How to See What Hosting Service Used on a Website

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Sometimes when you visited a very fast & responsive website, you might wonder what hosting service they are using. Fortunately, you don't have to ask them. This guide can help you identify the hosting service name with really good accuracy.

  1. Go to SSL Checker decoder.link. This is a free tool by Namecheap that could detect SSL information for free. No registration required.

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  2. Input the website address, and click Check.

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  3. Go to Nameserver to see the server destination. From here, you could identify the hosting service.

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  4. If you are not sure, try to search the Nameserver query on Google. There will be definitive answers there.

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Tools
  • Decoder.link
Materials
  • Website URL

You can’t always get the hosting name

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We can identify the hosting name by its nameserver. Unfortunately, some website owners decided to give away the nameserver control to a third-party service like Cloudflare. Hence, the real IP address is masked and cannot be seen by the public. Not only that, website owners can also use a custom nameserver that inherent from their website name.

If this is the case, you may reach the website administrator and ask them about the hosting service.

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