Yahoo! Search BOSS (Build your Own Search Service) is an initiative in Yahoo! Search to open up Yahoo!'s search infrastructure and enable third parties to build revolutionary search products leveraging their own data, content, technology, social graph, or other assets. This release includes Web, News, and Image Search as well as Spelling Suggestions.
The BOSS App ID is different from the standard Web services developer App ID. Please select the BOSS check box during sign up.
This manual is intended for programmers developing applications to access the Yahoo! Internet search engine. The manual assumes an understanding of HTTP, XML, JSON, and a cursory knowledge of query languages.
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 http://developer.yahoo.com/register/ and select BOSS.