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Average Rank API



The average rank method returns ranking data for the selected domain within a specific date range with minimum, maximum and average rank.  Available options include Keyword ID, list of Tags per keyword, and filtering results for a specific tag.

Refer to the Rank Ranger API Overview page for information on how to obtain API access, obtain an API Key, a full list of API methods and error codes.

 

 

Parameters

 
key string The unique API key assigned to your account
campaign_id tld Campaign ID number
domain tld Top level domain requested. This can be the primary domain or one of the competitor domains.
start_date yyyy-mm-dd Requested data start date
end_date yyyy-mm-dd Requested data end date

keyword_id string Optional: you can add the &additional_tags=keyword_id parameter to the end of the request and it will display the Rank Ranger keyword_id in the success response
show_tags string Optional: you can add the &additional_tags=show_tags parameter to the end of the request and it will display a list of tags per keyword
tag_filter string Optional: you can add the &tag_filter=YourTagName parameter to the end of the request to filter the results by a single tag. The Tag Name must be entered exactly the way it displays in the Campaigns Settings > Keywords screen, so if you are using Tag Manager, you need to enter the Tag Group: Tag Option (e.g., if you have a Tag Group named branded product and a Tag Option named blue widgets, you should enter &tag_filter=branded product: blue widgets at the end of the request string.


 

Examples

 
Construct & test API requests in the API Console or follow one of these examples:

https://www.rankranger.com/api/v2/?average&key=YOURAPIKEY&campaign_id=12345&domain=yourdomain.com&start_date=YYYY-MM-DD&end_date=YYYY-MM-DD

Example to retrieve keyword_id

https://www.rankranger.com/api/v2/?average&key=YOURAPIKEY&campaign_id=12345&domain=yourdomain.com&start_date=YYYY-MM-DD&end_date=YYYY-MM-DD&additional_tags=keyword_id

Example including show tags

https://www.rankranger.com/api/v2/?average&key=YOURAPIKEY&campaign_id=12345&domain=yourdomain.com&start_date=YYYY-MM-DD&end_date=YYYY-MM-DD&show_tags=true

Example including tag filter

https://www.rankranger.com/api/v2/?average&key=YOURAPIKEY&campaign_id=12345&domain=yourdomain.com&start_date=YYYY-MM-DD&end_date=YYYY-MM-DD&tag_filter=YourTagName

Example including all options and tag filter

https://www.rankranger.com/api/v2/?average&key=YOURAPIKEY&campaign_id=12345&domain=yourdomain.com&start_date=YYYY-MM-DD&end_date=YYYY-MM-DD&tag_filter=YourTagName&additional_tags=keyword_id&show_tags=true

The default output is in XML format, if you would like the output to be json the you will need to add "&output=json” at the end of the string



 

Response

 
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<tracking-data provider="rankranger" date="07/02/2017" time: "13:35:06" status="ok" total_results="90">
   <result>
   
   <dates>06/01/2017-06/30/2017</dates>
      
<url>apple.com</url>
      <keyword_id>876543</keyword_id>
      <keyword>
           <
name>apple</name>
      <tags>
           <tag>brand: brand name</tag>
      </tags>
      </keyword>
      
<se>google.com</se>
      <se_name>Google USA</se_name>
      <min_rank>1</min_rank>
      <max_rank>1</max_rank>
      <avg_rank>1.00</avg_rank>
    </
result>
 
  <result>
   
   <dates>06/01/2017-06/30/2017</dates>
      
<url>apple.com</url>
      <keyword_id>876542</keyword_id>
      <keyword>
           <
name>ipad</name>
      <tags>
           <tag>branded product: brand</tag>
      </tags>
      </keyword>
      
<se>google.com</se>
      <se_name>Google USA</se_name>
      <min_rank>1</min_rank>
      <max_rank>1</max_rank>
      <avg_rank>1.00</avg_rank>
    </
result>
etc.

API Console: Construct & Test API Requests


Using the Method options information, you can construct and test API requests using Rank Ranger's API Console (accessed via Tools > Utilities in the top navigation and the API Console link in the bottom navigation when you're logged into your account).  Simply:
  • Select the desired Method
  • Complete the applicable fields based on the specific method (e.g., Campaign ID, Package ID, Profile ID, Date Range, Domain URL, Keyword)
  • Click the Generate button
Test your API method by clicking the Launch URL icon and view your results. Once your results are as you want them, copy that URL into your own applications.

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