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We have two models for API access, both that provide funding that allows us to continue running and improving the site. The first is our negotiated license model, which allows commercial companies to negotiate access with us. The second is a user-subscription model, which allows end users to access the API if they are subscribed. We reserve the right to change our interfaces, fees, or licensing terms at any point without notice.

To create an API key, create an account and visit the API keys page on your dashboard.

Documentation and Assistance

Our v4 API github repo is your launchpad to the API documentation and official libraries. Issues related to the API itself should be reported on the repo, and issues related to any libraries should be reported directly on those. If you need support with the site itself, or the data contained within, please use our end user support portal.

Legal Usage

We do not claim ownership of any of the images or data in the API. We comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and expeditiously remove infringing content when properly notified. Any data and/or images you upload you expressly grant us a license to use. You are prohibited from using the images and/or data in connection with libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive or otherwise offensive content.

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