Sakari URL Shortener


  • Sakari recommends avoiding using all free URL shorteners when sending your messages.
  • Sakari currently has a free shortened URL domain available. However, we strongly recommend you set up a custom domain for sending links/shortened URLs to ensure the highest deliverability.
  • Sending links in SMS is not supported on Trial accounts. Please upgrade to a paid Sakari plan.
  • There is no charge for creating shortened URL links in Sakari 


We recommend that you keep your messages as short as possible.  Sakari Shortened URLs are a great way to ensure your links are being sent to customers.  Long links and free link shorteners such as are prohibited in SMS by carriers.

Sakari Shortened URL links can:

  • Save character length in your SMS messages
  • Be built into messaging templates
  • (With built-in link tracking) Offer insight into when and how many people have opened the link.

From the Inbox 

  • In the left navigation, select Inbox
  • Select your contact and draft your message template
  • Click the URL Shortener button


  • Name your link and enter your URL
  • Click Save and Insert to insert it into your message body.

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From the Tools menu

  • In the left navigation, select Tools
  • click on Link Tracking

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  • Click Create New Link
  • Name your link for reference
  • Add the destination URL

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  • Click Save

Add a shortened URL link to a message

Add your link to your Sakari messages by:

  • Copying and pasting the shortened link
  • Clicking the URL Shortener button when composing a message in the Inbox


  • Clicking the URL Shortener button when composing a message in a Campaign

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Link Tracking and Managing Shortened URLs

Please take a look at the following article to understand more about Link Tracking.

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