How To Create Vanity URL In Discord

In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the process of creating vanity URLs in Discord and how to use link shorteners to make them even more appealing.

Vanity URLs are especially useful for affiliate marketing, email list building, or directing traffic to a specific destination. 

Step 1: Set Up Your Discord Server

Before you can create a vanity URL in Discord, you need to set up a server. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Open the Discord app or go to discord.com and log in with your account.
  2. Click the "+" icon located at the bottom of the server list on the left-hand side of the screen.
  3. Select "Create a server" and fill in the necessary details, including server name and region.
  4. Click "Create" to finalize your server setup.

Step 2: Upgrade to Discord Nitro or Server Boost

To get a free vanity URL on Discord, you need to either have a Discord Nitro subscription or a boosted server. Upgrading to Discord Nitro or boosting your server provides additional perks, including access to custom invite links.

  1. To subscribe to Discord Nitro, click on the "User Settings" gear icon located at the bottom-left corner of the app, and then navigate to the "Discord Nitro" tab. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your purchase.
  2. To boost your server, click on your server name at the top left corner, and then click on "Server Boost." Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the boosting process.

Step 3: Create a Custom Invite Link

Now that your server is set up and eligible for vanity URLs, follow these steps to create a custom invite link:

  1. Click on your server name at the top-left corner of the app, and then click on "Invite People."
  2. In the invite menu, click on the "Edit invite link" button located below the default invite link.
  3. A new window will appear where you can customize your invite link. Under "Customize your invite," enter your desired vanity URL. This will serve as your public Discord link.
  4. Set the expiration and usage limits for the invite link as per your preference, and then click "Generate."
  5. Click "Copy" to copy your custom invite link to your clipboard.

Step 4: Use a Link Shortener (Optional)

Using a link shortener can make your vanity URL even more memorable and easier to share.

Here's how to use a link shortener with your custom Discord invite link:

  1. Go to a link shortening service website such as bit.ly, tinyurl.com, or ow.ly.
  2. Paste your custom Discord invite link into the designated field.
  3. Customize your shortened link, if the service allows it, to match your branding or desired keyword.
  4. Click "Shorten" or a similar button to generate your shortened link.
  5. Copy the new shortened link and share it as needed.