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Entering URL details



The next step is to enter as much information as possible about the web site you are submitting. Click the details button to enter URL details.

The details button


Below is an example showing the data entered for the details window.

Entering URL details


Red field labels indicate a compulsory field, all other fields can be left blank if not appropriate. See the table below for a description of each field.

Field: Description:
URL Title This should be a brief one line description that summarizes the page or its content. Avoid using the URL or keywords as a title.
URL The URL field should already contain the URL to submit.
Site Type Some search engines only accept specific types of sites. Selecting the appropriate site type will ensure that your site is submitted to relevant search engines.

Commercial - if your site is business related or is selling or promoting a product and/or service.

Non commercial -If your site is not commercial in nature, select the non-commercial option.

MLM - If your site is promoting MLM (Multi level marketing - also known as network marketing) select the MLM option.

Gambling - If your site is gambling related i.e. casino, bots, online gambling, gambling tips, betting etc. select the Gambling option

Adult / sex - If your site is adult related i.e. sex, nudity, pornography, promoting adult products and/or services etc. select the Adult option.
Category For the most appropriate placement in directories and specialty search engines, you need to categorize your web page.
You can select multiple categories for your site, however SubmitWolf will select the category at the top of the list when submitting. If the top category is not supported by an engine, SubmitWolf will then select the next category on the list, and so on.

To view a description of each category, see the Category description section of this manual.

Please ensure that the MOST appropriate category is the first one you select. This is important because some directories will only list your URL once, in a single category.

Note: ONLY submit your web site to categories that are appropriate and relevant to your web site. Submitting to categories not related to the web site is contrary to the SubmitWolf acceptable use policy, and can result in your submissions being banned from some engines.
Language Select the primary language of your site.
Username Some engines require you to specify a username and password. This username and password is required to make subsequent changes to your listing.

Both the username and password should be 6 characters long and contain no spaces or punctuation characters.

Note: Do NOT use your ISP logon password or your SubmitWolf registration details in these fields.
Password Some engines require you to specify a username and password. This username and password is required to make subsequent changes to your listing.

Both the username and password should be 6 characters long and contain no spaces or punctuation characters.

Note: Do NOT use your ISP logon password or your SubmitWolf registration details in these fields.
Keywords Enter a list of keywords relevant to your web page. Click the >> button to edit your keywords using the Keyword Manager. List the most relevant keywords first as some engines will only use the first 10 keywords.

Some engines use META tags to obtain the keyword list for the page, and ignore this field. You should ensure that your keywords are also present in your META tags. You can use the Meta Tags editor for this purpose.
Description (brief) Enter a short description of your website. (250 characters or less)

Note: The search results of most engines will only display a short extract. Usually, the extract is composed from the first few lines of your description. It is thus a good idea to keep the description brief and ensure that the most relevant information is contained in the first few lines.

Some engines use META tags to obtain the description and extract, and will ignore this field. You should thus ensure that your description is also present in your page as a META tag. You can use the Meta Tags editor for this purpose
Description (long) Enter a longer description of your website. (500 characters or less)

Note: The search results of most engines will only display a short extract. Usually, the extract is composed from the first few lines of your description. It is thus a good idea to keep the description brief and ensure that the most relevant information is contained in the first few lines.

Some engines use META tags to obtain the description and extract, and will ignore this field. You should thus ensure that your description is also present in your page as a META tag. You can use the Meta Tags editor for this purpose
Company Enter your company name. If your site is non commercial (personal homepage or information website) leave the company field blank.
First Name First name of the site owner/webmaster/submitter.
Surname Surname of the site owner/webmaster/submitter.
Title Title of the site owner/webmaster/submitter.
Email Ensure that you enter a valid email address as some engines will reject submissions with invalid email addresses.

Some engines will send indexing/listing notifications to this address.

A free based email address, such as hotmail, yahoo or gmail is recommended. Note: Some directories may use the email address as part of the URL listing.
Confirm Some engines will send a confirmation email that requires an action to be performed in order for the site to be listed/indexed. Confirmation emails will be sent to the confirm email, if entered.
Street Enter your street number and name. Note: This may appear in the listings. You can put a dash or n/a in the field, however some engines will not accept the submission without an address.
City Enter your City name. Note: Some directories may classify your listing based on locality, and may use this field.
State Enter your state name. Some directories may classify your listing based on region, and may require/use this field.
State Code Enter the State Code. e.g. DC, VIC etc. If not appropriate, leave this field blank.
Zip Enter your ZIP or Post Code.
Country Enter the website's country of origin. Some search engines/directories will use this field to determine the category/section that your site will be listed in.
Tel Enter your telephone number. On some directories the telephone number may appear as part of your listing.

This field is optional, however some directories may not list your site without a valid phone number.
Fax Enter your fax number. On some directories the fax number may appear as part of your listing.
this field is optional.
Toll Free Enter your toll free phone number. On some directories the toll free number may appear as part of your listing.
This field is optional.