APIs Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some frequently asked questions that API service providers often receive:
  • What is an API?

    An API (Application Programming Interface) is a set of protocols and tools that enable developers to access a platform's functionalities and data in order to build new applications and services.

  • How does an API work?

    An API defines the rules for how two or more software systems can communicate and exchange information. When a developer makes a request to an API, the API returns a response, which is usually in the form of data.

  • What is an API key?

    An API key is a unique identifier that is used to authenticate API requests. It acts as a password for accessing an API and is used to track and manage usage.

  • How do I get started with using an API?

    To get started with using an API, you'll need to sign up for an API key, follow the API's documentation to make API requests, and handle the responses.

  • How much does it cost to use an API?

    The cost of using an API varies depending on the API provider and the pricing plan you choose. Some APIs are free to use, while others may charge based on the number of API calls, the volume of data transferred, or other usage metrics.

  • Is an API secure?

    The security of an API depends on the API provider and the measures they have in place to secure their API. Common security measures include SSL/TLS encryption, OAuth authentication, and rate limiting.

  • Can I use an API for commercial purposes?

    Yes, All our API plans are for commercial purposes. Some of our plans are restricted by API calls limit, But you can use our enterprise plan that will be customized as per your usage needs.

  • What is an API limit?

    An API limit refers to the maximum number of API calls that a user is allowed to make within a given time period. API limits are often used by API providers to control usage and prevent abuse.

  • Can you accept payment in currency other than INR?

    Yes, we have an international payment enabled payment gateway partner that offers you to make payments in over 200+ currencies. You can pay in any currency like USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, AUD, AED etc. If you have any query regarding payments, and currency options, feel free to reach out to us.

  • How can I pay in USD?

    You can pay in USD by changing the currency option on the "Checkout page" to the currency you would like to pay in.