**By default, the API will have a rate limit of 1000 calls per hour. Additional 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 > Subscription and Billing.
The Disqus API provides a way to see many different points of data relating to comments on any site. It is designed as a supplemental data source, and as such won't provide an easy method for replacing the comments embed.
Standard objects and common data that comes with them
How all the API objects relate to each other throughout Disqus
How to authenticate a user for API requests using OAuth and/or single sign-on
Requesting permissions from users you authenticate
Examples and snippets using OAuth
How to structure requests to the Disqus API
Requesting different pages of data
Documentation on every available endpoint
All possible error responses that come from API requests
API tools, libraries and SDKs
Use the Disqus API console to test endpoints, parameters and application settings.
The official Disqus API bindings for PHP
The official Disqus API bindings for Python
Temboo: Full API bindings for Disqus (and many other services). SDKs available for iOS, Android, Java, PHP, Python, Ruby and Node.js
Passport-disqus: Passport strategies for authenticating with Disqus using OAuth 2.0. This module lets you authenticate using Disqus in your Node.js applications.
This open-source library allows you to integrate Disqus into your iOS apps
Tutorials and Examples
Whenever a new comment is posted, you may use the API to send a custom email notification to the article author.
A cookbook of common recipes to help expedite your development process when using the DISQUS API.
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