Meme API

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JSON API for a random meme scraped from reddit.

API Link : https://catmemeapi.herokuapp.com/gimme

Example Response:

{
  "postLink": "https://redd.it/jiovfz",
  "subreddit": "dankmemes",
  "title": "*leaves call*",
  "url": "https://i.redd.it/f7ibqp1dmiv51.gif",
  "nsfw": false,
  "spoiler": false,
  "author": "Spartan-Yeet",
  "ups": 3363,

  // preview images of the meme sorted from lowest to highest quality
  "preview": [
    "https://preview.redd.it/f7ibqp1dmiv51.gif?width=108&crop=smart&format=png8&s=02b12609100c14f55c31fe046f413a9415804d62",
    "https://preview.redd.it/f7ibqp1dmiv51.gif?width=216&crop=smart&format=png8&s=8da35457641a045e88e42a25eca64c14a6759f82",
    "https://preview.redd.it/f7ibqp1dmiv51.gif?width=320&crop=smart&format=png8&s=f2250b007b8252c7063b8580c2aa72c5741766ae",
    "https://preview.redd.it/f7ibqp1dmiv51.gif?width=640&crop=smart&format=png8&s=6cd99df5e58c976bc115bd080a1e6afdbd0d71e7"
  ]
}

Custom Endpoints

Specify count (MAX 50)

In order to get multiple memes in a single request specify the count with the following endpoint.

Endpoint: /gimme/{count}

Example: https://catmemeapi.herokuapp.com/gimme/2

Response:

{
  "count": 2,
  "memes": [
    {
      "postLink": "https://redd.it/jictqq",
      "subreddit": "dankmemes",
      "title": "Say sike",
      "url": "https://i.redd.it/j6wu6o9ncfv51.gif",
      "nsfw": false,
      "spoiler": false,
      "author": "n1GG99",
      "ups": 72823,
      "preview": [
        "https://preview.redd.it/j6wu6o9ncfv51.gif?width=108&crop=smart&format=png8&s=3b110a4d83a383b7bfebaf09ea60d89619cddfb3",
        "https://preview.redd.it/j6wu6o9ncfv51.gif?width=216&crop=smart&format=png8&s=ba5808992b3245a6518dfe759cbe4af24e042f2d",
        "https://preview.redd.it/j6wu6o9ncfv51.gif?width=320&crop=smart&format=png8&s=7567bb64e639223e3603236f774eeca149551313"
      ]
    },
    {
      "postLink": "https://redd.it/jilgdw",
      "subreddit": "dankmemes",
      "title": "I forgot how hard it is to think of a title",
      "url": "https://i.redd.it/jk12rq8nrhv51.jpg",
      "nsfw": false,
      "spoiler": false,
      "author": "TheRealKyJoe01",
      "ups": 659,
      "preview": [
        "https://preview.redd.it/jk12rq8nrhv51.jpg?width=108&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=d5d3fe588ccff889e61fca527c2358e429845b80",
        "https://preview.redd.it/jk12rq8nrhv51.jpg?width=216&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=b560b78301afd8c173f8c702fbd791214c1d7f61",
        "https://preview.redd.it/jk12rq8nrhv51.jpg?width=320&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=3cd427240b2185a3691a818774214fd2a0de124d",
        "https://preview.redd.it/jk12rq8nrhv51.jpg?width=640&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=1142cc19a746b8b5d8335679d1d36127f4a677b9"
      ]
    }
  ]
}

Specify Subreddit

By default the API grabs a random meme from ‘memes‘, ‘dankmemes‘, ‘me_irl‘ subreddits. To provide your own custom subreddit use the following endpoint.

Endpoint: /gimme/{subreddit}

Example: https://catmemeapi.herokuapp.com/gimme/wholesomememes

Response:

{
  "postLink": "https://redd.it/jhr5lf",
  "subreddit": "wholesomememes",
  "title": "Every time I visit",
  "url": "https://i.redd.it/hsyyeb87v7v51.jpg",
  "nsfw": false,
  "spoiler": false,
  "author": "pak_choy",
  "ups": 1660,
  "preview": [
    "https://preview.redd.it/hsyyeb87v7v51.jpg?width=108&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=b76ddb91f212b2e304cad2cd9c5b71a6ddca832c",
    "https://preview.redd.it/hsyyeb87v7v51.jpg?width=216&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=2bd0b104fd0825afc15d9faa7977c6801e6dae0b",
    "https://preview.redd.it/hsyyeb87v7v51.jpg?width=320&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=7625c69e144c9cb187dd0be88f541918aca5cedd",
    "https://preview.redd.it/hsyyeb87v7v51.jpg?width=640&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=e933f956e01d62810e68f12ed8b26a8178ecbb0f"
  ]
}

Specify Subreddit Count (MAX 50)

In order to get a custom number of memes from a specific subreddit provide the name of the subreddit and the count in the following endpoint.

Endpoint: /gimme/{subreddit}/{count}

Example: https://catmemeapi.herokuapp.com/gimme/wholesomememes/2

Response:

{
  "count": 2,
  "memes": [
    {
      "postLink": "https://redd.it/ji1riw",
      "subreddit": "wholesomememes",
      "title": "It makes me feel good.",
      "url": "https://i.redd.it/xuzd77yl8bv51.png",
      "nsfw": false,
      "spoiler": false,
      "author": "polyesterairpods",
      "ups": 306,
      "preview": [
        "https://preview.redd.it/xuzd77yl8bv51.png?width=108&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=9a0376741fbda988ceeb7d96fdec3982f102313e",
        "https://preview.redd.it/xuzd77yl8bv51.png?width=216&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=ee2f287bf3f215da9c1cd88c865692b91512476d",
        "https://preview.redd.it/xuzd77yl8bv51.png?width=320&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=88850d9155d51f568fdb0ad527c94d556cd8bd70",
        "https://preview.redd.it/xuzd77yl8bv51.png?width=640&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=b7418b023b2f09cdc189a55ff1c57d531028bc3e"
      ]
    },
    {
      "postLink": "https://redd.it/jibifc",
      "subreddit": "wholesomememes",
      "title": "It really feels like that",
      "url": "https://i.redd.it/vvpbl29prev51.jpg",
      "nsfw": false,
      "spoiler": false,
      "author": "lolthebest",
      "ups": 188,
      "preview": [
        "https://preview.redd.it/vvpbl29prev51.jpg?width=108&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=cf64f01dfaca5f41c2e87651e4b0e321e28fa47c",
        "https://preview.redd.it/vvpbl29prev51.jpg?width=216&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=33acdf7ed7d943e1438039aa71fe9295ee2ff5a0",
        "https://preview.redd.it/vvpbl29prev51.jpg?width=320&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=6a0497b998bd9364cdb97876aa54c147089270da",
        "https://preview.redd.it/vvpbl29prev51.jpg?width=640&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=e68fbe686e92acb5977bcfc24dd57febd552afaf",
        "https://preview.redd.it/vvpbl29prev51.jpg?width=960&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=1ba690cfe8d49480fdd55c6daee6f2692e9292e7",
        "https://preview.redd.it/vvpbl29prev51.jpg?width=1080&crop=smart&auto=webp&s=44852004dba921a17ee4ade108980baab242805e"
      ]
    }
  ]
}

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