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why Dmoz not approved my website link?

Discussion in 'ODP / DMOZ' started by hoodaki, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. #1
    Dear all,
    I have submitted my website at DMOZ in May 2011, but since from to till date my website link has not approved at DMOZ, so i want to know what is the reason by which my site is not approved at DOMZ?
     
    hoodaki, Oct 20, 2011 IP
  2. jimnoble

    jimnoble Well-Known Member

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    Boilerplate alert!

    You might have misunderstood our objectives and how we operate here. ODP is a volunteer organisation building a directory as a hobby. Editors edit where they wish, when they wish and as much as they wish within the constraints of their permissions. We have no schedules or systems to force people to do work that they don't volunteer to do. ODP is not primarily a free listing service for website owners and it does not attempt to process their listing suggestions within the time scales desired by them.

    Some volunteer will process your listing suggestion in time but we can't predict who or when that might be. Elapsed times can range from a few days to a few years. There is no need to re-suggest your website and doing so could be counter-productive because a later suggestion overwrites any earlier one.
     
    jimnoble, Oct 20, 2011 IP
  3. jakomo

    jakomo Active Member

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    #3
    because some categories are something like a monopoly :)
     
    jakomo, Oct 21, 2011 IP
  4. ArwenTaylor

    ArwenTaylor Peon

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    #4
    Getting a link in DMOZ is like playing the lottery. There is absolutely no guarantee you'll win.
     
    ArwenTaylor, Oct 21, 2011 IP
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    xaniagarcia Peon

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    Haha Dmoz, you get approved through inside contacts... hehehe joke joke joke
     
    xaniagarcia, Oct 21, 2011 IP
  6. snooks

    snooks Well-Known Member

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    #6

    Laugh, laugh...laugh....BONK :(

    I heard someone laughing his head off.
     
    snooks, Oct 22, 2011 IP
  7. Qryztufre

    Qryztufre Prominent Member

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    Yeah, the truth is funny sometimes aint it?

    Jim gave the best answer... but it's not the only answer, one of the other options certainly is via cash or friends... though, both of those do run the risk of getting your site banned as well. Still funny though, and I'm glad you think so!
     
    Qryztufre, Oct 22, 2011 IP
  8. snooks

    snooks Well-Known Member

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    Shows how you think.........luckily you are an Ex-Editor. I wouldnt even dream of suggesting this:(
     
    snooks, Oct 22, 2011 IP
  9. newbie191

    newbie191 Well-Known Member

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    A little off topic but if its a non profit i wonder who pays for the hosting fees. I can imagine a lot of money is required to run such a site where does that come from?
     
    newbie191, Oct 23, 2011 IP
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    josborn1234 Peon

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    I have submitted all kinds of sites to Dmoz, few of which were ever listed. Like someone said, it's like playing the lottery. It's worth submitting but don't get your hopes up.
     
    josborn1234, Oct 24, 2011 IP
  11. jimnoble

    jimnoble Well-Known Member

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    AOL who also own and manage the servers and application software.
     
    jimnoble, Oct 24, 2011 IP
  12. Qryztufre

    Qryztufre Prominent Member

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    Not how *I* think, but how at least some editors are. Sad that many other editors are blind to this, as those clearly are options. I was also nice enough to point out that doing such things can result in a ban.

    Its also funny how some people take the TRUTH.
     
    Qryztufre, Oct 24, 2011 IP
  13. hoodaki

    hoodaki Member

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    Hi,
    Actually I didn't know what is the process of DMOZ listing, OK I will wait here.
     
    hoodaki, Oct 24, 2011 IP
  14. Drachsi

    Drachsi Member

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    What are the basic requirements to get listed, would it make sense to volunteer as an editor and make contact within?

    Drachsi
     
    Drachsi, Oct 26, 2011 IP
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    Anonymously Well-Known Member

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    Requirements listed here,perhaps you should try reading if you want to get listed or offer as an editor. http://www.dmoz.org/docs/en/add.html

    Make one suggestion if you were to be accepted as an editor that you want preferential treatment for your site and you will find yourself sat on your derrière outside and no longer an editor.
     
    Anonymously, Oct 29, 2011 IP
  16. Drachsi

    Drachsi Member

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    What I meant was, is there a network of insiders to share information and discuss recomendations.

    Drachsi
     
    Drachsi, Oct 30, 2011 IP
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    Anonymously Well-Known Member

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    We have internal forums to discuss new structures, where sites should be listed,which sites should be listed etc. But if you use that to seemingly promote your own site, or try to get it listed when you do not have the authority to work in the area it should be listed in, that is not allowed.
     
    Anonymously, Oct 30, 2011 IP
  18. cloferba

    cloferba Active Member

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    #18
    Im looking for being aproval too...but its difficult :(
     
    cloferba, Oct 30, 2011 IP
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    Drachsi Member

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    Thank you for clarifying the situation.

    Drachsi

     
    Drachsi, Oct 30, 2011 IP
  20. тнє Sufi

    тнє Sufi Peon

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    Is PR a matter to get submitted in Dmoz? I don't think so. Can anyone correct me, if I am wrong?
     
    тнє Sufi, Oct 30, 2011 IP