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How do I edit my domain's WHOIS information?

  • Applies to: All Service Types

  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Time needed: 10 minutes

  • Tools needed: AccountCenter access

 
  • Applies to: All Service Types
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: AccountCenter access

Overview

The term WHOIS is a query and response protocol used to find information on domain names, IP addresses, domain hosts, and networks. This is publicly accessible information.

Requirements

This tool is only available for a domain that has been registered through (mt) Media Temple. For more information on registering a new domain, please see: How do I register a new domain?

Instructions

Edit your domain's WHOIS information is easy:

  1. Sign in to the AccountCenter.
  2. From the Overview page or Domains tab, select the domain you want to edit. See Figure 1.

    AC_PrimaryDomain
    Figure 1. Click to view a larger image.

  3. Click the Edit WHOIS Contact Info icon, see Figure 2.

    AC_CP_WHOIS_01
    Figure 2. Click to view a larger image.

  4. Click the modify button for the contact to update your WHOIS information. In Figure 3, we are going to edit the owner contact information:

    AC_Edit_WHOIS_02
    Figure 3. Click to view a larger image.

  5. Complete the form and click the save button to save your edits, see Figure 4.

    AC_Edit_WHOIS_03
    Figure 4. Click to view a larger image.

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