Building Value on Top of DomainTools APIs

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Building Value on Top of DomainTools APIs

One of the most satisfying things for us at DomainTools is to see our tools and data enable novel solutions that make a real difference for customers. Maccabim, a longtime DomainTools customer, has just released its Serial Cybersquatter Detector combining their know-how in the brand protection world with our market-leading database of domain and DNS information. The […]

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Announcing FREE Developer API Access

| August 7, 2012 | 2 Comments

Ever wanted to build a cool Whois app, or augment your domain name or DNS site with DomainTools’ data? Now you can, for free!

With our new Developer API Access, you can get 500 Domain Profile and Whois lookups every month at no cost. That’s plenty to build a proof-of-concept or even to augment lookups on a small-scale site or app.

Wouldn’t your project be more impressive if you could flag domains that have history which pre-dates their create date? Include stats on how many other domains are on the same web host or name server. Our Domain Profile API will give you that–and more.

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Introducing API for

| June 27, 2012 | 3 Comments
Introducing API for

Exciting news! We now have an API for, and at least for now, it’s completely free. We’re letting anyone in the world use it (within reason!), and we’re giving away both small and large screenshots plus the complete historical record for a domain.

You can learn more about access, api documentation and the terms of service at

Let us know what you think!

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| March 20, 2012 | 2 Comments

An exciting Press Release went out this morning about’s use of our API services. Check out the full release below: Partners with DomainTools to Reinforce Transaction Security and Elevate Customer Experience

DomainTools’ API suite allows to automate their verification processes while providing faster, more secure results for buyers and sellers

DomainTools, the recognized leader in domain name research and monitoring, today announced that has successfully integrated the DomainTools API suite to enhance the customer experience while improving on security measures.

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You Asked, We Delivered: Introducing the DomainTools API

| July 13, 2011 | 3 Comments

Did you know the first product DomainTools sold was an API? We built an innovative domain suggestion engine called Name Spinner that was —and still is—popular with registrars, likely driven to some extent by the crowded .com space. For those of you who are not registrars, innovative tools such as Domain Suggestions (called Name Spinner) and Domain Search will be your ticket to finding a good domain name that matches a product, service, or website concept.

Since then, we’ve build a solid set of research, history, and alert products for our members. But until recently, we haven’t been able to invest the time needed in order to make that data available through an API. We built a few data services for our Whois Lookup and Historical Whois products, and although the data services themselves were quite solid, the documentation was rough (or non-existent) and there was no way to sign up or manage your account without contacting our business development team.

Our new API product offering aims to change all that.

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