The Top Sites
How to Get Listed
How to Use this List
This page is a list of search engines and directories. It started out as a part of a tutorial for novice webmasters on getting listed on search engines and directories. However, since it seems to have taken on a life of its own, I have given it its own little section of my site.
I'll be adding more search engines and directories as I find them, so you might want to bookmark this page.
Please note that some of the search engines and directories in the tables restrict submissions to certain areas or topics. I have listed these restrictions in the tables where I am aware of them. Please read the search engine or directory's submission page before submitting your site.
To go directly to the search or submit page for each search engine or directory, click on the blue arrow in the table.
Since the list is rather long, I've divided it up into sections. This one
contains the best of the large commercial sites. If you only have time to submit
your site to one of these, I would chose
Otherwise, submitting to every site on this page will get you a majority of
the search engine and directory users. Please use the links at the upper left
of this page to get to the rest of the list.
The Top Sites
Next: More international search engines and directories
Resellers provide the database for many of the popular search engines and directories, but do not directly provide these services. There are currently three of these (that I know of): Inktomi, Thunderstone, and DMOZ. You only need to submit once to each of these to be listed on all of their clients.
Questions or comments about this page? Email the author.
Last Modified: 6 Mar 2001
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