Bitly | Short links and QR Codes

Bitly | Short links and QR Codes

Create short, powerful links and QR Codes and share them with the world.

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What is Bitly | Short links and QR Codes?

Bitly | Short links and QR Codes is a popular Chrome extension by This extension has 575,441 weekly active users, an average user rating of 3.70, and is most similar to BitLy and Url Shortener. The latest version, 4.1.3, was updated a month ago.

Stats date:
Rating: 3.70 (1,587)
Version: 4.1.3 (Last updated: 2023-04-20)
Creation date: 2020-06-11
Manifest version: 3
  • activeTab
  • clipboardWrite
  • identity
  • storage
  • contextMenus
Host permissions:
Size: 1.22M
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

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Not available on Edge
Connect with your audience and drive more viewers to your content with Bitly’s powerful connection platform. Create short links and QR Codes right from any page.

Shorten links with one click
Click the Bitly button in your toolbar to create a unique link to the current URL. Your shorter, more memorable link is copied to your clipboard and ready to paste into a post, message, or document.

Customize for click-worthy links
Is that link too generic for you? Customize it by editing the back-half. Then take it to the next level by upgrading your account and replacing the generic "" domain with your own brand.

Generate QR Codes
Create QR codes for print, outdoor, and other ad campaigns. With Bitly, a static QR Code will never get stale—just redirect it when your content changes.
User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Easy to use
  • Useful for creating custom links
  • Helps save space and reduce lag
  • Requires login to use
  • Some users experiencing login and functionality issues
  • Font makes it hard to distinguish between certain characters
  • Can be heavy and slow
Most mentioned
  • Login issues
  • Font readability
  • Ease of use
  • Creating custom links
  • Functionality issues
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Risk impact

Bitly | Short links and QR Codes requires very minimum permissions and is relatively safe to use.

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Risk likelihood

Bitly | Short links and QR Codes has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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