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An example of XBEL use is the XBELicious application, which stores Del.icio.us bookmarks in XBEL format. The Galeon, Konqueror, Arora and Midori web browsers use XBEL as the format for storing user bookmarks. The Floccus synchronization client can store XBEL on WebDAV servers. The SiteBar bookmark server can import and export bookmarks in XBEL format.
XBEL was created by the Python XML Special Interest Group "to create an interesting, fun project which was both useful and would demonstrate the Python XML processing software which was being developed at the time".
- Internet bookmark
- XOXO (eXtensible Open XHTML Outlines), an XML microformat for outlines built on top of XHTML.
- OPML (Outline Processor Markup Language), an XML format for outlines.