At any time when I’ve a webpage that I need a group of scholars or colleagues to go to on the identical time, I exploit a URL shortener to show lengthy URLs into issues which are straightforward to repeat and spell. Certain, I may electronic mail the hyperlink upfront or put up it on Google Classroom, however once I try this I’ve launched an intermediate step that is stuffed with distractions (colleagues begin studying electronic mail, college students begin taking a look at grades).

Bitly has been my URL shortener of selection for a few years as a result of it lets me customise the shortened URL and observe click-throughs. That mentioned, currently I discover that I additionally like Yellkey quite a bit. Lastly, I can not write about URL shorteners with out mentioning TinyURL which has been round endlessly, it appears. All three of those instruments can be utilized to create customized shortened URLs. Demonstrations of how one can use all three instruments are included within the video under.