Whois is an important tool for finding basic information on practically every web site on the internet.
Here are some facts you can find with this handy tool First you can discover the domain name. A domain name is the server a site is on. You can see registry the webpage is on. You can notice if its an org a gov, a mil ,edu TV, a com and other registries. A registry tells you what type of site is in. What owns the site. The most common registry is com. This means its a commercial . site. In other words its commercial , a business, for profit site. Org stands for organization. This is usually a non profit site that are mostly charities and causes. Mil is an abreviation for military Gov stands for government. tv means its a television site. Many nations include their own registries. US for the United States, uk for Europe, ro for romania, fr for france etc.
Referral url refers to the url referring to the domain name.
Whois Server: whois.name.com
Referral URL: http://www.name.com
Name Server: NS1HWY.NAME.COM
Name Server: NS2CQS.NAME.COM
Name Server: NS3GXY.NAME.COM
Name Server: NS4SXY.NAME.COM
Status: clientTransferProhibited http://www.icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited
Updated Date: 16-jun-2015
Creation Date: 31-oct-2014
Expiration Date: 31-oct-2015