Who actually owns your domain? In other words, WHOIS your domain?

There is an increased demand for fixing small business websites. The sites may need updating, are unfinished, or broken because of plugin overload or other incompatibilities. Someone else worked on the site, has left, and now the business owner is stuck and needs help.

Before I take the job I check the ownership of the domain. Why? I need to know how the business is structured online, and how difficult it will be to deal with registrar and hosting service providers to get access to accounts if needed. If the domain ownership is in question, things get complicated.

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