Browser APIs

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About Browser APIs

The internet is full of information, and data comes in various forms such as text, audio, images, or videos. Website owners need to extract data to obtain insights on how best to improve their websites for more scalability and performance.

What is Browser APIs

The most effective tool to achieve the goal of improving your website is the browser API. Browser APIs are application programming interfaces made for browsing using a collection of functions and libraries written in a particular programming language.

How browser APIs works

The API works based on the context and the aim of the user on the browser. A developer usually requests an API key from the preferred browser. The key works similarly to a password to grant access and identify who is making calls to the API.

Most websites use CSS, HTML, or JavaScript code language in building the requests. A developer generally uses HTTPS request protocol to create, retrieve, update, or delete API data on the server.

After defining the request from the client, the server checks the request to understand the information required and returns the results in JSON or XML data interchange formats.


Front end Developers - Frontend developers should have a good mastery of these APIs as it will enable them to improve on their development skills using any kind of framework. The ability to write less code during integration greatly saves on time.

These APIs enable the developer to execute complex tasks without dealing with sophisticated codes. They only need to initialize the codes and the web browser API handles the other tasks

Websites and Online Stores - Websites and online stalls exist to make a profit through sales. However, the challenge of cart abandonment frustrates the efforts of online businesses. The browser API can standardize checkout and reduce the procedures of making an online payment saving the buyer’s time.

It improves the users’ experience and makes it easy for a user to understand the steps to follow to make payments. This way, the business wins as cases of cart and payment abandonment are reduced.


  • It is convenient and makes work easier. They identify features that they can work on in your website and let you handle other tasks.
  • The automation feature in the web browser API allows other cross-platform application to link and communicate effectively without manual help.
  • Easily integrates with other applications.


As the APIs help in making work easier, more and more people will continue using them creating a huge demand in the market. The front end developers will also have the ease of executing operations that are complex without lower-level codes.

A free example under this category is the Canvas API, ScrapeGoat, PhantomJs.Cloud and BrowserObject APIs.

Best Browser APIs

  1. Screenleap
  2. PhantomJS Cloud Web Browser and Webpage Processing as a Service
  3. ScrapingAnt
  4. ScrapeGoat

Browser API SDKs

All Browser APIs are supported and made available in multiple developer programming languages and SDKs including:

  1. Node.js
  2. PHP
  3. Python
  4. Ruby
  5. Objective-C
  6. Java (Android)
  7. C# (.NET)
  8. cURL

Just select your preference from any API endpoints page.

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