This tutorial will show you how to use the new API of Premium URL Shortener. There were some changes to the API in order facilitate requests from developers.
Registering for an API Key
As before, an API key is required for requests to be processed by the system. Once a user registers, an API key is automatically generated for this user. The API key must attached to request via the api parameter (see full example below).
Sending a request for shortening a URL
To send a request, the user must use the following format where the variables api and url are required. In the example below, the URL of the demo is used but you should use your own domain name. To request a custom alias, simply add &custom= at the end.