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How do I find the host for a website?

  1. Cardisa profile image93
    Cardisaposted 3 years ago

    I am trying to send an email to the host of a site that has stolen my hub but not sure if I am looking in the right place. I used WHOIS but it only gives me the server names and the registrar. How do I know which hosting company hosts this website?

    1. skear profile image96
      skearposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      The easiest way is to use one of the online tools like http://www.webhostinghero.com/who-is-hosting.  Just enter the domain name and it will automatically look up the web host.

      The manual method would be to find the IP address the domain name resolves to, then search the ARIN database to find the registered owner of the IP address.

    2. tirelesstraveler profile image80
      tirelesstravelerposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Wilderness has a hub that goes into great detail on how.
      http://hubpages.com/hub/Copying-Article … t-12623961   

      It goes step by step. If you have to deal with RIPE read their stuff and keep at it.  I was successful

  2. relache profile image88
    relacheposted 3 years ago


    You may still have to find out how to contact the host, but this tool works well for finding out who they are, even when the domain registration is filled out fraudulently.

    1. Cardisa profile image93
      Cardisaposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Relache smile