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Lou Who's Ringlink provides the tools you need to run a ring of websites, i.e. a system of links between websites of similar contents. It makes use of the program Ringlink.
If you wish to set up a ring using Lou Who's Ringlink, you are assumed to be familiar with the ring concept before you start. The Ringlink FAQ Site provides answers to some of the questions that may arise, and useful general help about setting up and running a ring of websites can be found here.
If you have questions specifically related to the tools at Lou Who's Ringlink, feel free to contact the administrator.
The core links
These are some useful strings for a ringmaster to put up in links at the ring homepage:
Add new site
Get HTML code / Edit site
Random site in ring
List sites in ring
For the time being there is no complete description of the program, but there are a few ways to get the idea as well as get help with miscellaneous details.A quick way to acquaint yourself with how the program works is to review the installation at this site. You are recommended to
Lou Who's Webringlink provides the tools you need to run a ring of websites, i.e. a system of links between websites of similar contents. It makes use of the program Webringlink.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Webringlink FAQ Site is the primary resource to get help with using Webringlink. Thanks, to KC, for setting up and maintaining the FAQ site.
Webringlink Systems Directory
At the Webringlink Systems Directory you find links to examples of real Webringlink rings. Thanks, Fred, for setting up and maintaining the directory.
Webringlink Mailing List
If you don't find the answer by consulting the FAQ site or studying other rings, you are encouraged to post your question to the Webringlink Mailing List.
Other useful resources
The mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org is the principal independent forum for the ring community to discuss various matters related to rings and ring systems.
When you list sites in a ring, it appears as if the ring has no beginning or end. If you include a site ID when you call the list.pl file, like you do when you click "List" on a site's navigation bar, the list begins with the site of the stated site ID; otherwise it begins with a random site. This means that you avoid any concentration of ring traffic to the "first" sites in the ring.
Separate URL for the page with the HTML code
A webmaster can register both a "Site entry URL" and a "HTML code URL". The first URL is the location to which ring traffic is directed, while the second location is the page with the HTML code. This makes it possible to let the validity checker do its work, even if the HTML code is not located at the same page as the one to which the ring visitors are directed.
CustomizationThe ringmaster can save customized settings for
The Free Source CodeWebringlink is
Besides Pearl 5, the real hero's are, Copyright (C) 2000 Version 1.12 released November 25, 2000. Free Pearl Scripts .com for the source code download release.
Now you might just casually glance by this. But if you have been as frustrated as me trying to use that YoHo stuff. That make you wait a month to add you to their webring. Or to ever add a user, You know what I'm talking about!
Still source code always free, please download the script from them, since I'm first getting started here. I have no downloads available. Redesigned and rebuilt and added. Soon fonts and headers and footers. Man I have a lot planed with no time.
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