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List of web directories
Web directory is a listing of Web sites organized in a hierarchy or interconnected list of categories.
The following is a list of notable
Web directory services.
Hotfrog – one of the largest collections of business directories in the World.
Jasmine Directory - Lists websites by topic and by region.
Sources – general subject web portal for journalists, freelance writers, editors, authors and researchers; in addition to a search engine it includes a subject-based directory.
World Wide Web Virtual Library (VLIB) – oldest directory of the Web. DOAJ.org – Directory of Open Access Journals
2345.com – Chinese web directory founded in 2005. The website is the second most used web directory in China.
Alleba – Filipino search engine website, with directory.
Timway – web portal and directory primarily serving Hong Kong. Forbidden London – travel guide and business directory primarily focused on restaurants, bars, shops, and tourist attractions in central London districts of Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, and the City of London. Formerly a nightclub guide.
AboutUs.org – directory from 2005 to 2013.
Anime Web Turnpike – was a web directory founded in August 1995 by Jay Fubler Harvey. It served as a large database of links to various anime and manga websites.
Biographicon – directory of biographical entries.
DMOZ (also known as Open Directory Project) – largest directory of the Web. Its open content is mirrored at many sites. Offline since March 2017.
Google Directory – copy of DMOZ directory, with sites listed in PageRank order within each category. Closed in July 2011.
Internet Public Library – librarian-edited directory, product of a merger with the Librarians' Internet Index (LII) in 2010. Closed in June 2015.
Intute – directory of websites for study and research. Maintenance stopped in July 2011, archives remain available.
LookSmart – operated several vertical directories from 1995 to 2006.
Lycos' TOP 5% – from 1995 until 2000 it aimed to list the Web's top 5% of Websites.
Yahoo! Directory– first service that Yahoo! offered. Closed in December 2014.
Yahoo! Kids – oldest online search directory for children, until its discontinuation as of April 30, 2013. Zeal – volunteer-built Web directory; it was introduced in 1999, acquired by LookSmart in 2000, and shut down in 2006.