Due to the tr.im scare, the increasing trend of site-specific shortening services such as WordPress.com’s WP.me, and the awesomeness that is YOURLS, I’ve decided to join in and purchase my own short little domain name. I went the same route as WordPress.com did with a “.me” domain and ended up with “v007.me”.
It’s powered by YOURLS which is written by the well known WordPress plugin developers Lester “GamerZ” Chan and Ozh. It even comes with a WordPress plugin that can automatically create shortlinks for your new posts and even post it Twitter (I had been using Twitter Tools previously).
For example, here’s the short URL to this post: http://v007.me/1