|Owner/Maintainer:||Lycos (since 1998)|
|Dates:||1994 – present|
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Tripod was a website/web-hosting service launched in 1994 that was initially aimed at college students. It offered a simple webpage builder, and became known as a place where users could create free websites; it was a competitor of GeoCities and Angelfire.
At one time, it hosted numerous fanfiction websites, both single author pages and multi-author archives.
The site was acquired by Lycos in 1998. In 2001, Lycos purged a number of fansites without warning. This resulted in a forced migration of site owners and the loss of much fannish history due to lack of backup of some of the affected users.
- For fannish websites hosted by Tripod, see Category:Tripod
- archive fanfic at Tripod by suzvoy: "stargate SG-1 fanfic". Archived from the original on 2022-05-02.
- Discworld archive fanfic at Tripod by Archer, Badge177, J.D., Jo Bendle, manx, Miss Malice/MM (a.k.a. Elefwin), Mistress Arion (a.k.a Ladie Deathe), Rajrr, Shaduan (a.k.a. Beth Einspanier), Sophist, Twist and VimesLady: Lua error in Module:Citation/CS1 at line 3828: attempt to call field '?' (a nil value).