Blanq URL shortener API to create and manage short links and custom domains.

Blanq's API allows you to integrate link shortening functionality with your application. To get started, you will need an API-KEY which you can generate from your account. If you are new to Blanq, you can create a free account and you do not need a credit card.

What you need

  • A paid or a Trial account.
  • Basic understanding of Blanq's platform.

Authentication

Go to your Dashboard by logging in into Blanq platform. Click on your icon at the top right and then click on Settings and click on Manage API key button. Click on generate API KEY button in the pop up box. Copy this and keep it safe with you.

blanq setting page

Do not use this key in your frontend application as you will end up exposing it to the world. This is a private key and should be saved securely. You can delete and generate a new one by clicking the same button again.

Rate Limiting

You can send upto 2 requests per second and if you need bigger rate limits, please reach out to our support. When you hit rate limits, you will started getting 429 Http error. You can wait for a while and retry the same request.

Click on the API reference tab to know all the endpoints and request types.