Do you have a blogroll or links page? Here are some things that can be easily enhanced with XFN:
... or anywhere you hyperlink to people you know.
Edit your blogroll and links pages. For each personal hyperlink, e.g. like
rel attribute with all of the appropriate values separated by spaces, e.g.
<a href="http://tanya.example.org" rel="friend met colleague">...
Check out the list and meanings of XFN values or use the following XFN quick reference table. All values are optional and may be combined, except some categories only allow at most one from the category, e.g. only one family relationship per person. Hover your mouse over the XFN values in green to see a summary of their meanings.
|relationship category||XFN values|
|friendship (at most one):||
|geographical (at most one):|
|family (at most one):|
You can either type these values by hand or use the XFN Creator to visually create and edit your hyperlinks.
Let browsers and search engines know that your pages officially support XFN.
At the top of your blogroll and links pages, you probably have an HTML head tag:
profile attribute like this:
Now that you've made your pages XFN friendly, let your readers know!
Download the badge and add the following code to your blogroll and links pages. Adjust the location of the image as necessary.
<a href="http://gmpg.org/xfn"> <img src="xfn-btn.gif" alt="XFN Friendly" /> </a>
And that's it! Welcome to the XHTML Friends Network. With any luck your site should be listed soon on the XFN What's Out There? page. If you don't see it show up there within a day or two, email us at founders at this domain and let us know that you've made your site .
Add your site to Rubhub, the relationship lookup engine.
Go to: http://rubhub.com/main/add and submit your URL. Shortly thereafter, Rubhub will index your XFN relationships, add you to its global network of XFN Friendly sites, and let you see how people relate to you and how you relate to other people.