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Request API http://api.siteexplorer.info/
Arguments
auth your auth id(32 letters)
[test] is special AUTH ID, you can use it to query *.info domains when building your APP.
*Note: In Test Mode the data value is not always true except the data format, sometime it's randomly.
type json or xml
maxperpage
(Old version is [max], the new parameter is maxperpage)
it will be used when mask equals 011,111,222,333,444,666
 the max referring domains  per request(page) will be returned.
default value is 100.
the value range is 1~1000
maxforsort it will be used when mask equals 222, 333,334,666
if the  records count of the query is less than MAXFORSORT, it will base on the real count it found.
if it is great than MAXFORSORT, it will only do sorting on the first MAXFORSORT items.
the default value is 100 * MAXPERPAGE for [MASK=222]  and 10 * MAXPERPAGE for [MASK=333] .
90% of domains in database(300 Millions) don't have more than 1,000 referring domains,
but there still are millions of domains have more than 1,000 referring domains.
The higher the value you set, the better the accuracy you get.
but the costs will be large if you set a very large value to query google.com,facebook.com.
if it is too small, it will missing data in returned results.
the value range is 1 ~ 2,147,483,648
domain this parameter is only used for mask = 334, Backlinks from special referring domain
mask mask
value return data request costs
000 !rank, page !rank More details of costs, please see Plans & Pricing
100 meta all(rank, domain, backlinks, ip subnets, anchors etc.)
101 short meta: rank, domains, backlinks counts
111 meta, domains, pages(export all backlink links)
011 domains, pages(export all backlink links)
222 top ranked pages (max 1000) for domain check only
333 top referring domains(max 1000) for domain or page check
334 Backlinks from special referring domain
666 Top ranked backlinks(max 1000)
444 Just discovered/New Backlinks
999 query credits of the AUTH ID
range
value return data (only when mask = 444)
0 or default past month
1 past 24hours
2 past week
query
query type value example (escape it)
url http://siteexplorer.info/
domain domain:siteexplorer.info
next This argument must be set when you request next page to continue the results, this argument should be found in preious requested results.

BACKLINK API CODING EXAMPLE

MASK DESCRIPTION REQUEST URL & RESPONSE DATA FORMAT EXAMPLE( XML FORMAT  or JSON FORMAT)
999 QUERY CREDITS http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=999
000 PAGE RANK http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=000&query=domain%3asiteexplorer.info
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=000&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=000&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f%23http%3a%2f%2fgoogle.info%2f
100 all meta info (page rank,
referring domains, backlinks,
 ip count, ip subnet count,
keywords, countries,
TLDs etc.)
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=100&query=domain%3asiteexplorer.info
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=100&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f
101 short meta:
 rank, referring domains,
backlinks counts, ip count.
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=101&query=domain%3asiteexplorer.info
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=101&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f
011 referring domains, backlinks
(all backlinks, not sorted)
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=011&maxperpage=100&query=domain%3asiteexplorer.info
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=011&maxperpage=100&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f
111 MASK 100 +  011 http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=111&maxperpage=100&query=domain%3asiteexplorer.info
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=111&maxperpage=100&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f
222 top ranked pages
 (max 1000)
order by page rank
for domain check only
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=222&maxforsort=10000&maxperpage=100&query=domain%3asiteexplorer.info
333 top referring domains
(max 1000)
order by domain rank
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=333&maxforsort=10000&maxperpage=100&query=domain%3asiteexplorer.info
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=333&maxforsort=10000&maxperpage=100&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f
334 Backlinks from
special referring domain
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=334&maxforsort=10000&domain=softlayer.com&query=domain%3asiteexplorer.info
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=334&maxforsort=10000&domain=softlayer.com&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f
666 Top ranked backlinks
(max 1000)
order by page rank
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=666&maxperpage=100&maxforsort=1000000&query=domain%3asiteexplorer.info
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=666&maxperpage=100&maxforsort=1000000&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f
444 Just discovered
(new  Backlinks in 30 days)
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=444&maxperpage=100&query=domain%3asiteexplorer.info
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=444&maxperpage=100&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=444&maxperpage=100&range=1&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f
http://api.siteexplorer.info/?auth=test&type=json&mask=444&maxperpage=100&range=2&query=http%3a%2f%2fsiteexplorer.info%2f