MagPortal.comŽ is a search engine for online magazines. It started on 28 March 2000, since January 19, 2016 no new articles are added anymore. The site is available until today (2019). The content of more than 100 magazines for the period from 1998 to 2016 can be searched. was developed by the American Hot Neuron LLC, a software developer specializing in text analysis. uses the Hot Neuron Similarity software which determines the similarity between texts and allows the user to view similar articles. In addition, registered users can mark articles and add them to their own article collection.

Language English

Launched March 28, 2000
Closed No

Developer Hot Neuron LLC.

Country of Origin US America

2000 - [...] Hot Neuron LLC.

Topic Magazin & Periodicals Search engine

Region No Limitation

Technical functionalities
Manually by an editorial team selected sites search engine
Crawler / robot based SeEn using a white list of selected sites
SeEn with analysing, data mining tools

Used SeEn

Robot: legs (Source)

Older Version Internet Archive / WebCite

Which magazines are indexed? Source


Critical points

Features & Functionality


Example results page for "sand": Source

References & further Publications

Wikipedia (EN):
Wikipedia (Others): n.a.

Other Sources

Greg R. Notess (2002): Free Full Text: FindArticles and MagPortal URL:

Created: 2013-03-01