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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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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Does servicing an API from a subdomain make your app slower?

I have a single-page application (SPA) application 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 ...
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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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Communication between Amazon EC2 & S3

So here is the use case: Our company has customer data files stored in S3. Their website is hosted with a third party hosting company (Lets call it Hosting X). They are planning to provide a new ...
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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 ...
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Google Maps iframe VS API (which is faster, if any)

Many sites embed Google maps at the bottom of the page as you may be aware, while I don't normally do it myself I've been tasked with the job. I've proceeded with the lazy route of embedding the ...
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Can anyone recommend a good SMS gateway for PHP? [closed]

I'm looking for an SMS gateway that has the following criteria: Supports sending from short codes Opt-in capabilities for end-user (will require user to opt in before sending message) Has a clean ...
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SSL on site which asks API via HTTPS

For example I have a site site.com. It has its own http json api: api.site.com. API has authorisation and it runs under https. Now, I need to make visualization of some functionality of json api - so ...
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flickr API - usage limit quota

Hi is there anyone who knows which is the Flickr API usage limit? I have website and i would like users to attach photos to their posts via Flickr is it possible? Which are the limits? On the ...
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Sudden connection problems with Akismet

I've had the Akismet anti-spam plugin installed and working great on two of my non-commercial Wordpress blogs for the past couple of months. Both sites are using my same API key. Today, on one blog ...
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Google AdSense ad serving has been disabled. So How to handle it?

I have a site which pulls photos from Instagram API. Recently I got a shocking message from Google that "Google AdSense ad serving has been disabled" for the "ADULT/PORNOGRAPHY" reason. I believe ...
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Can i use “Adsense search” in a facebook app?

I have a Facebook app and I would like to monetize it with Adsense search, which means that people could use a "Google Adsense search box" within Facebook page. Is it allowed?
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Is Smush it a reliabe service? [closed]

Smush it is an online compression tool for images provided by Yahoo. However, despite being maintained by a big company, it is often very slow and even offline. In their FAQ there is a question about ...
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creating unlimited sub domains programmatically through api

Note Consider each subdomain as unique application instance For information about application architecture visit ...
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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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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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How To Get Alexa Sites Linking Using PHP

I am planning to get the Alexa sites linking of a given website. I am looking to do this in PHP. Please suggest me is Alexa providing any API. Is there any tool? Is it free? Is there any API that I ...
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Which image sharing websites supports file uploading dynamically via api

I have been searching for image hosting website that displays images of a user in a nice and managed way. I want to upload the files to that image hosting website in my account of that website from a ...
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Airline Ticketing [closed]

How does airline ticketing works. Is there any software which we can integrate in client's existing CMS website to allow visitors to book airplane tickets through there existing system.
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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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Weather Widget/API

I am developing a website and am looking for an easy piece of code that I can add to a webpage that will display the weather for today and also for the next 5 days for a given location (Wellington, ...
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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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When Will the Google Webmaster Tools API allow access to the Average Position in the Search Queries section of their tool? [closed]

I'm wondering if anyone has early access to the search queries / average position data via the Google Webmaster Tools API yet? Do you know of any tools that have access to this part of the API? Does ...
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PHP W3 Validator API, Is this good? [closed]

I was trying to find a way to see if my site's code was valid or not but I continuously going over to W3 Validator so I decided to make an "API" however it really isn't! I just wanted to know if ...
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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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historical weather data APIs

I am building a web application where I need to display whole year's month wise weather conditions. So that users get an idea of what the weather conditions are like and plan their trips accordingly. ...
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GAPI output doesn't match Google Analytics website

I have to get the main info about my Google Analytics Goals. I'm using GAPI lib, with this code: <?php require_once 'conf.inc'; require_once 'gapi.class.php'; $ga = new ...
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When does Twitter api V1.1 will be active? [closed]

When does Twitter api V1.1 will be active? I can see warnings for Deprecated version, but when do we expect the new version to come alive.
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Searching for an online shop accessible via API

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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email server services for websites

I have a growing website and I don't want to deal with setting up a mail server to send emails through. Currently I am using Google Apps and sending emails via a Java program that I wrote. However, it ...
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Domain registration partnership + availability check

I would like to create a simple module for my website that prints keywords and tells the user if the keyword is available to register as domain. Is there any domain name registrar who gives any kind ...
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Is PhotoBucket a viable solution to host a website's photo galleries

I'm currently working with a lot of photographers and will probably be picking up development on a professional photography site soon. With that in mind, and I can't stop thinking about a way I can ...
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$5 File Hosting with API [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Could anyone suggest a reliable file hosting service for personal use with developer API that will not cost more than ...
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Best ways to collect location-based user input

I'm working on a website where users will be able to register and provide information about their location. In order to prevent users from inputting incorrect data, we don't want users to provide ...
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GEO Tool - commercial use

what i want to do: offer my clients the possibility to display their store as a small graphic (like google maps). just a small png with the location of the store. only the specific client is able to ...
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Fetching templates via API. Who provides this service?

I'm mainly a server side developer. I'm not a designer, even if I understand web layouts, grids, CSS, typography, valid markup, etc. and I'm able to do some graphic work too (almost). It just takes a ...
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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 ...