General link types of Ekşi Sözlük

General link types of Ekşi Sözlük

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The most basic page design

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Old basic web page design of Ekşi Sözlük, used between the years 2000-2012. (Original capture is exist on Wayback Machine, – March 2, 2008) This page design used has been imitated or modified by some dictionaries.


These dictionary sites have some hyperlink types. These hyperlinks are called bkz“, abbreviation for “bakınız“, can be translated to English as “see. These hyperlinks are used for  redirecting to another title that is referenced in an entry.
  • Görünmez bkz (hidden bkz): A bkz type which isn’t as parenthetical, such as ordinary hyperlinks. Generally used for the titles which are can be exist in a sentence.
  • Akıllı bkz (Smart bkz): A bkz type which is generally used when there are titles that can’t be used because they disrupt the sentence structure. The related title is hidden in an asterisk and when the mouse cursor is moved to the asterisk, a text message showing the related title is displayed. Clicking on the asterisk will take you to the title.
  • External link: Links to external sites that can be modified to include its text in a sentence.