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Site Listed On DMOZ Directory

But does not show up in search. Why?

     
1:34 am on Mar 23, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Hello All

Just got my site listed in the regional portion of DMOZ directory. Its there because I checked, however if you do a seach for my website name nothing come up, why is that?

1:55 am on Mar 23, 2004 (gmt 0)

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The ODP search isn't updated in real time. This is normal.
5:04 pm on Mar 23, 2004 (gmt 0)

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ODP's search function isn't very good anyway. It's only much use if you're trying to find a domain name or a category. In my opinion.

Google's search function within the Google Directory (an ODP clone) is excellent, and I use that quite a bit when I'm trying to look for a real e-commerce site, but the Google Directory is usually far less up-to-date than the ODP one (which is built directly for people browsing by category, something I also do frequently).

7:49 am on Mar 24, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Lets add some technical information:
DMOZ search is based on the RDF dump compiled for downstream data users. The last two weeks RDF runs finished with errors, so they were not published. As soon as a valid RDF dump is generated, search will be updated.
9:37 pm on Mar 24, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Search is useful to find categories. Once you have some target categories then browse those for all the sites that cover that topic. It's a two stage process.

Search is updated only about weekly, but (as confirmed above) some errors have halted it recently.

 

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