API stands for Application Programming Interface. A program's API defines the proper way for a developer to request services from that program.

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Where can I find the API key for my Google APIs in the Google Developer Console?

I need to use the Google Maps Javascript API and the Google Maps Geocoding API for my project. I created a new project and got an API Key. The API key works with Google Maps Javascript API but not ...
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Does servicing an API from a subdomain make your app slower?

I have a single-page application (SPA) located in application.com, and I want to serve the API from api.application.com. Since this is a Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) browser application, it ...
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Google “Define:” command API

I had a quick question about Google. Whenever you use the "define" command it gives you a definition of the word. For example, if I type define:living into Google, it will pull up a card-like result ...
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Where are the medium and large images in Amazon's product advertising API?

The API is returning a LargeImage node with an image that is 110px by 110px for this product: http://www.amazon.com/Syma-X5C-Exlorers-2-4G-Quadcopter/dp/B00OCFMVHE Where are the larger sizes of the ...
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Site submitted via Google Search Console API but not found on Google Search Console UI

I submitted client site via Google Search Console API successfully, I have even received a successful verification through the API, but it never makes it to the Search Console UI. I waited 12 hours ...
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What’s the Difference Between a webhook and an API?

Programmers who make a request to an API will then receive a response. For example, using Web API to send an email, you’d pass the email contents with the request. If all goes well, you will receive a ...
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Re-submit a sitemap to Google Webmaster tools via command line? [closed]

I'm on Windows 8.1, trying to resubmit an existing sitemap to Google Webmaster tools via the commandline. I've read the documentation here but I can't get it to work. I've followed the instructions ...
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Which API key do I need to implement Google Maps/Street View?

First time implementing Google Maps/Street View, side-by-side into a webpage. Which API Key do I need please? Source Link: ...
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SEO and APIs: Helping or hurting?

I have a couple Real Estate sites for some clients, and I was wondering about APIs and how that would affect SEO. Particularly, I'm looking at using the Yelp API for nearby stuff, and possibly a ...
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Facebook and Twitter server side API limit

Reading the Facebook and Twitter API limit usage, confuse me, does anybody know which is the real limit of requests per second for each user token and for all the users tokens summed? For example if ...
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Website APIs, Traffic And Alexa Rank?

I was wondering is there actually any point traffic and Alexa etc rank wise in terms of making an API available for a website? I am curious because i have come across a website which uses data from an ...
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Getting number of tweets pointing to a specific URL

For years I've had tweet counters in my sites that count how many tweets point to a specific URL by making a jSonP call to: ...
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Amazon Affiliate search using a movie title

I am currently working on a movie trailer site. I have over 300 movies and I do not want to add an amazon affiliate link to each one individually. Does amazon offer any sort of api that will allow me ...
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Can you suggest an ASP.NET Reseller webhosting provider that supports adding SQL databases via API and also supports DNS Wildcard (*) subdomains? [duplicate]

I am looking for a web-hosting provider (Re-seller package) that supports adding SQL Databases by web-methods (API) and also supports a DNS catch-all sub-domain.
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Backend admin interface with multiple web services [closed]

What is the easiest way to receive data from different web services (Shopify, Amazon Marketplace Web Service, CRM applications, social media platforms, etc.) for an Internet retailer who wants to be ...
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What does your bit.ly username and password become when you login using Twitter?

I use a Twitter account to login to bit.ly at the sign in screen. I've also signed up to use their authentication because I want to use node.js to generate shortened links using the node-bitlyapi ...
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updating SQL tables every x seconds (the right way)

I hope this is in the right topic area. Sorry if it isn't. I want to ask the right way to do this task. I have a few service API's I need to query every 30seconds or so that I would like to store in ...
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How to use segments in google analytics API

In google analytics, We are able to create segments like below: From the Google analytics API explorer, we can pull the segment information be it by segment id or by its code: I would assume we ...
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Are there REST APIs exposed for all Bugzillas? [closed]

I'm having some trouble understanding how Bugzilla exposes their APIs. For example, this API works for bugzilla.mozilla: curl -i https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/rest/bug/1146780 All that is well and ...
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Enabling URL rewriting for API

I'm new to configuring API web servers and I'm trying to enable URL rewriting for the server so that a user can go to my public DNS.com/getAlbum to access a method within my api.php file (assumption, ...
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How to integrate formstack, wordpress and authorize.net? [closed]

What are all the steps that involve in integrating formstack with Wordpress CMS? What are all the steps involved in integrating formstack with authorize.net?
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How to get an App id on bing to use API's? (website instructions not working)

I'm just switching from the Google Maps API to Bing since Bing's tos allows commercial storage of geocoding results. I was able to sign up for a Microsoft live registration and get a Bing Maps API ...
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Differences in Core Reporting API metrics due to users metric

When I used the Google Analytics Core Reporting API to make queries to retrieve data from a GA view I saw quite some big changes in metrics such as sessions, transactions and number of newusers in ...
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Get geolocation and city name via Google Analytics API

I'd like to extract a the name of the city of a visitor and preferably also the geolocation (latitude + longitude) of those visitors. Is this possible via the Google Analytics API and if so, how?
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Movie Database - Load images from API or locally?

