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This page gives information, help and terms and conditions for linking to the info4local website.

We welcome and encourage other websites to link to info4local. But by linking to info4local you are deemed to have signed up to our terms and conditions.

If you add any link to info4local, contact us to let us know. Please tell us which link you have used and where you have put it on your site.

Text links to info4local

If you wish to use text to link to info4local, you should describe info4local in this way:

info4local – the latest news and information from central to local government.

You can use the following source code for this link:

<a href="" target="_blank" title="info4local – information on e-government, economic development, education, environment, health, housing, planning, public order, the regions and transport"> info4local – the latest news and information from central to local government</a>

title="info4local - information…": this text is read by speaking browsers and is visible to users when their mouse hovers over the link. It will also help search engines by associating words with info4local.

If you would like to add text about info4local to your intranet or website, you can use this short description:

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You can use one of the buttons below as a visual link to info4local. You can download a button by (for Windows PCs) clicking the right mouse button and selecting ‘Save picture as…’ or (for Macs) clicking the Control key and the mouse button and selecting ‘Download image to disk’.

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Source code

The source code for the link should look something like this:

<a href="" target="_blank"><img width="***" height="***" border="0" src="[file_path/file_name.gif]" alt="Link to info4local – the latest news and information from central to local government" /></a>

target="_blank": this will open info4local in a new browser window.

width="***" height="***": you will need to insert the size of the graphic in pixels; this will help the page load more quickly.

src="[file_path/file_name.gif]": you will need to insert the file path and name of the graphics file.

alt="Link to info4local…": this text is read by speaking browsers and is visible to users who have turned their graphics off.

It will also help search engines by associating words with info4local.

Please do not reduce the size of our buttons, as it will make the text unreadable. The format of our buttons must not be altered.

RSS feeds

Local authorities and others are welcome to use the info4local RSS feeds on their intranets and websites to alert users when new information has been added. See our RSS feeds page for more information.

Use of our RSS feeds is subject to our terms and conditions. Feeds must follow our format and state that they come from

Association with info4local

You should not seek to associate info4local with your site or any non-info4local content.  Nor should you suggest any endorsement or approval by info4local of you, your website or any non-info4local product or content.

Framing and context of info4local content

We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. Our pages must load into a user's entire window. Nor should you insert any graphic into, or play audio content over, info4local content, nor allow a pop-up to appear simultaneously with info4local content.

Restrictions on sites which can link to info4local

We do not permit a website to link to info4local if it contains material that is libellous, defamatory, pornographic or obscene, or that is in any way a breach of the laws of England and Wales or that infringes any third party intellectual property rights.

Removal of links

If we contact you to remove your links to info4local, you must do so immediately.

Further information on linking

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