API Overview


This documentation is designed for people familiar with programming and it is assumed that you have a basic knowledge of HTTP, JSON and RESTful web services.

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The View API provides access to business search results and business information from all the cities covered by View. The API enables you to integrate and use View data in your application, it also provides the following functionality:

  • Search for businesses in a location
  • Get information, photos, opening hours, user reviews for a specific business
  • Search businesses nearby using latitude and longitude.

Obtaining an API Key

You will need an API key to access the View API, to obtain a key please email api@view.co.uk with a brief outline of the intended usage.