Check a Website

To begin, type or paste a website address here.



* Clicking “Check this site” will open a new window to an external site hosted by a third party. No information that can identify you personally is transferred, collected or stored.

What is Check a Website?

Check a website is an easy-to-use online tool which helps you to determine whether a website is likely to be legitimate or a scam … before you visit it.

It cleverly uses an algorithm to provide a trust score based on more than 40 data sources as well as thousands of reports of malicious websites from law enforcement agencies, regulators and consumer brands every week.

The tool was originally devised in 2012 and has been the subject of continuous improvement by the ScamAdviser technical team ever since.

How does it work?

Simply type in or paste the address of the website you want to check, and your results will appear within seconds.

What can Check a Website check?

✅ Website URLs and domains, such as, or

What can Check a Website not check?

❌ Shortened links, such as or

❌ E-mail addresses, such as [email protected]