How to Add a URL to Yahoo Search Engine

If you have recently uploaded a new website and want it to be listed among Yahoo! search results, then you will have to submit your website’s URL to Yahoo. There are several billion websites listed in Yahoo! index, and adding your site to the list will certainly give a good boost to for your website to get organic search. The process of adding a website is really easy, provided that you know the right category of your website. Once you submit your website to Yahoo!, it may take few weeks for your site to appear in the search results.

Instructions

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    Visit Yahoo! directory at “http://dir.yahoo.com/” and you will see some main categories listed on the main page. Here, you will have to decide which parent category will include your website’s specific category. For instance, if your website is about selling computer components, then you can choose “Computer & Internet”.

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    Right after you click on the “Computer & Internet” option, you will be taken to another page, where you will see many other categories. Here, you should look for “Hardware” section and click on it.

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    On the “Hardware” page, you can look for more specific category related to your line of business, which is “computer components”.  Locate and click on “Components” to proceed.

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    In the components category, you will still be allowed to select a specific category, if you deal in only one component, such as hard disk drives or motherboards. On the other hand, if your website is about different types of computer components, then you do not need to click on any sub-category. Just locate the “Suggest a Site” text link, at the top right corner of the page and click on it.

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    You will now see two options in front of you. You can go for Yahoo! Directory Submit or the Standard Package. If you choose Standard package, then you will not have to pay any fee to get your site submitted in Yahoo! However, sites submitted through Standard method takes some time to be listed in the search results. On the other hand, Yahoo! Directory Submit package will ask you to pay some amount to get your website listed in the directory. This method ensures your website to be listed in just 7 days.

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    If you do not want to spend your money, just click “Standard consideration” button, and you will be required to enter the URL of your website and click “Continue”. Now you need to login to your Yahoo account. You can also login using your Facebook or Google account, to proceed.

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    Once you are signed in, just enter all the required information, such as website title, URL, geographical location, description etc. After you are done will filling out all the information, click “Submit”.

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