It's easy to have your blogs, emails or web pages have a link to Bookmarks in your account. When you use the “Bookmark URL” link it creates a unique Keep&Share link to your Bookmark. When someone clicks on that link, the person will be redirected to the website your Bookmark is linked to, just as if that person clicked on the Bookmark in your account.

First you will need to have your Bookmark in editing mode.

The other benefit of using a unique Keep&Share URL rather than the original website link you have the opportunity to create a shorter, cleaner link. For example, let’s say you have a link that uses a lot of parameters (ex. http://www.crh.noaa.gov/forecasts/CAZ017.php?warncounty=CAC067&city=Sacramento). Keep&Share will turn that link into the following URL: http://www.keepandshare.com/fav/481824/national-weather-service.

Not only is this link shorter, it uses the title of your Bookmark in the URL link. This allows anyone to deduct what the link is about, as well as gives search engines keywords located in the URL to use.

Note: You can only share live links of your Bookmarks to members of your Share List. To make links to your Bookmarks accessible to anyone online, your Bookmark would have to be Publicly Shared.

Using Short URLs

At the bottom of your Document you'll notice that there are two URL options. The first is the main URL link that looks like an average  website link. The second URL, the short URL, is also available for copying.

The short URL is a shorter version of the first URL listed. The reason we give you a shorter URL option is that sometimes short URLs are easier to work with. For social media services that have limited characters such as Twitter, short URLs give you the ability to post links using as few characters as possible. Short URLs are also easier to use in emails. Sometimes if a longer URL is split into two lines on an email the URL can may lead to the wrong address as part of the link has been cut off.

Alternatively, you can copy a link to your bookmark in the pop-up “Share” dialog. This will be the same short URL that you see when you save and exit changes from your Bookmark. Follow the steps in the image below:

To learn more about creating links to your Bookmarks, please visit the Keep&Share Developer site.

You can also use URL links to almost any kind of Keep&Share application, and you can also embed your Keep&Share applications inside of web pages on other websites. Learn more about embedding Bookmarks in a web page.