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How do I change a long URL to a short URL?

31 July, 2023

Changing a long URL to a short URL is a quick and easy way to improve your SEO. By following the steps below, you can create a shortened URL that is easy to remember, type, and track.


Step 1: Find a URL shortener service.

There are many free URL shortener services available, such as Linko.me, Bitly, and TinyURL. When choosing a service, consider factors such as how many URLs can you shorten for free in that platform, the number of clicks allowed per month, and whether or not the service offers analytics.

Step 2: Copy the long URL you want to shorten.

Once you've chosen a URL shortener service, you'll need to copy the long URL you want to shorten. Right-click on the URL in your browser and select "Copy."

Step 3: Paste the long URL into the URL shortener service.

Once you've copied the long URL, paste it into the URL shortener service. Most services will have a field where you can paste the URL.

Step 4: Click the Shorten URL button.

Once you've pasted the long URL, click the Shorten URL button. The URL shortener service will then generate a shortened URL for you.

Step 5: Use the shortened URL.

The shortened URL can now be used to redirect to the original page. You can share the shortened URL on social media, in emails, or on your website.

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