go.uvm.edu is a URL shortening tool that takes a long URL and turns it into essentially whatever URL you want it to be. For example – https://www.uvm.edu/it/kb/article/url-shortener-go-uvm-edu can be shortened to go.uvm.edu/shorturl-kb which is more human-readable and is easier to share.
Main benefits of using go.uvm.edu to shorten a URL:
- UVM branded (go.uvm.edu/your-url-here)
- Long URLs can be hard to share, shortened URLs promote sharing
- Live click data, geographic location of clicks, which webpage a click originated from
Create a Go link
- Navigate to https://go.uvm.edu/admin/
- If prompted, enter your UVM NetID and password. You may also receive a prompt to verify your identity using Duo Mobile.
- Enter the URL you’d like to transform into a Go link into the “Long URL” field, enter the custom short URL text into the corresponding field, then click the “Shorten URL” button.
- Share your shortend URL with others.
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