Behold the Greatest Search Engine List on Earth. Please use this list freely. Share it freely. Add your comments below and suggest additions and we’ll update the content ASAP. Thank you Google for continuing to inspire the world with your humble robotic magic. There are over 500,000 search engines online. This is a list of at least 400 currently active search engines online. If you are a webmaster, a researcher, a developer, a student, a historian, or just plain curious, this list will tickle your search engine fancy for hours, days, weeks, months — maybe a millennia!
Google Google was launched in 1997 and is the most used search engine in the world (and is often the most visited website in the world).
BingSearch engine by Microsoft (launched in 2009).
YahooA search engine that was launched in 1995, and since 29 July 2009, has been powered by Bing.
EntirewebSearch engine with results options of web, images and real-time. Displays thumbnail images of web search results.
ExaleadSearch engine with results options of web, images, videos, Wikipedia, labs, blog and enterprise. Displays thumbnail images of web search results, links to related terms searches, narrowing down by site and file types, and a pie graph of the page languages.
HotbotOwned by Lycos, with search results options for web, news, weather and shopping.
LexxeProcesses natural language queries and delivers results in clusters by topic.
MojeekSearch engine with a simple interface and no advertising. Offers the ability to create a customized topical or personal search index. Respects search privacy.
AnooXSocial networking based Search engine. Users can vote for their favourite web results. Also has a Q&A section.
FooxxA blend of search and social bookmarking. With FOOXX you can discover things, which other users have already found, rank websites, nominate, recommend, block, publicize favourites or share them with other users.
SearchTeamSearch engine which allows the saving of searches to search spaces (which can be done collaboratively).
SlikkAllows the saving of webpage links appearing in the search results, and the opening of webpages in a tab with a variety of display options. Powered by Google.
OpenText Federated Query ServerMetasearch engine based on Google, Bing, Yahoo, Ask, Wikipedia and Open Directory. States the number of results from each source, and the time taken to fetch those results. Also has a social search engine based on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and LinkedIn; a news search engine based on The Guardian, BBC News, Washington Post, Reuters, and the LA Times; and a health search engine based on nine sources.
PolyMetaMetasearch engine based on Ask, Google, Yahoo and Bing. In the web search results, PolyMeta displays the number of Facebook likes each web page has, along with a few images, videos, twitter posts, and blog posts.
QrobeMetasearch engine based on Google, Bing and Ask. Qrobe has its own set of commands to refine searches.
SoorsaSoorsa.com – Start searching the internet with Soorsa. A new search engine for your home page.
moresearch.bizSearch engine and news aggregator in English and German.
SokuA video search engine that searches for videos from Chinese websites including (but not limited to) Tudou, ku6, Youku, and 56.com
VerbaseA search engine with search result rankings based (at least in part) on the search results favoured by its users. The search results include thumbnail images of the webpages, and a feedback box (called a Verbox) where users can rate a website (and check for older versions of the website, or have it translated). Twitter results with links to webpages from that website are also displayed within the Verbox. Verbase also allows the user to attach content to keywords (a feature known as bases) and create keyword based forums (known as chatbases).
InfoSpaceA metasearch engine that combines the results of Google, Yahoo and Yandex.
BlippexBlippex is a privacy respecting search engine that doesn’t base webpage search rankings on inbound links (like Google does), and instead bases it partly on the length of time people stay on a webpage. The time data is gathered through a browser plugin that users may install. While searching, the user can choose how much the ‘dwell factor’ influences the search results ranking. The user may also limit the results to pages Blippex has crawled within a specified number of days. Blippex was launched in June 2013.
NerdyDataA search engine that searches the source code of webpages rather than the visible webpage text.
ZeeklyA web portal and a private and secure metasearch engine.
QwantQwant is based in France and was launched in February 2013. The search results are displayed in five columns: web, news, qnowledge graph (just Wikipedia results), social, and shopping. There are also separate search sections for media (videos and images) and people (social media), and there is also a boards section.
Yam SearchA web search section (powered by Google) in Chinese, on the Taiwanese website Yam.
WbSrchWbSrch is a general search engine with indexes in 25 languages.
SalamAn Iranian meta-search engine with various options for display and search results (such as file type, site type, language and country). It also allows the user to control the weighting of the search engines in determining the search results.
MatcoanMatcoan is a search engine that is powered by Google.
CENTIL – ÖsterreichCentil is one of the largest search engine in Europe with its own index. Homepage submission it’s free. This search engine is foundet on 2014 from René Funk.
CENTIL – SchweizCentil is one of the largest search engine in Europe with its own index. Homepage submission it’s free. This search engine is foundet on 2014 from René Funk.
OdiaSearchOriya / Odia search engine. Lists Oriya language content websites.
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