Yahoo BOSS is a self-serve product. If you already have experience with Yahoo BOSS, you can use the steps below to jump ahead and get your Yahoo BOSS key and API's to setup your new Yahoo BOSS API services. If you are a first time user of Yahoo BOSS it is recommended that you read the detailed documentation about the new features of Yahoo BOSS.
The BOSS App ID is different from the standard Web services developer App ID. Please select the BOSS check box during sign up.
This documentation is intended for programmers developing applications to access Yahoo content and search infrastructure. The documentation assumes an understanding of HTTP, HTTPS, XML, JSON, and a cursory knowledge of query languages.
The following contacts are presented here for your use if you have any questions relating to BOSS API or its features and functions.
BOSS developers are encouraged to sign up for the BOSS Yahoo Group, a good place to share ideas with the BOSS developer community.
For account related issues, ideas or suggestions please use the form at https://developer.yahoo.com/register/ and select BOSS.