You can shorten URLs to make them easier to share using the Google URL Shortener. URL shorteners are short Web addresses that redirect to the longer, full URL (Universal Resource Locator).It just means the website address. When all goes well, the experience of visiting a short URL is virtually seamless for the end user.
To create a shortened URL you need to follow the steps mentioned below:
- Visit the Google URL shortener site at goo.gl.
- If you aren’t signed in, click the Sign in button in the top right corner.
- Write or paste your URL into the Paste your long URL here box.
- Click Shorten URL.
Shortened URL Analytics:
To check analytics (clicks, browser, location, referrers) on a Goo.gl short URL, simply type the short URL into the address field in your browser and enter .info after it.