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Referring domains (getRefDomains)

The getRefDomains method gives you a list of referring domains of a site you analyze. The data set is similar to the Referring domains report. 

General request parameters and instructions for using Serpstat API

Request parameters
Parameter Description Default
id required A request id: the response contains the same id. Enter any number (number) or text (string) value
method required API method name: SerpstatBacklinksProcedure.getRefDomains
params required The object with parameters {...}, it lists all the following parameters and arrays [...]
query required A domain of the analyzed site. Specify the domain without HTTP, HTTPS, and "/"
searchType required Search type:
* domain - only domain (site.com)
* domain_with_subdomains - domain with subdomains (subdomain.site.com)
* URL - the specific URL (site.com/path/)
part_url - URL starts with (site.com/path/*)
page optional A page number (number value) 1
size optional A number of results (number value) 100
sort optional Sorting:
* domain_links - the number of links to the domain
* domain_from - donor
* domain_rank - SDR (Serpstat Domain Rank), an indicator of domain authority
* lastupdate - date of the first detection
lastupdate
order optional Order:
asc - in the ascending order
desc - in the descending order
desc
complexFilter optional Data filtering, entered as arrays [...] with the following parameters:
1) field - filter parameter; available filtering:
* domain_links - the number of links to the domain
* domain_from - domain 
* domain_rank - SDR (Serpstat Domain Rank), an indicator of domain authority

2) compareType - filter parameter:
* gt - greater than (number value)
* lt - less than (number value)
* gte - greater than or equal (number value)
* lte - less than or equal (number value)
* eq - exact match (number or text value)
* neq - does not meet the requirement (number or text value)
* between - between (number value)
* contains - contains (text value)
* notContains - does not contain (text value)
* startsWith - starts with (text value)
* endsWith - ends with (text value)

2) value - filter value

Quick filters:
additional_filters - the following parameters are currently available:
* no_subdomains - without links from subdomains of the analyzed domain
* only_subdomains - shows only subdomains
* only_hosts - shows only hosts
* last_week - data for the last week

The first square brackets list the "OR" conditions. The second within the first are the "AND" conditions.
linkPerDomain optional Data acquisition mode:
* 0 - one link from the page
* 1 - one link from the domain
1

Response parameters
Parameter Description
id Response id corresponds the request id
result Contains the answer
data Array with data
domain_from Referring domain
ref_pages Number of referring pages of domain
domainRank Serpstat Domain Rank (SDR)
summary_info Array with data
left_lines Left credits of lines for your pricing plan
page Page number
total Number of results for request
count Number of results in this answer
sort What data are sorted by
order Data sorted:
asc - in the ascending order
desc - in the descending order

API credits are spent at 1 credit per line. Part of the API response for which you spend 1 credit:

{
     "domain_from": "plus.google.com",
     "ref_pages": 5,
     "domainRank": 97
}

Example
Request data:
{
 "id": "1",
 "method": "SerpstatBacklinksProcedure.getRefDomains",
 "params": {
     "query" : "serpstat.com",
     "searchType": "domain",
     "order": "desc",
     "page": 1,
     "size": 2,
     "sort": "domain_rank",
     "complexFilter":[
            [
                {
                    "field": "domain_from",
                    "compareType": "contains",
                    "value": [
                        ".com"
                    ]
                },
                 {
                    "field": "domain_rank",
                    "compareType": "gte",
                    "value": [
                        "1"
                    ]
                },
                 {
                    "field": "domain_links",
                    "compareType": "gte",
                    "value": [
                        "1"
                    ]
                },
                 {
                    "additional_filters": "last_week"
                }
            ]
        ]
  }
}
Response data:
{
    "id": "1",
    "result": {
        "data": [
            {
                "domain_from": "kunocreative.com",
                "ref_pages": 1,
                "domainRank": 58
            },
            {
                "domain_from": "geeknizer.com",
                "ref_pages": 2,
                "domainRank": 47
            }
        ],
        "summary_info": {
            "left_lines": 995119,
            "page": 1,
            "count": 2,
            "total": 17,
            "sort": "domain_rank",
            "order": "DESC"
        }
    }
}