Create a folder for organizing or managing your domain names.


Use this command to create either a Standard folder that simply lets you organize your domains, or a Magic folder that allows you to apply the same settings to all the domains in the folder.

This command creates folders; another command, UpdateDomainFolder, configures their settings. Settings that can be managed via a Magic folder include the following, in any combination:

  • Auto-renew
  • Registrar lock
  • Access password
  • DNS servers
  • Host records
  • Contact information (any combination of Registrant, Administrative, Auxiliary Billing, Technical)


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on

Log on to with Login ID resellid, password resellpw.

In the Create a new folder section, the GO button calls the AddDomainFolder command.


The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax: command=nameofcommand&uid=yourloginid&pw=yourpassword &paramname=paramvalue&nextparamname=nextparamvalue


Parameter Status Description Max Size
UID Required Account login ID 20
PW Required Account password 20
FolderName Required Folder name. Permitted characters are letters, numbers, hyphens, underscores, and spaces; name must begin with a letter or number. 125


Optional Description of folder or contents 256
FolderType Optional; default is 0

Type of folder to create. Permitted values:

  • 0 Standard folder (for organizing and sorting)
  • 1 Magic folder (a folder that allows you to manage settings of domains)
CopyFolderName Optional Copy a folder into this folder, as well as leaving it in the folder list. Permitted values are names of existing folders in this account.


CopyDomainName Optional Copy one domain that is in another folder, and put it also in this folder. A domain can only be in one Magic folder at a time. The domain must be in this account. Permitted format is sld.tld 70
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML.


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description

Identification number assigned by our database


Folder name, as assigned by you


Folder type. 0 indicates Standard folder, 1 indicates Magic folder.


Folder description, as typed by you


Result of running this query string. Values are:

  • 0 Folder was not created
  • 1 Folder was created successfully
  • 2 A folder with this name already exists


Name of command executed

The number of errors if any occurred. If greater than 0 check the Err(1 to ErrCount) values.


Error messages explaining the failure. These can be presented as is back to the client.


True indicates this entire response has reached you successfully.


  • The default response format is plain text. To receive the response in HTML or XML format, sendResponseType=HTML or ResponseType=XML in your request.
  • Check the return parameter ErrCount. If greater than 0 the transaction failed. The parameterErr(ErrCount) can be presented to the client. Otherwise process the returned parameters as defined above.