Spreading the News
Linking helps us distribute the valuable information about adoption to others who
could use it. The www.openadoption.org
site has come a long way in the last 10 years and all of it was through word of
mouth and the advocacy of those who came here and told their friends, posted the
site on forums, and linked to it from their web pages. We have never spent any
money on promotion. Adoptions will be healthier for all those involved when
people learn about the issues identified here.
Linking to OpenAdoption.org
The preferred URL is:
You can link to any page in the site if it fits your purposes better.
Linking in forums
Forums deal with links in the text of messages
differently. The most common way to link would be to add the
complete web address including "http://". (example:
http://www.openadoption.com). This information can be
copied from your browser when on the page you wish to link
Some forums will allow you to post the html examples below.
Many forums will allow you to place links in your
signature and therefore appear on all of your post. We ask
that you note this as a "link of interest" or "suggested
links" (etc...) so as to not confuse people that you
are associated with the sites management.
To make a link, copy and paste the following code:
Note: Link Text can be changed from "adoption" to "open adoption",
"adoption advice" or related keywords.
Linking to a Specific page
When you want to link to a specific document within our site just copy the
web address from your browser and replace the url between the "" after href="address
Example of the code for linking to a specific page is:
Bill Betzen, LMSW (Emeritus)