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NameDescriptionSafe for Kids?Contains Nudity?
Abortion and pregnancySites that talk about: Pregnancy, Abortion, Pregnancy termination, Pro life and Pro choiceNoNo
Actors and modelsThis category appears only when filtering search results it will appear when the search result is an actor/model.MaybeMaybe
AdsSites that serve ads, or are an ads agency (ads agency are preferably marketing or marketing/ads, but sometimes it's impossible to distinguish)DependsMaybe
AdultSites that contain adult content, either graphically or in text, but is not Pornographic in nature.NoMaybe
Adult datingSites that deal with adult dating (contains sexual content).NoMaybe
AISites that are about AI (artificial intelligence) or offer such servicesYesNo
AlcoholSites that deal with alcohol, this includes: Wine, Brewing, Winemaking, Vineyards, Beer and bars.NoNo
Alternative medicineSites that are about alternative medicineYesNo
AnnoyancesSites that are annoying, mostly popups, this category is provided for PerPageSDK only.MaybeMaybe
AnorexySites that are about: Anorexy, Bulemia, and eating disorders.NoNo
APIHosts that are use as an API for software/browser, which don't have visible data.YesNo
ArtsSites about: Arts, Arts museums, Plays, Paintings, Poems, and Artists.YesNo
AstrologySites that deal with divination: Astrology, Palmistry, Cold reading methods, Card reading, Tarot and seeing the future.YesNo
BanksBanking sitesYesNo
Beauty and FashionSites that talk about: Life style, Beauty, Personal care, Wrist watches, Jewelry, Cosmetics, Perfumes, Personal grooming, Hair/Nail salons and Weddings.DependsLight
BitcoinBitcoin and other crypto currency related sitesYesNo
BlogsSites that are blogs, if the content of the site is not safe, it will be in another or extra category.YesNo
BookmarksSites that are a repository of bookmarks, can be a social bookmarking service as well.YesNo
Books or comicsSites that are about: Books, Libraries, Book shops and Author's pages. There are new category for comics, the name in the category is for backward compatibility only.YesNo
Business and servicesSites belonging to a business or a service provider that doesn't fall under any of the other categories.YesNo
Bypass protectionSites that are used to bypass parental controls software and components, VPN and Proxies fall under the Proxy category.NoMaybe
CDNCDN Sites, they serve content of others, some CDNs can server both safe and unsafe sites.DependsMaybe
Celebrity gossipSites that are about celebrity gossip, if contains nudity, it will come with an additional category that indicates it.MaybeMaybe
ChatsSites that are mostly online chats, or chat/messaging applications.DependsNo
ClassifiedsClassifieds sites, second hand sales/services, yelp.YesNo
Clothing and fashionSites that are about: Clothing/shoes, Fashion, Clothing/shoes shop, Hand bags, clothing/shoes manufacturer.YesNo
Community and societySites that are about: Charity, Community (helping other), Fundraising.YesNo
Computer gamesSites that are about computer games or online games (some games can be violent like GTA).DependsNo
Consumer reviewsConsumer and products review sitesYesNo
Contact sportSites that are about contact sports, like: Martial arts, WWE, UFC and MMA.YesNo
Cooking and foodSites that are about: Cooking, Food, Non alcoholic beverages, Recipes, Food shopping - excluding restaurants.YesNo
CrimeSites that are about crime (either covering it, or giving crime instructions)NoMaybe
DancingSites that are about dancingYesNo
DatingDating sites.NoNo
Depress domainSites that are about sad topics such as : Obituaries, Cemeteries, Crematorium, Funerals, Jail, Prison, Disasters and more.MaybeNo
Depress pageWill only appear at page level classification, it indicates the same as Depress domain, only at a page level (for example an article about a disaster in CNN).MaybeNo
Desktop themesSites that offer: Screensavers, Desktop themes, E cards, Greeting cards, and Social sites covers.YesNo
DietSites that are about: Diet, Weight loss and Weight gain.YesNo
DirectoriesSites that are: Directories with many sites, Scraped statistics about uptime/downtime.MaybeMaybe
DNS error site can't be resolvedSite can't be resolved.NoMaybe
DrugsSites that are about: Illegal drugs, Dispensaries - although some countries legalized CBD/THC products, it's still classified as drugs.NoMaybe
EducationSites that belong to: Schools, Kinder gardens, Colleges, Universities and Educational software/guides.YesNo
Empty siteWhile scanning the site it didn't return any result, which means site can't be verified.NoMaybe
EntertainmentSites about: Movie reviews, Entertainment, Magazines about entertainment, Events, Night life, may contain streaming media, does not contain downloadable media.YesNo
Error site can't be accessedWhile scanning the site there was an error, which means site can't be verified.NoMaybe
File hostingSites that allow users to host their files for internal use or public sharing, files content isn't verified (may contain nudity or warez).DependsMaybe
