This page can be used to get a 303 See Other HTTP redirect to a
Skype resource. For instance, if you are using a wiki that only
http:// hyperlinks, but you wanted to link to
skype:echo123 to call the user
you can instead link to http://s11.no/s/skype:echo123.
This page will also provide a link to download Skype if it has not
been installed or the
skype: protocol is not registered in the
The URIs minted below
http://s11.no/s/skype: can also
be used for statements about Skype contacts in RDF if the
skype: protocol is not desireable.
echo123 with your Skype name
To find your own Skype name, click "Profile" in Skype.
To find the Skype name of a contact, right click on the contact within Skype and click "View contact"
To find the URI for a group chat in Skype, type
uri into the chat window. Append that to
For persistent Skype telcons, click "Create a group" and then use
/topic Something something to give it a name.
Participants who followed the links can click "Join call", lurk in
the text chat, or leave the chat.
(Note: the Linux Skype client and older OS X clients are currently
not able to initiate a group call in this way, and will instead
create a duplicate call which can't
be joined by URI.)
This service is made using Apache 2 redirection and PHP. See https://github.com/stain/s/ for source code and to suggest improvements/pull requests.