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=Directory link examples=
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=Directory inclusion examples=
 
This is a page for documenting ways people link to directories and build directories in a distributed manner.
 
This is a page for documenting ways people link to directories and build directories in a distributed manner.
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== Authors ==
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* Ryan King
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* Tantek Çelik
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== Examples ==
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* directory urls?
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** Lot of directories do 'listed in foo' links (often with a badge), but don't link to the specific part of the directory they're listed in, e.g.
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*** http://www.blogwise.com/
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*** http://sfbaybloggers.com/ (which is a local directory of blogs for the San Francisco bay area)
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** Many require manual submission with a form with contact information etc., e.g.
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*** http://www.blogarama.com/index.php?show=add
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* how do people indicate 'a directory for a page'?
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** Hardly anyone links to the specific page, many link to the root of the directory. For example, many blogshares listed blogs use http://blogshares.com/images/blogshares.gif to signify that they're listed, but not where in the directory they're listed.
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** Blogwise does it thusly: <code><nowiki> <a href="http://www.blogwise.com/" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.blogwise.com/buttons/88_31_1.gif" border="1" width="88" height="31" alt="Blogwise - blog directory"></a> </nowiki></code>
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* [http://odeo.com odeo]
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** [http://odeo.com Odeo]'s channel pages (like [http://odeo.com/channel/2127/view|this one] link to a directory listing of similar podcasts. Incidentally, this is also a [[rel-tag]] link. There links look like <code><a href="/tag/tech" id="t254" rel="tag">tech</a></code>
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== Formats ==
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See [[directory-inclusion-formats]].
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== Directories ==
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* [http://www.globeofblogs.com/?x=topic| Globe of Blogs]

Latest revision as of 22:33, 20 December 2008

Directory inclusion examples

This is a page for documenting ways people link to directories and build directories in a distributed manner.

Authors

  • Ryan King
  • Tantek Çelik

Examples

  • directory urls?
  • how do people indicate 'a directory for a page'?
    • Hardly anyone links to the specific page, many link to the root of the directory. For example, many blogshares listed blogs use blogshares.gif to signify that they're listed, but not where in the directory they're listed.
    • Blogwise does it thusly: <a href="http://www.blogwise.com/" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.blogwise.com/buttons/88_31_1.gif" border="1" width="88" height="31" alt="Blogwise - blog directory"></a>
  • odeo
    • Odeo's channel pages (like one link to a directory listing of similar podcasts. Incidentally, this is also a rel="tag" link. There links look like <a href="/tag/tech" id="t254" rel="tag">tech</a>

Formats

See directory-inclusion-formats.


Directories