Finance (Banks_Real estate_Insurance)Sites that are about: Financial information, Investing, Stock exchange, Credit, Accounting, Payment gateways, business plans and models.YesNo
FitnessSites that are about fitness, like: Yoga, Bodybuilding, Weightlifting, Diet in context of fitness and Fitness.YesNo
ForexSites that talk about or offer: Forex or Binary options servicesYesNo
ForumsForums or groups site.YesNo
GamblingSites that have: Gambling games, Sports betting, Betting statistics, Lottery, or gambling information (gambling addictions will be under health).NoMaybe
Gender specificSites that have content aimed for a specific gender, for example, men's magazine, or women's portal.YesNo
General - not pornSites that our classifier could not find any suitable category for them. It means that they couldn't be classified as unsafe as well.DependsMaybe
General (safe)No known category, but considered safe (no pornography, drugs, gambling, adult, alcohol, tobacco), it is used mostly for sites that can confuse URL Classification algorithms because of words like Essex and similar variations.YesNo
GovernmentSites that belong to the government or governmental agencies.YesNo
GriefSites that are about: Grief, Loss and Grief/Loss support.NoNo
HackingSites that are about: Hacking, Cracking, Stolen data and mobile jailbreak.NoNo
HateSites that are about hate toward: Genders, Race, Religion. Also: Holocaust denial, Pro Nazi.NoMaybe
HistorySites about: Historical events, Historical figures and past wars.YesNo
HobbiesSites that are about various type of: Hobbies, Crafts, RC Cars, Collectables and also gardening.YesNo
Home improvementSites about: Home improvements, Decorating, Home items and DIY sites.YesNo
How toSites that are user generated content with "How to" guides, if contains adult content, it will come with an additional category that indicates it.MaybeMaybe
HumorSites with: Jokes, Humor related content, and Standup comedy.YesNo
Hunting and fishingSites that are about: Hunting and Fishing information or equipment, Taxidermy and Game (hunting related).DependsNo
IllegalSites that offer illegal products like fake IDs, diplomas, etc (sites for drugs, warez, weapons are under their own category).NoMaybe
Image and video hostingSites that give the ability go host images, videos and image/video search engine.MixedMaybe
Image blockUsed for search results only, the sites may host bad images, usually an image hosting site, not relevant if software is not processing each image inside the search engine image search.MaybeMaybe
Images CDNCDN that contains safe images, but are not user generated (this is a manually controlled list)YesNo
Images CDN UnknownCDN that contains images, but there's no way to tell which kind, only in the context of the web pageMaybeMaybe
InsuranceSites that offer insuranceYesNo
Internal categoryInternal categoryDependsMaybe
ISPISP sites or ISP related (such as ADSL news), sites that offer Internet connection and phone/mobile falls under the Telecommunications category.YesNo
JobsSites that are about: Job offers, Job search, HR software, Job/Resume tips and Freelancing job sites.YesNo
Kids safeSites that are just for kids and are safe (sites added to this category is only after human review)YesNo
Kids EntertainmentSites that are entertainment for kidsYesNo
KnowledgeSites that: Provide general paid knowledge, Online courses, Frontal training.YesNo
LegalSites that belong to: Lawyers, Law firms, Courts, Legal documents repository, Identity verification, and sites that give legal advice or tips.YesNo
Legal moviesSites that legally host/stream full length movies and series, this list is a manual list.YesNo
Legal songsSites that legally host/stream music, this list is a manual list.YesNo
Lifestyle and cultureSites that contain material related to an individual’s personal, community or cultural identity, or organizational/club affiliations.MaybeMaybe
Link farmSites that has no value and contain various links that will generate the owner money, or parked domains. May contain pornography.DangerMaybe
LoansSites that offer: Loans, Mortgages and Debt consolidationYesNo
LocalSites about local information: City information, State information, Law enforcement and Fire fighters. If the second category is news, then it's local news.YesNo
Local IPLocal IPs can't be classified.MaybeMaybe
Login pageThis page or site is part of a login or user management. It's not always possible to deduce the site's actual classification.MaybeMaybe
LookupSites that offer various lookup and reverse lookup of: Emails, Domains, IPs, Phone numbers and People.YesNo
MagazinesMagazines sites (could be online magazines or a site for offline magazines), may contain another category if possible to denote the magazine category.YesNo
Marketing or adsSites that ad agencies, and it's possible that the domain name also serves ads.YesNo
MedicalSites that talk about medical and health information.YesNo
MilitarySites with .mil or military relatedDependsNo
