Askbot API

Askbot has API to access forum data in read-only mode. Current version of API is 1.

All data is returned in json format.

All urls start with /api/v1/ and the following endpoints are available:

/api/v1/info/

Returns basic parameters of the site.

/api/v1/users/

Returns, count, number of pages and basic data for each user.

Optional parameters:: * page (<int> page number) * sort (reputation|oldest|recent|name, default value - “reputation”)

/api/v1/users/<user_id>/

Returns basic information about a given user.

/api/v1/questions/

Returns information about all questions.

Optional parameters:

* author (<int> user id)
* scope (all|unanswered), default "all"
* sort (age|activity|answers|votes|relevance)-(asc|desc) default - activity-desc
* tags - comma-separated list of tags, without spaces
* query - text search query, url escaped

Note

“relevance” sorting is available only for postgresql database backend

/api/v1/questions/<question_id>/

Returns data about individual question