Check Availability - IDN

Description

Checks the availability of the specified Internationalized Domain Name(s) (IDN).

Parameters

Name Data Type Required / Optional Description
auth-userid Integer Required Authentication Parameter
api-key String Required Authentication Parameter
domain-name Array of Strings Required

Internationalized Domain Name(s) that you need to check the availability for

Refer to the supported character sets mentioned below:

Note

The domain name used in the API call can be in Unicode (the native language) or in Punycode format.

Example: The domain name can be provided as ѯҋ111 (Unicode) or xn--111-dkd4l (Punycode).

domain-name=ѯҋ111 domain-name=xn--111-dkd4l
tld String Required TLD for which the domain name availability needs to be checked 1
idnLanguageCode String Required

While performing check availability for an Internationalized Domain Name, you need to provide the corresponding language code:

  • .BIZ IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. Supported languages and the corresponding language codes are:

    • Chinese - zh

    • Danish - da

    • Finnish - fi

    • German - de

    • Hungarian - hu

    • Icelandic - is

    • Japanese - jp

    • Korean - ko

    • Lithuanian - lt

    • Latvian - lv

    • Norwegian - no

    • Polish - pl

    • Portuguese - pt

    • Spanish - es

    • Swedish - sv

    idnLanguageCode=ko
  • .COM / .NET IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. You can refer to the list of languages supported and the corresponding language code.

    idnLanguageCode=aze
  • .INFO IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. Supported languages and the corresponding language codes are:

    • Danish - da

    • German - de

    • Hungarian - hu

    • Icelandic - is

    • Korean - ko

    • Lithuanian - lt

    • Latvian - lv

    • Polish - pl

    • Spanish - es

    • Swedish - sv

    idnLanguageCode=ko
  • .NAME IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. You can refer to the list of languages supported and the corresponding language code.

    idnLanguageCode=aze
  • .ORG IDN: The language code depends upon the language whose characters are used in the domain name. Supported languages and the corresponding language codes are:

    • Chinese - zh-cn (for IDN.org domain name and .机构 domain name - the Chinese IDN for .org)

    • Cyrillic - ru (for .орг domain name - the Russian IDN for .org)

    • Danish - da

    • German - de

    • Hindi - hin-deva (for .संगठन domain name - the Hindi IDN for .org)

    • Hungarian - hu

    • Icelandic - is

    • Korean - ko

    • Latvian - lv

    • Lithuanian - lt

    • Polish - pl

    • Spanish - es

    • Swedish - sv

    idnLanguageCode=ko

HTTP Method

GET

Example Test URL Request

https://test.httpapi.com/api/domains/idn-available.json?auth-userid=0&api-key=key&domain-name=ѯҋ111&domain-name=ѯҋ112&tld=com&idnLanguageCode=aze

Response

Returns a hash map containing domain name availability status for the requested TLDs:

  • available - domain name available for registration

  • regthroughus - domain name currently registered through the Registrar whose connection is being used to check the availability of the domain name

  • regthroughothers - domain name currently registered through a Registrar other than the one whose connection is being used to check the availability of the domain name. If you wish to manage such a domain name through your Reseller / Registrar Account, you may pass a Domain Transfer API call. 2

  • unknown - returned, if for some reason, the Registry connections are not available. You should ideally re-check the domain name availability after some time.