Shortening your links via our API may be necessary for a number of reasons. Please note, however, that this feature is only available via our Pro plan or above.
To shorten a URL via dlvr.it's API:
1) Log into your dlvr.it account
2) Go to Settings tab
-- Under API Access, click 'create key'
-- Your key will look something like this: 7ff2c73de716474f8f97dd1d20cc9b7b
3) Create API Call
In URL below, a) replace [your.api.key] with your dlvr.it API key, and b) replace [long.url] with the long URL you want to shorten.
4) Cut and paste this link into your browser's navigation toolbar.
-- dlvr.it will return a shortened link:
Distribute the short link.
Please also note that we utilize a dlvr.it link shortener that can more easily shorten links without you needing to manually shorten these links. We also offer options to customize link shorteners.
More detail on dlvr.it's API.