A domain name is a critical tool when it cones to being online. Every day over 100,000 .com domain names are registered while .ke registers about 120 domains every day. How then can one check for the availability of a domain name which they want to register?
There are two ways that are used to check for domain availability, using whois tool and using a domain checker.
Whois Domain details Check
Whois is a service that is used to check if a domain name is registered, and also returns the registration information of that domain name. this information include the details of the registrant, the registry, date of registration, renewal and expiry, contact details for the registrar and the registry, among others.
Whois is useful when one is checking the availability of a domain name as it gives the registration status as well as suggestion on where to buy the domain names.
Domain checker is a tool that is used to check for the availability of various domain names when one wants to purchase a domain name. This tool allows one not only to check the domain availability, but also to know which other extension are available, as well as the prices.
The domain checker can be accessed HERE