Module: Images

The Images module can be used to store image data for a domain name or email address.


An example record is shown below.

As stored in the DNS

This shows an example Images record stored minified in the DNS:

_n=1;i[(n=NUM Logo;t=logo;v[``:image/png:100:100;``:image/png:250:250;``:image/png:500:500]);(n=NUM Strapline;t=splash;v[``:image/png:250:250;``:image/png:500:500;``:image/png:1000:1000])]
An example Images record.

Unpacked and Developer Friendly

This shows an example Images record after it's been unpacked using the record configuration file:

An unpacked Images record.


This module has a simple specification, implementations should be built based on the examples above and the information below.


Name Explanation Required
name The name of the entity, e.g. "John Smith" or "NUM Example Ltd". Yes
type This is an object that provides the entity type, valid types are detailed below. Yes
identifier An identifier that is unique to the entity in their country of registration (e.g. company registration number). No
address The address, not including the postcode / zip or country. Addresses lines can be split using the caret (^) character. No
postcode_zip A postal code, the name varies by country but is often known as post code or zip code. No
country The country code in ISO 3166-1 alpha 2 Content on another site. format. For an individual this should be their country of residence, for companies it should be the country the company is registered in. Yes

Entity Types

The WhoHas module does not set out to describe every possible entity type worldwide because this is a very complex area Content on another site.. The module has a much more limited set of categories described in the table below:

ID Name
1 Private Individual(s)
2 Organisation
3 Government / State

Record Configuration File

All records for this module must adhere to the record configuration file shown below, this record configuration file is written in MODL Content on another site.:

The record configuration file can also be seen here Content on another site.