Shortshare App

Last Updated July 18, 2023

Shortshare App

Shortshare is a URL shortener application that simplifies the process of creating custom and branded short links for websites, social media platforms, and other purposes. 


Its intuitive and speedy interface enables users to shorten URLs from their browsers using the Share menu, Safari App Extension, or extensions for other browsers.


The app supports multiple short link providers and offers various features that make it an excellent option for those who want to enhance the performance of their marketing campaigns. 


Now, we will explore the features and capabilities of the Shortshare App and guide you on how to create custom short links using Linko + Shortshare integration.




Shortshare provides additional benefits to users who want to improve their marketing campaigns' performance, when used with Linko.


The primary feature of the app is URL shortening, which can be performed in various ways, such as through the menu bar icon, keyboard shortcut, button-click in Safari with the Safari App Extension, or software app on your Mac or Windows. 


Additionally, it supports the Share menu on Windows and custom URL keywords (if supported by the URL shortener) that allow you to create links like


Features List

  • URL shortening
  • Menu bar icon
  • Keyboard shortcut
  • Button-click in Safari using the Safari App Extension
  • Shortshare App on Windows, Mac and IOS




Using Shortshare with Linko enables users to create custom short links, which is one of the application's significant advantages. 


As well as, users can generate visually appealing, memorable, and professional short links by using a custom domain or sub-domain. This can enhance brand awareness, establish trust with customers, and increase the click-through rate of marketing campaigns.



How to Set Up a Default Domain for Shorteing in Linko?

Linko is a powerful link-shortening platform that allows users to create custom and branded short links for their website, social media, and more. 


One of the features of Linko is the ability to set a default domain for shortening all new links. This can save time and ensure that all links are consistent with your branding.


Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to set up a default domain in Linko:

  • Log into your Linko account.
  • Go to your “Profile Settings” at the top right menu.
  • Look for the “Default Domain” section on the settings screen.
  • Select the domain you want to set as your default.
  • Then, click the “Save Settings” button.


Once the default domain is set, all new links will automatically use this domain for shortening, unless you specify another one. You can also change the default domain at any time by following the same steps.



Using a Custom Domain

It’s important to note that, in order to use a custom domain, you’ll need to make sure that your DNS is properly configured. Otherwise, your links will not be reachable. 


You can check this guide on how to set up your branded domain on Linko - How to add a custom domain to my account?




By following these steps, you’ll be able to set up your default domain in Linko and ensure that all your links are consistent with your branding, which can help to:

  • Increase brand awareness and trust with your customers
  • Make the link creation process more efficient
  • Track and analyze the performance of your marketing campaigns more easily
  • Identify areas for improvement and optimize your campaigns for better results


So, setting up your default and branded domain in Linko is a simple and effective way to improve the branding of your links and make the link creation process more efficient. 



How to download the Shortshare App?

Shortshare is available in the Mac App Store for macOS, the App Store for iOS and the Microsoft Store for Windows.



How to use Linko with Shortshare?

Linko is a paid URL shortener service and you need to have an account with an API feature to configure Shortshare.



To use your Linko account with Shortshare, you'll need an API key. You can obtain this key by going to your Account Settings and selecting Developer API Key. 


Once you have your API key, you'll need to copy it to the Shortshare settings. 


Here's a quick summary of the steps:

  • Go to your Linko Account Settings.
  • Select Developer API Key.
  • Obtain the API key.
  • Copy the API key to the Shortshare settings.


By following these steps, you can use Shortshare with your Linko account and enjoy all the benefits of branded short links.