How to Cloak Links for Google Slides

How to Cloak Links for Google Slides provides link cloaking for replacing a long URL with the short one in the browser address bar. For example, the link like "" is replaced with "" The feature's purpose is to hide possibly important parts of links like UTM parameters, affiliate code.

The most frequently cloaked websites among users are:

  1. Typeform.
  2. Cognitoforms.
  3. Formsite.
  4. Google Services.
  5. Zoom.
  6. Amazon S3.
  7. Youtube.
  8. Dropbox.

If you are trying to cloak links with these services, the error "Cloaking is forbidden by destination URL with X-Frame-Options header" may occur. The main reason for its inception was to provide clickjacking protection. This includes a page rendering in a frame, iframe, or object. Iframes are used to embed and isolate third-party content into a website.

Google Slides forbids link cloaking. Sometimes you inevitably need to hide Google Slides links because of the important information behind it. For this, you need:

1. Go to your Google Presentation.

2. Open File > Publish to the Web


3. Click on Embed > Choose the rule > Publish > OK.


4. Extract the link from the embed code from the src value.



iframe src="" frameborder="0" width="960" height="569" allowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true"></iframe

5. Shorten a link.

This way, the link will be shortened, and you will successfully hide essential values.

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