Making My Site Searchable

How can i make my web site seen by the search engines, like the Yahoo, lycos and others.

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oubelkasCommented:
Use meta tags between <head> tags :

<head>
<meta name="description" content="bla bla bla">
<meta name="keywords" content="bla bla bla">
</head>

Here instead of bla bla bla, put the words you want. (seperate them just with blank spaces, e.g. cool cars women anime )

Joseph
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nikhilhCommented:
You will get a lot of information of how to do it through this link

http://northernwebs.com/set/
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chewymonCommented:
Here is another good one

http://www.searchenginewatch.com/
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teknopatCommented:
Like said above, you need to use meta tags by inserting them in between the head statements like thus:

<head>
<meta name="keywords" content="stuff, more stuff">
<meta name="description" content="stuff, more stuff">
</head>

You do however NEED to put commas in between the different descriptions (e.g. girls, women, chocolate)

Its best if you put this at the top, also do not include any image in you site that include the word construction, several of the large search engines do not include any sites that include that word in image files, or in the meta names.
Also for a site like Yahoo! they do not use meta names.  To register on Yahoo! go to the catagory you think you site will be listed in and look at the bottom.  You will see a "suggest a site" button, go through the process and in about a week they will have it in the search engine.
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oubelkasCommented:
teknopat > Not really necessary though it might be needed. On the sites I build though I usually do seperate the keywords with commas, the description though doesn't have to have commas, because it's a description. I do think that it wasn't really necessary to lock the question since I already gave the comment.

issamwd > It depends on which search engine on putting commas in between your keywords. In the description this isn't necessary. It'd be a shame if teknopat would get all the points in case of having a right answer given.

Joseph

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teknopatCommented:
I was just clarifying that SOME search engines do require commas.  This makes it unambiguous because it does not hurt to include it either way.  If you would like the points I don't mind it is up to issamwd.  I am not worried about points, I just wanted to answer his question for him clearly =)

issamwd, it is up to you =)
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oubelkasCommented:
teknopat, I'm not that worried about the points, it's not that much, but it's the principal that counts here. It's better not to just lock the question. I also commented on the other question on you. I'm not offending you, but just keep this in mind ok?

>>I am not worried about points, I just wanted to answer his question for him clearly =)

Me neither, just answer when really necessary.

Joseph
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oubelkasCommented:
OK, no heart feelingz! ;)

Joseph
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