Creating a domain name suggestion tool

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  1. Prashant Sharan

    Prashant Sharan India Well-Known Member

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    Alvin Brown provides a tutorial on how to create a personalized domain name suggestion tool using GoDaddy’s API.

    It’s been a while since my last tutorial spotlighting the use of GoDaddy’s API to retrieve a list of domains associated with your GoDaddy account.

    Today’s tutorial aims to help create a simple tool that returns available domain names based on submitted keywords and domain ideas.

    There is no shortage of domain name suggestion tools available when brainstorming what to name your next product, service, business, or project.

    Without further ado, open up a text editor of your choice, and let us get started.

    Again, I won’t dive into the details but will give a high-level overview of the necessary parts to use GoDaddy’s suggest method to retrieve a suggested list of alternate domains.

    Creating search form for domain name suggestion tool
    From a text editor of your choice, save and name the following php file: suggest.php. With main file created, the first item of business to address is the HTML form used to submit keywords. Copy and paste the following html into the suggest.php:


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