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How to create a QR Code?

It's simple, fun and fast!

With our QR code generator, users can create a QR code in minutes.


Select the type of QR code you need.

We have 25+ QR code data types to choose from including website URL, video, Facebook, map location, SMS or email message, contact details, etc.


Enter your destination

Depending on the data type you've chosen, enter the content for the QR code eg; the website URL, the Facebook page, the map location, the email message details, etc.


Style Your QR Code.

Change the color of your QR code using our handy color picker. If you are a paid subscriber, you can change the appearance of your QR code or add a logo.


Code Setup

Choose your code setup by setting size, resolution, file type and your choice of error correction level.


Enter Code Content

Choose between a static or dynamic code and assign your code to a project for performance tracking on your dashboard.

Finally, Test Your QR Code!

Don’t forget to test that your QR Code is working correctly before using it.

Generate your code now!

What QRStuff customers are saying

Made to fit your needs - whatever they are

QR Codes have unlimited uses - see how we can help you in any aspect of your business.

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Here are few blog posts that may help you understand some of the trickier aspects of QR code.

Here's a Guide on how to use QR codes for the rest of the year

6 / Oct / 2022

Here’s A Guide on How to Use QR Codes for the Rest of this Year

One of the most important things about marketing is knowing what is trending for the rest of the year. If you look at the internet, it’s obvious that QR Codes are one of the biggest trends in 2022. A lot of businesses are using them in their marketing campaigns, but not a lot have an […]

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5 Ways To Ensure Your QR Code Campaign is Successful

13 / Apr / 2022

5 Ways To Ensure Your QR Code Campaign is Successful

Many businesses are investing in QR codes and don’t really know what they should prepare to make sure the engagement rates and conversion numbers are high. You should avoid doing the same because it will probably end in wasted time, effort, and money.  We know that guaranteeing successful QR code campaigns can be a challenge. […]

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11 / Apr / 2022

5 Smart Reasons Your Business Should Start to Add QR Codes On Receipts

QR codes can seem like a very technical addition to a receipt. They may not seem applicable to your business and you may be wondering why you would need them. Well here are 5 reasons that your business should add QR code on receipts. A receipt QR code is the most efficient way to get […]

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Giving you the opportunity to generate QR codes in ways that most others overlook.

No URL Shortener

Unlike most other QR code generators we don't force you to use our URL shortener which means you can link directly to your own URL!

Various Data Types

Create QR codes for well over 20 data types and smartphone actions

Printable Formats

Generate QR codes in printable formats - either a single code or as an array of codes - and then you can print them out yourself

Artwork Quality

Generate QR codes that are good enough to use as artwork on a t-shirt. You can actually buy the t-shirt with your custom QR code on it via the Zazzle print-on-demand website

Email Sharing

Quickly and easily generate a QR Code and then email it to someone for them to scan or use

High Resolution

Generate unlimited number of high resolution QR code artwork files for graphic design and print use in PNG, JPG, TIF, SVG, EPS or PDF formats at up to 3000 pixels and 300dpi

The anatomy of a QR Code

Positional alignment indicators within scanning application

Timing pattern to determine module coordinates within symbol

Error correction control information

Encoded data

"Quiet Zone" buffer to isolate symbol from surroundings

How to use a QR Code

The uses of QR codes are as wide and varied as your imagination and are regularly used in sales, marketing, advertising, education, business and technical communication, asset management, and event management, with QR codes being added to brochures, signage, documents, packaging, and products.

There's not enough room or time to go into all the details, but we do have a few examples here, and we've also selected some videos that will get you started with understanding what QR codes can do and how they can be used.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes. You can create fully functional QR codes anonymously as a free user with no need to sign up or open an account. No sign-up = no email address = no spam from us :)

Also, unlike some others, our free QR codes aren't crippleware that stops working 14 days later. Our free QR codes aren't time-limited in any way, don't expire, and are ad-free.

The subscription fee charged relates to providing time-based subscription access to the extended feature set of the website for the period of the subscription purchased.

Opening an account is required for paid subscribers in order to coordinate the functionality of your account and to allocate the QR codes you create to your account history (but still no spam!).

No component of the subscription fee relates to purchasing the QR codes themselves.

QR Code Editing - edit the contents of dynamic QR codes without altering the QR code image. Please note that static QR codes aren't editable. More info about dynamic vs static QR codes.