Mixed adultSites that have mixed content, some safe and some not, but is not outright adult content so it can't be categorized as such.NoYes
MobileSites that are about: Mobile devices, Cater only to mobile, Cellular phone sellers and manufacturers.YesNo
ModelsSites that contains images and information about: Models, Modelling and Models agency.DependsLight
Money spamSites that deal with making money online, or aggressive sales pitch with a squeeze page, this niche is highly abused and sites in this category should be treated as possible spam/scam.NoNo
Movies downloadSites that offer movies/series download or online streaming (can be pirate site, if contains other pirated content it will marked as Warez instead)YesNo
MusicSites that are about: Music, Music magazines, Lyrics, Bands, Musical instruments and free music download (free songs, samples, effects).YesNo
NatureSites that are about: Nature or the Environment.YesNo
News and magazinesSites that are about: News, Newspaper sites. Some news site can contain many themes in their main page beside news.DependsNo
Nonsense and time wasteSites that have many articles about: Memes, Movies and pictures that are mostly time waste, Viral jokes or a site with many articles in the form of "10 ways to ", "do this to become" even if it's on a subject as health. Some sites will have a secondary category of Semi nude or Mixed nude because of their content.MaybeMaybe
Not safeNo category found for site, but site was found to be not safe, usually because it uses "shady" advertisement that has unsafe content.NoMaybe
Online drugsSites that offer to sell drugs like: Viagra, Pain killers, Narcotics, Anabolic Steroids.NoMaybe
Online marketingSites that are related to: Online marketing, Email marketing services, Web analytics, Ads providers (but is not an ad serving domain).YesNo
Online securitySites that belong to security product like: Anti Virus or firewall, or are about online securityYesNo
Online video or audioSites that has streaming audio and video (for example tv/radio sites, movie clips sites, podcasts), will not contain porn sites, but some content may still be inappropriate, for example youtube.com. Pirated content will be in its own categories.DependsMaybe
Other drugsSites that are about drugs that are not part of the Drugs Online drugs category, these are drugs that are legal. (because legality is different between countries, the decision is based on the views of the classifier, if you need an exact list of the drugs, contact us)NoNo
ParanormalSites that talk about paranormal topics like: UFO, Ghosts, Clairvoyance and conspiracy theory.NoNo
Parenting and familySites that talk about: Parenting, Baby showers.MaybeNo
PersonSites that are about a specific person (not applies to music, sports, entertainment related people)YesNo
Pets and animalsSites that talk about Pets and animalsYesNo
PharmacyOnline pharmacy sites.NoNo
Philosophy and psychologySites about: Philosophy, Psychology, Psychological/Cognitive tests and Psychological issues.YesNo
PhishingSites that contain phishing and other content that is scam based.DangerMaybe
PhotographySites belong to photographers or about photographyYesNo
PoliticsSites that are about: Political opinion, Politics, Politics news, Politicians, Parliament parties, and protests.DependsNo
PornSites that contain pornographic content.NoYes
PortalsSites that are portals or magazines that may contain number of categories (some may be related to fashion or intimate apparel)DependsMaybe
PPCSites that are about PPC or offer such servicesYesNo
ProfanitySites that contain profanityDependsMaybe
ProgrammingSites that about: Programming, Development languages or Development frameworksYesNo
ProxySites that provide information or service to tunnel web traffic and cause webfilter bypass: Tor, Proxy lists, Proxy/VPN providers.NoNo
Real estateSites that are about: Real estate, Realtors or House rentalsYesNo
RecreationSites that are about: Recreation and Outdoors and which are not sports related.YesNo
ReferenceSites that are: Dictionary, Maps, Translation, Calculators, Thesaurus, Wiki, Wikipedia and General information sites.YesNo
Registry cleanerSites that belong to registry cleaners or uninstallersYesNo
RelationshipsSites that talk about: Romantic relationships, Dating advice, Marriage advice and Pickup but do not offer dating services sites.NoNo
ReligionSites that about: Religion, Spirituality and Religion practices.YesNo
RestaurantSites that belong to: Restaurant, Food ordering, Cafe or similar food selling establishmentsYesNo
RetirementSites that are about: Retirement, and Retirements homes.YesNo
RewardsSites that offer reward/loyalty programsYesNo
SafeNo category found for site, but site was found to be safe (it's a reserved category, it's not used for now, but it can be activated at any time)YesNo
School cheatsSites that offer ready made works for students, or custom work.MaybeNo
ScienceSites that are about: Science, Mathematics, Research papers and companies/organizations that are involved in Science research.YesNo
