By Umar Anjum on November 5, 2010

10 Great Online Tools That Help You Find Out A Lot About Live Websites

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Webmasters often need to get information on websites. This information can be anything ranging from one’s own website traffic analysis to a competing site’s owner’s name. Along with webmasters, blog owners can also make use of site information and have it work to their advantage in numerous ways.

For our blog and site owning readers out there, we present a list of 10 free online tools that help you find out a lot about live websites. Read this list, check out each tool, and find out which one can help you best.



This web tool will let you find out a lot about a site including AdSense and Google Analytics status, server location, IP address, title, and description. A thumbnail image of the site is also displayed. Check out w3who @



Through Moniitor, webmasters can carry out multiple traffic analyses – such as Alexa , Pagerank, and Twitter mentions– at the same time. A greatly useful site, you can visit Moniitor @



PlaudIt is a wonderful Google Analytics alternative. You can use it to monitor your site’s stats including its Pagerank, changes in Feedburner subscribers, mentions on Twitter, inbound links, Google Pagerank, Quantcast Rank, Alexa Rank, and more. Visit PlaudIt @



WebsitesLog is a great tool to get the summary of a site’s information. It can deliver information about hosted servers, indexed pages, blog entries and Alexa ranking, amongst other stats. Visit WebsitesLog @



dataopedia will help with a traffic estimate of your site or a competing site. Along with basic information such as title, description, and date of going live, the site provides Alexa ranks via graphs. Check out dataopedia @



Statsaholic is a great site traffic comparison tool. It lets you add up to 3 websites; then a graphical comparison of their monthly traffic is displayed. Check out Statsaholic @

Attention Meter


Attention Meter is a site similar to Statsaholic with the improvement that it lets you add up to 5 sites instead of 3. Visit the Attention Meter @



Through Abouthisite you can find out the main details of a site – owner’s name, daily visitors, language, server location, server location’s on a map, thumbnail image of the homepage, and the color composition of the thumbnail image. Visit Abouthisite @



WhoIsHostingThis is a highly helpful and straightforward website that helps determine the host of a website. You are provided with the site’s host’s website along with the IP address and name servers. Check out WhoIsHostingThis @



WhoIs is a site already used by many webmasters for site information. In addition to domain name, registrar, and referral URL, you also get the site creation date, and update dates, amongst other details. Check out WhoIs @

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Thanks for making me aware of some tools that I didn’t know about. I would like to add an 11th to your list though – Website Grader from the good folks at Hubspot. The URL is This tool has been used to grade over 3 MM websites to date and provides a lot of actionable data for improving your website performance.

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