How To Make "AIM Links"

for AOL Instant Messenger

<a href="aim:GoIm?screenname=myscreenname&message=hello">send an instant message</a>
<a href="aim:GoIm?screenname=sn2">Bug me on my other screen name</a>

examples of an aim url:
aim:AddBuddy?listofscreennames=sn1,sn2&groupname=myfriends

GoIM (Send Message)

aim:goim
aim:goim?screenname=screen+name
aim:goim?screenname=screen+name&message=message+to+send

Add someone to your buddy list:

aim:addbuddy
aim:addbuddy?screenname=screen+name
aim:addbuddy?screenname=screen+name&groupname=buddies
aim:addbuddy?listofscreennames=screen+name1,screen+name+2&groupname=buddies

Set a buddy icon:

aim:buddyicon
aim:buddyicon?src=image_source
aim:buddyicon?screename=screen+name
aim:buddyicon?src=image_source&screename=screen+name

Chat

Create or join a chat session:

aim:gochat
aim:gochat?roomname=room
aim:gochat?roomname=room&exchange=4
aim:gochat?roomname=room&exchange=4&instance=1
(exchanges 4-6 can be used, 4 being default)

Send a chat invitation:

Get a file:

aim:getfile
aim:getfile?screenname=screen+name

Sign up for a new screen name

aim:registeruser
aim:registeruser?screenname=screen+name
aim:registeruser?screenname=screen+name&password=password
aim:registeruser?screenname=screen+name&password=password&signonnow=true

Check Email

aim:CheckEmail
aim:CheckEmail?Address=what@what.com

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