In this video, I’ll show you How to Create a QR Code Online for Free.
A QR Code is an easy way to store information for example a URL or any other information for reading by a camera on a Smartphone.
Create a QR Code: https://www.qr-code-generator.com/
QR codes are common on Business Cards, Hotels, Cafe’s, etc.
By the end of this video, you should be able to create a QR code for free.
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The first question, what is a QR code?
We’ve probably all seen a QR code, maybe on a package, maybe on a business card.
But what is a QR code?
A QR code by simple definition is that it’s a machine readable code consisting of an array of black and white squares, typically used for storing URLs or other information for reading by the camera on a smartphone.
And the QR code was first designed in 1994, for the automotive industry in Japan.
Now, this is what a QR code looks like, an array of black and white squares.
And the simple question is, how can you create a QR code for free.
So that’s what we’re going to be looking at in this video.
And for the purposes of this video, we are going to just create a QR code for my website.
You can create a QR code for different things. And if you look at the screen, we have the QR code generator website, and you can check it out from the link below.
So what can you do, you can create a QR code that opens the URL After scanning, a V card, save contact details on the smartphone.
A text displays a plain text, sends an email with a predefined text.
SMS sends an SMS with a predefined text.
Wi Fi connects to a Wi Fi network. And most of the routers that you see nowadays, come with this particular QR code, especially at the back.
Bitcoin -requests crypto payments, Twitter- posts a tweet. Facebook – displays a Facebook button, PDF- displays a PDF, mp3 – plays an mp3 file… redirects to different app stores, shows an image gallery.
So this is the QR hyphen code hyphen generator dotcom.
And that is the website we’re going to use. So we need to select the option to open the URL After scanning.
So I’ll just enter my website, Freelancerinsights.com.
Once I do that, if you notice on the right, this has started to change.
Now, there are a bunch of options that you can do here, you can change the different frames that are here.
Let’s say you want to set it as scan me, let’s say you want to change it to this particular section. And this is a good way especially if you ran a cyber cafe or a restaurant or hotel, to put up the Wi Fi.
Instead of people asking you all the time, what is your Wi Fi, or maybe just blasting a typed up thing on the wall with a Wi Fi with small letters, just let people scan the Wi Fi maybe on the menu, have it on the menu so that they can access the Wi Fi if you have Wi Fi.
That’s a pretty slick move that you can have right there.
So you can choose the frame, the shape and color.
And then you can add a logo.
Now, most of these are things that you can do, but the bare bones that you need is potentially just this first one, let’s say you just need this.
But let’s just use it up a little bit and just say, scan me.
Now , we’ve already created the QR code for this particular website Freelancerinsights.com.
So let’s say we want to download a jpg, a vector or SVG is a good option, because you can easily resize these for printing and all that.
But for the purposes of this video, let’s just download jpg.
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Now, if you wanted to use your own colors, logo and frame to attract more scans to your QR code, you can do a free signup.
Now, since our frame is already done here, we’ll just click on it.
And by default, it’s going to open in the Photos app on Windows. And what we need now to do is to scan the QR code.
So what I’m going to do is that I’m going to pull up my phone and scan the QR code that is on screen.
So I’m running the screen recording application on my phone. And I already have a QR code QR code and barcode scanner app inside available for this purpose.
So I’ll just open it up.
Now once I open it up, all we need to do now is just direct it to the QR code.
So there we are. It’s detected that this is a QR code.
The URL that is appended for our QR code is the website that we just put in when you select it.
So what is the option Open or share, let’s say we want to open the website, just click on that, and it opens up the website of Freelancerinsights.com.
So, basically, that is a simple step by step process of how you can create your own QR code.
This is something that is pretty awesome, you can get a vector image that you can use.
That is a QR code on your business card, as I’ve mentioned, maybe in the menus and put it somewhere in the section so that people easily access your Wi Fi without requiring to ask maybe the waiter or the waitress, or maybe the manager for the passcode.
This is also good, especially if you have a hotel instead of people asking you for the Wi Fi password all the time.
They just scan it and it is pretty secure and easy to do.
So that is how you create a QR code to a website, a Wi Fi connection, or anything else that you want to do using QR code generator.
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