First, please search the entire directory for your featured topics and see if they have a "Chats and Forums" subcategory. Submit your category there.Online Communities are usually classified by topic.
If your site is focused more on a geographical region than a topic, search the Regional tree for your locality. Submit your category there.
If your members almost always use a language other than English, search the World tree under that language.
If nothing above works, then submit your site to "Computers: Internet: Cyberspace: Online Communities" so that it may be categorized appropriately.
Please consider first whether the topics in the See Also links of this category are more appropriate for your site as a whole.Tutorials, guides, literature, tools, and people that help in planning, setting up and running an online community.
Websites that run the online community sections for other websites.There is currently no description created for this category.
The hosting site must, at the minimum, provide both chat and message board facilities. The site must be hosting at least two community sites during the time it is reviewed.
These communities must be active: a community member must have posted on the week the site is reviewed.
Otherwise, the hosting site is welcome in Computers: Internet: Web_Design_and_Development: Hosting, not here. Please do not waste your time.
This category only accepts sites or pages that comprise an annotated list of online communities.There is currently no description created for this category.
A social networking site offers users a place to post their goals, interests and personal information, then interact with others. There may be an area for a blog or web page, as well as a place to add photos. Most social networking sites are free, and open to the general public. Some are private, or are designed for the use of those with a common interest.
Please submit only sites that are in the English language. Sites not in English should be submitted to the appropriate category in World under the appropriate language.
We receive many false submissions in this category. Only submit your site if it is a social networking site.
Myspace related pages should be submitted to the Myspace category.
Remotely-hosted facilities and Application Service Provision (ASP) services should go to Online Communities: Community Providers, even if they require participants to install plug-ins or other software.Software, tools and resources for webmasters for adding an online community to their web server.
Please indicate the software and operating system requirements and whether the company provides remote hosting services.