Family Friendly Sites™ Frequently Asked Questions

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not see your listing, or you would like your listing removed, please use our contact form and include your details and we will respond within 2 days.



Click the Questions to find the answers to our most Frequently Asked Questions.

1. How do I become a Family Friendly Sites Member?

2. How do I make a change or update my Family Friendly Site listing?

3. Other than not meeting the FFS Guidelines why would my web site not be approved?

4. How do I know I've been approved?

5. If I don't receive an e-mail, is there a way to check that I've been approved?

6. I can't find my listing?

7. I recently edited my listing and no longer see it?

Q: How do I become a Family Friendly Sites Member?
A: If you would like to becom a Family Friendly Sites Member just follow these simple step:

1. Register on www.familyfriendlysites.com
2. Click Add Your Site
3. Scroll Down the Page to Step 1: Pick type of listing
4. Then just follow the on screen instructions

Once you have completed the above information, we will receive your application and review your site. If it meets our guidelines we will approve the site and add it to our listings. You will then receive an e-mail letting you know that you have been approved.

Q: How do I make a change or update my Family Friendly Site listing?
A: If you need to change or update any information on your Family Friendly Sites listing we make it very easy for you to do. Just follow these simple steps:

1. Click the member login link.
2. Enter your e-mail address and password when prompted.
3. Click the options button under Link Detail.
4. Change or update your information.
5. Click update.

After the changes are made, your site will have to be re-approved.

Q: Other than not meeting the FFS Guidelines, why would my web site not be approved?
A: We may temporarily not be able to approve your website for the following reasons.

1. Your web site URL was either incorrect or inaccessible while we were trying to review it. Please make sure your URL is correct and that your website is active. When you have ensured this, send us an e-mail to let us know and we will review it again.
2. Your web site is not in English. We would still like you to become an FFS member. Please provide us with a more detailed description, in English, of what your site is about for our review and records.
3. We were not able to view the content of your web site because the web site or a section of it is password protected. Please provide a temporary password and/or instructions on how to enter.

In order to help you resolve this we contact you by email and let you know the reason.

Q: How do I know I've been approved?
A: You will receive notification by email. You can also check from the Family Friendly Sites Website. Just follow these steps:

1. Click the member login link.
2. Enter your e-mail address and password when prompted.

If any information shows up, this means your site has been approved and you are a Family Friendly Sites Member. If not please contact us.

Q: If I don't receive an e-mail, is there a way to check that I've been approved?
A: You can log on to familyfriendlysites.com and go to the category the you applied for and check the pages that show up to see if your in there. Or you can:

1. Click the member login link at the left side of the page.
2. Enter your e-mail address and password when prompted.

If any information shows up, this means your site has been approved and you are a Family Friendly Sites Member. If not you could reapply.

Q: I can't find my listing?
A: If you can't locate your listing, click on the "Contact Us" link on the left. Let us know your url and email and we will contact you.

Q: I recently edited my listing and no longer see it?
A: We re-review all edited listings before putting them back online. Please contact us and we will get it back online ASAP. Click on the "Contact Us" link on the left. Let us know your url and email and we will contact you.