This API function can only be used between 10:45am PT and 12:15pm PT. If you use this function outside of this timeframe you will receive an error response.
*You must have at least one verified credit card or adequate account funds to utilize these commands
Use our free drop-catching API process to register a new domain name for the specified number of years and with the specified attributes. There are a few things to keep in mind when using the drop-catching service:
The only payment option is to use NameSilo account funds (no credit cards or PayPal)
Drop-catching is currently limited to only .com and .net domains
All WHOIS roles will utilize your account default contact profile (easily updated from within your account)
Our default nameservers will be used (easily updated from within your account)
years: The number of years for which you would like to register the domain (must be a number between 1-10)
private: Whether or not you want the registration to utilize our free WHOIS privacy service. Use "1" for private, and "0" for not private. If not supplied, the domain will be registered without privacy.
auto_renew: Whether or not you want the domain to auto-renew upon its expiration. Use "1" to auto-renew, and "0" not to auto-renew. If not supplied, the domain will be set to auto-renew.