Can I use shortened URLs in my text messages?


Overview

You can send text messages with full domains as well as shortened domains, although full domains are preferred by carriers.

URL shorteners may be used to deliver custom links, but avoid public and shared domain shorteners.

Public and Shared URL Shorteners to Avoid 

A partial list of free URL shorteners to avoid: 

  • bit.ly
  • goo.gl
  • tinyurl.com
  • tiny.cc
  • lc.chat
  • is.gd
  • soo.gd
  • s2r.co
  • clicky.me
  • budurl.com
  • bc.vc
  • rb.gy

Recommended URL Shorteners

Sakari has built-in URL shortening functionality, however, if you choose to use another:

Below are some paid URL link shortening services

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