Static QR Codes expire once you’ve deployed them for a specific use case. In the truest sense, a dynamic QR Code never expires. You can create a dynamic QR Code with a QR Code generator such as Beaconstac.
Before you proceed…
To create a dynamic QR Code, you’ll need to sign up for a free trial of the Beaconstac platform. No credit cards is needed.
Step 1: Click “+CREATE” and choose your campaign type
Once on the dashboard, click “+CREATE” and choose “QR Code”.
For this example, we’re choosing “Website” as our campaign type. You can select it under the “Create a Dynamic QR Code” section.
Step 2: Paste the URL and customize your QR Code
Paste your website or content link in the white box and click “NEXT”.
Choose from various design elements and select a design for your QR Code. Once done, click “NEXT”.
Step 3: Download your permanent QR Code
Your permanent QR Code is ready for download. Test your QR Code before deploying.
You’ll find your QR Code on the dashboard when you select “QR Codes” from the left column.
You can edit your QR Code at any time. Click “Edit” to change any aspect of your QR Code.
Create a permanent, dynamic QR Code with Beaconstac
To summarize, “permanent” and “expiry” refer to static and dynamic QR Codes.
However, a static QR Code is only permanent in definition since it doesn’t allow editability, trackability, and flexibility.
In contrast, dynamic QR Codes are permanent in usage. They are more flexible, and you can edit them at will.
You can create permanent, dynamic QR Codes with a secure and reliable QR Code generator such as Beaconstac. Build long-term QR Code campaigns using multiple content formats and design options. Track your QR Codes after launch to mine essential data.
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Frequently asked questions
1. Do QR Codes ever expire?
Yes, both static and dynamic QR Codes expire, but in different ways.
Static QR Codes expire once you’ve created them with a specific use case. Dynamic QR Codes expire when you reach the scan limit of your subscription plan.
2. Do Google QR Codes expire?
Usually, Google QR Codes are static QR Codes.
However, if you create a dynamic Google QR Code on the Beaconstac platform, it’ll not expire.
3. How do I reactivate an expired QR Code?
You can’t reactivate a static QR Code.
However, you can reactivate a dynamic QR Code by renewing your subscription plan or choosing a plan with unlimited scans.
4. How do I make sure my QR Codes don’t expire?
Create a permanent, dynamic QR Code to ensure you can use your QR Codes for long-term campaigns.
5. Is there a free QR code generator that does not expire?
Beaconstac’s QR Code generator lets you create permanent, dynamic QR Codes that don’t expire.
Suhotra is a content marketer who has always been interested in how technology is rapidly changing the modern world. Presently, he is documenting the growth of QR Codes as a solution to bridge the physical and digital worlds. His insights help brands integrate QR Codes into their marketing strategy successfully. You can find more of his work around QR Codes here. When not documenting or writing, he loves photography and cycling.