Custom Google Plus Vanity URL
It was over a year ago that Google started adding custom URLs to Google+, but the unwashed masses still haven't gotten them. Finally, I got my own custom uniform resource locator for my Google and profile. I assumed of making this as a post so here we'll discuss a way to customize url for Google plus profile. Google plus is a well-liked social network that has surpassed Twitter and it’s not a surprise for Google plus if it will overcome Facebook in the years to come.

A vanity URL isn’t automatic when a new Google+ page is created – there are some preconditions before Google will let you ditch the string of numbers. A vanity or custom URL is that it makes the profile URL to one thing simply known, remembered and readable too. This will give you a good settings on your profile as it was customized.

As what I have said, Google plus may overcome Facebook in the years to come. And one of the reasons for this is the good customization of every profile and URL. Things are changing for Google plus and we can expect things to happen in the years to come but first, let me just help you with your vanity URL.

Usual G+ Profile links looks like this: https://plus.google.com/107867892077506204798
Here is the Custom G+ Profile looks like: https://plus.google.com/+Thesellerfrankmain

How to Get Custom URL for Google Plus Profile

Google plus vanity URL, Google is slowly providing this feature for every users to change their URL for both profile and page and soon you will get that. Here are some points not exactly that I found out personally in order to get custom URL for Google plus profile.

  • You must have a profile pic in Google plus
  • You should stay active on Google plus
  • Your profile should be atleast 2 months old
These four points are just for user profiles and not for Google plus business pages. but Google can live the recognition and relevance of a page to own a custom url. Once you meet the eligibility criteria, just visit your profile or page to begin the claiming process. If you don't see the option yet, don't worry: we're expanding availability throughout the week, and you'll see the in-product notice as soon as your custom URL is ready.

You will be notified via email and in Google plus profile page after you are eligible for setting a custom url. supported your profile name Google plus can automatically produce a new self-importance url and if you wish or if you don’t like then you'll be able to request a special one.

Getting your custom URL through Google+

If you meet the above criteria, you'll see a notification at the top of your Google+ page or Profile.

1. Click Get a custom URL button to get started. Alternatively, from the "About" tab on your Profile, click the "Get" link located under your Google+ URL.

2, You'll see the URL(s) you've been approved for. If you see more than one option, select the one you like best. You may also be asked to add a few numbers or letters to make the custom URL unique to you. 

    3. Check the box to agree to the Terms of Service.
    4. Click Change URL.

6. It may ask you to verify your account by your mobile phone number. If you need to do this, you'll see a box pop up asking you to do so.

a. Enter your mobile phone number.
b. Check the box to make it easier for people who have your phone number to find you on Google services.
c. Check your phone for the code that was sent to you.
d. Enter that code in the box.
e. Click Verify.

7. Once approved, this URL will be linked to your Google+ page or Profile, so be sure everything is exactly the way you want it. Once your URL has been approved, you can't request to change it. When you're certain, click Confirm.

Note: If you need further help or any quires just post comment below, thanks
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  1. Your tutorials are great! Very easy to follow and helpful. I noticed the other day I had this option on google+ but haven't done it yet, because I worry about going back and changing all the URL's when I direct to Google+ from all my other sites. One day, I'll just sit down and get it done. Way better than all those nonsensical numbers...

    1. thanks for sharing your thought about this article, Happy blogging.

  2. great post, was trying to figure this out awhile ago, but now you have posted thanks again

  3. Great advice for blogger on google. Easy to follow!

  4. This is such a great addition to the google+ account. I never understood the need for all those numbers. Never can remember!

    1. Those number +1's will help your site rank on Google search, these days I observe those post with lot of +1's shown on first page of Google search based on their specific niche.

  5. This is a great tutorial. I have requested a new vanity url that they didn't suggest. It's taken longer than I thought it would

    1. Uhm, lets wait. hope your requested url will be approved.