Plugins and click on Activate