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How to Determine if a Domain Name is Blacklisted

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

When buying an expired or dropped domain name to either launch a new website or to 301 REDIRECT to an existing website, you first need to determine if a domain name is blacklisted.

Blacklisted domains or domain names that have been tagged as being the source of spam email/content means these sites will never rank with search engines and could negatively impact your existing site.

Therefore, you SHOULD check the name against online databases that track known spam sites:

For a real-time check to see if a site is malicious or not, you can use one of the following online tools:

Unfortunately, there is no single website that tracks 100% of spam and malicious sites so you should check multiple database sources.