Domain Search Availability API

Domain Search Availability API

The Domain Search Availability API is a comprehensive tool that allows users to check the availability of domain names. With this API, users can validate domain availability, retrieve expiration dates, obtain pricing information, access WHOIS data, and explore various quality aspects of the domain. It provides a wide range of data to assist users in making informed decisions about domain registration and management.

About the API: 

 

The Domain Search Availability API is a robust and comprehensive tool that empowers users to search for domain names and retrieve essential information about their availability and various related aspects. With this API, users can easily check the availability of domain names, validate their suitability, obtain expiration dates, access pricing information, and explore additional quality aspects to make informed decisions.

One of the primary functionalities of the API is domain availability checking. Users can input a desired domain name and receive immediate feedback on its availability for registration. This feature saves time and effort by eliminating the need for manual checks or visiting individual domain registrar websites.

In addition to availability, the API offers domain validation capabilities. It helps users ensure that the domain name conforms to the required format and meets specific criteria. This ensures that the chosen domain name is valid and compatible with domain registration guidelines.

The API also provides information about domain expiration dates, enabling users to monitor and manage domain renewals effectively. By accessing expiration dates through the API, users can stay proactive and prevent unintended domain lapses, ensuring their online presence remains uninterrupted.

Furthermore, the Domain Search Availability API supplies pricing data for domain names. Users can retrieve information about the cost of registration or renewal, facilitating budgeting and cost analysis for domain-related activities.

An important aspect of the API is the ability to access WHOIS data. WHOIS data provides valuable information about domain ownership, registration details, and administrative contacts. By retrieving this data through the API, users can gain insights into the background and history of a domain, aiding in decision-making processes.

The API goes beyond basic domain availability and provides additional quality aspects for users to consider. This includes advantages and considerations associated with specific domain names, such as SEO relevance, industry suitability, branding potential, or legal implications. These quality aspects help users make informed choices when selecting a domain name for their websites or online ventures.

Overall, the Domain Search Availability API offers a comprehensive suite of features to facilitate domain name searches and provide valuable data for decision-making. Whether users are looking to register a new domain, manage existing domains, or analyze domain-related aspects, this API provides the necessary tools and information to streamline the process and make well-informed choices.

 

What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

Pass the domain of your choice and check if it's available or not. 

 

 

What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Domain Name Registration: The API enables users to search for domain names and check their availability in real-time. This use case is particularly valuable for individuals or businesses looking to register new domain names for their websites or online ventures. Users can easily search for desired domain names and receive instant feedback on their availability, allowing them to secure the perfect domain for their needs.

  2. Domain Portfolio Management: For users who already own multiple domain names, the API can be used to streamline domain portfolio management. By retrieving expiration dates and other relevant information, users can effectively track and manage their domain assets. They can set reminders for domain renewals, identify expiring domains that need attention, and ensure the smooth operation of their online properties.

  3. Domain Reselling and Marketplace Platforms: The API can be integrated into domain reselling platforms or online marketplaces. Resellers can leverage the API to check the availability and quality aspects of domain names listed for sale. By providing real-time domain availability and related information, the API enhances the efficiency and accuracy of domain transactions, facilitating smoother buying and selling experiences.

  4. Brand Monitoring and Protection: The API can assist in brand monitoring and protection strategies. Companies can regularly search for domain names similar to their brand or trademarks to ensure they are not being misused or registered by unauthorized parties. By monitoring domain availability and retrieving relevant data, companies can proactively take action to protect their brand identity and reputation.

  5. Domain Research and Analysis: Researchers, marketers, and SEO professionals can use the API for domain research and analysis purposes. They can search for specific domain names, access WHOIS data, and retrieve quality aspects to evaluate the suitability and potential advantages of different domains. This enables them to make informed decisions regarding domain acquisitions, link-building strategies, competitor analysis, or market research in the online domain space.

 

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls, there is no other limitation

API Documentation

Endpoints


Check domain availability, including domain validation, expiration, prices, domain quality aspects (advantages / considerations) and more data.

 



                                                                            
GET https://zylalabs.com/api/2158/domain+search+availability+api/1958/search+domain
                                                                            
                                                                        

Search domain - Endpoint Features
Object Description
domain [Required] Domain for which to get availability info.
Test Endpoint

API EXAMPLE RESPONSE

       
                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"status":"OK","request_id":"525932dd-71e7-492a-9ece-541d634652e3","parameters":{"domain":"example-domain-123.com","currency":"USD"},"data":{"domain":"example-domain-123.com","sld":"example-domain-123","tld":"com","valid":true,"available":true,"register_price":"0","purchase_price":"0","transfer_price":"12","renew_price":"12","currency":"USD","is_premium":false,"is_aftermarket":false,"whois_privacy_offered":true,"domain_positives":["All time worldwide popular tld","Correct spelling","Okay transcribability"],"domain_negatives":["Long length"]}}
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    

Search domain - CODE SNIPPETS


curl --location --request GET 'https://zylalabs.com/api/2158/domain+search+availability+api/1958/search+domain?domain=example-domain-123.com' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 

    

API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Domain Search Availability API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.

Headers

Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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The Domain Search Availability API is a tool that allows users to check the availability of domain names in real-time. It provides information on whether a specific domain name is currently available for registration or already taken.

The API interacts with domain registrar databases to check the availability status of domain names. It retrieves up-to-date information on whether a domain is available for registration or if it has already been registered by someone else.

Yes, the API supports various TLDs. You can specify the desired TLDs in your API request to check the availability of domain names within those specific TLDs. This allows for targeted searches based on specific domain extensions.

Yes, the Domain Search Availability API can be integrated into your website or application to provide real-time domain availability checks for your users. This allows visitors to check the availability of domain names directly on your website.

The API primarily focuses on checking the availability of domain names for registration. However, some API providers may offer additional services or extensions that allow for searching and monitoring expired domains. It is recommended to check the API documentation for specific features related to expired domains.

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