Best Practices

Because QR codes and Short URLs are the actual link, you should be using the full link to that page and not generic. 




QR Codes

What is a QR Code

A QR (Quick Response) code is a type of barcode that can be scanned with a camera. They can be used to quickly share information like URLs, contact information, or even product information. QR codes can be scanned with a variety of apps and devices, making them a versatile tool for sharing information.

When to use a QR code

If you have a sign, flyer, print out, digital signage or other physical media, or where a person can walk up and scan the QR code.

Best Practices for a QR Code

13 QR-Code Usability Guidelines (

How to Create a QR Code


Short URLs

What is a Short URL

A short URL is a type of link that can be used when the URL of a webpage is too long or hard to remember. They can be used to quickly share a link to a webpage. Short URLs can be used in a variety of ways, making them a versatile tool for sharing a webpage.

When to use a Short URL

If you are sending a text message or want to put a link on a flyer or media, and the URL is too long to remember. If the link is to be posted on a webpage, email or other digital for where the link's display text can be customized, you should NOT use a short URL. 

How to Create a Short URL