How to track WordPress 301 redirects with Pretty Links
Don’t you just despise those long, ugly and gnarly WordPress Media Library links?
You know the ones I’m talking about, right?
The ones that looking something like this:
I don’t know about you, but I long to make the “wp-content/uploads/2017/04/21/“ section of WordPress Media Library links vanish like visiting the Bermuda Triangle. But how?
Now of course, you could always create and use Bitly to track and analyze link activity.
Then there is campaign tracking, provided by Google Analytics, that gives roughly the same capabilities and functionality.
Yes both Bitly and Google can get the job done, but they also somewhat defeat the purpose of attempting to stay in the system of WordPress too.
There just has to be a simple and easy method] to transform the link above into something like the following:
There is a way, and I’ll show you how in the video tutorial below.
Not only will I show you how to make pretty WordPress Media Library links, but the chosen WordPress plugin, Pretty Links Lite, also allows for link tracking and analysis. Talk about a fully loaded plugin!
Not only can you make links more intuitive, but you could also use this link to track and analyze expired domains being forwarded to your website.
Whether a simple page or entire domain redirect, Pretty Links Lite is just what the doctor ordered for greater visibility into pretty url link redirects.
Kiss this ugly native WordPress Media Library links goodbye, and say hello to trackable pretty links.
And did I mention that this plugin is FREE!? There is also a Pro Version.
Watch the video to learn more about Pretty Links Lite.