STEP 1

Select a QR code generator

There are tons of QR code generators out there. The best ones give you many options for using your QR code and compatibility with most mobile QR code reader apps.

There is one online QR generator, user-friendly and does not require to sign up to generate basic QR codes. But if you want to customize it like adding a logo and change shapes, then you can sign up for free.

Here is the online generator link we choose for you

https://www.qrstuff.com/

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STEP 2

Choose the type of content you're promoting.

First, select what type of content you want your QR code to show the person after they scan it. For our purposes, we'll promote a URL that directs users to our STEAM project website.

Make sure that your STEAM website is published and you are looking at the home page of your site. In your browser's address bar at the top of the page, click once to select the entire URL.

Copy the URL by right-clicking it selecting Copy.

Then paste it into the box under the website URL menu in the QR code generator webpage.

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STEP 3

 Customize it.

The fun part of creating QR codes is customizing the design of the codes to your STEAM  project website.

You can make it colorful, add your logo, and change the shapes. In order to change the shape and add a logo, you need to register, and it's good news that it's free. 

To make all these custom settings, just go to part 3 'foreground color' section on the QR generator website.

STEP 3

 Customize it.

The fun part of creating QR codes is customizing the design of the codes to your STEAM  project website.

You can make it colorful, add your logo, and change the shapes. In order to change the shape and add a logo, you need to register, and it's good news that it's free. 

To make all these custom settings, just go to part 3 'foreground color' section on the QR generator website.

STEP 4

 Test and share it with your adviser.

Because a customized QR code can make it difficult for some mobile apps to "read," don't forget to check to see if the QR code reads correctly, and be sure to try more than just one reader.

Congratulations!

If you pass this test, that means you have now your own QR code for your STEAM project website and it's ready to be shared with your adviser to be recognized. Yes, Hard work will be paid off.