Preview a shopping cart order.


Use this command to view the items that will be purchased if you check out now.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on eNom.com

Log on to resellertest.enom.com with Login ID resellid, password resellpw.


On the cart page, the checkout button calls the PurchasePreview command. It creates the list of items on the checkout page.


The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.

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
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
ItemID Shopping cart item ID, from our internal records
Description Description of shopping cart item
Years Number of time units customer wants to subscribe
NameID Domain name ID, from our internal records
Name Name the customer has requested for this item
StatusID Status ID
ItemPrice Price for one unit of this item
ExtPrice ItemPrice multiplied by Years (number of time units)
NeedsConfig Flag that marks domains requiring pre-configuration
ProductType Product type ID number, from our internal records
FreeTrial Is this product being offered as a free trial?
ParentItemID Parent item ID number, from our internal records
ICANNFees Fees charged by ICANN for this product
BasePrice Price of this product before the ICANN fee
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.