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How To Check The Age Of A Domain Name

If you are looking for a guide on how to check the age of a domain name, then this article is for you.

You can check the age of a domain name or how long a domain name has been in existence. Some ads network requires a specific domain age in order to participate in their ads program or granted approval as a publisher in their ads network.

There is also need for bloggers to know their domain age so as to plan ahead or maybe add an additional feature to their website or blog in due time.

In this article, I will reveal the various online tools you can use to check the age of a domain name.

HOW TO CHECK THE AGE OF A DOMAIN NAME

There are various online tools bloggers can use to check the age of domains. These tools will display the duration that the domain name has been online.

DUPLICHECKER

Duplichecker.com Domain Age Checker is an online tool that helps you to find the accurate age of a domain or website, from the time when it was registered till its active.

To use DUPLICHECKER, simple click DUPLICHECKER DOMAIN AGE CHECKER. 

Type in the domain name you want to check. Start with http or https and then click on Check Domain Age. The tool will display when the domain was created, the domain age and the expiry date of the domain.

Duplichecker.com domain age – Techy9ja.com.ng

 

SMALLSEO TOOLS

Smallseotools is a Domain Age Checker is a which is primarily for the purpose of checking the age of any domain name on the Internet.

To use the tool, simply visit SMALLSEO TOOLS DOMAIN NAME CHECKER.

Type in your domain name start with the prefix https or http. Then click on Check Domain Age. The age of the domain will be displayed. Other details displayed by smallseotools.com are domain expiry date, domain ip address, nameserver and registrar of the domain.

Smallseotools.com Domain name age result page – www.techy9ja.com.ng

 

IPLOCATION

This is another useful tool for checking the age of a domain. From my testing, iplocation doesn’t detect second level domain. For example it cannot detect the domain age of techy9ja.com.ng because the domain is not is a second level domain name. It can only detect a first level domain name.

To use Iplocation, simply visit IPLOCATION DOMAIN CHECKER and type in the first level domain you want to check and click on SUBMIT. The age of the domain will be displayed like in the screenshot below.

 

 

Iplocation domain age checker – Techy9ja.com.ng

 

DOMAIN AGE CHECKER – GOOGLE CHROME SCRIPT

This is a specific script which is installable on Google Chrome for pc. You can find the age of any domain you’re visiting just in one click.

The script can be downloaded directly from chrome web store and installed on your chrome browser on pc.

Image credit – Chrome web store

 

Image credit – Chrome web store

 

The script works with all level domains and sub-domains. It also supports both http and https.

WEBCONFS

Webconfs is an online tool that can be used to check the age of a domain. Please note that it only works for first level domains and not second level domains.

To use the tool, visit WEBCONFS CHECKER. Type in your domain name and fill in the captcha and click on SUBMIT. The domain age will be displayed.

Webconfs domain age checker – Techy9ja.com.ng

 

VERIFYEMAIL ADDRESS

This is a domain age checker tools by verifyemailaddress.io. It supports top level domain age checking and currently gives results for only first level domains.

To use the tool, visit VERIFYEMAIL DOMAIN AGE CHECKER.

Input the domain name you want to check on the domain age check box and search. The age of the domain will be displayed like in the screenshot below.

Domain age – Techy9ja.com.ng

 

THE HOTH

This is another online domain age checker. This tool supports both first level domain and second level domain. It’s an accurate tool for checking the age of a website or domain name.

To use the tool, simply visit THE HOTH DOMAIN AGE CHECKER and input the domain name you want to check. Input your email address to get updates from the website and complete the search. The age of the domain will be displayed.

The hoth – www.techy9ja.com.ng

 

IMPORTANCE OF A DOMAIN AGE

The major importance of a domain age is SEO. SEO implies search engine optimization and a domain age is the major ranking factor for a website or blog. The older a domain age is, the more tendency it has to rank better.

Another importance of domain name age is being eligible to partner with ads networks to display ads and monetize your blog in the process. Some ads networks like Google has 6 months age restriction before a blog can be eligible to apply for Google adsense. Though some blogs got approved in less than these months. This is to give the blogs or websites time to develop and rank better on search engines. Ezoic requires a blog to be at least 4 months old in order to get approved.

 

So this is what you need to know how to check a domain name age and importance of a domain age. Thanks for reading and I hope you find this article useful. 

 

Abasiofiok Bassey Edem
I am a Blogger, Techie and Web Designer. I am the CEO of Techy9ja.com.ng. You can reach me on my personal email - Abasiofiok.edem@gmail.com.

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