Making requests | Documentation | WHOIS History API | Whois XML API

Making requests

GET https://whois-history.whoisxmlapi.com/api/v1?apiKey=YOUR_API_KEY&domainName=google.com&mode=purchase
POST https://whois-history.whoisxmlapi.com/api/v1
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POST request body sample

{
    "apiKey": "API_KEY",
    "domainName" : "google.com",
    "mode": "purchase"
}

Headers

X-Authentication-Token

You can use this header or apiKey parameter for API calls.

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Input parameters

apiKey

Required. Get your personal API KEY on My products page.

domainName

Required. The domain for which historic WHOIS data is requested.

mode

Optional.

preview – return only the number of domains. No credits deducted.

purchase – return the actual list of domains (limited to 10,000). 1 request costs 50 DRS credits.

Acceptable values: preview | purchase

Default: preview

outputFormat

Optional. Response output format.

Acceptable values: JSON | XML

Default: JSON

sinceDate

Optional. If present, search through activities discovered since the given date. Sometimes there is a latency between the actual added/renewal/expired date and the date when our system detected this change. We recommend using this field in your monitoring tools for filtering daily changes.

Acceptable values: date in "YYYY-MM-DD" format.

createdDateFrom

Optional. If present, search through domains created after the given date.

Acceptable values: date in "YYYY-MM-DD" format.

createdDateTo

Optional. If present, search through domains created before the given date.

Acceptable values: date in "YYYY-MM-DD" format.

updatedDateFrom

Optional. If present, search through domains updated after the given date.

Acceptable values: date in "YYYY-MM-DD" format.

updatedDateTo

Optional. If present, search through domains updated before the given date.

Acceptable values: date in "YYYY-MM-DD" format.

expiredDateFrom

Optional. If present, search through domains expired after the given date.

Acceptable values: date in "YYYY-MM-DD" format.

expiredDateTo

Optional. If present, search through domains expired before the given date.

Acceptable values: date in "YYYY-MM-DD" format.

Free access

After Sign Up you automatically get a free subscription plan limited to 100 DRS credits per month.

Usage limits and requests throttling

The maximum number of requests per second is 30. In case that the limit is breached, your subsequent requests will be rejected until the next second.

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