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The purpose of this page is to help those who can create tables make their own HTML code. Below is listed the URLs for the various commands that can be used in a WebRing HTML code. Please consider placing a link to the Help Site if you use this page to help create your code. Not only does it serve as a thank you, but it will help others find the assistance they need.

Important note: It's also advisable to use the command target="_top" when using the commands below. This keeps subsequent sites from being trapped in the frames of a previous site. Simply have it follow the specified URL within the "a href" HTML command.
In order for your HTML code to pass weekly automated management testing, it must contain one or more of the following Listing Commands, shown as their very basic form, which is recognized on the ring code and translated by WebRing:
  • --nurl--?ring=--ringid--
    This is the basic list command. It will list the first twenty sites based upon the overall ring order. Note: It's been discovered that using this construction will cause a FAIL response from the checker for members who use the HTML version of the code. This is because it has no place for the site ID#
  • * --nurl--?ring=--ringid--&id=++id++&hub
    or
      --nurl--?ring=--ringid--&id=++id++&next5
    This is another list command which will bring up the twenty sites that follow the site # specified in the code. Under the original webring.org, the latter did at one time list only the next five sites.
  • --nurl--?ring=--ringid--&id=++id++&prev5
    This is another list command which will bring up the twenty sites that preceed the site # specified in the code. Under the original webring.org, it did at one time list only the previous five sites.
In addition to the required Listing Command, the code also must contain one or more of the following Navigation Commands:
  • * --gurl--?ring=--ringid--&id=++id++&next
    This command takes you to the next site in the ring, based upon ring order.
  • * --gurl--?ring=--ringid--&id=++id++&prev
    This command takes you to the previous site in the ring, based upon ring order.
  • --gurl--?ring=--ringid--&id=++id++&random
    This command takes you to a random site in the ring.
  • --gurl--?ring=--ringid--&id=++id++&skip
    This command will skip the next site in the ring and go to the following one, based upon ring order. It's nice to have in case a site is missing the code, hides the code, or is inaccessible. Then the ring can still be navigated by returning to the last site viewed and skipping the problem site.
  • --gurl--?ring=--ringid--&id=++id++&sprev
    This command will skip the previous site in the ring and go to the following one, based upon ring order. It's nice to have in case a site is missing the code, no longer exists, or won't load. Then the ring can still be navigated by returning to the last site viewed and skipping the problem site.
While not required, it's useless to have a ring without some link to the homepage or join form:
  • --gurl--?ring=--ringid--&id=--rmsite--&go
    This link will load whichever page is designated as the ringmanager's homepage. It will not function unless the RM has a migrated site which is designated as the manager's homepage.
  • * --murl--?ring=--ringid--&addsite
    This command can be used if you don't utilize a ring homepage. It will take applicants to the "interim" page with the join instructions or, if no join instructions have been designated, directly to the join form.


    Links preceeded by a * are recommended as minimums for basic ring navigation.



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