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The WP-Short.cm Plugin allows you to shorten links for the WordPress pages and articles from the Wordpress admin panel. It's a time-saving feature as you don't need to copy a long link and shorten it on Short.cm manually.

Installing WP-Short.cm on your WordPress website is a simple procedure with some minor specialties. Let's take a look at the instruction below.

Wordpress.com allows adding plugins only on a business price plan. However, we can easily avoid restrictions by applying a trick. If you have a free plan on WordPress, continue reading. If your WordPress price plan is business, jump to the "How to add the Short.cm plugin" section.

How to add a plugin on a free plan

  1. Go to "name-of-your-site.wordpress.com/wp-admin." It is an admin panel, which displays all necessary website data.

  2. Click on Tools and choose the "Export" option.

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  1. Select Start export in a free version.
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  1. Download a file on a PC. The file is the .xml format.
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  1. Install WordPress using one of the web hosting, which provides WordPress downloading: Bluehost, HostGator.

  2. When WordPress is installed, import an .xml file:
    Tools – Import – WordPress – Browse file – Upload file and import.
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How to Add the Short.cm Plugin

  1. Go to "name-of-your-site.wordpress.com/wp-admin." It is an admin panel, which displays all necessary website data.

  2. From the Wordpress Dashboard, choose Plugins then click on Add.

  3. Search for WP Short.cm in a search line.

  4. Select Install – OK and ultimately Activate Plugin.

  5. This will return you to the WordPress Plugins page. Find WP Short.cm in the list and click the "Settings" option to configure.

  6. Enter your Short.cm API key. You will find your API key in your Short.cm account, the Integration&API tab.

Watch the video guide below to install the WP-Short.cm Plugin.


The article is about:

  • Short.cm plugin for WordPress.
  • How to install Short.cm Plugin.
  • Tutorial for WP Plugin.

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