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Wtf is WHOIS? Newb question, I know..

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by wacka_wacka, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. wacka_wacka

    wacka_wacka Junior Member

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    I've seen the term "WHOIS" thrown around a lot especially when it comes to automated link building services/programs.

    Here's an example:
    "I think the Whois is at ZERO because I ran the No Hands SEO Trial before...does NHS recognize that it has posted to the WhoIs directory once already?"

    So... are these more preferred links? Better link juice? What are they?

    Thanks,
    A newb
     
  2. Hierarchy

    Hierarchy Regular Member

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    A whois request allows you to see ownership information of a url. Drop to console> whois yourdomain.com
     
  3. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    wiki has the answer:
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whois
    it doesn't make too much sense you posted between the quotes tho, i'm guessing it's from DP :)