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Please follow a few simple guidelines to make this site a better place:

  • Quality Content: Is your story relevant to the site?
  • Link Directly to the Source: Save people time by linking directly to the original news story.
  • Search First: Avoid duplicate submissions by searching to make sure someone else has not submitted the story already.
  • Be Descriptive: You are the story editor, so explain what it is and why it is cool.

Easy submission of new links

You can easily submit stories to My Site. Just bookmark the link below in your favorite browser. After that, submit a story by clicking the bookmarklet in your browser.

Internet Explorer: Rightclick the link below, choose "Add to favorites."
Firefox: Drag the link below to your Bookmarks Toolbar
Opera: Rightclick the link below, and choose "Bookmark Link"

The Bookmarklet: My Site

News Source

Story Submission Guidelines:

1. Before submit website url, please follow the guidelines like submit a quality content related to the available category.

2. Please provide website url which you are like to submit. (url needs to Unique)

3. After submitting url you are going to another page where you have to submit more details.

4. Please enter story title related to the url (Max limit for title is 400 characters)

5. Select most appropriate category (It will help you get more visitors)

6. Enter story oriented tags (Short, generic words) separated by ',' (comma)

7. Enter description of your story which will help you for sharing valued more information about your story (content should be about 2 to 4 sentences long)

8. Enter Trackback Url (add or change the trackback url if it has been detected automatically)

9. See story preview that shows look of your submitted story for publish

10. Please enter captcha code which you see

11. Please click save changes and submit

12. Please submit above all above steps for story submission

13. Make your story title more attractive so more user can visit it

The portal gives you freedom to submit your post of any field and share your information with the rest of the world. One can target feature stories about how people are helping with information sharing or varies nature to open up more of the world’s public information and how this information is being used to change the world for the better. If you have a post to share, or a suggestion for something you think the portal should cover, you can post it there on the portal and the portal would love to hear from you although it is beyond the scope of the portal to give a heed to each and every post on it.

The portal is particularly interested in using open data for local and global use, opinion pieces about new challenges or opportunities, reports about new developments related to open data, open content, and the public domain, features about open knowledge, regular updates etc. Keep your posts easy and readable to all assuming that everyone is too busy to go over the lengthy and meaningless prose and concentrate on generic purpose directed at a wider readership than just the open data community. Add a descriptive title that communicates the underlying point of the post.