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Howcast API

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Use the Howcast API to integrate Howcast how-to videos and wiki guides into sites, widgets, or applications. Get information about a single video, including metadata such as title, description, video views, and ratings. Get videos restricted by a set of filters, sorted by most recent or most views. Search for videos, get details about a wiki guide, including title, description, views, and ratings. Get wiki guides restricted by a set of filters. Search for wiki guides.

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Howcast: Highlights

Summary
How-to video search service
Category
Video
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
XML, RSS, HTML
API home
http://info.howcast.com/api 

Howcast: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://www.howcast.com

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Howcast free account required to obtain API key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
howcast.com  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
None  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
None specified 
Terms of Service
API Terms of Service and Branding Requirements 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
Howcast Tech blog 
Site Blog
Howcast Site blog 
API Forum
Howcast API Developer Google Group 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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  • amibendavid
  • kwiclick
  • veerendrashivhare

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