After HotScripts has shut down in 2018, what are the top alternatives of script directories?

After HotScripts has shut down in 2018, what are the top alternatives of script directories?

As most of you may already know or have noticed, the most popular script directory website has shut down and being redirected currently to was the world's number 1 software and web scripts directory launched back in 2000 and having thousands of useful resources and web scripts grouped in different categories and programming languages like PHP, ASP.NET, Java and others. The website was operated by iNET Interaction, which was sold previously to the US Penton company and which was bought recently by the UK's Informa company, the new owner has decided to shut down the website and redirect to another website they own -

HotScripts was popular and used by many small companies to promote their web tools, PHP scripts and ready made website systems, but since it already down, we wanted to check and present you below some still running and top alternatives of Hot Scripts on which you can promote and submit your scripts.

1. Seek Scripts -

SeekScripts is a well maintained and easy to navigate directory in which you can find hundreds of scripts grouped by categories. The script submission is free and usually the new scripts are approved within a week.

seek scripts directory


2. Source Code Online -

Except of PHP Scripts, you may find there resources also in other categories like ASP, ASP.NET, C/C++, CFML, CGI/PERL,  Delphi, JavaScript, Python, XML and others. It's possible to submit scripts without registration, but usually there is a big waiting line and listings are approved slowly


3. Hot PHP Scripts - is one of the newer, but fast growing sites - the script submission form is simple, doesn't require registration and usually the scripts submitted on the website are approved pretty quickly (within a few days after the submissions)

hot php scripts


4. VCL Components -

VCL Components is one of older software directory websites and it's possible to submit there scripts without registration. The scripts are usually approved within a month after the submission


  5. Script Dungeon - is a directory only for free scripts - PHP, ASP and Java. The site accepts only free scripts and all listings are checked and if the script license is shareware or commercial, the script submission will be denied



Xentrik is one of the older directory sites and except of scripts, you can find there also coding tutorials, design tutorials and others. The script submission is free and doesn't require registration


  7. Best Web Scripts -

Submitting scripts on BestWebScripts is free, but as the name of the site says, it's dedicated only to some of the best and freeware scripts, so all listings are reviewed attentively before being included and it's worth submitting there only quality systems or popular freeware scripts


  8. ScriptCopy.NET was created as an alternative of (which is also closed in 2018) and has the scripts grouped in clone site categories. Submitting the scripts is free, but requires registration - the scripts have to be added from the user control panel


  9. PHP Resource Index -

PHP Resource Index has a directory of well categories PHP scripts and the links to the script sites are checked regularly to ensure there are no dead links and the results are fresh.

If you know more script directory websites or own such site and want to be included in this list, please don't hesitate to contact us or send us your suggestions.