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How to generate a QR code for a link

The URL QR code is an innovative tool that allows you to quickly and easily share links. Such interactive code is actively used in different spheres. It is in great demand because it allows you to easily access any web page without manually entering the URL in the browser. You only need to scan the QR code to follow the encrypted link in seconds. Do you want to generate a QR code using a link? To do this, you need a minimum of time and our functional QR code generator, which will help you make a personalized QR code for free. So, to add a link to the interactive code, follow these steps:

  • open the GET-QR QR code generator. This is the main page of our service, where you can learn more about the benefits and options GET-QR provides and ask questions in the chat. If you wish, go to “Your QR codes” page to change or edit the previously generated codes;
  • select the type of QR code "Link". This is the most requested code among our users because it fits for working with any web links. You can add a link to a website, social network page, YouTube video, Google Docs document, etc.;
  • add a link to the appropriate field. Your URL must be in the format https://example.com and can redirect to any active web page. Please note: you can only add one link to one QR code;
  • customize the design of the QR code. At this stage, you can change the code design (the pattern and corners style, pattern and background color), add your logo or select one of the available logos of popular social networks, and choose a frame. Design settings are optional; if you wish, you can leave the default design of your QR code;
  • click the "Create" and then "Download" buttons to save the code in the appropriate format (PNG or SVG) and size (1024, 2048, 4096 px). Also, while customizing your code’s design, you can see changes in the "Preview" window. This way, you can know in advance how users will see your QR code before scanning.

Important! Test the generated code. Do a QR code scanning test on different devices and ensure everything is okay. Then use your interactive code as you see fit. For example, put the code in a prominent place where customers can easily find it or post the code on your social networks.If you want to see the statistics of your code scans, go to the "Your QR codes" page, select the desired code and click the "Statistics" button. All relevant information will be displayed here: the total number of scans, the number of unique scans, the operating system, and the browser used to view the code.



Usability and ease of creation

To create a dynamic code, you only need to select the content type and upload the content. You can generate and scan QR codes on any modern gadget: smartphones or tablets that work on iOS or Android. You can create and open codes through the mobile app as well.


Flexible QR code design settings

Customize the appearance of the QR code in line with your corporate identity and personal preferences. Change the color and style of the corners, and add a frame, description, and call to action. And when the code is created, download or print it in a convenient format (PNG or SVG).


Detailed statistics on QR codes

Get extensive information about your QR codes. Analytics and graphics will help you get up-to-date information about the behavior and preferences of your users so that you can adjust your marketing strategy in a timely and effective manner.


Extended options and settings of the QR code

Edit the content of QR codes, change the content type, and set additional features as desired without reprinting the code. In addition, you can change the code options: add a password, expiration date, scan limit, access by country, and so on. All these options are provided for the codes of dynamic type.


Comprehensive support and security

Create safe QR codes and ensure your users are completely secure when they scan. Our team is constantly in touch and can resolve any issues, so if necessary, please get in touch with us for qualified and timely support.

Frequently Asked Questions

To create a QR code, you need to open the QR code generator and select the content type you want to encrypt into a code. Next, add your desired content (e.g., link, text, PDF) and customize your code design. After clicking the "Create" button, you can choose the size and format of the QR code and then download it.

You can generate QR codes without registration, but if you have an account on the GET-QR service, you will have additional options. All your codes will be saved in the library so you can edit, disable, delete, and download them at any time and get statistics on scans.

You can generate as many QR codes as you need. The GET-QR service does not limit users in the number of generated codes.

To register, you need to click on the appropriate button, enter your email address and create a password. Important! Please, use your current email address because we will send you a link to confirm the registration. Without following the link in the email, your account will be inactive. You can also register using your Google or Facebook account.

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