Access to the proposed sites is free, but you must have a user account. Access to these sites may vary depending on your browser (for example, Internet Explorer 6 does not support all the sites). You must make sure that your browser is up to date. In addition, depending on which sharing method you have chosen, some characters (accented letters, apostrophes or other symbols) in the title of the page you are recommending may be displayed incorrectly or missing. You will need to make these corrections yourself before recommending the page to your contacts.
Note: No e-mail or personal information will be retained. For more information on privacy policies and practices that apply to the Language Portal of Canada, see the Government of Canada Privacy Statement.
Social bookmarking allows you to save your favourite links on the Internet through social bookmarking sites such as Google Bookmarks or Reddit. These sites offer many advantages. You can:
access your favourite links from any computer or mobile device connected to the Internet;
search your favourite links easily using the keywords (commonly called "tags") you assign to each link;
share your favourite links with an Internet community;
discover the favourite links of other Web users who share your interests.
Social bookmarking sites are usually free, but you must subscribe to use them. Social bookmarking is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification and social indexing.
Social networking sites, such as Facebook and Linkedln, are Internet platforms that allow you to interact online and create interconnected Web communities. You can create personal profiles, establish lists of users with whom you have a common connection or establish new relationships.
To exchange ideas with other members, you can post messages to your personal page, send e-mails and instant messages or share files.
You may get a message asking you if you want to copy or move the link. Select "Yes" and you're ready to go! You have now created a direct shortcut to the Portal on your desktop.
How to download the Portal icon to your Web site
Choose the icon that matches your language preference. Note that the Language Portal of Canada and the Portail linguistique du Canada have content that is similar but not identical, because language problems are different in English and French.
Based on the language you selected, copy the HTML code below that corresponds to the link you want and add it to your Web site.
Icon for the Language Portal of Canada that will appear on your Web site (195 pixels wide by 71 pixels high)
<a href="http://www.noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca/index-eng.php"><img src="http://www.noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca/images/bouton-final-e.png" width="195" height="71" alt="ourlanguages.gc.ca Language Portal of Canada" title="The Language Portal of Canada is a Web site that showcases Canadian expertise in the area of language."></a>
Icon for the Portail Linguistique du Canada that will appear on your Web site (195 pixels wide by 71 pixels high)
<a href="http://www.noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca/index-fra.php"><img src="http://www.noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca/images/bouton-final-f.png" width="195" height="71" alt="noslangues.gc.ca Portail linguistique du Canada" title="Vitrine de l'expertise canadienne dans le domaine langagier, le Portail linguistique du Canada fait connaître à ses lecteurs les ressources élaborées au pays qui traitent de différents aspects de la langue."></a>
You have now downloaded the Portal icon to your Web site.