Yahoo! Site Explorer has moved to Bing Webmaster Tools.
Yahoo! Site Explorer APIs provide access to information about your site from the Yahoo! Site Explorer service.
Read the online documentation and FAQs.
To access Site Explorer APIs from Yahoo! Search web services, you will need to get an application ID. Like a browser's User-Agent string, the Application ID uniquely identifies your application and has no effect on rate limiting.
These APIs help you better understand your traffic and usage -- querying for the pages in the Yahoo! index and the sites linking into a site. They will be useful to anyone looking for a good grasp of who is linking to you and to create an effective alternative to easily-spammed trackbacks.
Shows the pages from other sites linking in to a page.
Shows a list of all pages belonging to a domain in the Yahoo! index.
Allows you to notify Yahoo! of changes to your site. No appid required
Allows you to notify Yahoo! of changes to your site.
The Site Explorer APIs are limited to 5,000 queries per IP address per day and to noncommercial use. See information on rate limiting.
Please see our Usage Policy to learn about acceptable uses and how to request additional queries.
The Site Explorer service returns the standard errors. There are no service-specific errors.
The Site Explorer APIs are discussed on the yws-search-general mailing list.