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How to create an API application

Unlimited API access is currently available as an add-on for users with a Pro level subscription. If you would like to subscribe to Pro, you can do so in your subscription settings at Admin > Settings > ...

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Testing the API (Using the Console)

Disqus provides an API Console which allows you to run basic tests and validate response and request formats. Getting Started To begin you'll first need to create an API application for your account. ...

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Available Public API Data

Unlimited API access is currently available as an add-on for users with a Pro level subscription. If you would like to subscribe to Pro, you can do so in your subscription settings at Admin > Settings > ...

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API Data Relationships

Unlimited API access is currently available as an add-on for users with a Pro level subscription. If you would like to subscribe to Pro, you can do so in your subscription settings at Admin > Settings > ...

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Libraries

Disqus maintains several official API bindings: Python PHP

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Request and Response Formats

Disqus API works over the HTTP protocol. It supports both server-side (secret key) methods, as well as a public facing JavaScript API. Constructing Requests Requests are made of three components: ...

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Authentication

The Disqus API supports three methods for making authenticated API requests: OAuth 2 Single sign-on These three methods are specifically outlined in our API Authentication Document.

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Using categories

Categories are used exclusively with the API to help segment discussions in queries. A category is a subdivision of a forum (shortname). In order for a thread to be assigned to that category, the forum must mat...

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Data synchronization for local storage

Since our WordPress plugin automatically syncs comments, we're going to use it as the example on how to sync your comments locally, both for backup and SEO. This is a three-step process: Set up a datastor...

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Posting an SSO comment via the API

You can use the posts/create method to comment using the API, so that the experience can be customized for mobile applications or anywhere else the JavaScript embed is not ideal. If you have SSO already up...

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