Key:website

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+/- website

One example for website

Description

Specifying the link to the official website for a feature.

Group

Annotation

Used on these elements

may be used on nodes may be used on ways may be used on areas may be used on relations

Useful combination

name=*

Status

Undefined Status: Undefined


The website=* tag can be used to provide the full URL to the official website for the related features, be it a building, park railway or anything else. A link to an relevant but unofficial alternative or additional resource can be created using url=*. A link to Wikipedia should use wikipedia=* (do however note the different format for wikipedia links which are not full URLs).

For small format websites (designed for smaller displays, reduced bandwidth, or mobile touchscreens) use website:mobile=*.

Avoid long URLs

Use as short an URL as possible. Choose simple URLs over complex URLs if they basically point to the same content. For example, use http://bahn.de/ instead of http://www.bahn.de/p/view/index.shtml, as both will get you to the front page. Websites are frequently redesigned, so strive for the most "robust" URL that works.

References

See also

  • OpenLinkMap [1] a slippy map, making this tag's data available as clickable POIs
  • Keepright [2] where as of the year 2011 a project is underway to validate the content of website tags, ensuring they still match the osm object.

Note

This tag is an external reference and is compatible with the tag2link plugin