Gossamer Links: Use Cases
Gossamer Links is a versatile, highly customizable program. Take a look at the different ways Gossamer Links has been used in our featured clients listed below.
Utilizing Gossamer Links, Gossamer Forum, DBMan SQL and a heavily customized version of Gossamer Community, MySummerCamps.com is a well-developed site that combines loads of content and eye-catching design. Running in a Gossamer Host mod_perl environment, the site boasts speedy load times despite much of the content being dynamically generated and a database of significant size.
Users of BigFishTackle can do just about anything; they can brag about their latest catch and upload a picture on the Wall of Fame, add videos depicting their exciting fishing excursions, read and submit articles on their hobby, and even buy and sell fishing equipment through a classifieds service. The site also provides users with a forum and webmail service, so users can always keep in touch and discuss their beloved pastime. A total of 8 Gossamer Links installations, 1 Gossamer Forum, 1 Gossamer Mail and a PhotoPost installation, are all tied together by Gossamer Community, allowing for a convenient single-login access.
Another one of Gossamer Threads' premier clients, AME Info, uses an extensive suite of Gossamer products to create "The Ultimate Middle East Business Resource." A heavily customized installation of Gossamer Links provides visitors with up-to-date news and interaction with the site. Users can recommend news stories and browse through articles by industry or headlines. Gossamer Host provides AME Info with lightning fast load times and allows AME Info to expand effortlessly in a mod_perl environment.
Indigo Clothing specializes in custom, high quality clothing utilizing screen-printing, embroidery, and other fabrication methods. They use Gossamer Links for their extensive product catalogue having each product behave as a "link." Custom fields provide them with the ability to add as many specific details to each product as they like. The site is also a great example of how you can completely customize the look and feel of Gossamer Links. Visit the website to see the design potential of Gossamer Links.
Flash Kit's customized Gossamer Links installation brings its community together through allowing users to rate submissions and also by acting as a flash source file repository. Both the Image Gallery and Movie Directory are a shining example of how Gossamer Links can be used as more then just a text-based link directory.
This site contains a comprehensive list of links and information for students looking for new experiences all over the world. Gossamer Links manages a massive archive of links categorized by country, and is customized to provide detailed information on each individual site upon user discretion.
What others say
I whole heartedly recommend Links SQL as a robust and scaleable system and the team at Gossamer are second to none. Having worked on ebusiness projects for many years Gossamer have done themselves considerably proud and look forward to building our relationship further.”
– Simon Roberts
Gossamer Links comes with a very versatile plugin system that allows our growing user community to add new functionality without altering Gossamer Links' core code.
The plugins can be downloaded and installed directly from your Gossamer Links admin panel.
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