Givin’ Love Via Hyperlink

By Deane Barker on March 30, 2004

XFN – XHTML Friends Network: I’m working on a spider now to log all the Gadgetopia HREFs and finally find out what you all think of me.

XFN (XHTML Friends Network) is a simple way to represent human relationships using hyperlinks. In recent years, blogs and blogrolls have become the fastest growing area of the Web. XFN enables web authors to indicate their relationship(s) to the people in their blogrolls simply by adding a ‘rel’ attribute to their tags, e.g.: