NameChk is a highly useful free online service that lets you check the availability of a username on multiple online services. NameChk features quite a big listing of included web services, and all of them can be searched conveniently from a single interface, all at the same time. All major services, from Social Networks and Image and Video sharing websites, to Blogging platforms and Bookmarking services etc. are included. Apart from that, NameChk also lets you know whether a username is available for registering as a domain name with all major top level domains (TLDs) or not. It’s also available as an app on the iOS App store. Sounds interesting, doesn’t it? Head past the break to find out more.
NameChk: Primary Web UI
The web interface of NameChk is exceedingly simple and straightforward. The header just consists of a search box that can be used to search all of the listed web services. Below that, all of the included web services are listed, arranged in a horizontally scrollable four column list. Check out the screenshot below:
Pretty simple, don’t you think? All you have to do is enter the username, whose availability you want to check on multiple websites. You can also re-arrange the listing of the services in order of popularity, or have them arranged alphabetically.
How to check the availability of a username in multiple websites?
To check the availability of your desired username on all of the included websites at once, all you have to do is enter it as a search query in the search box, and click chk. NameChk simultaneously checks all of the included services at the same time, and displays the results in a few seconds. Here’s a screenshot:
As illustrated by the above screenshot, NameChk displays the availability of a username with all the listed web services in a matter of few seconds. The services with which the username is available are highlighted in Green with a checkmark icon, whereas the ones with which your desired username is taken are highlighted in Red with a cross icon. Apart from that, NameChk also displays the domains that are available for registration with the searched username.
Some popular websites listed on NameChk
Although NameChk boasts of over 150 different online services that it can check simultaneously for the availability of a username, some of the most popular web services included in its listing are Facebook, Twitter, EBay, YouTube, Pinterest, Delicious, Reddit, MySpace, Blogger, StumbleUpon, Flickr, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Hulu, Photobucket, Foursquare, Tumblr, LinkedIn, Deviantart and Steam.
NameChk is a great free service to check whether that funky username that you’ve always wanted to show your online presence across various web services is actually available for registration or not. Searching almost all major web services effortlessly at the same time in a matter of seconds, NameChk greatly reduces the time and effort involved in creating accounts with your favorite online services. I suggest you give it a try, you’ll love it.