URL Shortener - Overview

Our URL Shortener API is a powerful tool designed to help you create, manage, and track shortened URLs for your messaging campaigns. This service allows you to transform long URLs into shorter, more manageable links that are easier to share in text messages and other limited-character communication channels. By using this API, you can enhance the effectiveness of your messaging campaigns, improve link tracking, and provide a better user experience for your audience.

Key Features

  • List All Shortened URLs on Your Account: Easily access a list of all URLs you have shortened using your account, allowing for efficient management and tracking.
  • Retrieve Details About a Particular Short URL by ID: Get specific information about a shortened URL, including its original URL, creation date, and click statistics, by providing its unique identifier.
  • Create a New Short URL: Convert long URLs into shortened versions that are more suitable for messaging campaigns, social media, and other platforms with character limits.
  • Delete an Existing Short URL: Remove shortened URLs that are no longer needed or relevant to your campaigns, keeping your account organized and up-to-date.

How It Works

  1. Create a Short URL: Use the API to submit a long URL that you wish to shorten. The API will return a shortened version of the URL that is unique to your account.
  2. Distribute the Short URL: Incorporate the shortened URL into your messaging campaigns, social media posts, or any other communication medium.
  3. Track Engagement: Access detailed information about your shortened URLs, including click-through rates and other engagement metrics, to measure the effectiveness of your links.
  4. Manage Your URLs: List, retrieve, and delete your shortened URLs as needed to maintain an organized and effective link strategy.


  • Improved Click-Through Rates: Shortened URLs are more visually appealing and less intimidating, encouraging higher engagement from your audience.
  • Enhanced Tracking and Analytics: Monitor the performance of your links with detailed analytics, allowing you to optimize your campaigns based on user engagement.
  • Efficient Use of Character Space: Save valuable character space in SMS and other limited-character platforms, enabling you to convey more in your messages.
  • Better User Experience: Provide a cleaner, more professional-looking link that enhances the user experience and reinforces brand trust.

Example Use Cases

  • Marketing Campaigns: Use shortened URLs in SMS marketing campaigns to track engagement and conversion rates effectively.
  • Event Invitations: Include shortened links in event invitations sent via text message, directing recipients to a landing page with more information or a registration form.
  • Customer Surveys: Send customer satisfaction surveys with a shortened URL, making it easy for customers to access and complete the survey.
  • Product Launches: Share news of a product launch through various channels, using shortened URLs to direct traffic to your product page.

Maximizing the impact of your messaging campaigns starts with effective link management. The Dexatel URL Shortener API provides the tools you need to create, manage, and track shortened URLs effortlessly. If you have any questions or need assistance with the URL Shortener API, our support team is here to help. Please reach out to us at [email protected] for any inquiries or support needs. Let's enhance your communication strategies with efficient and trackable shortened URLs.