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Signing up

To develop using this service you'll need a username, password, SubscriberID and one or more APIKeys.

  • Username and Password authenticate you or your users to the service (your users will get their own username/passwords later)
  • SubscriberID is an integer distinguishing your visit links from others that would be identically named. This value is assigned to you when you sign up.
  • APIKeys are used to manage or decline access to faulty user-agents and indicate privileges peculiar to your account, and those of your users.

The username must be between 2 and 32 unicode characters long (the set of ascii characters is included in unicode)

Usernames are case-sensitive, so 'Edward' and 'edward' would both point to different accounts. Usernames are not currently visible to other users, but this could later change.

If the password is ascii-only, it must be between 8 and 32 characters long, containing at least one upper-case, one lower-case and one numeral.

If the password contains any extended ascii or any non-ascii unicode characters, it need only be between 8 and 32 characters long - the uppercase/lowercase/numeral requirement is waived.

The APIKey "note" field is freeform text used to remind you later what the APIKey was intended for; you may wish to use the project name & version here.


Developers can obtain an account and first APIKey here.

Non-developers can sign up here.

APIKeys can be obtained here.


The csi18n service attempts to be RESTful. A feature of such services is that they don't do sessions: you don't log in, do work, and log off: you send a request, you get a response, and that's it. As such, you'll send the above username, password and APIKey along with every request. They are secured in transmission by this service only accept HTTPS connections.