Available on: Standard Advanced Enterprise
Along with uploading shareable documents, you can upload an external URL link to DocSend to share and track visits to an external web page. Visit data is more limited for external URL links, but DocSend does offer basic visitor information on such links, which can still give you solid visitor insight.
Upload an External URL Link to DocSend
Uploading an external URL link is similar to uploading a document to DocSend. You can upload an external URL link by:
- Open the Content page.
- Click Upload Content.
- Select Add URL.
- Name your URL link and add the hyperlink.
- Click Create URL.
Note: Your URL must start with https:// or http:// unless you’re creating a URL link that points to an email address. In such cases, your URL should be “mailto:<email_address>”.
Share an External URL Link
Once you’ve uploaded the external URL link, you can create a DocSend link to share the URL. Since external URL links are ungated, publicly accessible sites, only a handful of link settings are available for such links.
The link settings available for external URL links are:
Visit Data for External URL Links
To review visit data on an external URL link, you can check out the Recent Activity tab. DocSend provides basic visit information on external URL links including:
- Visitor’s device and operating system (OS)
- Visitor’s geolocation
- Time of visit
Things to Consider
- Please note, content previews on url links will only populate if there is an image set for the site.
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