[Web] Vanity URL explanation and how to add a link to a vanity URL

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A vanity URL is a short, memorable URL used to redirect to a long or absolute URL.


Most browsers, email applications, operating systems, etc. will recognize the short URL and will automatically make it a hyperlink. Also, if a user types the vanity URL in a browser the web browser knows to make it a link. 

However, if you want the vanity URL to be a “clickable” link (in a document, file or presentation) you must add the protocol http:// or  https://  in front like this:


With the protocol added, the vanity or short URL will become a hyperlink which will redirect the user to the landing page or the full/long URL path: 


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