Get Link Info API
method provides link from/to URLs, anchor text, tracking status, last checked date, ip address, number of internal and external links, supplier ID and name, and ID and name of the person managing the link campaign, plus optional social metrics and backlink details.
Refer to Rank Ranger API Overview
page for information on how to obtain API access, obtain an API Key, a full list of API methods and error codes.
||The unique API key assigned to your account
||Link ID is used to retrieve the default data for one specific link
||Enter full URL of the Link From a specific page to retrieve all link data matching that URL
||Domain allows you to specify the Link To domain and retrieve data for all links matching it
||Include Link Profile Name in results (optional add-on to other parameters)
||Include a variety of social signals for the Link From URL: Delicious, Facebook, Google +, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Reddit, Stumbleupon & Twitter data (optional add-on to other parameters)
||Include Majestic and Moz backlink metrics for the Link From URL (optional add-on to other parameters)
||Retrieve results only for a specific IP Address
Class C block of IPs is available by adding an *(asterisk) to the end of the IP address. Using this will return link data for all IP addresses with matching Class C (e.g., in IP address 111.222.333.444, "333" is the C-Class section) instead of the single IP address in the request.
|Link ID Option with Link Profile added
Link From Option
Link Domain Option
Link Social Signals Option
Link Backlink Metrics Option
Link Social Signals and Backlink Metrics together
Link IP Option
(note: using this example, the results will include all the links that have an IP address that explicitly equals 255.255.255.255)
Link IP Option with Class C block of IPs
(note: using this example, the results will include all the links that are in the Class C range including
255.255.255.1, 255.255.255.2, 255.255.255.3, ... 255.255.255.254, 255.255.255.255)
The default output format is XML, if you want JSON simply add "&output=json
" to the end of the string.
|In this example we'll see the following response
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<tracking-data provider="rankranger" date="02/12/2016" time="18:56:01" status="ok" >
<anchor_text>Keyword Text Example</anchor_text>
How to Generate New API Keys
You can obtain API Keys per user if your Rank Ranger account has API access by navigating to
2. Connections > API & Connected Apps
3. Click the Generate Key
4. Select a User and add a note (optional)
5. Click the Add
If you'd like to help determining with of our API plans is most appropriate for your needs, contact our service team
and an account manager will be happy to assist you.
If you already have a Rank Ranger plan and see an error message when accessing the Account > Connections > API & Connected Apps screen, then to obtain API access you will need to upgrade to a package that includes API access by completing a custom package request
form or contacting Rank Ranger support
with your requirements.
API Console: Construct & Test API Requests
Referencing the parameters information that is listed in the specific API method documentation, you can construct and test API requests in Rank Ranger's API Console
by navigating to:
3. API Console
4. Select the Method and complete the applicable fields
5. Click the Generate button
6.Test your API method by clicking the launch URL icon and view your results. Once your results are as you want them, copy that URL into your own application and modify as needed for each request.
Rank Ranger APIs can pull up to 100 queries per minute. If more than 10,000 API GET requests per hour is required, then there is an option available at an additional throughput fee, contact customer service for assistance.
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- Rank Data & Research Reporting API methods can only provide data from campaigns tracking in your Rank Ranger account.
- You can run an unlimited number of queries through the API.
Search API Method Limits
- The variety of Research Method APIs have limits on the number of queries per day based on the capacity of your package. If you require additional units, please contact customer service and an account manager will provide you with package upgrade pricing.
- SEO Intelligence API method query limits are based on the number of units purchased for your custom plan (e.g., 1 unit = 1 keyword tracked on 1 search engine, 1 time).
- Search API plans do not include access to the reporting platform.
- Rank Ranger API Overview
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- Search Engine APIs: get Search Engine List, Add Search Engine, Update Search Engine, Delete Search Engine
- Keyword APIs: Add Keyword, Bulk Add Keywords, Delete Keyword, Bulk Delete Keywords
- Competitor URL APIs: Add Competitor URL, Delete Competitor URLs
- Brand URLs: Add and Delete
- Add Profile API
- Add Link API
- Client Dashboard Public Access API
- Marketing Dashboard Public Access API
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These are stand-alone packages that do not include use of reports, graphs or analysis tools in the Rank Ranger platform.
|Method does not exist, check your syntax
||Invalid API Key
|The API Key inserted is invalid, check for key accuracy
|The Domain requested is invalid or does not exist in your account
|The selected date range or syntax is invalid
|The Keyword does not exist in this campaign
||Invalid Campaign Name
|The Campaign name is invalid or missing
||Invalid Primary URL
|The Primary URL is invalid or missing
||Invalid Campaign ID
|The Campaign ID is invalid or missing
||Invalid Search Engine
|Invalid Search Engine ID
||Keyword already exists
|The Keyword already exists in this campaign
||Keywords exist in campaign
|You need to delete Keywords from this campaign before trying to delete the campaign
||Invalid Package ID
|Invalid Package ID
||Custom White Label URL is already in use for another campaign
|The Custom URL that you have selected for your White Label Portal is in use by another campaign, please select a different URL
|No results were found
|You have reached the maximum number of Campaigns allowed in your package
||Too many processes requested
|The account has exceeded the limit on the number of exports that can be run and stored via the Tools > Utilities > Campaign Export tool. After downloading the files, you may delete them in the Campaign Export screen or via the API.