Papa ‘ElimaMay 2013Kumu KananiCREATING & USINGQR CODES
WHAT IS A QR CODE?• QR = Quick Response• Digital barcode that is readable using a QRreader/scanner from a computer or mobile/handhelddevice.• Barcode with information: contactinformation, websites, text, video, pictures and so muchmore.• Seen on flyers, subway posters, brochures and evencereal boxes.
WHY USE QR CODES?• Instead of asking others to type in a long webaddress where they could easily make mistakes, aQR code will take them straight to a website.• Direct link to list of websites & tutorials. MakeInternet research easier.• Saves time; Instead of waiting for each person totype in a long web address, the QR code will quicklyscan directly to the website, text, video, or picture.
CREATING A QR CODEYou will need:• QR Code Generator: http://goqr.me/• URL Shortener: http://goo.gl/• QR Reader
CREATING A QR CODELink to (Google url shortener) http://goo.gl/• Use this link to shorten your URL. By shortening a URL to 18 or 19 characters insteadof 100+, users are provided with a more manageable, cleaner and easier to recall URL.http://blogs.ksbe.edu/shdesa/2013/02/25/harlem-shake-grade-5-2/1.2.3.Insert shorten url in QRCode generator
• Link to http://goqr.me/Choose the URL tabCopy and Paste NEW link (shorten link)Choose the size of QR Code – use the sliding bar on the bottom of QR CodeClick on Options button to choose background color (optional, but it does make it nice)CREATING A QR CODEhttp://goo.gl/Rz8g11.Paste shortener url in box.2.Code generator will give you a QR Code3.Options in creating QR Code