Search blockUsed for search phrases only, this indicates the search should be blocked. Unlike phrases that fall under a known category, some keyword could be both "good" and "bad", so they are classified as Search block.MaybeMaybe
Search enginesSearch engines sites, search result may contain unsafe content, our engine is able to classify the search based on the search keywords (contact us for help on the matter)DependsMaybe
SectsSites that are about: Sects, Occult, Cults, Cult leaders, Scientology, Church of Satan, Demons, and Secret Societies.NoMaybe
SelfHelpSites that are about: Self help, Motivational speakers, Meditation and Relaxation.YesNo
Semi nude and pin upSite that are about intimate fashion and apparel but in context of the images rather then shopping for them, also celebrity gossip with high percent of underwear and swimwear, this category can be treated for age 16+.NoMaybe
SEOSites that are about SEO/SEM or offer such servicesYesNo
Sex education and sexualitySites that talk about: Sex educations, Sexuality, Sexual procedures, Reproduction tract related issues.DependsMaybe
ShoppingShopping, Coupons and online auctions sites.YesNo
Site under construction or not availableSites that are under construction or returned an error response when checked.NoMaybe
Site_Graphic designSites that about: Sites/Graphic creation, Templates, Fonts, Icons, Vectors, Stock images/Videos, Themes and design, this may include graphic services.YesNo
Social networksSites that offer social networks services.DependsMaybe
SoftwareSite that offers: Software download, SAAS. (Legal sites only)YesNo
Software (Others)Sites that belong to a software or software as a service, but not software repository which has its own categoryYesNo
Songs downloadSites that offer songs/mp3 download (can be pirate site, if contains other pirated content it will marked as Warez instead)YesNo
Spam or scamSites that has no value, trying to con the user, money from home schemes.DangerMaybe
SportsSites that are about: Sports, Car/Motorcycle racing, Sports streaming (will also be tagged with streaming) and Horse racing.YesNo
SuicideSites that talk about suicide, suicide prevention or pro suicide.NoNo
SupplementsSites that are about or selling: Nutritional supplements, protein powdersYesNo
Surveys and pollsWebsite that offer surveys and polls services. Nonsense polls and are in the Nonsense category.YesNo
Swimsuits and underwearSites that sell, show or talk about swimsuits, Lingerie and Underwear, these sites contain images of people wearing them. Shopping sites with underwear and swimsuit will fall under this category.MaybeMaybe
Tactical equipmentSites that sell: Tactical gear, Body armor, Survival gear, Security gear. Also Preping and Survival information sitesMaybeNo
TattooSites that are about: Tattoos, Body modification, Body painting, Piercing, Service providers that provide all of those, and Image galleries of all of those.NoYes
Technology and computersSites that about: Technology, Computers, Software information (but not the software vendor site), Hardware.YesNo
Tele CommunicationsHome site of Tele Communications companies, which provide number of services such as: ISP, Cellular, Cable, Satellite, TV.YesNo
TobaccoSites that are about: Tobacco, Smoking (not drugs), Cigarettes, Cigars, Vaping and E Cigarettes.NoMaybe
ToysSites that are about: Children toys, Dolls, and Board games.YesNo
TrackerSites that are tracking user behavior (web analytics).YesNo
URL ClassificationSites that are about URL Classification or offer such servicesYesNo
URL shortenerURL redirection or shortners service sites. When the user browses them they will redirect. Make sure to request classification for the redirection. There are some URL Shorteners that also display ads.DependsYou need to verify target URL
User generated contentSites that contain user generated content which are not blogs or forums.YesNo
Vacation and travelSites that talk about: Travel, Vacations, Holidays, Holidays' bookings, Hotels, Air lines, Attractions and Museums.YesNo
VehiclesSites that talk about: Cars, Boats, Planes, Bikes, Trucks, Trains, Space shuttles, Motorcycles and all other forms of vehicles.YesNo
Victim helpSites that offer help/support to victims of: Rape, Violence, Abuse, Crime, etc.MaybeNo
ViolenceSites that contain violent content or extreme profanity.NoYes
Virus infectedSites that are infected with viruses, we are not a security company, this is a small list with manual entries.DangerMaybe
WarezSites that contain: Torrents, Warez, Software cracks. It may or may not also contain adult content.DependsMaybe
WeaponsSites that talk and/or sell: Weapons, Guns, Knives, and Army memorabilia. It may overlap with Tactical category for sites that are selling both weapons and tactical equipment.NoNo
WeatherSites that talk about the weatherYesNo
Web hostingSites that offer: Web hosting, Domain registration, Domain Whois, Web Hosting reviews, VPS Hosting, Colocation, Dedicated server hosting, LAAS, PAAS.YesNo
Web mailSites that offer web mail as a service.DependsContent isn't checked