1. Code placement
    1. Hard Link Exchange code should be placed on the sites index page.
    2. Page URL containing the code should be specified properly without any redirects.
    3. Hard Link Exchange code should be placed inside the <body> tag.
    4. Hard Link Exchange code should be visible for Search Engines. Particularly NO robots.txt directives to disable code indexing; NO Java-script or flash functions for code output; NO "nofollow" tag.
    5. Links should be visible. NO invisible <div> tags; NO single color of links and background; NO css hidings; NO small sizing the text link to size that human eye couldn’t see; NO other ways to hide links.
  2. Sites moderating
    1. Sites content and services should be legal in US.
    2. Site should be indexed at least by Google or Yahoo.
    3. Sites on free domains and services (like livejournal or blogger) could be approved in one of following cases: 1) Site index page has Google PR 2 or higher; 2) Site Alexa Rank is less than 100,000; 3) Site is in DMOZ directory. In other cases such sites will be declined.
    4. Site should contain some information or provide service that is useful for users. No doorways, splogs etc.
  3. Other
    1. We reserve the right to decline any site without a reason or explanation.

Violation of one of the mentioned rules will automatically remove your site from Hard Link Exchange system and will black list it for further listing.