  • Analytics - Traffic reporting for dynamic QR codes. Real-time analytics data is available within your account dashboard in date searchable table form showing date, time, device type, and location for each scan event. There is unique reporting for each QR code, and the data is also available as an Excel download (Screenshot).
  • Unlimited generation of QR codes and batches during the subscription period.
  • Unlimited QR code scans during the subscription period.
  • High-Resolution QR Codes - Create QR code images at sizes up to 3000 pixels and resolutions up to 300dpi - that's 41 inches wide at 72pdi! (Sample).
  • Vector or Raster Output File Types - While free users are only able to download raster PNG or raster PDF files, subscribers have the choice of vector EPS, SVG, PDF or DXF, as well as raster JPG, PNG, or GIF.
  • Access to our PDF File and Image File data types.
  • QR code image styling including logo embedding. (More info...)
  • Error Correction Level - The choice of level L, Q, M, or H error correction. Free users are limited to Level L only. (Error Correction Levels explained).
  • PDF and Image File data type QR codes.
  • Batch Processing - Upload a TSV file and automatically generate up to 500 QR codes in a single pass (More info).
  • Management Dashboard - Full reporting for all QR codes created within your account, including modifying and regenerating past QR codes.
  • Project Folders - Organise your QR codes into project folders.
  • User-defined names for each QR code.
  • Password protected QR codes - make your QR codes private.
  • Downloadable status and specifications report for every QR code you create.
  • Download, email or print delivery.
  • Service and functionality limits may apply for trial accounts.

QR Code Editing - edit the contents of dynamic QR codes without altering the QR code image. Please note that static QR codes aren't editable. More info about dynamic vs static QR codes.

Opening an account is required for paid subscribers in order to coordinate the functionality of your account and to allocate the QR codes you create to your account history (but still no spam!).

No component of the subscription fee relates to purchasing the QR codes themselves.

No. The QR codes (and any underlying short URLs) created by both free users and paid subscribers are permanent and will continue to function indefinitely, however temporary scan limits may apply as outlined below.

Yes. There are no restrictions on commercial use however temporary scan limits may apply. See scan limits on our FAQ page.

Yes. Both our free and paid QR codes are guaranteed 100% ad-free. If you see an ad after scanning one of our QR codes, the QR code scanning app that you're using put it there.

Because we are dealing with users from all time zones, our customer support is conducted by email or a phone or Skype call-back to you. See full detail on our FAQ page.

Yes. Just choose "Credit Card" as your payment method when you open up your subscriber account. Please note that only Visa and Mastercard are accepted.

Yes. Discounted subscription pricing is available on request for primary, secondary and tertiary educational institutions and accredited education providers (HLC, IACET, etc) using QR codes for educational purposes, and for not-for-profit organizations (federal 501 or 503 tax-exempt, or similar at a state level). In the case of not-for-profits, confirmation of not-for-profit status will be required.

QR Codes

A QR Code (it stands for "Quick Response") is a mobile phone readable bar code that can store website URL's, plain text, phone numbers, email addresses and pretty much any other alphanumeric data.

The QR Stuff QR Code Generator allows you to create either dynamic or static QR codes and download them for immediate use

Storing up to 4296 characters they are internationally standardised under ISO 18004, so a QR code is a QR code all over the world - they've been big in Japan forever, broke into Europe and the UK a few years back, and are now popular in North America.

Think "print-based hypertext links" and you'll get the idea.
Click here for more information about QR codes or visit the QRStuff QR Code Blog for QR code articles, tips and tricks.

Scan QR Codes

The QR Stuff QR Code Scanner allows users to scan QR codes simply and easily from within your browser with no need to download and install a QR code scanning app or QR code reader software. Simply go to Scan from the menu bar at the top of this page and after granting access to your device camera, you’re ready to scan a QR code using your laptop or mobile device.*

Create Free QR Codes

Our QR Code Generator is FREE for anyone to use with no sign-up or account required - fully functional, 100% ad-free, permanent QR codes that don't expire. Generate as many QR codes as you need for FREE with no restrictions on commercial use. No time limits, just free QR codes you can use with confidence straight away.

Dynamic QR Code created without a subscription are subject to 50 scans per month per QR Code.

23 free qr code data types

Free users can access 23 of our 30 QR code data types (PDF, Image and Attendance Tracking require a paid subscription). Websites, YouTube, Google Maps? Meh! Everyone gives you those, but our free users can create fully functional non-expiring QR codes for App Store Downloads, Dropbox file sharing, SMS and email messages, Bitcoin, Paypal and more. And you can create as many of them as you like.

Download, Print Or Email Your QR Codes

Once you've created your QR Codes you can download them as PNG image files, print them as sheets of stickers, or email them to yourself or someone else. Just choose the Output Type you need.

100% Ad Free QR Codes

Our QR codes are guaranteed 100% ad-free, even for free users, so you can get on with promoting your product without someone else's brand getting in the way. By the way, if you do see an ad after scanning one of our QR codes, the scanning app that you're using put it there.

Custom QR Code Printed Products

Generate your own QR Code and then you and your code are sent to the Zazzle print-on-demand website to add your QR code to a t-shirt, a coffee cup, a hat, business cards, stickers, and more - all ready for immediate purchase, printing and delivery direct to your door.

Did we mention that we're always available?

We’re proud to provide our customers with always-on, 24/7 support. Morning, noon, or night our team is logged on and ready to help. If you’ve got a question, we’re here to answer it.

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