Easily Change Your Google+ Profile URL With

With, users can create short URLs for their Google+ profile in few simple clicks. Very handy for both email signatures and exchanging “profiles”.

gplusGoogle Plus does not offer vanity URLs to its users. This is unfortunate since the Google+ profile URL’s are just nasty  (e.g 109387712139587362723). The problem? It makes exchanging Google+ profiles with someone face-to-face impossible. If only there was a simple way to create a short, easy to remember vanity URL… Groovy, I found one!

With, users can create short URLs for their Google+ profile in a few simple clicks. To get started, copy your Google+ profile ID. If you don’t know how to find it, just open your Google+ profile and copy the number.

Google Plus Short URL 1

Next, navigate to in your browser and choose the nick name you want to use for your Google+ profile. Paste in your profile ID and click the Add button and you should be golden.

Note You cannot use special characters in your nickname.

Google Plus Short URL 2

Test it out by just navigating to your new custom URL for example, here’s what mind looks like:



  1. johnny g

    August 8, 2012 at 10:49 am

    Hey man, can you use links next time, I’m on my phone.

    • Steve Krause

      August 8, 2012 at 10:56 am

      Yeah you bet — Fixed!

  2. Marsha Crenshaw

    August 30, 2015 at 5:59 am

    Thanks, Steve! Good to know. Thank you for helping make G-Plus an…uh…uhm…easier forest to navigate! ;)

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