2022 Q1 Product Options: Quarterly Weblog



As we transfer into the second quarter of 2022, Bitly continues to develop and grow to be an much more vital device for creators in all places. We made some nice modifications all through our platform in the course of the first quarter that we will’t wait to share with you.

New Options In Hyperlink Administration

We have now up to date our hyperlink particulars pages to be extra pleasant and intuitive, along with your most typical workflows up entrance and simple to make use of. All of the important issues that you could be need to do along with your hyperlinks (copy, tweet, edit, redirect, tag, and many others.) are all extra outstanding and accessible. Additionally, now you can add hyperlinks to link-in-bio pages proper from this web page. 

That is obtainable to all customers. If you need to test it out, please login to your, create a hyperlink, after which you’ll be able to see the quick modifications. 

Browser Extensions

Bitly’s browser extension has been fully rebuilt! We all know you need quick entry to shortening hyperlinks on any web site, and we’re comfortable to supply this means with our Chrome extension. Our up to date interface makes it a lot easier to shorten and share proper from the browser extensions. You may view and share the QR codes in your hyperlinks, too. 

All customers have entry to the brand new extension. Pop in to the Chrome retailer to examine them out at this time!  Make certain to comply with the brand new permissions. We particularly ask you in case you’re happy with enabling us to repeat content material to your clipboard (so you’ll be able to copy and paste your Bitly hyperlinks)! 

Add Your Personal Customized Area 

We realized how laborious it was for individuals so as to add their very own domains to their Bitly accounts. What’s a DNS? What’s an IP tackle? The place do I discover these settings? It was a troublesome and irritating course of, so we’ve launched a brand new step-by-step workflow to offer as a lot details about the area as doable when setting it up.

Our new workflow is tremendous simple and intuitive. Bitly will now attempt to determine your area supplier after you enter the area. Once we can retrieve the data, we’ll checklist the steps to level your DNS to Bitly out of your supplier’s web site. If something goes fallacious, we determine errors and provide troubleshooting steps to repair any issues.

Customized domains can be found on all our paid plans. Not on a paid plan? Evaluation our pricing web page for a full plan comparability. 

Hyperlink in Bio Customizations

We’ve added a few new options to our link-in-bio device to additional lengthen your model and improve engagement along with your viewers. Now you can add a background picture to your link-in-bio web page and alter the format of this picture and the way it’s displayed. Additionally — after suggestions from our beta testers — now we have carried out the power to crop each your background picture and profile picture, so the portion of the photograph you need proven is all the time as much as you.

Hyperlink in Bio Expanded Entry

Bitly’s link-in-bio device is about to broaden its early entry checklist to extra clients. Hold an eye fixed out in your likelihood to make a link-in-bio in early April! This new product means that you can home many various hyperlinks all on one web page, and put the hyperlink to it in any social media bio or place the place hyperlinks usually dwell. You may even use your customized area because the hyperlink in your link-in-bio! Discover it by navigating to your higher left-hand nav menu and choosing ‘Hyperlink-in-bio.’ We are going to proceed to gather suggestions for this new product, so please share your ideas about it by clicking the suggestions hyperlink on the link-in-bio web page.

These are just some of the numerous new product options we plan to be rolling out this 12 months and we’re so excited to point out you how one can proceed to innovate your hyperlink administration expertise with Bitly. Involved in signing up for a plan? Go to our pricing web page to find the most suitable choice for your small business.

Co Authors: Shelby Cer