What is BitlyLink?
BitlyLink is a website or an online tool to help you shorten your URL for FREE when Google URL shortener is shuting down. This website gives you a shorten and manageable URL link which is maximum 20 characters.
How to log in?
There are two ways of logging in: one is to create account, the other is to use social media.
First, if you already have an account, click “Log in” at the right of the website.
If you don’t have any account, click “Get started” beside “Log in”, then you will see the register form. Enter the personal information to create an account.
Once it’s successful, there is a notification about your account like this below.
Then, you have to check your email to click the link to activate the account on the website.
Finally, click and log in on the web.
The other way is using social media to log in. You can use Facebook account and Google+ account by click “Login using a social network“.
How to use BitlyLink?
When you have an account, the first thing you will see is the dashboard as below, then paste your link in the box ” Paste a long url” to shorten it.
If you want to design your own link, you can choose “Advanced Options“, which allows you to make a “Custom Alias“, set “Link Expiration“, and create the “Password Protect” and “Description” of your link.
Besides, you can choose the redirection of your URL as Direct, Frame or Splash as below.
Finally, click “Shorten” and you can have a short link like this.
Even if you don’t like the default domain, you can choose another from the available list.