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How it works

Shortening an URL:

If you're just looking to shorten a URL you can simply paste your long link in any input box where it says "Paste a really long link" and press the button "SNIP IT". You can find the input box on every single page as well as on the homepage.

Have a look at the image below to see how the input box looks on the homepage.

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Have a look at the image below to see how the input box looks on other pages.

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Sniplink analytics:

Whenever you want to see real- time analytics of a sniplink you simply have to add one of the following terminations to your sniplink: ".info", ".stats", "+" or "~". For example, for the following shortened link https://snipli.com/yoursniplink you can access the stats page by going to any of these pages: https://snipli.com/yoursniplink.info, https://snipli.com/yoursniplink.stats, https://snipli.com/yoursniplink+ or https://snipli.com/yoursniplink~.

Customizing your sniplink:

After you shorten a long URL a pop-up will appear and you'll be given a few options to customize your shortened link (as long as you are logged in). If you don't have an account yet you'll have to sign up first in order to use those features.

Choose domain: You can choose between two domains, Snip.li or Snipli.com and your shortened link will either look like this http://snip.li/yoursniplink or this https://snipli.com/yoursniplink

Lower case: If you check this box your sniplink will contain only lower case letters.

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Pronounceable: If you check this box we will automatically generate an easy-to-pronounce sniplink.

pronounceable

Numbers Only: If you check this box a new sniplink will be generated and it will only contain numbers.

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Mask URL: If you check this box everyone that will visit your sniplink will be forwarded to your long URL, however the URL in their address bar will remain the same http://snip.li/maskurldemo. As an example we've shortened this long URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_masking while also checking the "Mask URL" box, and if you visit the generated sniplink http://snip.li/maskurldemo you'll see that the link in your browser's address bar will remain as the shortened one.

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Private Stats: If you check this box your sniplink stats page will become visible only to you as long as you're logged in to your Snipli account.

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Adding tags:

Tags make it easier for you to organize your shortened links on specific interests. In order to add a tag to your sniplink you simply have to write it down in the input box where it says "Add tags" and press the "Add" button. Have a look at the image below to see an example:

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Advanced targeting:

Targeting by country: You can target users from specific countries to be redirected to different long URLs of your choice. For example, if you take a look at the image below, every person from the USA that clicks on http://snip.li/yoursniplink will be redirected to http://www.ebay.com/sch/Other-/42428/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=new while everyone else will be redirected to the default long URL.

Here at Snipli we like to make things easy, so we created a system that helps our users. If you want to target a URL by all countries except a few, just select "All Countries" option and after that the countries you want to exclude.

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Also, you can add as many countries and long URLs as you want. If you want to later edit some countries you can do that by visiting the homepage and clicking on the edit button.

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Please keep in mind that every time you customize your sniplink, you have to press the "Update" button for the changes to take effect. Once you’ve done that the color of the “Update” button will change to grey.

Targeting by device type: You can target users that use specific devices to be redirected to different long URLs of your choice. For example, if you take a look at the image below, every person that has an iPhone and clicks on http://snip.li/snxdv will be redirected to https://www.apple.com while everyone else will be redirected to the default long URL.

device-targeting

Targeting by browser type: You can target users that use specific browsers to be redirected to different long URLs of your choice. For example, if you take a look at the image below, every person that is using Opera and clicks on http://snip.li/OBlCy will be redirected to http://www.opera.com while everyone else will be redirected to the default long URL which is https://www.wikipedia.org

device-targeting

Again, you can add as many devices, browsers and long URLs as you want. If you want to later edit some countries/devices/browsers you can do that by visiting the homepage and clicking on the edit button.

Also, please keep in mind that every time you customize your sniplink, you have to press the "Update" button for the changes to take effect.

For more advanced targeting you can mix all three features according to your needs. If you have any other questions, concerns, or you just want to make a suggestion, please send us a message by using this form.