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Adding a domain name service
Suggestions on how to do this.

 9:34 am on May 19, 2002 (gmt 0)

I'm triyng to find out how to add domain name search and registration to my site.

Can anyone help with suggestions?



 9:40 am on May 19, 2002 (gmt 0)

What type of site do you have? PHP, Perl, ASP, or something else? If you want you can just put a link to a registrar. Or you can perform a whois check and then register the domain. It all depends on how deep you want to go.


 9:52 am on May 19, 2002 (gmt 0)

Thanks for the suggestion lisa. I had thought of that, but I what visitors to be able to search and register straight from my site.

The site is pordominatly HTML. Thinking of changing to ASP.


 9:58 am on May 19, 2002 (gmt 0)

Well, with straight HTML it will not be possible. With ASP it would be possible to code a whois checker. You could then interface with a registrar and register domains for your customers. It will take lots of work if you are coming from straight HTML.

Your best bet is to place a form on your site that posts to another site which currently has all the code done of registering done. They will give you credit and give you a kick back.

But if you really want to do all that work don't let that stop you from coding the whole thing yourself. It can be very fun. :) I have done it several times for several companies over the years.


 10:09 am on May 19, 2002 (gmt 0)

Thanks again lisa,
I'll give my hosting partner a call(as they have this facility) and see I can get something up and runing.

Thanks again :)

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