PHP Link Directory (also known as phpLD), the most widely used directory script on the internet with over 100,000 websites that use it, has teamed up with Six Revisions to give away 3 licenses to their newly released version, phpLD 4.1 — an offering worth $80 each. Read on to learn how you can be one of the lucky winners.

What is phpLD?

phpLD is a flexible, robust, and SEO-friendly solution for developing something as simple as a link directory or something as big as a job or local business directory.

They’ve just recently released phpLD 4.1, loaded with even more goodies: new fields like the image field with lightbox capabilities and the file upload field, improved submission validation with jQuery, and more.

phpLD Features

You can find a fuller list on PHP Link Directory’s Features page, but just to highlight a handful of excellent features:

  • Widgets: which allow you to customize and add more functionality to your installation
  • SEO friendly: the software promotes good search engine visibility
  • Customizability: with the use of the popular PHP templating system, Smarty
  • PayPal integration: for subscription-based payments
  • Google Maps integration: allows for maps, helpful for business listings
  • File uploading: allows submitters to upload associated files
  • Reporting and emailing capabilities
  • Customer support

phpLD Demo

The best way to learn about phpLD is to try out their live demo that allows you to even try out different themes. You could also check out the phpLD forums to find out more about phpLD.

phpLD in Action

To see how phpLD works, take a look at just a handful of sites that use it to run their resource-driven websites.

Allthelink Web Guide

This website is a searchable and human-edited web directory, with expansive categorization from Computers And Software to Transportation services.

The WellnessLiving

TheWellnessLiving is a medical directory aimed at the general public for finding healthcare institutions, resources, and links.

Arcade Force Game Directory

Arcade Force is a web directory for video games.

How to Win a phpLD License

To win a phpLD license, simply leave a comment stating that you’d like to win one. You could even leave a comment about how you’d use it if you’ve won.

Giveaway Details

This giveaway ends on September 29, 2010 after which the comments section will be closed. Three winners will be randomly chosen to win a phpLD license, which requires that the phpLD branding in the admin area be maintained (however there is no link-back required on the front end of the site). Please only leave one comment. Comments are moderated, and requires that you leave a comment that follows the instructions on the above section under "How to Win a phpLD License." Please leave a valid email address when filling out the comment web form’s email input field so that we can contact you if you’ve won. The winners will be announced on a separate post shortly after the giveaway’s deadline. You’re encouraged to subscribe to the RSS feed so that you can be notified of the winner’s announcement post.

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About the Author

Jacob Gube is the Founder and Chief Editor of Six Revisions. He’s also a web developer/designer who specializes in front-end development (JavaScript, HTML, CSS) and a book author. If you’d like to connect with him, head on over to the contact page and follow him on Twitter as @sixrevisions.