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How to Create a Basic kontextURL

Create a branded, shortened URL to effectively distribute, track and measure the basic performance of your on-site or external content. 

Follow these steps to create a Basic kontextURL:

  1. Login to your kontextURL Dashboard.
  2. Click Create & Manage kontextURLs.  
  3. Fill in the following fields with Information about the URL you would like to create and track:
    • URL to be Tracked - Enter the URL here. Include the HTTP:// or HTTPS://. 
    • Domain - Select a domain for your URL. Note: You can use gShift.it or a uniquely branded domain of your choosing. Contact support@gshiftlabs.com if you need assistance setting up a branded domain.
    • Friendly / Vanity URL Path *Optional - Enter a vanity or friendly URL extension to be used after the domain. This can be used for additional branding or identification. e.g. http://gshift.it/campaignA-tw - would denote a URL associated with Campaign A to be shared via Twitter
    • URL Title - Enter a Title for your URL for reference in reporting.
    • Description - Enter a description for your URL for additional reference.
    • Privacy / Cookie Setting - Select a Privacy setting for the URL. Note: Some countries require cookies must be set to Enable Users to Allow or Disallow cookies or No Tracking. 
  4. Click Create a Basic URL.
  5. You can find the Basic URL you have created in the list of Existing URLs. You can now copy and use the kontextURL in any social media, press releases or content you would like to distribute and track. 
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