The University of Texas at Austin

Short Links Service

Using the Service

  1. Copy the URL you want to shorten.

  2. Open your Web browser and go to

  3. Paste the URL you want to shorten in the URL field.

  4. If you want to track how many people are using your shortened URL, select the Track Usage box.

  5. If you want to present users of your shortened URL with a splash screen, check the Use Splash Screen box.

  6. Click Create.

The Short Links service will return a shortened URL, which you can copy and paste as needed.

Last updated December 16, 2015 @ 1:27 pm

We Can Help

Get help from an expert:

* ITS Help and Service Desk

* Call us at 512-475-9400

* Submit a help request online

We also have a walk-in service in the first floor lobby of the Flawn Academic Center (FAC). Stop by and let us help you!