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Update a Short Link. with Short.io API

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Create a workflow to Update 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 Update a Short Link. action
    1. Connect your Short.io account
    2. Select a Link
    3. Select a Domain
    4. Configure Original URL
    5. Optional- Configure Path
    6. Optional- Configure Title
    7. Optional- Configure Tags
    8. Optional- Configure Allow duplicates
    9. Optional- Configure Expires at
    10. Optional- Configure Expired URL
    11. Optional- Configure iPhone URL
    12. Optional- Configure Android URL
    13. Optional- Configure password
    14. Optional- Configure UTM Source
    15. Optional- Configure UTM Medium
    16. Optional- Configure UTM Campaign
    17. Optional- Configure UTM Term
    18. Optional- Configure UTM Content
    19. Optional- Configure Cloaking
    20. 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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Update a Short Link. on Short.io
Description:Update original url, title or path for existing URL by id. [See the docs](https://developers.short.io/reference/linksbylinkidpost).


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

export default {
  key: "short-update-a-link",
  name: "Update a Short Link.",
  description: "Update original url, title or path for existing URL by id. [See the docs](https://developers.short.io/reference/linksbylinkidpost).",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    shortLink: {
      propDefinition: [
  async run({ $ }) {
    const url = new URL(this.shortLink);
    const domain = url.host;
    const path = url.pathname.split("/").join("");
    const linkInfo = await this.shortApp.getLinkInfo(domain, path);

    const param = lodash.pick(this, [

    const link = await this.shortApp.updateLink($, linkInfo.idString, param);
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully updated the link: ${link.secureShortURL}`);
    return link;


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.
Short.ioshortAppappThis component uses the Short.io app.
LinkshortLinkstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
DomaindomainstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Original URLoriginalURLstring

Link, which you want to shorten.


Optional path part of newly created link.

If empty - it will be generated automatically.


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


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


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.


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 }


Short.io uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Short.io account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Short.io APIs in both code and no-code steps.

Get your secret key here.

About Short.io

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