Enter the domain name.
A WHOIS lookup is a query that returns information about the owner of a domain name or IP address. The information returned typically includes the owner's name, contact information, and the dates when the domain name was registered and last updated. WHOIS lookups can be performed using online tools, command-line utilities, or by accessing the WHOIS databases directly. This information is public and can be used for various purposes, including to verify the identity of a domain owner, to contact the owner for business or legal reasons, or to gather data for research or analytical purposes.
Public WHOIS is the traditional form of WHOIS, where the registrant's personal information, such as name, address, phone number, and email address, is publicly accessible through a WHOIS lookup. Public WHOIS information is maintained by domain name registrars and is required by ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) to be accurate and up-to-date.
WHOIS, on the other hand, is a service that allows registrants to keep their personal information private and not publicly accessible through a WHOIS lookup. Instead, the information of the WHOIS privacy service provider is displayed. This is useful for individuals or organizations who wish to protect their personal information and avoid unwanted spam, telemarketing, or other forms of harassment.
Both public and private WHOIS have their own benefits and drawbacks. Public WHOIS makes it easier for interested parties to contact the domain owner and helps maintain accountability on the Internet. However, it can also expose the registrant's personal information to potential spam or fraud. Private WHOIS provides privacy and protects personal information, but it can also make it harder for interested parties to contact the domain owner and can lead to decreased transparency and accountability on the Internet.
A WHOIS Lookup server is a server that stores and provides access to WHOIS information for domain names and IP addresses. WHOIS Lookup servers are used to perform WHOIS lookups, which return information about the owner of a domain name or IP address. The information returned typically includes the owner's name, contact information, and the dates when the domain name was registered and last updated.
WHOIS Lookup servers are maintained by domain name registrars and domain name registries, and they store WHOIS information for all the domain names registered through their services. WHOIS Lookup servers can be accessed directly through command-line utilities or through online WHOIS lookup tools, which provide a convenient way to perform WHOIS lookups for users without technical knowledge.
WHOIS Lookup servers play a critical role in ensuring the accuracy and availability of WHOIS information, and they help maintain accountability and transparency on the Internet by providing a means for interested parties to verify the identity of domain name owners.
There are several use cases for a WHOIS lookup:
A WHOIS Lookup API is an application programming interface (API) that allows developers to programmatically retrieve WHOIS information for a specific domain name or IP address. With a WHOIS Lookup API, developers can integrate WHOIS lookup functionality into their own applications, automate WHOIS lookups as part of their workflows, or provide WHOIS information as a value-added service to their customers.
The API typically returns the same information that is available through a manual WHOIS lookup, including the domain name, registrar, creation and expiration date of the domain, name and contact information of the owner, and more. The returned data will be in a structured format, such as JSON or XML, for easy processing and integration into other applications.
WHOIS Lookup APIs are provided by mojha.com, including domain registrars, hosting providers, and online WHOIS lookup tools. Mojha's WHOIS Lookup APIs is free to use till 100 request per day.
Using a WHOIS lookup tool is simple and straightforward: