Your Community URL makes it easy for Members to opt in to your Community by automatically opening a new text message directed to your number. By default it will be blank, but you can customize your URL and QR code so that a message is pre-populated. This is particularly useful when you'd like your audience to text specific keywords to join communities you've set up in your account or enter into Keyword Response flows.
You can find your Community URL in the Resources section of the iOS app:
OR on the Growth Tools section of the web dashboard.
The Easy Route
The Growth Tools page on the web dashboard provides an easy generator for you to type in exactly what message you'd like to pre-populate and simply copy your customized URL or download your customized QR code. Feel free to use symbols, emojis, phrases, or even full sentences!
Do It Yourself
To manually customize the message, all you need to do is add ?t=TEXT to the end of your URL, replacing TEXT (case sensitive) with the message you want to pre-populate. Check out the examples below and test out the links yourself!
- Clicking the link will prompt you to send the message CommunityChats
- To use a hashtag, replace the hashtag symbol with the %23. This message will now read #amplify
To insert a phrase, replace all spaces with %20. This pre-populated message is
Tell me more about Community!
- To insert an emoji, first type the emoji in a URL encoder to properly encode it in order to make sure your customized URL works universally. The example above will generate the emoji: 🥳