How to Use the URL Link Shortener

You can now shorten the URLs in your text messages using Sakari's link shortening feature. 

 

1) Log into your Sakari account. https://hub.sakari.io/

 

2) In the left-hand menu, go to Links and select URL Shortener.

 

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3) Click the Red + sign to create a new link.

 

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4) Create or update your short link by filling in the appropriate information.

  • Name: Give your shortened URL a name to help you distinguish it in the future
  • Domain: This is Sakari's domain name for your URL link
  • Destination URL: The final URL you want your contact to visit
  • Contact Tracking: With this turned on, you'll be able to download a report of the contacts who have clicked on your URL

Don't forget to click Save!

 

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5) To use your shortened URL, go to the menu pane and select Send a Message. Click the Short Link icon to add your link.

 

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6. Choose which short link you want to insert into your message.

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7. Confirm your link information and destination URL. Click Add to add it to the rest of your text message.

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8. This will appear as a long code of numbers and letters at the end of your Sakari message. 

 

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9. Click Send. It will show up as the shortened link in your contact's mobile phone.

 

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You've just sent a shortened URL link to your contact and saved yourself some messaging characters!

 

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