Human Categorization – Submission Services
Directories such as Yahoo, LookSmart, and Open Directory make use of this process.
URL Search – Submission Services
For searching the pages from your URL in Google, for example, insert the following search string in Google search:
Spider spotting – Submission Services
• AltaVista: hostname may have altavista.com within its name; an agent is often called Scooter
• Excite hostname may have atex or excite.com and agent name is Architextspider.
• Inktomi agent and host names have inktomi.com and Slurp are often used as the agent name.
• Lycos uses lycos.com within its hostname and Lycos Spider is often part of the agent name.
Regional Interface – Submission Services
Regional Interfaces are aimed at an audience that does not understand English.
Search Engine Regionalization – Submission Services
With this in mind, most popular Search Engines have started deploying regional editions that serve only a specific country.