Google made its URL Shortener Goo.gl available publicly recently. Goo.gl provides automatic spam detection and as it is from Google we can assure maximum uptime and reliability. Goo.gl also provides analytics on the links like Link History, Traffic, Referrers, countries, browsers, platform etcetera. This will be an excellent URL shortener free of cost.
Apart from these exciting features, Goo.gl URL shortener also allows you to create QR codes for your website links. Google uses QR Code for its personal use in many applications, as it quickly directs android phones to application downloads.
What is a QR Code ?
A QR Code is a matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by QR scanners, mobile phones with a camera, and smartphones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on white background. The information encoded can be text, URL or other data.
How to Generate QR Codes Using Goo.gl
1. Go to goo.gl
3. Add .qr at the end of the link and go to that link in your browser.
4. Goo.gl will generate the QR Code for that link.
For example the shortened link for Axleration is http://goo.gl/vZ2K add .qr to the end of the link http://goo.gl/vZ2K.qr This will generate the QR code.
Try this QR Code generator and share your experience with us.