When searching for a website, you need to have the website up and running for at least a month. The search engines take that long to find your website.
Did you submit your website to the following:
if NOT I suggest you do so and be patient the search crawlers will find you.
Hope this helps.
I just published my first web site but it doesn't seem to appear when search
ing with portals.
Do you guys know anything about it?
I suspect the server that hosts my site has something to do with this...