About the ‘General’ Section

These are tools which provide basic information about a webpage (or website), such as WHOIS (ownership) information and other people’s comments and reviews. DNS Stuff includes a number of tools that are not included in URLinfo, and SEO Toolbox is another aggregate tool similar to URLinfo.

Below is a listing of the tools in this section, along with their descriptions.


Alexa will show the title, description, and related websites for the webpage. Other information applies to the entire website, and includes a thumbnail of the homepage, traffic information, speed, backlinks, pop-ups, contact information, reviews, and related Open Directory categories.
Whois Source
Whois Source provides basic WHOIS information, metadata from the web page, a thumbnail of the page, the page’s favicon, Yahoo! and DMOZ listings, and web server information.
Global Whois
Global Whois provides WHOIS information for a large number of TLDs (top-level domains) including many ccTLDs (country-codes). It also supports wildcards and looking up names on multiple TLDs at once.
SurfWax SiteSnaps™ count the number of links, images, words, and forms on a page, shows the meta description tag, and extracts “key points” and “FocusWords.”
Stumble Upon
Stumble Upon is a collaborative bookmarking service. For a given URL, it lists the people who recommended it (and their comments if available), the category it is in, and the page size.
7Search shows a website’s traffic tranking, number of backlinks, link popularity, “TrustGauge,” language, area of service, contact information, Open Directory category, and a link to the Wayback Machine.
metaEUREKA shows information about the page (last modified date, page size), meta information (description, keywords, author), web server information, and the number of backlinks
Furl is a collaborative bookmarking system. This tool allows you to see the comments others have written about the given page.
Del.icio.us is a collaborative bookmarking system. This tool allows you to see the comments others have written about a webpage.
Gibeo allows anyone to annotate any part of a web page, and others can comment on the annotation. You must be logged in to Gibeo to use it.
Semantic data extractor
The Semantic data extractor finds information about a page (metadata, page outline) by looking at its HTML code.
This allows you to view a web page as the FyberSearch search engine sees it. Includes various metadata, topic words, bolded words, lists, outbound links, and other information.
The ‘General’ section includes 12 tools. Return to the URLinfo main page.


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