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The Yahoo! Directory is a web directory that rivals the Open Directory Project in size. The directory was Yahoo!'s first offering. When Yahoo! changed to crawler-based listings for its main results in October 2002, the human-edited directory's significance dropped, but it was still being updated in August 2010. The Yahoo! Directory offers two options for suggesting websites for possible listing: "Standard", which is free, and a paid submission process that offers expedited review. Payment is required when suggesting a commercial site.
Yahoo! provides both a search engine and a directory service, and the directory is searchable separately from the rest of their search engine results.
While Yahoo! has closed a number of country-specific directories, the company has stated that it currently "has no plans to close the main Yahoo! Directory" 
See also 
- ^ How do I add my site to the Yahoo! Directory?, Yahoo! website, accessed January 21, 2011
- ^ Yahoo! Directory Submit, Yahoo! website, accessed January 30, 2008
- ^ "Yahoo! Closes European Directories, Says US Directory Is Safe", SearchEngineLand.com, accessed August 13, 2010
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