Whois Lookup

Find out who owns a website.

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Check a domain availability

If you want to know the availability of a domain name, simply type the name into the Apyhost WHOIS search field and we'll let you know if the domain is available, or not.

Find a domain owner

Whether you want to buy a domain or learn who owns it, use our WHOIS search field. Enter the domain name and you'll get key info, including availability, ownership, creation, and expiration.

Learn when a domain will expire

If you want to buy a domain, knowing when it expires is helpful. As the date approaches the owner may want to sell, or better yet, let it expire — and you're right there to scoop it up.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about Whois Search.

Who owns a domain name??

A domain name can be legally owned or held by any person, entity, or organization, also known as domain registrant.

What is the WHOIS database??

The WHOIS domain database is a listing of all registered domains and is regularly used for various legal purposes. Network administrators use the WHOIS lookup to identify and fix problems. For instance, WHOIS information can be used to check domain name availability, identify trademark infringement, and keep domain name registrants accountable.

How can I use the WHOIS Lookup Tool??

Using the Apyhost WHOIS lookup tool is easy. You can simply enter the domain name whose information you’d like to view into the search field on the WHOIS main page. You can retrieve key data about a domain in this way, including availability, domain owner lookup, and creation and expiration details.

How accurate is WHOIS data?

Since registrants’ contact data can change, registrars such as Apyhost must provide annual opportunities for domain owners to review and edit their WHOIS domain data. According to ICANN’s rules, refusing to update this information or providing false data can lead to the suspension or cancellation of domains. In addition, ICANN allows Internet users to file complaints if they discover WHOIS domain name lookup data that is incorrect or incomplete. In such instances, registrars must correct and verify the data in a timely manner. Through this verification protocol, ICANN seeks to maintain the highest possible level of accuracy.

Who’s in charge of the WHOIS database?

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is in charge of all things related to a WHOIS lookup. The organization launched in 1998 because the internet had grown to a point where a formal organization was necessary to handle all the maintenance and procedures involved with keeping the world online. As of 2016, ICANN operates the WHOIS check free of oversight by any country and today exists as a nonprofit corporation based in Los Angeles. ICANN is managed by a 16-member board with representation from all over the world. ICANN also receives input from numerous internet-related organizations, such as communications providers.

Why’s it necessary to have a WHOIS database?

The ability to find domain info quickly and accurately is important for a couple of main reasons:
1. A WHOIS check is essential for people in the business of buying and selling domains. These individuals (called “domainers”) need a method of communication for their transactions. A WHOIS search will provide one or more methods for reaching the current owner of a web address.
2. The WHOIS database is a way to maintain accountability for people who operate online. For example, if you felt someone was using your trademarks on their website, the WHOIS database provides a number of ways to resolve that dispute.

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