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How to get website information using the Domain API

Recently we launched a new offering called the Domain API which allows you to easily get data about websites and their subdomains. With one simple query you can get information about the requested domain, including: Primary Categories Primary language used on that domain IP addresses of the hosting servers Known subdomains Today, we are bringing

New – Mask Screenshots Taken from “Adult” Websites

Today we are releasing a new feature for our website screenshots service – the ability to pixelate images captured from sites categorized as “adult.” To use this feature, simply pass the option “hideadult=1” with your screenshot API calls. This will automatically mask images for any URL or domain name if it’s categorized as having “adult”

Category Database Updates

While we constantly crawl and check websites for new content and evaluate them for categories, there are some updates which we hold back and batch together for release at the same time. Now is one of those times! We have database updates that will be made available via the web site URL category API and

How to create website screenshots using Screenshot API

In modern times, people are spending less time reading content and more often skimming the content for the most important things, forgetting about large paragraphs. The era of visual content is here and it’s more important than ever. If you are presenting your users with any kind of links to websites, displaying a portfolio, or

How to categorize websites using Categorization API

Website categorization can be used in many ways. Maybe you are building an online directory, analyzing a large list of websites for behavior analysis, looking to filter your network traffic or categorizing ads on your platform. In each of these scenarios, you need a reliable URL categorization partner who offers a quick and painless solution

Importance of using URL Filtering

The Internet has quickly become one the most important parts of our lives. It’s also constantly growing with more devices and websites being added each day (not even counting IoT devices.) Along with this exponential growth, the potential online threats are also increasing. In order to stay safe and help keep our networks secure, the

An example of a parked domain showing ad links for the keyword “store”

Improving Network Security through URL Web Filtering

When you hear about web filtering, some of the first thoughts that come to mind may be “The website you are visiting has been blocked due to company policy” or “The category for that site has been blocked by the school administrator.” While many businesses and schools use URL web filtering solutions to increase employee