Output format (v2.0) | Documentation | Website Categorization API | WhoisXML API

Output format

{
    "categories": [
        {
            "tier1": {
                "confidence": 0.6479678859489982,
                "id": "IAB-379",
                "name": "News and Politics"
            },
            "tier2": {
                "confidence": 0.9644738361093003,
                "id": "IAB-390",
                "name": "Weather"
            }
        }
    ],
    "domainName": "cnn.com",
    "websiteResponded": true
}

Output parameters

domainName
Website's URL
websiteResponded

Determines if the website was active during the crawling. The website is considered to be active if it:

  • Responds within 20 seconds timeout (Connection timeout - 10s, Response read timeout - 10s)
  • Responds with 200 HTTP code
  • Sends Content-Type header which is either text/html or text/plain
categories

The list of possible website's categories. Get all possible categories here.

categories[0].tier1
The top level category object.
categories[0].tier1
The top level category object.
categories[0].tier2
The 2nd level category object (if present).
categories[0].tier1.id
The unique category identifier.
categories[0].tier1.confidence
The probability of how the category may be relevant for the website.
categories[0].tier1.name
The readable name of the category.
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