Search Engines and Directories

Intersito Search Engines and Directories List

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    Yahoo!

  • Yahoo! Search Engine / Directories Features

  • Yahoo! was created in 1994 by David Filo and Jerry Yang, Ph.D. candidates in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University.
  • Yahoo! is supposed to stand for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle," but the creators of Yahoo! insist they chose the name because they considered themselves to be yahoos.
  • Yahoo! went live on the Internet in August 1994.
  • Yahoo! is the web's oldest directory.
  • Yahoo! is very popular and is one of the world's best known web-sites.
  • Yahoo! directory is hand-edited into categories.
  • Yahoo! is useful for popular and general interest searches.
  • Yahoo! Search queries are provided by Yahoo!'s own search engine database (as from February 2004 - searches were previously supplied by Google).
  • Yahoo! is an hierarchical subject index, which allows you to drill down through the Yahoo directory, from the general to the specific.
  • Yahoo! includes cached copies of pages.
  • Yahoo! only indexes the first 500k of web pages.
  • Yahoo! search results show categories which allow you to jump to a page of web-sites related to your search.
  • A disadvantage is that much of the Yahoo! directory is dated and there is a heavy commercial bias. Submitters to the directory pay upwards of $299 to be listed.
  • Yahoo! supplies "paid for inclusion" site in the search results.
  • Yahoo! does not support case-sensitive searching.
  • Yahoo! has in excess of 1.5 million links.
  • The Yahoo! Portal
  • The Yahoo! Search Page
  • The Yahoo! Directory Page
  • The Yahoo! Directory Fast Add Paid Inclusion Page
  • The Yahoo! Directory Free Submission Page (Membership Required)
  • To submit a site to Yahoo! find the appropriate category and use the "Submit Url" link on the page.



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    Hotbot

    Infoseek

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    Iwon

    Looksmart

    Lycos

    Metacrawler

    MSN Search

    Netscape

    Open Directory

    Overture

    Teoma

    Snap

    Webcrawler

    Wisenut

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