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Introduction

Link products reference web pages where additional information can be found about an event. These should usually only be used when the content cannot be sent as a product. There are limited other suggested uses.

Types

general-link
Displayed under the "For More Information" heading at the bottom of the General Summary section of the event page.

These addon codes can be used with general-link:

scitech-link
Displayed under the "For More Information" heading at the bottom of the Scientific Summary section of the event page.

These addon codes can be used with scitech-link:

impact-link
Displayed under the "For More Information" heading at the bottom of the Impact Summary section of the event page.

impact-link products using addon code TsunamiLinks are not currently displayed on the event page and instead result in a tsunami icon linking to tsunami.gov in the Quick Summary section of the event page.

These addon codes can be used with impact-link:

Properties

addon-type
This property is only required for compatibility with CISN Display. Value should be LinkURL.
addon-code
This property is only required for compatibility with CISN Display. Value should begin with one of the addon codes listed above. Within an event each addon-code should be unique from a given source. To send multiple links with the same addon code, use a sequence number as a suffix, for exampleFocalMech01
url
The URL href for the link. This should be an absolute URL including protocol, such as http://www.google.com/.
text
The display text for the link.

Contents

Not applicable

Example

Send Command

NOTE: backslashes added for readability, command is one line.
java -jar ProductClient.jar \
    --send \
    --source=nc \
    --type=scitech-link \
    --code=nc1234_FocalMech01 \
    --property-eventsource=nc \
    --property-eventsourcecode=1234 \
    --property-addon-type=LinkURL \
    --property-addon-code=FocalMech01 \
    "--property-text=NCSS First Motion Mechanism 1" \
    --property-url=http://www.ncedc.org/recenteqs/QuakeAddons/nc72398140.ncfm1.html

Resulting Link

This link would be displayed at the bottom of the Scientific Summary section of the event page:

NCSS First Motion Mechanism 1