Welcome to the WhitePages API Developer Site
This site provides resources and tools to companies and partners looking to implement the WhitePages API in their organization and applications, giving access to data for millions of people in the United States.
The developer site is also intended to foster the creation of new consumer applications using WhitePages data. If you are a developer and have an innovative application you want to discuss please contact us, we are always looking for new ways to leverage our data.
Pro API Test Account
Pro API Test Accounts are not intended for production use in live applications. Use of Pro API Test Accounts are limited to integration testing and consumer application development, and as such have a limited duration and data access.For applications with higher volumes of data, please contact us.
System Integration and Testing
Once integration testing and development is complete and you want to use the application in a production mode you will need to purchase a Pro API monthly subscription plan based on your data and monthly volume requirements.
A Pro API subscription provides a broader data set that includes options for mobile phone, Canadian, and new mover data. For more information or to discuss your application data needs please Contact a WhitePages Pro Representative.
Application Development and Partnerships
Once prototype development and testing is complete and you are ready to move the application into production mode you will need to contact WhitePages to extend your access to the API or discuss partnership terms.
You must register for a Pro API Test Account and be issued an API key. The key will be attached to each query you send to the API. Limit one API key per account.
With a Pro API Test Account, you can submit 4 types of searches against WhitePages data
- Find Person - search by a person's name and location to find the person’s complete address and phone number
- Reverse Phone - search by phone number to find the related name and address.
- Reverse Address - search by street address to find the related name and phone number
- Find Business - search by a business name and location to find the complete address and phone number
Data and Volume Limitations
Pro Test Accounts give access to Pro API Standard with the following data and volume limitations which allow us to manage demand and performance. To request an exception to these limitations, contact WhitePages Pro.
- Only includes US data
- Does not include mobile and extended data
- Maximum of 100 calls per day
- Throttle set at 2 searches per second
Attribution in Consumer Applications
In order to offer use of WhitePages Pro data for consumer application development, we require that you attribute its use to WhitePages.com.
There are two basic requirements
Display a "A Service of WhitePages" logo, linked to www.whitepages.com, on each page/screen which includes WhitePages.com data
Display at least 1 of the links provided with each response to API calls
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