Curlie

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Curlie is a multilingual open-content directory of World Wide Web links. It is constructed and maintained by a community of volunteer editors.

Curlie is organized under the non-profit organization “Curlie Project, Inc.” As of March 2017, it is the largest human-edited web directory available with over 3.8 million web sites categorized in over 1 million categories and from over 90 different countries.[1][2][3][4] It started with most of the content of the DMOZ project, which had shut down on March 17, 2017. It retains at least one former staff member and some senior editors of DMOZ.[5] Some describe Curlie as the "official successor" to DMOZ.[6][7] As of 2018, aspiring editors need to fill out an application to join the Curlie editing community.[8]

Notes

  1. ^ "What does the closure of the DMOZ directory mean for SEO?". www.aqueous-digital.co.uk. Aqueous Digital. May 26, 2017. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  2. ^ Vincent Brossas (September 14, 2017). "Curlie : l'annuaire web mondial DMOZ est de retour". leptidigital.fr (in French). Leptidigital. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  3. ^ "Curlie Directory". alternativeto.net. Ola Johansson and Markus Olausson in Sweden. December 22, 2018. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  4. ^ "Search Engines and Directory Snapshots". research.library.gsu.edu. Georgia State University. April 12, 2018. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  5. ^ Kalee (August 30, 2018). "Dmoz returns under a new name: Curlie". bleery.com. BleerySEO. Retrieved December 11, 2018.
  6. ^ "Curlie". jasminedirectory.com. GnetAds, Valley Cottage, NY. May 31, 2018. Retrieved December 18, 2018.
  7. ^ "Curlie Web Directory". premium-web-directory.com. Premium Web Directory. June 6, 2018. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  8. ^ "Become an Editor". curlie.org. Curlie Project, Inc. December 22, 2018. Retrieved December 22, 2018.

External links

  • Official website
  • Resource Zone public forum
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