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Create a Short Link with Short.io API

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Create a workflow to Create a Short Link with the Short.io API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create a Short Link action
    1. Connect your Short.io account
    2. Select a Domain
    3. Configure Original URL
    4. Optional- Configure Path
    5. Optional- Configure Title
    6. Optional- Configure Tags
    7. Optional- Configure Allow duplicates
    8. Optional- Configure Expires at
    9. Optional- Configure Expired URL
    10. Optional- Configure iPhone URL
    11. Optional- Configure Android URL
    12. Optional- Configure password
    13. Optional- Configure UTM Source
    14. Optional- Configure UTM Medium
    15. Optional- Configure UTM Campaign
    16. Optional- Configure UTM Term
    17. Optional- Configure UTM Content
    18. Optional- Configure Cloaking
    19. Optional- Select a Redirect type
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

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Details

This is a pre-built, open source component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Create a Short Link on Short.io
Description:Create a Short Link. [See the docs](https://developers.short.io/reference/linkspost).
Version:0.0.1
Key:short-create-a-link

Code

import shortApp from "../../short.app.mjs";
import common from "../common/common.mjs";
import lodash from "lodash";

export default {
  key: "short-create-a-link",
  name: "Create a Short Link",
  description: "Create a Short Link. [See the docs](https://developers.short.io/reference/linkspost).",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    shortApp,
    ...common.props,
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const param = lodash.pick(this, [
      "domain",
      "originalURL",
      "path",
      "title",
      "tags",
      "allowDuplicates",
      "expiresAt",
      "expiredURL",
      "iphoneURL",
      "androidURL",
      "password",
      "utmSource",
      "utmMedium",
      "utmCampaign",
      "utmTerm",
      "utmContent",
      "cloaking",
      "redirectType",
    ]);
    const link = await this.shortApp.createLink($, param);
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully created the link: ${link.secureShortURL}`);
    return link;
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
Short.ioshortAppappThis component uses the Short.io app.
DomaindomainstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Original URLoriginalURLstring

Link, which you want to shorten.

Pathpathstring

Optional path part of newly created link.

If empty - it will be generated automatically.

Titletitlestring

Title of created URL to be shown in short.io admin panel.

Tagstagsstring[]

Specify the tags of your link.

Allow duplicatesallowDuplicatesboolean

Specify whether to allow repeated links to be registered.

Expires atexpiresAtstring

Link expiration date, use yyyy-mm-dd format.

If no expiration date is given (default), link will never expire.

Expired URLexpiredURLstring

URL to redirect when the link is expired.

iPhone URLiphoneURLstring

If users open the URL with iPhone, they will be redirected to this URL.

Android URLandroidURLstring

If users open the URL with Android, they will be redirected to this URL

passwordpasswordstring

Requires Personal plan. Password to be asked when user visits a link.

This password will not be stored in plain text, we will hash it with salt.

UTM SourceutmSourcestring

The referrer: (e.g. google, newsletter).

UTM MediumutmMediumstring

Marketing medium: (e.g. cpc, banner, email).

UTM CampaignutmCampaignstring

Product, promo code, or slogan (e.g. spring_sale).

UTM TermutmTermstring

Identify the paid keywords.

UTM ContentutmContentstring

Use to differentiate ads.

Cloakingcloakingboolean

Specify whether to cloak the link.

Redirect typeredirectTypeintegerSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "301 Moved Permanently", "value": 301 }{ "label": "302 Found", "value": 302 }{ "label": "303 See Other", "value": 303 }{ "label": "307 Temporary Redirect", "value": 307 }{ "label": "308 Permanent Redirect", "value": 308 }

Authentication

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