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Localist API

For terms of use, concepts and resources, Localist’s master API documentation can be found here: http://www.localist.com/doc/api

Basic Rules

  • Localist’s API is read-only and publicly accessible.
  • Calls will pull 10 items per page by default, but can be increased to up to 100 per page (this is well-above industry standard).
  • The maximum date range that the API call pull from is 370 days from today or the start date you specify.
  • If a start date is not specified, then the API will default to only pulling event data from today.

Building an API Call

All API calls must start with http://your.custom.domain/api/2/

Events: http://your.custom.domain/api/2/events
Places: http://your.custom.domain/api/2/places
Groups: http:/your.custom.domain/api/2/groups
Paging: http://your.custom.domain/api/2/events?type=38570&pp=100&page=1

  • This will pull 100 results per page so to access the next 100 you would change the 1 in page=1 to 2, etc.

Date Range

  • Start and End date: http://your.custom.domain/api/2/events?type=38570&pp=100&page=1& start=2014-10-01&end=2014-11-01
  • Today + number of future days: http://your.custom.domain/api/2/events?days=90 (the maximum is 370 days).

Exporting to a CSV

1. Build an API call.

  • To pull a list of events you would use: http://yourcustomdomain/api/2/events?start=2014-09-01&end=2014-09-30&pp=100&page=1
  • This will pull 100 results per page so to access the next 100 you would change the1 in page=1to 2, etc.
  • Note: Events can be pulled from the start date + 370 days at a time.

2. Enter the API call in your search bar and you will see the data populate.

3. Open http://konklone.io/json/ in another tab.

4. Copy and paste all data that is on the API results page and paste that information in the first box on http://konklone.io/json/.

5. Once pasted, the information will be added to the second box in a table format.

6. Select Download the entire CSV and in this CSV you will have all available data for the first 100 events.