How to Create Short URLs For Your Blog Using Google Shortener

With the rise in the social media, we are continuously seeing people are giving more significance to branding. The branding starts from the Facebook Cover, personalized twitter background, but that’s not all. While sharing anything on their social profile most of the top companies always prefer small URLs instead of Long Tail URLs. For example, BuySellads uses “”. If your site is hosted at, then we have good news for you. To get a slim small URL for your content, there is no need to rely on a Third-party URL shorting services. Fortunately, Google provides a Free-to-use URL shorting service that does the job quite brilliantly. Therefore, today in this article, we will Show How to Create Short URLs for your Blog Posts?

Why to use the Google URL Shortener?

People often share lots of links online. With character limits in tweets, you do not get enough room to say what’s in your mind. In this situation, Small URLs provides you the room to express your thoughts within the same Status update or tweet. Following are the few perks of this service. 

  • Stability: One of the most reliable services with almost 100% uptime.
  • Speed: With high speed Google server, it loads URLS quicker than anyone service (in a few milliseconds).
  • Security: Sends warning and notifications if URL points to Malware or phishing or spam website.
  • Analytics: Not only tracks the number of Clicks on your link but also provide the geographical details or the user.

How to Create Short URLs with Google URL Shortener?

First go to and Login into your Gmail Account, which will allow you to track the number of clicks that you are getting on a certain URL. Once done, proceed to the next step.
Now just enter the Post URL or any other URL in the address bar (input box) at the top of the page and press the “Shorten URL” button. On pressing the blue “Shorten URL” button, a new window will slide out, and it will provide you a short URL somewhat like Consider the following screenshot.
Your short URL is ready, and it can be used on any social platforms i.e. Twitter, Facebook, and etc. to test whether the URL is working well or not, copy that Small URL and paste it into the address bar of your browser and Hit enter. On pressing enter, you will notice that Short URL will automatically redirect you to the Long URL that you just shorten few moments a go.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How to Track Number of Clicks or Visits?
To track the number of visits, you first have to login into your Gmail account which you used while creating a small URL. After logging in, go to and on the bottom of the page you will notice all the Long URLS which you shorten through Google URL Shortener. From the list, select any Long URL which you want to Track and Press “Details” to get access to the comprehensive tracking Report. It will not only Display the number of visitors but would also provide their other details i.e. Browser, Referring URL, country and operating system.

How many Short URLs I can Create?
You can generate unlimited Small URLs using Google URL Shortener service. There is no limitation in this free-to-use service. 

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February 28, 2013 at 11:27 PM

I guess is also a good alternative to this!

Editorial Team MOD
March 1, 2013 at 1:39 AM

Yes, they are one of the Short URLs giant but still Google's service is always preferred for Blogger users.

March 1, 2013 at 4:09 AM

cumon bro dont be jelous. I just asked your permission and u deleted my comment.

Editorial Team MOD
March 1, 2013 at 4:53 AM

@Azad Hussan,

No idea what you are talking about buddy, i think your comment had a Link in it and that's why it was cached up in SPAM.

As per the Permission, its our custom design. Sorry, its illegal to copy or Rip the CSS from our source code.

March 1, 2013 at 5:43 AM

any way to create my blog's URL's automatically short via Google Shortener service, as we create using API?

March 1, 2013 at 8:32 AM

Awesome, i'm steel using this, my account has been disabled on Adsense, they said that my account is related to an account that was disabled for violations of AdSense policies !

What can i do Syed i never clicked on my ads, i'm writing all my posts with my self.

Please help me i'm shocked right now :(

Editorial Team MOD
March 1, 2013 at 9:08 AM

Yeah, that's Quite possible. We would soon write a Tutorial on it.

Editorial Team MOD
March 1, 2013 at 9:09 AM

That is a sad news indeed buddy.

I Guess, you cannot get that account back because you may have banned before.

Wait for few months, and apply for a new account. Peace

March 1, 2013 at 9:40 AM

Yeah hope so.

by the way, i want to use metro ui blogger template on my blog, but i don't like the colors, can i change them?

Editorial Team MOD
March 6, 2013 at 12:59 AM

@abdelkarim zanni

As long as you keep the Credits links intact you can change its color!

May 16, 2013 at 3:32 PM

If am to copy a Link from a site to download a song can I shorten it here too And then copy to my Blog for download?

Editorial Team MOD
May 18, 2013 at 3:45 AM

Yes you can!

July 31, 2013 at 8:28 AM

Isit possible to shorten your blogpost automatically ? I m a blogger n i want those short links everytime i blog abt anything

Editorial Team MOD
July 31, 2013 at 4:22 PM

Yes you can. Check this tutorial

October 31, 2013 at 6:31 AM

Thanks for sharing information about a useful tool

June 12, 2016 at 2:04 AM

Hey Awesome stuff.. Now a days i use bitly sometimes to short my url.. Thanks buddy. Appreciate your hard work!

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