Knowing when a domain name was last updated can be useful to know. This can be determined by looking at the update history of a domain name and calculating how long ago the update occurred.
Checking the last update date of a domain name is an easy process, by using the whatsmydns.net domain name update checker tool you can quickly and easily see the last update date of a domain.
This tool is only concerned with changes to domain name registration details, not individual DNS records. To look at individual DNS records use the DNS Lookup tool.
The time it takes for a domain to update can vary depending on many factors.
You can use the DNS propagation checker tool to check changes made to DNS records for any domain name.
Most domain names can be checked, however in some cases it is unknown for various technical reasons.
Making updates to a domain name is typically required when changing domain name registrars or DNS hosting providers.
You may also need to update your domain name details when changing ownership or contact details change.