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Guide to linking on the BBC News website September 2010

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{nline links

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{nline links Âą how to, Q&As, newspaper reviews & See Also link blog

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Maximum 12 links

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Newstracker

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A Newstracker module should go on every news story, and eatures i appropriate

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See alsos/ related stories

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Maximum six

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Best o the best    

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Related internet links

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No longer just homepages

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Deep link to directly relevant web pages

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Around the BBC

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