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Dashboard - My URL Shortener (Sharing a shortened link)

Walks through sharing and managing access for the My URL Shortener

My URL Shortener (Sharing a shortened link)

Sharing Levels Explained

There are three levels of sharing: Standard, Owner, and Co-owner. The chart below shows the permissions associated with each.

Share LevelRenew LinkEdit LinkUnshare YourselfDelete LinkShare LinkTake OwnershipTransfer
StandardYESYESYES



OwnerYESYESYES*YESYES
YES
Co-OwnerYESYESYES*YESYESYES

* Use the "Share" popup and then "Manage Access" and click "Remove All Share Access" for yourself.


  • Go to https://dashboard.uwplatt.edu/admin/my-shortener
  • Login using your NETID and password
  • Click Share next to the link you want to share
    list view
  • The Share modal will show
    share modal
  • (Optional) Click Grant Co-Ownership if you want the people you Share with to have Co-Ownership access
  • Search for the person and click the green Share next to there name
  • When done click Close to close the modal

Manage Share Access

  • Click Share next to the link you want to share
    list view
  • Click Manage Access tab
    share modal
  • Find the Users and either change the Share Level or revoke access all together
    share manage access
  • When done click Close to close the modal

Links that are shared with you will have a yellow background.

Shared at Standard Level

shared link

The options that you do not have access to are disabled. You can unshare yourself from the link.

Shared at Co-Owner Level

shared link

The "Transfer" button is swapped for "Take Ownership"


What does "Take Ownership" do?

The "Take Ownership" button sets the co-owner as the primary owner and then Shares the link to the previous owner at the co-owner level. Allowing the previous owner to still have access to the link.


If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or helpdesk@uwplatt.edu.  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.




Keywords:Dashboard Shortener Go Sharing share   Doc ID:110777
Owner:Sean M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2021-05-12 12:59 CSTUpdated:2021-12-01 14:49 CST
Sites:UW Platteville
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