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

Free access

After Sign Up you automatically get a free subscription plan limited to 100 queries per month.

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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