The about.com domain was registered 1 decade 8 years ago on 1999-03-12. It has an AlexaTM rank of #178 in the world. This website has a .com domain extension. This domain name has a Google PageRank of 7/10, which determines how Google ranks the page. It has an estimated worth of $63,524,520.00 with an estimated daily income of approximately $58,819.00 based on our algorithm's fair market KPIs. As there are no active threats currently reported, about.com is SAFE to browse.

Daily Uniques
7.35 M
Daily Pageviews
58.82 M
Income Per Day
$ 58.82 K
Estimated Worth
$ 63.52 M

Domain Information

Below is the basic domain information for about.com, the primary source of this information is the whois records fetched from the domain registrar and confirmed from ICANN. The report show when about.com was first registered, who registered about.com as well as the domain registrar who registered about.com. Where applicable the adsense ID or related domains are linked from this report. Some domains have whois privary protection at the time of purchase as such you need to use a combination of factors to retrieve the entire whois information.

Domain Registrar: CSC CORPORATE DOMAINS, INC.
Registration Date: 1999-03-12 1 decade 8 years 2 months ago
Last Modified: 2015-06-19 1 year 11 months 1 day ago
Expiration Date: 2020-03-12 2 years 9 months 1 week from now

SEO Metrics

Below is the basic search engine report and metrics for about.com. The metrics below are aggregated by scanning Google, Yahoo! and Bing and counting how many pages have been indexed by the search engine. Additionally, we scan these top search engines to see how many backlinks are indexed for about.com

Search Engine Indexes

Google Indexed Pages: N/A
Yahoo Indexed Pages: N/A
Bing Indexed Pages: 30

Search Engine Backlinks

Google Backlinks: 579
Bing Backlinks: 28
Alexa BackLinks: N/A

Domain Safety Ratings

We gather metrics and ratings from third parties domain safety providers including Google and Web of Trust (WOT) to determine the safety information for about.com. WOT is a browser plugin that allows users around the world to rate domains for their safe browser, child safety and malware exploits if any. Google uses a proprietary method to determine the safeness of about.com. If you are concerned about the safety of a website, this safety report is a good first step indicating how safet about.com is.

Safety Information

Google Safe Browsing: No Risk Issues
Siteadvisor Rating: No Risk Issues
WOT Trustworthiness: Excellent
WOT Privacy: Excellent
WOT Child Safety: Excellent

Website Ranks & Scores

Google Pagerank:
Alexa Rank: 178
PageSpeed Score: 68 ON 100
Domain Authority: 93 ON 100
DMOZ Listing: No

Web Server Information

The web server information report below for about.com provides where the physical and geographical information of the server. We are able to extract the hosted ip address, the hosted country, location latitude, location longitude and even the city, state and zip/postal code of the server. This report can be very useful to determine page latency issues, trust worthiness and help block regions if your site is being accessed maliciously

Hosted IP Address: 207.241.148.80
Hosted Country: United States US
Location Latitude: 40.7579
Location Longitude: -73.9904

Social Engagement

The social media engagement report below for about.com includes the amount of social engagement of various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Delicious. According to updates from Google and Bing as part of the search engine algorithm, social engagement is considered to be a strong signal that validates real people are engaging with a site, thus making it a more valuable result to show in the search engine results page for about.com. Social media continues to be an important source not only of backlinks and search engine signals for about.com, but of traffic through viral and engaging content.

Facebook Shares: 46,938
Facebook Likes: 57,168
Facebook Comments: 363,877
Twitter Count (Tweets): 2,404
Linkedin Shares: 5,232
Delicious Shares: N/A
Google+: 611,408

Resources Breakdown & Analysis

The resources breakdown report for about.com provides an insight into the entire page composition. This metric affects page load times. Pages that have more images tend to load faster whereas pages with less images and more text load faster.

Page Resources Breakdown

Homepage Links Analysis

The largest source for Expert content on the Internet that helps users answer questions, solve problems, learn something new or find inspiration.

Website Inpage Analysis

The inpage analysis report for about.com provides the high-level view of all the html attributes on the page.

H1 Headings: N/A H2 Headings: 32
H3 Headings: 10 H4 Headings: 6
H5 Headings: N/A H6 Headings: N/A
Total IFRAMEs: 1 Total Images: 63
Google Adsense: N/A Google Analytics: N/A

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Backlink History Chart from Majestic SEO

The backlinks score is calculated by looking at a combination of link signals. This includes the overall number of backlinks together with the number of linking domains, as well as rating the overall quality of the backlinks pointing to a website. The quality assessment is based on the linking pages.

