How do I check where my website is being hosted?

It's easy. Enter your website name into our free website host checking tool above. We will show you where your website is being hosted and by who in a few seconds. We will also provide you with the name of the company that is actually hosting your website and where the website is being hosted.

Why is my website hosting location important?

The location of your website impacts how search engines serve and rank your website across the globe. Google have being using the Top Level Domain (TLD) and the location of where the website is being hosted to determine which country your website should appear for. If you website is being hosted overseas and the TLD is .AU Google will penalise you and you will appear further down the rankings for generic terms.

What is SEO and why is it important?

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation. For decades we have been optimising websites to appear higher in the rankings even before Google existed. Whilst we do not know the exact formula that Google has created to rank websites we do know since the 1990's Google has been using the location of where the website is being hosted amongst other identifiers to determine how to order search results. This has been tested by us over the past 3 decades and we have learnt that the location of where your website is being hosted is a major factor.

What should I do if my website is being hosted overseas?

The simplest solution is to change hosting providers. Being bias we would say select one of our plan that best meets your business needs. Once you have selected your plan, get in touch and we will work with you to move your website to our Australian server.

Does it take long to move my website?

The short answer is no, in 95% of cases we can move you across within a day.

Will there be an outage or will I lose data?

We find that the majority of our clients are keen to know the answer to this question. In 95% of cases we can move everything across without an outage. If you are an e-commerce business we use your analytic’s to best determine a time of day and week where sales are low to reduce any impact to your clients. As for your data, we ensure everything has been moved across for you to review before you make a decision to end your agreement with your current hosting provider.