Conductor is a search engine optimization firm that helps users increase site traffic and increase revenue. The API, which uses REST calls and returns JSON, allows users to integrate the Conductor service into third-party apps where users can Integrate Searchlight with data from other marketing channels including paid search. Integrate with web content management systems and provide feedback to content authors and editors in real time as well as Integrate Searchlight with business processes and move away from copy-paste emails and error-prone spreadsheets. An account is required with service.
The Conductor Searchlight API uses a signed URL parameter to securely authenticate users. To compute and submit a signed API request you need an API URL, API Key (Authorized Searchlight users can obtain API keys when they register with the Searchlight API at http://developers.conductor.com/), and Signature (temporary shared secret -- Authorized Searchlight users obtain the shared secret at the same time they obtain an API key after registering with the Searchlight API at http://developers.conductor.com/).
Typical client code reads the API Key and shared secret from their own local database or other configuration sources (config file, environment variables, etc.).