Turn Any Link Into QR Code Using Goo.gl URL Shortener

Google’s own URL shortener, Goo.gl is secure and intuitive. They have now added a new cool feature making it a tool worth using. Users can now instantly generate QR codes from their links. A QR Code is a matrix barcode  readable by mobile phones with a camera. The links  you shorten via Goo.gl are encoded as information to QR codes. This makes Google URL shortening service an easy free QR code generator.

QR code google

How to convert links to QR codes using Goo.gl URL shortener:

1) Go to Goo.gl.

2) Feed the long URL you want to shorten and hit ‘Shorten’.

Goo.gl URL shortner

3) Copy the generated short URL to clipboard.

Goo.gl URL shortner

4) Add .qr to the end of shortened URL generated using Goog.gl. Eg: http://goo.gl/HDHn we got for our homepage will be changed to  http://goo.gl/HDHn.qr to generate QR code instantly.

This QR code was generated using Goo.gl URL shortening service.

Compixels QR code

2 Responses

  1. Paul Salmon says:

    That is interesting, I never new that service existed. I have been seeing QR codes everywhere, so I guess it was only a matter of time for Google to implement a feature that uses QR codes.

  2. I am using this service of Google at the moment and i totally love the quick service.

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