Does Bitly host web content? Bitly Accounts January 16, 2017 10:05 Updated Follow Bitly does not host any content. We simply provide short URLs that link to content that is hosted elsewhere. Related articles How do I find my API key? What IP addresses does Bitly use? How do I increase my Bitly API limits? Where do I find Bitly's API documentation? How do I enable https for my Branded Short Domain (bsd)?