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How API credits are charged

This section describes the API credits charging logic. How much and for what credits are charged for module methods:

  • Search analysis (the methods for domains, keywords and URLs analysis)
  • Backlink analysis
  • Rank tracker
  • Audit
  • Export

1. API V4 methods.

1.1 The table shows how API credits are charged for domain methods.

Method V4 Procedure name How credits are charged
1. Domain summary SerpstatDomainProcedure.getDomainsInfo 5 credits for 1 part of the response
2. Domain history SerpstatDomainProcedure.getDomainsHistory 1 credit for 1 part of the response
3. Domain's organic keywords SerpstatDomainProcedure.getDomainKeywords
4. List of domain's URLs SerpstatDomainProcedure.getDomainUrls
5. Domains' keywords intersection SerpstatDomainProcedure.getDomainsIntersection
6. Domain's general and unique keywords SerpstatDomainProcedure.getDomainsUniqKeywords
7. Competitors in organic search SerpstatDomainProcedure.getCompetitors
8. Domain's ads SerpstatDomainProcedure.getAdKeywords
9. Domain's top pages SerpstatDomainProcedure.getTopUrls
10. Competitors in PPC SerpstatDomainProcedure.getAdsCompetitors



1.2 The table shows how API credits are charged for keywords methods.

Method V4 Procedure name How credits are charged
1. Keywords selection SerpstatKeywordProcedure.getKeywords 1 credit for 1 part of the response
2. Keyword's overview SerpstatKeywordProcedure.getKeywordsInfo
3. Keyword's search suggestions SerpstatKeywordProcedure.getSuggestions
4. Related keywords SerpstatKeywordProcedure.getRelatedKeywords
5. Keyword's top SerpstatKeywordProcedure.getKeywordTop
6. Keyword's competitors in organic SerpstatKeywordProcedure.getCompetitors
7. Keyword's ads SerpstatKeywordProcedure.getAdKeywords
8. Keyword's competitors in PPC SerpstatKeywordProcedure.getAdsCompetitors



1.3 The table shows how API credits are charged for using URL methods.

Method V4 Procedure name How credits are charged
1. URL organic keywords SerpstatUrlProcedure.getUrlKeywords 1 credit for 1 part of the response
2. URL competitors SerpstatUrlProcedure.getUrlCompetitors
3. URL's missing keywords SerpstatUrlProcedure.getUrlMissingKeywords
4. Traffic by URL mask SerpstatUrlProcedure.getSummaryTraffic 1000 API credits for 1 request

1.4 The table shows how API credits are charged for backlinks methods.

Method V4 Procedure name How credits are charged
1. Summary report getSummary 5 credits for 1 part of the response
2. Referring domains getRefDomains 1 credit for 1 part of the response
3. Malicious domains-donors getThreats
4. Malicious pages-donors getThreatsLinks
5. Malicious domains-acceptors getOutThreats
6. Malicious pages-acceptors getOutThreаtsLinks
7. Active backlinks getNewBacklinks
8. Lost backlinks getLostBacklinks
9. External active links getOutlinks
10. External lost links getLostOutlinks
11. External domains getOutDomains
12. Anchors getAnchors
13. Top Pages getTopPages
14. Links intersection — summary getIntersectSummary
15. Links intersection — detailing getIntersect
16. Backlinks dynamics getBacklinksChangesHistory

1.5 The table shows how API credits are charged for Rank tracker methods.

Method V4 Procedure name How credits are charged
1. The list of project regions and their status getProjectRegions These methods don't require API credits
2. The list of domains from top 20 project keywords getTopCompetitorsDomainsHistory
3. The list of pages and their positions by a domain getUrlsSerpResultsHistory
4. The search results history in region by keywords getKeywordsSerpResultsHistory
5. The list of projects and their status

RtApiProjectProcedure.getProjects

1.6 The table shows how API credits are charged for site audit methods.

Method V4 Procedure name How credits are charged
1. Site audit start AuditSite.start These methods don't require credits
2. List of carried out audits getList
3. Stop running audit AuditSite.stop
4. Audit's basic information getBasicInfo
5. Value of default settings in a project getDefaultSettings
6. Project's settings getSettings
7. Audit settings saving setSettings
8. URLs list for scanning getScanUserUrlList
9. History of project changes by issue categories getHistoryByCountError
10. Report issues list getReportWithoutDetails
11. Issue element's data getErrorElements
12. Issue subelements data getSubElementsByCrc
13. Issue categories statistics getCategoriesStatistic
14. Summary report export AuditSite.export

2. API V3 methods.

2.1 The table shows how API credits are charged for domain methods.

Method V3 Procedure name How credits are charged
1. Domain summary domain_info 5 credits for 1 part of the response
2. Domain history domain_history 1 credit for 1 part of the response
3. Domain's organic keywords domain_keywords
4. List of domain's URLs domain_urls
5. Domains' keywords intersection domains_intersection
6. Domain's general and unique keywords domains_uniq_keywords
7. Competitors in organic search competitors
8. Domain's ads ad_keywords
9. Domain's top pages get_top_urls

2.2 The table shows how API credits are charged for keywords methods.

Method V3 Procedure name How credits are charged
1. Keywords selection keywords 1 credit for 1 part of the response
2. Keyword's overview keyword_info
3. Keyword's search suggestions suggestions
4. Related keywords related_keywords
5. Top for a keyword keyword_top
6. Top keywords top_words

2.3 The table shows how API credits are charged for using URL methods.

Method V3 Procedure name How credits are charged
1. URL organic keywords url_keywords 1 credit for 1 part of the response
2. URL competitors url_competitors
3. URL's missing keywords url_missing_keywords

2.4 The table shows how API credits are charged for export methods.

Method V3 Procedure name How credits are charged
1. Domain's positions export export_positions_csv 1 API credit for 1 response row 
2. Related keywords export export_keywords_csv
3. Search suggestions export export_suggestions_csv

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