How to see if you are listed in the Lycos search engine
Go to the Lycos search engine
URL finder web page and enter the complete URL, e.g.
http://www.howtointernet.com/index.htm (note that
http://www.howtointernet.com will not work unless that URL is actually in the Lycos search engine. More that likely, it is the URL with the extension at the end...)
How to find if other sites are linked to your site using Lycos
How long does it take to appear in the lycos search engine?
Allegedly one to two weeks, but can run three to four weeks.
TIPS ON ADDING A SITE TO LYCOS
You may submit more than one URL from your site as long as the URLs represent distinct webpages. Multiple pages that contain the same content will not be added.
The Lycos spider will try to travel through links contained in the webpage you submit. A good rule of thumb is to count on the spider traveling down one level from the page you submit.
Please do not submit webpages with these symbols in the URL: ampersand (&), percent sign (%), equals sign (=), dollar sign ($) or question mark (?). Our spider does not recognize them.
Having trouble entering your URL? Make sure you've typed in the whole address, including appropriate prefixes (i.e., http://www.) and a trailing slash ("/") if the URL doesn't include a file name (e.g.,
OK. You have optimized your entire web site and you are ready to submit to the search engines. You can accomplish this a number of ways:
If you already have a great ranking, do NOT resubmit your site. The search engine algorithm may have changed and you could actually drop in the rankings
(Yes, I know this first hand - I once dropped from #17 to #155, never more!)
How can you test your ranking before your submit? (Why... I am glad you asked.) Visit our
WebPostion software page and take advantage of our
FREE download. Test your web rankings BEFORE you submit.
Simply follow the link to find the page you need to use to submit your URL (web site).
You will need to hit your back button on your browser to return to this page to continue submitting.
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