Conduct a reverse telephone number search to find the owner of listed phone numbers.
Someone who creates a blog in WordPress is usually interested in sharing his thoughts with the world. He typically wants to publicize himself or his company, and appreciates as many people as possible knowing about who he is and what he represents. Others may use their creations to espouse unpopular views, gauge opinions or test technology. In these cases, they may prefer anonymity. Whatever the reason for publishing, you can track down the owner of a WordPress blog through several methods.
Look for an About Me or Contact Us page. This may be clearly labeled within tabs or buttons or may exist on every page through a mention on the sidebar. An owner who wants the publicity will describe himself in detail through these pages.
Page through the blog to look for a name or an email address. The owner may have casually mentioned this in one of the posts. Use the email address to write to the creator and ask him to identify himself.
Use WHOIS, which is available from several websites. This is the database managed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which is the entity that tracks website ownership information. Enter the domain name in the text box and click the Search button. An information page displays the name, address and phone number of the websites registered, administrative and technical contacts. Owners who wish to remain anonymous may hide their information through a holding company. In that case, WHOIS only displays contact information for the holding company.
Contact the holding company by mail or phone and ask for ownership information. You will need to provide a credible reason as to why you need this. Perhaps you want to get in touch with an old friend, buy the blog or consult privately with a guru you admire. The holding company may forward your request to the owner who may respond to you privately. Provide several points of contact such as physical address, email address, website, Facebook page name, landline number, business address, business number and cell phone number. This gives the owner several options for reaching you.
Perform an Internet search for the blog name, blog URL, blog IP address, email address mentioned in posts or names mentioned in posts. The owner may have advertised his site on other forums, blogs or Web pages, and left his contact information there. You can also try contacting the owner of the site on which the WordPress blog was mentioned to see if she has any information on the blog owner.
Aurelio Locsin has been writing professionally since 1982. He published his first book in 1996 and is a frequent contributor to many online publications, specializing in consumer, business and technical topics. Locsin holds a Bachelor of Arts in scientific and technical communications from the University of Washington.
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Locsin, Aurelio. How to Find Out Who Owns a WordPress Blog accessed July 14, 2018.
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