NameSpinner


Definition

Generate variations of a domain name that you specify, for .com, .net, .tv, and .cc TLDs.

Usage

Use this command to generate variations of the domain name you specify. This command will return TLDs .com, .net, .tv, and .cc.

Availability

All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on eNom.com

https://resellertest.enom.com/domains/default.asp

Type an SLD into the Register A New Domain box and click GO. The results in the We also recommend section are generated by the NameSpinner command.

Constraints

The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:

https://resellertest.enom.com/interface.asp?
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
SLD Required Second-level domain name (for example, enom in enom.com) 32
TLD Required Top-level domain name (extension) 15
TLDList Required List of top-level domain names (extensions) 15
SensitiveContent Optional; default is False Block potentially offensive content. Permitted values are True or False. True filters out offensive content. 5
MaxLength Optional; default is 63 Maximum length of SLD to return. Permitted values are numbers 2 to 63. 2
MaxResults Optional; default is 20 Maximum number of suggested names to return in addition to your input. The number actually returned may be lower because of the spinning algorithm developed by the Registry. Permitted values are numbers 0 to 99. 2
UseHyphens Optional; default is False Return domain names that include hyphens. Permitted values are True or False. 5
UseNumbers Optional; default is True Return domain names that include numbers. Permitted values are True or False. 5
Basic Optional; default is Medium Higher values return suggestions that are built by adding prefixes, suffixes, and words to the original input. Permitted values are Off, Low, Medium, and High. 6
Related Optional; default is High Higher values return domain names by interpreting the input semantically and construct suggestions with a similar meaning. Related=High will find terms that are synonyms of your input. Permitted values are Off, Low, Medium, and High. 6
Similar Optional; default is Medium Higher values return suggestions that are similar to the customer’s input, but not necessarily in meaning. Similar=High will generate more creative terms, with a slightly looser relationship to your input, than Related=High. Permitted values are Off, Low, Medium, and High. 6
Topical Optional; default is Medium Higher values return suggestions that reflect current topics and popular words. Permitted values are Off, Low, Medium, and High. 6
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4

 

Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
SpinCount Number of SLDs returned in this response
TLDList TLDs returned in this response
Domain name SLD for this set of results
Com Is this SLD available from the .com Registry. Y indicates yes; N indicates no.
ComScore The Registry’s score of how closely this SLD matches the SLD input you supplied in the query string. Highest possible score is 1000.
Net Is this SLD available from the .net Registry. Y indicates yes; N indicates no.
NetScore The Registry’s score of how closely this SLD matches the SLD input you supplied in the query string. Highest possible score is 1000.
Tv Is this SLD available from the .tv Registry. Y indicates yes; N indicates no.
TvScore The Registry’s score of how closely this SLD matches the SLD input you supplied in the query string. Highest possible score is 1000.
Cc Is this SLD available from the .cc Registry. Y indicates yes; N indicates no.
CcScore The Registry’s score of how closely this SLD matches the SLD input you supplied in the query string. Highest possible score is 1000.
OriginalSLD The SLD value you supplied in the input query string
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.

 

Notes

  • 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.

Example