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So Google offered me a URL:




And then below it is said: confirm you want to change your URL, warning you can only do this once.


SantaBarbara is a terrible extension for my company cause we no longer operate from Santa Barbara so I said "yes I want to change my URL" expecting to get a new question with "okay what do you want it to be changed to?"


But it looks as if instead I was confirming that I wanted it changed TO /FountainCitySantaBarbara sigh... such bad UX.


Now I can't even find a link to my public URL so I can check it? Instead that block is just gone.


How can I change my URL? (I know it says I can't but that seems ridiculous)

Do I have to delete my google+ business and start over? (sounds like a terrible idea)

Where can I even find my public URL so I can check it?


UI/UX in general for the business section of Google+ is soooo bad. This is not the only confusing part of the experience.


Thanks for your help.


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August 2016

Re: Custom URL woes

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Hi @R N


The only thing I can suggest is to try contacting business support to reset the custom url.



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Re: Custom URL woes

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Thanks for this link, I spoke with Google and they said they would help to change the URL and remove the incorrect location suffix.