Referring Domains Discovery Chart from Majestic SEO

About.com HTTP Header Analysis

When a browser sends an HTTP request to about.com, and a server hosting that URL sends back an HTTP response. Like many Internet services, the protocol uses a simple, plaintext format. The types of requests are GET, POST, HEAD, PUT, DELETE, OPTIONS, and TRACE. A GET request includes a URL followed by headers. The HTTP response contains a status code, headers and a body. Here is the request details for about.com

Http-Version: 1.1
Status-Code: 200
Status: 200 OK
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2015 15:55:54 GMT
X-Abt-Server-Hostname: txglobe13
X-Abt-Application-Version: 1.49.1
Expires: Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
Cache-Control: max-age=3600, private
Content-Encoding: gzip
Vary: Accept-Encoding, User-Agent
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Server: Jetty(9.0.z-SNAPSHOT)

About.com Traffic Distributions and Sources


About.com Traffic Estimates and Sources


About.com Domain Nameserver Information

The Domain Name Servers, popularly known as DNS are essentially the Internet's equivalent of a phone book or directory. They maintain a directory of domain names like about.com and translate them to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. This is necessary because, although domain names are easy for people to remember, computers or machines, access websites based on IP addresses. Below is the DNS record for about.com

Host IP Address Country
ns1.p30.dynect.net 208.78.70.30 United States United States
ns2.p30.dynect.net 204.13.250.30 United States United States
ns3.p30.dynect.net 208.78.71.30 United States United States
ns4.p30.dynect.net 204.13.251.30 United States United States

About.com DNS Record Analysis

Information from all the domain name servers across the Internet are gathered together and housed at the Central Registry. Host companies and Internet Service Providers interact with the Central Registry on a regular schedule to get updated DNS information. Below is the DNS record for about.com

Host Type TTL Extra
about.com A 3600 IP: 207.241.148.80
about.com NS 86127 Target: ns2.p30.dynect.net
about.com NS 86127 Target: ns1.p30.dynect.net
about.com NS 86127 Target: ns3.p30.dynect.net
about.com NS 86127 Target: ns4.p30.dynect.net
about.com SOA 3598 MNAME: ns1.p30.dynect.net
RNAME: admin.about.com
Serial: 2015091700
Refresh: 3600
Retry: 600
Expire: 604800
about.com MX 86400 Priority: 300
Target: ALT2.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com
about.com MX 86400 Priority: 500
Target: ALT4.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com
about.com MX 86400 Priority: 400
Target: ALT3.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com
about.com MX 86400 Priority: 100
Target: ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com
about.com MX 86400 Priority: 200
Target: ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.com
about.com TXT 600 TXT: v=spf1 ip4:207.241.148.60
ip4:207.241.149.197
include:_spf.mindspark.com
include:_spf.salesforce.com
include:_spf.google.com ~all

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Alexa Information

The Alexa record below for about.com provides information on the web traffic regarding this domain as well as millions of websites. Alexa collects information from users who have installed the "Alexa Toolbar," allowing them to provide statistics on web site traffic, popularity and lists of related sites. Since Alexa's user base is a fair statistical sample of the internet users. The lower the Alexa ranking number the more heavily visited the domain is visited.

About.com Alexa Traffic Rank

About.com Alexa Search Engine Traffic

Whois Information

Below is the complete current WHOIS record for about.com. The whois record for about.com includes information such as domain ownership, where and when about.com was registered, about.com expiration date, and the nameservers assigned.

Domain Name: about.com
Registry Domain ID:
4300116_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server:
whois.corporatedomains.com
Registrar URL:
www.cscprotectsbrands.com
Updated Date:
2015-07-14T17:39:51Z
Creation Date:
1999-03-12T05:00:00Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date:
2020-03-12T04:00:00Z
Registrar: CSC CORPORATE DOMAINS,
INC.
Sponsoring Registrar IANA ID: 299
Registrar Abuse Contact
Email: [email protected]
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone:
+1.8887802723
Domain Status: serverTransferProhibited
http://www.icann.org/epp#serverTransferProhibited
Domain Status:
serverDeleteProhibited
http://www.icann.org/epp#serverDeleteProhibited
Domain Status:
clientTransferProhibited
http://www.icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited
Domain Status:
serverUpdateProhibited
http://www.icann.org/epp#serverUpdateProhibited
Registry
Registrant ID:
Registrant Name: Hosting Operations
Registrant
Organization: About, Inc.
Registrant Street: 249 West 17th Street,
2nd Floor
Registrant City: New York
Registrant State/Province:
NY
Registrant Postal Code: 10011
Registrant Country:
US
Registrant Phone: +1.2122044000
Registrant Phone
Ext:
Registrant Fax: +1.9175914411
Registrant Fax
Ext:
Registrant Email: [email protected]
Registry Admin
ID:
Admin Name: Hosting Operations
Admin Organization: About,
Inc.
Admin Street: 249 West 17th Street, 2nd Floor
Admin City:
New York
Admin State/Province: NY
Admin Postal Code:
10011
Admin Country: US
Admin Phone: +1.2122044000
Admin
Phone Ext:
Admin Fax: +1.9175914411
Admin Fax Ext:
Admin
Email: [email protected]
Registry Tech ID:
Tech Name: Hosting
Operations
Tech Organization: About, Inc.
Tech Street: 249
West 17th Street, 2nd Floor
Tech City: New York
Tech
State/Province: NY
Tech Postal Code: 10011
Tech Country:
US
Tech Phone: +1.2122044000
Tech Phone Ext:
Tech Fax:
+1.9175914411
Tech Fax Ext:
Tech Email:
[email protected]
Name Server: ns4.p30.dynect.net
Name
Server: ns2.p30.dynect.net
Name Server:
ns1.p30.dynect.net
Name Server: ns3.p30.dynect.net
DNSSEC:
unsigned
URL of the ICANN WHOIS Data Problem Reporting System:
http://wdprs.internic.net/
>>> Last update of WHOIS database:
2015-07-14T17:39:51Z

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