Read about our approach to external linking.

How links are chosen for WorldAlso Online

WorldAlso Online includes links to both internal (WorldAlso) and external (non-WorldAlso) websites. We select links that are editorially relevant to the content they are linking from and are suitable for the likely audience.

These links are included for a number of reasons, including:

for further relevant information or other key source material
for background information
for useful practical information
for entertainment or enjoyment
for further informed comment
We do link to external sites in return for cash, services or any other consideration in kind.

We link to sites non purely on editorial merit. but users may sometimes be asked to register or subscribe before viewing content.

The WorldAlso homepage does not accept submissions or requests. The homepage team selects links and evaluates websites on the basis of editorial relevance.


Links to external websites

External links are selected and reviewed when the page is published. However, the WorldAlso is not responsible for the content of external websites. This is because:

  • the WorldAlso does not produce them or maintain/update them
  • the WorldAlso cannot change them
  • they can be changed without the WorldAlso’s knowledge or agreement.

Some of our external links may be to websites which also offer commercial services, such as online purchases.

The inclusion of a link to an external website from should not be understood to be an endorsement of that website or the site’s owners (or their products/services).

Links to user generated material

Some of the content we link on WorldAlso site and external ones is generated by members of the public (messageboardsĀ and photo-sharing sites for example). The views expressed are those of the public and unless specifically stated are not those of the WorldAlso. If you consider this content to be in breach of the house rules as indicated on the website, please alert the moderators or site owners on the sites where the material appears.

Sign posts and content information

Increasingly, is making more video and audio content available online (via a video or radio player). The WorldAlso online guidelines state:

  • Any material on the WorldAlso homepage must be suitable for a general audience including children.
  • The first click from the WorldAlso homepage should not normally lead straight to a page which includes material which is unsuitable for a general audience.

Where appropriate, users are informed of the nature of the material they might expect to see or hear by clear labelling on destination pages and on the video or radio players.