Making requests | Documentation | Website Categorization API | WhoisXML API

Making requests

GET https://website-categorization.whoisxmlapi.com/api/v1?apiKey=YOUR_API_KEY&domainName=bbc.com
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Input parameters

apiKey

Required. Get your personal API KEY on My products page.

domainName

Required. The website's domain name.

hardRefresh

Optional. 0 is used for getting the cached category if there is one. 1 is used for demanding the website categorization from scratch.

Acceptable values: 0 | 1

Default: 0

outputFormat

Optional. Response output format.

Acceptable values: JSON | XML

Default: JSON

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Usage limits and requests throttling

The maximum number of requests per second is 30. In case that the limit is breached, your subsequent requests will be rejected until the next second.

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