Need a QR Code? Quickly Generate a QR Code With This URL

Previously, we shown you how to create a QR code in Google Drive. All you need to do is to paste the formula into the cell and it will generate a QR code based on the content of another cell. Apparently, using the same API call, we can quickly get a QR code by just visiting a URL.

In your browser, paste the following URL:

At the end of the URL, append the content you want to embed. For example, for a QR code with a URL link:

or a QR code with text:

and this is what you will see:

qr-code-url

Simple and fast!

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Damien Damien

Damien Oh started writing tech articles since 2007 and has over 10 years of experience in the tech industry. He is proficient in Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iOS, and worked as a part time WordPress Developer. He is currently the owner and Editor-in-Chief of Make Tech Easier.

One comment

  1. Bookmarklet to create a QR code for the web page you are on:

    javascript:(function(){x=’https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?chs=150×150&cht=qr&chl=’;try{location.href=x+location.href;}catch(e){alert(location.href);}})();

    Bookmarklet for text:

    javascript:(function(){x=’https://chart.googleapis.com/chart?chs=150×150&cht=qr&chl=’;try{location.href=x+prompt(“Create a QR Code:”,”Text Here”);}catch(e){alert(location.href); }})();

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