Have you ever been reading a webpage, noticed a particular word or phrase on the page, and wondered if a corresponding domain name is available to register? If so, this handy browser bookmarklet will let you perform such checks on the fly. It works in all modern browsers: IE7+, Opera 9+, Mozilla, Firefox, Chrome etc.
- "Neat bookmarklet! Great idea." - Ian Andrew, DotCom Agency
- "The ultimate whois bookmarklet" - Frank Michlick, DomainNameNews.com
How to Install
To install the bookmarklet, just drag the 'iWhois' link below onto your browser's Links or Bookmarks toolbar.
How to Use
- Highlight a word (eg. amazon) or phrase (eg. man's best friend) on a page and click the iWhois toolbar link. A new tab will open, showing availability of the corresponding .com, .net and .org domains.
- Highlight a domain (eg. siteengineering.com) on a page and click the iWhois link to see full whois data.
- Don't worry if you also highlight extra characters like apostrophes or extra spaces. They're just ignored.
- If you don't highlight any text before clicking, you will see whois data for the website you are viewing.
How to Remove
- If you ever want to remove the bookmarklet from your browser, just right-click on it and select Delete.