List Your Website on @DMOZ #Dmoz #WebToolsWiki

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Dmoz is a searchable internet directory which plays an important role in search engine optimization. Called the Open Directory Project (ODP), its listing are used by major search engines on the web such as Google and other large and small directories.

Internet experts recommend listing your website on Dmoz to improve rankings in the search results. Make sure to choose the right category, sub-category and sub-sub category where your niche or business belongs. Don’t rush as putting your site in the wrong category can result in long waits or even rejection.

Spend some time first searching for the various categories or sites similar to yours and in what category they are placed. Below are some tips on how to properly submit your site on Dmoz.

  • Choose the right category and click Add url.
  • Read instructions properly.
  • Submit your home page to one category only.
  • Never use automated submission software, Dmoz requires manual submission.
  • Write a brief, straightforward and objective description of your site.
  • Submit your site by clicking the Add URL button. Double check everything before submitting.


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