Matrimonial sites are popular in India and among Indians settled overseas, as an alternative to the traditional marriage broker.
According to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry in India, Matrimonial sites register users, after which they are able to
upload their profile onto a searchable database maintained by the website. Those users looking to find suitors search the database with
customised searches that typically include nationality, age, gender, availability of photograph and often religion,
geographic location and caste