How to Register on Baidu

By Josh Victor

Baidu is a major Chinese search engine that has been called the "Google" of China. The company's growth has encouraged more and more people to use its services. However, for non-Chinese reading individuals it might be a bit difficult to get registered on the company's website.

Step 1

Open your browser and type in the URL box. You will see the main page which is all in Chinese except for the "About Baidu" section.

Step 2

Click on the blue link in the far upper right-hand corner of the page. It is a two character Chinese word for "log in."

Step 3

Click on the gray tab on the right side of the next page. It is an eight character Chinese phrase that means "Register for a Baidu Account." It is above the two blank spaces for login and password.

Step 4

Fill in the blank spaces on the following page. The top spaces asks for a user name, which cannot exceed seven Chinese characters or fourteen alphanumeric characters. The next two horizontal boxes are for a password and confirmation of password. They must be between six and fourteen characters. On the next line, enter whether you are a man or a woman. The left button is for men and the right button is for women.

Step 5

Enter your email address on the following space. On the next line, fill in the letter recognition for anti-spam purposes. Finally, click on the gray box that you agree to the company's terms of service. You are now registered for