If a user scans a QR code for which recurring redirects are stored, he will be redirected to a specific landing page depending on the time and day of the week.
This is useful for restaurant owners, when they, for example, want to present special menus for their guests on certain days. In the following tutorial you will learn how to create recurring redirects for digital menu cards in PDF format.
This very simple, contactless and paper-saving solution is not only beneficial for menus, but can also be used for timetables or posters at theater performances.
To create a QR Code with recurring redirects, choose one of our packages and create a new account.Create an account
Go to the Media area and upload all PDF files that you want to use for a recurring redirection.
In addition to your main menu, you can, for example, create a PDF Menu for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Happy Hour.
Now create a separate QR Code for each PDF menu. To do this, click on Create QR Code and then select PDF. If you click on Upload PDF, you can link an uploaded PDF file with the QR Code.
For each QR Code you can optionally also
After you have created all QR Codes, you can now activate redirections for your Main Menu Card by clicking on the Scheduler menu item under Options.
Activate the "Turn on/off scheduled redirects" switch and click on the tab Recurring Redirections. To add a recurring redirection for the QR Code click on the Plus symbol.
Then copy the Custom shortened URL from a PDF QR Code that you specified in step 3 under point 6 and paste it as the Target URL for the Recurring Redirect.
The selection of the day of the week and the time interval is optional. Then click on Add Redirection to confirm your entry. In the opposite screenshot, a daily redirection between twelve and three o'clock to the Lunch Menu was created.
To also create recurring redirects for your menus for Breakfast, Dinner and Happy Hour, repeat the process described above. You can add as many recurring redirects as you want.
Please note, that...
No. You can also create a dynamic QR code and set up recurring redirects for it, which link to any website.
In the scheduled redirection process, the user's time zone is taken into account, i.e. if a user scans a QR code with his smartphone at 3:30 p.m. local time, this time is used for the scheduled redirection.
Scheduled QR Code redirects cannot be added to landing pages. Instead, create a dynamic QR code with scheduled redirects to the respective landing pages.