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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: Account Center 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 Account Center.
  2. From the Overview page or Domains tab, select the domain you want to edit.
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  3. Click the Edit WHOIS Contact Info icon.
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  5. Click the modify button for the contact to update your WHOIS information.
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  6. Complete the form and click the save button to save your edits.

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