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Overview

Overview

The Nimble Web API is Nimble’s multi-purpose solution for turning any website into a ready-to-use real-time dataset. Requiring only a URL to operate, the Nimble Web API manages every step of the data collection process from access to delivery. Customers use the Nimble Web API to collect many types of web data, including:
  • AI training data collection
  • Sales and lead enrichment
  • Cross-industry research data gathering
  • Social media sentiment analysis
  • and more!

Features

The Web API is designed to be versatile and universal, and comes built-in with the following features:

Pricing

Nimble API comes with several flexible pricing plans, all of which share the following benefits:
  • Pay per success - only successful requests are billed.
  • Auto-renewal - plans can optionally renew automatically so your pipelines are never interrupted.
  • Product universality - all of Nimble's plans enable access to all of our products.
For detailed pricing information, see our pricing page.

Getting started

To use Nimble API, you'll first need a Nimble account. If you don’t already have an account, our sales team would love to help you get started!
Once your account is ready to go, authenticating your account with Nimble API is simple!
Nimble API uses Basic access authentication on every request. Use your Nimble Admin API credentials to generate a base64 hashed token before making requests. Your account manager will provide you with your credentials when your account is opened.
To generate an authentication token, use the following syntax:
Basic base64(username:password)
The resulting token is applied to the header of every request in the following form:
curl --location --request POST 'https://api.webit.live/api/v1/realtime/web' \
--header 'Authorization: Basic [your authentication token]' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{ ....

Need help?

This document provides a detailed walkthrough of the usage and capabilities of the Web API. If you have any questions that are not answered here, please let us know by dropping us a line on Slack, sending us a message through our website, or directly through our email at [email protected].