How do I see how many times a link I shared was clicked?
If you created your URL while logged in, it will show how many clicks under the
How can I share a gkurl.us link?
You can easily share a gkurl.us link via Twitter and Facebook or any other website. After your url has been generated, it will bring you to a page with links to Twitter and Facebook on the bottom. Or you can click copy and you will be able to paste it into a website of your choosing.
If someone else shortens the same URL as me, do we both see the same number of clicks?
No, at the moment each time a URL is shortened it will generate a new URL. We may add this functionality in the future.
Does gkurl.us ever re-use links?
No. When a URL is deactivated, it cannot be reused.
A redirect is a technique for making a web page available under many URLs. When you shorten a link with gkurl.us, you are redirecting a click from gkurl.us to the destination URL. A 301 redirect is the most efficient and search engine friendly method for webpage redirection.
How can I be sure a gkurl.us link is safe to click on?
Currently, our links are moderated daily to delete bad spam links.
We have a spam filtering system in place, using multiple spam and IP filtering services.
We are working on a preview system for URLS.