Have your ever dreamed (or tried?) of creating your own DMOZ-like archive with links, descriptions, categories, with the serious level of all that? Then you definitely know the difficulties of such task. The development of a catalog engine «from scratch» gives troubles even for experienced developers or teams, for the amount time and money you can spend on the project (without any guaranty of success) is huge.
On the other hand, you can buy once the Astanda Directory Project software and be happy with it. Astanda Directory Project is a MySQL/PHP solution with the world-quality features. It not only provides you with an engine for the creation of «directory of websites» it also does a bunch of related tasks, any of which are non-trivial and must be done well. There is a reliable and full-featured Admin pane where you can manage categories (any number of them with any level of nesting) and links (add, delete, edit, and approve user-posted ones). Concerning links posted by users, ADP can not only automatically ask user to provide all details the directory needs, but also crawl and index the linked website for the subsequent search, automatically check its Google PR and the availability of back-links pointing to your catalog.
The created website structure is search engine and user friendly; it uses «human-readable URLs» and design which can be easily customized.
MySoftCatalog 1.3 MySoftCatalog is a cataloging utility that helps you find any file stored on removable media or on your hard drive in a matter of seconds. The program has a multilanguage
Catalyst Catalog Builder 5.3 Catalyst Catalog Builder creates, distributes and updates desktop catalogs that sell more. Showcase your products including quality product images, detailed descriptions, up to
Media Catalog Studio 1.4 This free audio/video file cataloging software from ManiacTools helps you organize and track most types of multimedia files on your hard drive and various kinds of removable media.
Coming to a mailbox near you: An eBay catalog Online auctioneer eBay, in a major push to capture holiday sales, is getting into the catalog business. The 32-page color catalog, eBay Holiday 2004, gets mailed today to several million eBay customers in the USA.