We are creating a movie database site and I have a big dilemma... Shall we keep the movie posters, episodes, screen images in our host or shall we use TMDB (themoviedb API) for loading those images? ...
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How (il)legal is it to get data from a 100% accessible but not “exposed” API

I found a website that provides a huge filterable table with up-to-date data about cities in a country. This site uses an infinite scrolling approach to load the rows for the table. By exploring ...
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What is the best currency API out there? [closed]

I may be asking an odd question, but webmasters seem like a decent place to post this. I'm in the search for an accurate, easy API (such as using JSON or XML) so I can use my web application. I've ...
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Google Analytics Query Explorer OR AND logic

I use the following link to create queries for the Core Reporting API of Google Analytics:https://ga-dev-tools.appspot.com/explorer/ Now I want to use a filter that filters out two types of traffic: ...
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What is the correct HTTP status code for: “This version of this API has been discontinued”?

I have a RESTful API. There are 3 versions of it: v1, v2, and v3. I am about to publish v4, and we have decided to discontinue v1, meaning that all requests to http://example.com/v1/resource will ...
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Limit pageviews from Google Analytics API to the last 30 minutes

I am trying to find a way to query Google Analytics through the API to get pageviews for the last 30 minutes. Like they have available through the Google Analytics console, but I want to put it in an ...
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Alternative to the deprecated Google Web Seach API

This question is slightly related to the question located here. My current solution is using the deprecated Google Web Search API - but since it's deprecated, qeuries to the API is now limited. This ...
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Searching for an online shop accessible via API [closed]

I need an online shop with a custom interface (customizing items with Ajax, with a preview included). Writing it myself does not make too much sense (implementing all the payment options etc.), so I ...
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How do I use an API? [closed]

I need to use an API. I want to do the programming in PHP, but I have no idea where to start. I contacted the creator of the API asking how should I use API's in general? and he sent a link to ...
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Is aggregating images using Twitter's API legal according to the terms & conditions?

Is one able to legally use the Twitter API to search for a given tag, pull down images associated with that tag and then re-post them within a gallery of their own on their own domain? Assume that ...
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Is adding authorship to content provided by an API damaging for SEO?

I've launched a website that has tide data and maritime weather for a number of UK seaside locations. Each location on my site has a 7 day forecast of tide and weather for that given location. This ...
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Is it possible to get the Google Alerts as structured data?

With the Google Alerts one can subscribe notifications about the newest search results to a given search terms. The alerts are sent to the email. Now, I'd like to analyse this data. Is there an API ...
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Is there a way to access the AdWords API for free?

Is there a current way to access the AdWords API and get average monthly searches per keyword search?
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How to check if your website is trending?

I am building a admin stats dashboard for my website. I would like to show on it an indication when an article from my site is trending (gone viral) on Facebook or Twitter. My understanding is that ...
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Google analytics web data vastly different than the core reporting API data

I am trying to pull the exact same data i am seeing in my dashboard via the core reporting API for Google Analytics. However I just dont seem to understand why the data can be so different even for ...
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vBulletin API - can I pull thread, users, etc from third-party forums?

I'm trying to setup a site where I can pull hot threads from different forums, similar to an RSS feed. I've looked at the vBulletin API (http://www.vbulletin.com/vbcms/content.php/367-API-Overview) ...
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How do I pick a host with the fastest access to a third party API?

I'm developing an application that relies on an API that is very time-sensitive. Every millisecond advantage I have over my competitors the better. Is there a good way to determine the optimal ...
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Preserve Facebook comments when the site changes domain name

I'm going to be changing the domain name of one of my sites. I'll use 301 redirects. One thing that I can't figure out is how to preserve all the comments that users have made on the page through ...
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Implementing Twitter Into Website Using API [closed]

I used to use a JQuery plugin called Seaofclouds on my websites to embed the latest 5 or 10 tweets into my footer but since 1.1 came out this function is not available any more - Is there an updated ...
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Do sites using YouTube video API get indexed by Google?

Suppose I design a small app that heavily depends on Google YouTube API to dynamically fetch hundreds of YouTube video data. My site will be able to respond to users' requests, and generate several ...
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Automated outgoing money transfer for payouts?

At the end of a month I'll need to automatically transfer money from an account to a huge number of other accounts. This has to happen automatically through an API because the amounts for the ...
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Contextual Advertising API like Gmail Ads [closed]

Which advertising network has an API I can use to show my users targeted ads based on certain dictionary words present in their user-generated content, similar to Gmail's targeted ads? Edit: The ...
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API demands & and not &

So I recently changed where my site is hosted, and my yp.com API requests are being thrown off, perhaps by a new version of PHP. ...
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Free/cheap Whois Api [closed]

Is there a free API where I can pull whois data and server location data? (similar to who.is)
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JavaScript to stream video files

Is there a JavaScript API for streaming WMV/AVI/MOV files?
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Should a client pay to fix broken features because of changes in third party APIs? [closed]

Is it reasonable to ask a web development client to pay to fix features that are now broken because of third party APIs? Examples: We integrate a Twitter feed into a site's homepage, which works ...