oEmbed

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oEmbed is a 2009-era JSON-based format for providing information to construct a link-preview of a page.

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Criticism

Requires Extra Endpoint

oEmbed requires that any site support it support another URL (the oEmbed endpoint) to provide information that is otherwise available in the page itself.

Discussion

Some discussion of oEmbed vs. a simpler link-preview approach has occurred in IRC:

See Also

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