Linking Locify from your site: Add service to Locify

I'd like to start little series targeted mainly on developers. It's called "Linking Locify from your site" and I'll try to give you some tips for connecting your site and Locify web.

Let's say you read our documentation, created shiny new service and maybe even published it on Locify. So what now? Some users may find it in our public service listing, while other people might just find your site. You can always say "Hey, check out 'My Cool Service' on Locify, it's really great", but who wants to search for it?

Wouldn't it be better to say "Hey, click on the twitter icon and you can add Twitter service to Locify"? (It really works, by the way ;-))

Well, it's really simple. All you have to do is write to your page something like

<a href="http://www.locify.com/services/info?service=welcome_url">
<img src="icon_url" alt="Add service_name to Locify" /></a>

and replace strings in bold with their values. Obviously, you are not limited to image links, you can do with the contents of <a> whatever you like ;-)

One real life example: If I wanted to promote our new Twitter service for Locify on some page, let's say our blog, I'd add this HTML code:

<a href="http://www.locify.com/services/info?service=http://labs.locify.com/twitter/welcome">
<img src="http://www.locify.com/images/icons/add_to_locify_80x15.png" alt="Add Twitter service to Locify" /></a>

And result:

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