Reasons Why Shorter URLs Are Better

Reasons Why Shorter URLs Are Better

28.Dec.2021

What are Shortened URLs? Shortened URLs are shortened (or abbreviated) versions of full URLs that usually look like this:services/baking-tools/ . This is often referred to as a domain shortener. A shortened URL allows for more concise tracking of website traffic and conversion rates by allowing the use of tracking tools that aren’t available with full URLs. Some examples of tools that track shortened URLs include: Google Analytics:

This is Google’s free tool that is installed on almost every website. With this tool, you can view detailed statistics on your site’s traffic, including where your traffic is coming from and what keywords are driving traffic to your site. You can also set up goals and target specific types of visitors with custom variables. This allows you to get a very granular level of detail on your traffic, which is vital if you want to improve your results. Other than Google Analytics, there are many other analytics tools that work with shortened URLs including but not limited to: Adobe Analytics: This is one of the more feature-rich tracking tools available, and it works with lots of different platforms including WordPress, Joomla!

Further Reading: “301 Moved Permanently” by George Farris at archive/moved-permanently.html Shortened URLs can also be used for mobile website conversions by some analytics tools. Why Should You Care About Cleaned-Up, Shorter URLs? The answer is pretty simple: It improves the usability and user experience of your website. When you have long, convoluted URLs, it can be difficult (if not impossible) for your users to find what they are looking for on your site. Think about it: If you are on a website looking for information on how to bake a cake, wouldn’t it be helpful if the website had a short, snappy URL that clearly indicated where you could get the information you were seeking?

1.Summing up the above points, here are 7 benefits you will receive by having shorter, cleaner URLs:

2. Users will find what they are looking for much faster

3. Search engines will be able to find and index your content with greater ease

4. Your site will load faster

5. You will gain a higher ranking in search results

6. You will get more traffic from people using search engines

7. You will get more traffic from people using “direct navigation” (i.e., typing the address of your website into their web browser)

8. You will increase the lifespan of your domain name If you are currently using full URLs, it is not difficult or expensive to change them to shortened URLs. Here are the steps you need to take: 1: Log in to cPanel and select “HTTP Header Editor” from the drop down menu. 2: Scroll down until you see “Rewrite Base URL” and click on it.

1.Where it says “Base URL = /”, simply type in your existing full URL. 3: Click on “Apply Changes” and then “Close”. You will now have a clean, shorter URL that will start with the same domain name as your original URL. How Do You Make Money With All This? There are a number of ways you can use this technique to make money, but here are the main two:

2. You can sell the shortened URLs themselves for whatever price you choose.

3. You can sell ads or sponsored links on the pages that receive the most traffic from people who arrive at the cleaned-up, shorter URLs. Here are a few ideas on how you can monetize your site using this technique: A/B Test Different Headlines - If you are running an e-mail marketing campaign, test different headlines to see which one results in the highest open rate and/or the highest sales conversion.

As I have shown, shorter URLs provide the ability to do this with a single URL. - If you are running an e-mail marketing campaign, test different headlines to see which one results in the highest open rate and/or the highest sales conversion. As I have shown, shorter URLs provide the ability to do this with a single URL. Increase Your Page Rank Using Shortened URLs - While most webmasters will be aware of this, it’s worth pointing out that many search engines will recognize shortened URLs as being more relevant to your content, and will give your site a higher PageRank as a result. - While most webmasters will be aware of this, it’s worth pointing out that many search engines will recognize shortened URLs as being more relevant to your content, and will give your site a higher PageRank as a result.

No matter what method you use to generate these short URLs, be sure to set them up so that they are easily identifiable by both humans and search engine spiders. If you are already using a tool like  Bitly to generate shortened URLs for your content, you should make sure you have set up a way to recognize them when you crawl your site. There is an easy way to do this: Simply go into the “URL” field on the first page of your site and paste in your shortened URLs. When you do this, the crawler will recognize the URLs as being shortened URLs. As a side note, if you are currently using long URLs for tracking purposes (i.e., the URLs contain parameters that you use to track user behavior), you can use this same technique to convert them to shortened URLs. For example, let’s say you are running an e-mail campaign that includes a URL containing the following parameter: https: