Kutt.it VS Shlink

Compare Kutt.it vs Shlink and see what are their differences.

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Kutt.it Shlink
2 14
5,932 1,346
3.2% 10.5%
3.8 9.6
11 days ago 4 days ago
TypeScript PHP
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Kutt.it. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-06.
  • Recommendations
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 6 Dec 2021
    here's a short list I made for myself: https://github.com/thedevs-network/kutt install kuma uptime vaultwarden Watchtower (automatically update containers) Portainer (easy to use frontend for container management) domain mapping reverse proxy dashmachine lets encrypt
  • I built my first SaaS on Next.js
    12 projects | dev.to | 17 Aug 2021
    After some research, I decided to give Kutt a try. It's open source and free, and there is a node SDK which can make it easy to use.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Shlink. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-02.
  • Mass/Systematic redirects
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 2 May 2022
    One option I could think of is a URL shortener that has an API - shlink for example - or one that uses a database that you could connect to.
  • Self Hosted Alternatives to tinyurl.com?
    1 project | reddit.com/r/homelab | 23 Apr 2022
    Have a look at shlink, i yet have to spin up an instance, but it looks simple and has a web-ui. Standing on my todo list for quite a while now :D
  • I'm looking for a URL shortener API that has unlimited requests and possibly is free (no branding, no analytics, only shortened URLs)
    1 project | reddit.com/r/webdev | 9 Mar 2022
  • Pckd - The most ⚡️ analytics-intensive 💪 self-hostable 🔗 URL shortener, with an amazing UI 😍
    1 project | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 13 Feb 2022
    Ever hear of this? https://shlink.io
  • URL shortener and tracker
    1 project | reddit.com/r/webdev | 24 Jan 2022
  • I'm going to be moving to truenas scale soon, any recommendations? Or any better Nas operating system?
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/homelab | 23 Dec 2021
    I have been using Truenas Core/FreeNAS since mid 2019 for mass storage of my 30 TB of photos and mostly videos (I make videos for clients and keep all data from previous projects (many of them a few hundred GB to 2 TB of 4K ProRes RAW video)) as well as numerous jails (similar to Docker containers but FreeBSD) in which I run Nextcloud, Shlink, a [matrix] server (Synapse), a dovecot/postfix mailserver, my website, a Minecraft server and some webapps I programmed myself and I am generally very happy with it. I recently bought 4 16 TB hard drives which I am now running in raidz (i. e. one drive is allowed to fail without any data loss) to which I am currently migrating my data. When that’s done I will destroy the 6x 8 TB raidz2 single vdev pool, create a new pool with a 7x 8 TB raidz vdev, back up all of my data to it and give it to a friend as an off site backup. Once that’s done I will switch to TrueNAS Scale, mostly because of Linux and Docker/Kubernetes as well as maybe in the future GPU passthrough to offload Blender 3D rendering or photogrammetry from my MacBook to the server.
  • Tool For URL Collections
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 12 Dec 2021
    Just found https://shlink.io/, looks pretty promising. It's not made for the purpose of collecting URLs, but that's fine. It supports tags and a description which is more than enough :)
  • Heard you guys look good-looking dashboard, so here's one! (DETAILS IN COMMENTS)
    20 projects | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 14 Nov 2021
    The link for the Github Page is here: https://github.com/pawelmalak/flameMy Applications:About Me: An about me page, well, about me (duh)Cockpit: A server monitoring tool (https://cockpit-project.org)Pi-Hole: An DNS-based adblocking monster (https://pi-hole.net)Wireguard: Home VPN with a Web GUI (https://github.com/WeeJeWel/wg-easy)Nextcloud: A place to store my files (https://nextcloud.com)Rocket Chat: The way I use to talk to international friends (imagine having those) (https://rocket.chat)Portainer: A way to monitor all my 29 RAM-eating dockers (https://www.portainer.io)Aria2Admin: A download manager with a Web GUI (https://hub.docker.com/r/beginor/aria2)Privatebin: Pastebin, but more private (Ya see what I did there? Its bad? Oh.) (https://privatebin.info)Code Server: VS-Code, but in a browser (https://github.com/cdr/code-server)PhoneInfoGA: Lookup any phone number (because scammers made me) (https://github.com/sundowndev/phoneinfoga)NGINX: Reverse Proxy Manager with a Web GUI (https://nginxproxymanager.com)Librespeed: Speedtest.net without the ADs (https://librespeed.org)Shlink: A link shortener (https://shlink.io)AMP: 1.17 Paper Minecraft Server Control Panel with a Web GUI (https://cubecoders.com/AMP)Whoogle: A self-hosted search engine (IT REALLY GIVES THE SAME EXACT RESULTS THAT GOOGLE GIVES, LIKE IN ORDER) (https://github.com/benbusby/whoogle-search)Plex: A way to view my totally not pirated movies (totally, who would dare to pirate) (https://www.plex.tv)Tautulli: Way to manage plex (https://tautulli.com)Metube: Youtube-DL with a Web GUI (https://github.com/alexta69/metube)Homebridge: A way to add way more smart devices to the Apple Home app (https://homebridge.io)CUPS: A print server (who needs a new wireless printer, when you can make your own?) (https://www.cups.org)Vaultwarden: My life saver who has been then from the beginning, ahem, I mean a password manager (https://github.com/dani-garcia/vaultwarden)Uptime Kuma: A way to check if any of my services go down (and a way to get mass pinged at 12AM, since I update all my dockers at 12AM) (https://github.com/louislam/uptime-kuma)Router: Totally not my router page (I hate FiOS too, dw) (https://www.verizon.com/home/fios/)
  • Self-hosted website Link manager
    4 projects | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 12 Oct 2021
  • Best subdomain for url shortener?
    1 project | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 11 Sep 2021
    I have a classic name and surname .com domain and I need to use a url shortener like Shlink on a subdomain.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Kutt.it and Shlink you can also consider the following projects:

YOURLS - 🔗 Y̲our O̲wn U̲R̲L̲ S̲hortener - the 𝑑𝑒 𝑓𝑎𝑐𝑡𝑜 standard self hosted URL shortener in PHP

Polr - :aerial_tramway: A modern, powerful, and robust URL shortener

Simple-URL-Shortener - url shortener written in php (with MySQL or SQLite) with history by users

url-shortener - Shitty url shortener, emoji powered. 🌍✌🏼

Statping - Status Page for monitoring your websites and applications with beautiful graphs, analytics, and plugins. Run on any type of environment.

PrivateBin - A minimalist, open source online pastebin where the server has zero knowledge of pasted data. Data is encrypted/decrypted in the browser using 256 bits AES.

shorturl - Self hosted web app for shortening urls (URL shortener)

Lstu - Lightweight URL shortener. Read-only mirror of https://framagit.org/fiat-tux/hat-softwares/lstu


schort - schort is a tiny link shortener written in python3 and flask