There are numerous WordPress Themes in the network, based on the Visual Composer Plugin by WPBakery. So also the of me Theme, as well as its little brother Newspaper. With the Visual Composer pages and posts with more complex formatting such as columns or blocks can be quite easy to implement and with a graphical interface. The authors of this most commercial Themes with the WordPress-Plugin to the Theme with a license for this, so that you do not need to worry about the Installation of the Theme around the Visual Composer. In practice, unnecessary Update in mind, however, notices, and prompts to Register the plug-in.
I currently use Twitter and co. for a short URLs service bit.ly. A self hosted URL Shortener like about the novel on Ubuntu blog.ch has introduced some time ago, even closer – I would actually prefer, but I want to keep the amount of applications not soar. It is somewhat unfortunate, however, that you can’t use your own Domain and your own Short URLs in the mass of the bit.ly disappear to the left. However, bit.ly the opportunity to enter, in the meantime, for Anyone to own a Domain, so you can use the service also with a “Custom Domain”.