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07|13|2011 10:55 am EDT

DomainTools Relaunches API

by Frank Michlick in Categories: Tools

DomainTools API Screeshot

This morning, DomainTools has announced a revamped verision of their API. What originally started as a tool for domain name suggestions and has since been expanded to include almost all of the data and functionality of the DomainTools website.

Sample uses of the API are:

  • Add value to lists of domain names by highlighting important statistics such as historical event counts and related domain names
  • Tap into the largest available database of historic Whois records to discover the true legacy of a domain name
  • Set up a customized keyword or trademark monitoring system to keep tabs on domain registrations
  • Quickly search through millions of domain names to find the perfect domain for a specific project

The DomainTools API is available today and can be set up in three steps via the DomainTools API Web page.

The pricing requires a monthly subscription of $39.95 for each of the services on top of per query pricing ranging from $0.0025 (domain profile) to $0.95 for (whois history). Reverse whois is priced based on the amount of domains included in the report. Services accessible via API are:

  • Domain Profile
  • Whois Lookup
  • Whois History
  • Hosting History
  • Reverse IP
  • Name Server Report
  • Reverse Whois
  • Domain Suggestions
  • Domain Search
  • Mark Alert
  • Registrant Alert

Tim Chen, CEO of DomainTools, stated that “DomainTools has seen increasing demand for dataaccess, and we are excited to make these powerful new APIs available to our individual and enterprise clients. We are already seeing initial partners integrating our data into their service offerings, and expect that the community will also be building innovative new products on top of DomainTools data.”

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