Verifying if the domain is available

Started by fadeopponnece, Apr 19, 2023, 06:16 AM

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Ensuring domain availability is crucial on the website, as most web hosts do it on their landing pages.
 Finding a sensible method to achieve this is important.

The best approach I could think of is to parse an already existing curl site that offers such a service.


If you're inquiring about .by domain, you can verify its availability or registration status by checking (where is the domain name).


1. Apply the script recommended by MaxMiller.
2. Utilize the script found at to detect domain zone servers.
3. Observe the effectiveness of these scripts by examining their use on gonzotools.
4. In situations with high traffic, a paid whois query service may be necessary.


I recently discovered a unique and straightforward solution from some individuals on Telegram. Automating tasks simplifies work and allows for more time for important matters. Therefore, whenever possible, we try to automate routine tasks in SEO. To automate the domain check for employment, Python and an additional library are needed.

First, install the python-whois library using pip install python-whois in the command line. This library will help us check domains for employment using whois services. Next, we need to import the libraries by adding "import whois" and "import re" to our code.
We then create a text document in the path environment variable where we list the domains to be checked, each on a new line without http and www.

Then we tell the program to open the file and read it line by line. We use a loop to go through every domain in order, checking each one for occupation or vacancy. The program can only check TLDs domains.


Parsing a website that offers domain availability can be a viable approach to achieve the desired functionality on your own website. However, it's important to consider potential limitations and alternatives.

First, ensure that the website you plan to parse allows such data extraction or provides an API for accessing their services. Parsing a website without permission may violate their terms of service or even be illegal.

If you have confirmed that parsing is allowed, you can use libraries like BeautifulSoup (for Python) or other HTML-parsing tools to extract the relevant information from the target website. Make sure to handle any rate limiting or restrictions imposed by the target website.

Alternatively, many domain registrars and web hosting companies provide APIs that allow you to check domain availability programmatically. These APIs are specifically designed for such purposes, ensuring accuracy and reliability. Integrating with a domain registrar's API can give you real-time information and a more seamless user experience.

Consider checking if the domain registrar or web host you plan to use offers an API for domain availability checks. This can save you the effort of parsing websites and ensure a more robust solution.

aspects to consider when implementing domain availability checks on your website:

1. Error Handling: Make sure your code can handle any errors that may occur during the parsing process or while accessing the API. Implement appropriate error handling and provide meaningful error messages to users.

2. Caching: Consider implementing a caching mechanism to reduce the number of requests made to the target website or API. This can help improve performance and reduce the load on the external service. However, ensure that the cached data remains up to date and doesn't lead to incorrect availability information.

3. Throttling and Rate Limiting: Take into account any rate limits or throttling policies set by the target website or API. Respect these limits to avoid being blocked or experiencing degraded performance. Implement appropriate strategies such as backoff algorithms or asynchronous processing to handle rate limits gracefully.

4. User Experience: Design a user-friendly interface that clearly communicates the availability of a domain name. Provide informative messages and suggestions if the desired domain is not available, helping users find alternative options.

5. Legal Considerations: Ensure that the method you choose to obtain domain availability does not violate any intellectual property rights or privacy laws. It is essential to respect the rights of domain registrants and comply with applicable regulations.