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A permalink for a blog post should link to copies that the author has syndicated onto other sites with <code>rel="syndication"</code>
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== Publishers ==
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A permalink for a blog post should hyperlink with <code>rel="syndication"</code> to copies that the author has syndicated onto other sites.
  
 
This is a page to page relationship, and thus blog posts in aggregate form, e.g. archive pages, home/updates pages, should NOT use rel="syndication".
 
This is a page to page relationship, and thus blog posts in aggregate form, e.g. archive pages, home/updates pages, should NOT use rel="syndication".
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== Consumers ==
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Consuming applications can use rel=syndication in a number of ways:
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* site specific post and other [http://indiewebcamp.com/webactions webaction] buttons can discover the syndicated copy for their site.
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* connecting POSSE'd comment posts to each other and to the POSSE'd copies of original posts.  See http://indiewebcamp.com/comment#POSSE_a_comment for more.
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== Alternatives ==
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=== u-syndication ===
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In addition rel=syndication on links from a blog post to syndicated copies of it, those links can also have the markup:
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* <code>class="u-syndication"</code> which will likely get picked up as aprt of their containing [[h-entry]] object.
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Advantages:
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* Blog posts can use on links to syndicated copies, in any context, e.g. blog posts in aggregate form like archive pages or home/updates pages, may use class="u-syndication".
  
 
== Examples in the wild ==
 
== Examples in the wild ==
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* http://indiewebcamp.com/posts-elsewhere
 
* http://indiewebcamp.com/posts-elsewhere
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* http://indiewebcamp.com/comments
 
* http://indiewebcamp.com/comments
 
* http://indiewebcamp.com/comments

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Publishers

A permalink for a blog post should hyperlink with rel="syndication" to copies that the author has syndicated onto other sites.

This is a page to page relationship, and thus blog posts in aggregate form, e.g. archive pages, home/updates pages, should NOT use rel="syndication".

Consumers

Consuming applications can use rel=syndication in a number of ways:

Alternatives

u-syndication

In addition rel=syndication on links from a blog post to syndicated copies of it, those links can also have the markup:

  • class="u-syndication" which will likely get picked up as aprt of their containing h-entry object.

Advantages:

  • Blog posts can use on links to syndicated copies, in any context, e.g. blog posts in aggregate form like archive pages or home/updates pages, may use class="u-syndication".

Examples in the wild

Sites that are using rel="syndication"

On all their blog posts/notes automatically:

  • aaronparecki.com
  • tommorris.org
  • waterpigs.co.uk

On some blog posts:

  • tantek.com

See also