Chapter 9. Blog Service [Beta]

Important

Blog search is available in a few specific markets currently and will be gradually expanded to other markets. Click here to find the specific Blog Service markets.

Blog Search collects documents by crawling Blog related sites. It then parses and normalizes the data, categorizing it, calculating static rank, and placing it into an index.

Service URL Syntax

http://yboss.yahooapis.com/ysearch/blogs?q={keywords}

This chapter explains how to submit blog search queries. It describes the following:

  1. Optional arguments
  2. Response fields

Important

You must escape reserved characters to use them in argument values, although they are sometimes shown unescaped for readability.

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