You can create shortcuts to links you commonly use. We call such shortcuts aliases.

Registering an api-docs to allows you to type go/api-docs in your browser’s address bar to navigate there. Think of it as a alternative.

Aliases can either be private for a user or they can be global for a team.


Alias Examples

Some ideas for links you might be interested to create aliases for:

  • An onboarding guide
  • A link for a zoom / hangouts recurring meeting or standup
  • Links for Jira tickets or boards. go/API/1337 to
  • Exception tracking
  • Monitoring
  • Dashboards
  • HR software

Creating an Alias

You can use the {web, mobile, desktop} UI to create a new alias, or you can use the Slack integration.

For example, let’s say you assign an alias to{{*}} to deb-sec.


Then when you navigate to you’ll be redirected to

Aliases can be static, or dynamic. Dynamic aliases contain variable segments. Use {{*}} to create dynamic segments.

So, an alias ex pointing to{{*}}/a/{{*}}/b/{{*}} when invoked with go/ex/1/2/3 will redirect to

Browser Extension

You can use the browser extension to quickly navigate using aliases. This is currently only available in Chrome.


Resolving an Alias

You may also navigate using aliases from the search bar.


Command-Line Usage

We’re working on command-line application you can use to interact with Tefter. Until it’s released you can use a simple shell function like the following to navigate using aliases.

# Add this to your .zshrc
te() {
  open "$1"


Coming Soon

Functions in dynamic aliases.