I have a new website that I tried to list in DMOZ, but as of now it's still not listed.

Please tell me what I have to do so that my website will get listed in DMOZ.

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    We really only have 11 other questions here that just mention DMOZ. This question has some more answers as to why. – dan Jul 29 '14 at 8:09
  • It isn't possible for muggle sites to get listed on DMOZ. This became apparent to me several years ago after thousands of fruitless hours. – charliefortune Jul 29 '14 at 12:00

All you can do is submit it. There is no way to guarantee that it will get listed. Listing depends on:

  1. Whether there is an editor for your category
  2. Whether they are active
  3. Whether they decide to approve your site

DMOZ was a mess not too long ago and is probably worse now that its importance and relevancy has declined severely. I wouldn't have expectations that your site will be listed soon or at all.

Important: Do NOT resubmit your site to the same or any other category. Doing so only causes your site to be rejected or further pushes you down in the queue.

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    D-who? O that thing. Directories were, the world moved on, now they aren't... It's a decade too late to get any use out of DMOZ. I remember working hard to get listed, about 5 years later, it had already started to steamily compost. – Fiasco Labs Jul 29 '14 at 0:55

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