Retrieve the metatags for one of a domain’s host records.


Use this command to retrieve the current metatags for one host record for a domain.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on

Log on to with login ID resellid, password resellpw.

After you assign to a host record a record type of URL Frame, then click save changes, then in the DNS Settings (zone file) section click configure, the edit link calls the GetMetaTag command.


The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • The domain name must belong to this account.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:


Parameter Status Description Max Size
UID Required Account login ID 20
PW Required Account password 20
SLD Required Second-level domain name (for example, enom in 63
TLD Required Top-level domain name (extension) 15
MetaTagHostID Required Host record ID for this host record for this domain; our internal tracking number. You can retrieve all host IDs for a domain using the GetRegHosts command. 8
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
TitleBar Metatag content for browser title bar
SiteDescription Metatag content for search engine results
Keywords Metatag content for search engine keywords
DomainNameID ID number for this domain, our internal tracking number
Command Name of command executed
ErrCount The number of errors if any occurred. If greater than 0 check the Err(1 to ErrCount) values.
ErrX Error messages explaining the failure. These can be presented as is back to the client.
Done 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, send ResponseType=HTML or ResponseType=XML in your request.
  • Check the return parameter ErrCount. If greater than 0 the transaction failed. The parameter Err(ErrCount) can be presented to the client. Otherwise process the returned parameters as defined above.