|How to Join the Hal & Friends
Please follow these steps carefully.
STEP ONE: GRAB THE GRAPHICS
First, get your web page ready.
Write your text, add your graphics. Now you need to do only 3 more
things: grab the graphics for the webring and upload them to your own directory;
join the webring; and add the code for Hal & Friends Webring to your
Save a copy of the three Hal &
Friends graphics you see below. The one on the left is called halmain.jpg,
the one in the center is halprevious.jpg, and the one on the right is halnext.jpg
click on the image and select "Save Image as".] Upload these
graphics to your own website and refer to them in the ring fragment. DO
NOT refer to the address of these graphics on this page. Upload them
to your own directory. Tripod has instituted a policy against remote
loading and if you attempt to use the existing address of these graphics,
your links will appear broken.
STEP TWO: JOIN THE QUEUE FOR THE
Fill out the form below to register
your site and write down the Site ID number you are assigned. In the description
of your site, mention the type and breed of your pet. Submitting this form
will put your page in the Hal & Friends 'queue,' until you are added
to the ring. You will receive an email letting you know your site has been
submitted to the queue. This does not insert you into the ring; the
ringmaster does that later.
for the Hal & Friends WebRing
|Please make sure all
fields below are filled in or your entry will be deleted without notification.
STEP THREE: ADD THE RING FRAGMENT
CODE TO YOUR PAGE:
Next, you need to add the code for
the ring fragment to your web page. The easiest way to do this is
to look at the confirmation email you will receive and visit the url it
lists get the exact code for your site, with all blanks filled in.
Just copy this info, and paste to the bottom of your web page code.
Be sure this appears on the first page of your web site (you may include
additional copies on subsequent pages, if you like).
ALTERNATIVE METHOD. If you'd
rather insert the code manually, save the code below to a simple text editor
(like notepad). After you make the changes detailed below, you will
add this fragment to the first page of your pet's site. It contains
the actual links and HTML code to create links to the Hal & Friends
WebRing. [ Highlight the code and press <Control+C>
to copy and then paste it in your document using <Control + V>.]
Hal & Friends Fragment -->
BORDER=10 CELLSPACING=4 CELLPADDING=0 WIDTH="550" >
VALIGN=CENTER ROWSPAN="2"><img SRC="halmain.jpg" NOSAVE height=126 width=98></td>
WebRing </a><font size=+0>site is owned by <a href="mailto:__________">__________</a></font></h3>
SRC="halprevious.jpg" ALT="Previous Site" NOSAVE BORDER=0 height=60 width=120></a></td>
size=+0>[ <a href="http://www.webring.org/cgi-bin/webring?ring=halsstory;id=_____;prev5">Previous
5</a> | <a
5</a> | <a
| <a href="http://www.webring.org/cgi-bin/webring?ring=halsstory;id=_____;next">Next</a>
size=+0>[ <a href="http://www.webring.org/cgi-bin/webring?ring=halsstory;list">Hal
WebRing Index</a> ] </font></b>
to add your
SRC="halnext.jpg" ALT="Next Site" NOSAVE BORDER=0 height=60 width=120></a></td>
<!-- End Hal
& Friends Ring Fragment -->
There are 7 blanks in the code.
The first one is your email address, the second is your name, and the remaining
five will be your site ID.
In your text editor, make these changes:
The first blank should be your email address (example firstname.lastname@example.org).
The second blank should be your own name. Be sure to very carefully
erase the underline marks without deleting any of the code.
Whichever method you use, you should
The fragment should point to images
on your site (halmain.jpg, halprevious.jpg, and halnext.jpg).
The Hal & Friends link, however,
should still point to http://rhallenbeck.tripod.com/webring.html
Be sure to replace the blanks with your new ID number
in the five instances where it's required. Be sure to keep any punctuation
and code that follows the ID number intact.
Copy the complete ring fragment to
the FIRST page of your pet's story. Please note that all the code
will not "work" until the ringmaster adds you to the ring.
and request to be added to the WebRing. Be sure to include your Site ID
Number in the message. We will look at your page and make sure everything
is okay. Then we will add you to the ring.
That's it! You should now be able to
navigate the entire ring until you make it back to your own page.
You should then receive an e-mail telling
you you've been added to the ring.