Bulletin: OneLink short URL TTLs automatically extend

What's new

The default time to live (TTL) for OneLink short URLs created via bulk upload, SDK (user invite), and OneLink API is extended each time the link is clicked:

  • Bulk upload: 180 days
  • SDK user invite: 60 days
  • OneLink API: 31 days
Effective date May 2, 2022
Where
  • OneLink bulk upload
  • User invite links (OneLink URLs created via SDK)
  • OneLink API
What's changing

Before the change: OneLink short URLs created via bulk upload, SDK (user invite), and OneLink API had a time to live (TTL). After the TTL expired, the links no longer worked as intended, and did not provide attribution data.

After the change: OneLink short URLs created via bulk upload, SDK (user invite), and OneLink API still have a TTL. However, each time the link is clicked, the TTL is extended:

  • Bulk upload: 180 days
  • SDK user invite: 60 days
  • OneLink API: 31 days
What you must know
  • The change affects new and pre-existing OneLink short URLs with TTLs.
  • For OneLink API:
    • You can change the default TTL by adding the parameter ttl={value} and specifying how many days, hours, or minutes. For example ttl=7d, ttl=12h, or ttl=10m.
  • For OneLink API and bulk upload:
    • If you don't want link TTLs to automatically extend, add the parameter renew_ttl=false to your links.
      Note:
      • The parameter renew_ttl doesn't display on the actual URL.
      • For OneLink API, the value is boolean; either true (default) or false.
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