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The client library for Website Categorization API in Go language.

The minimum go version is 1.17.


The library is distributed as a Go module

go get


Full API documentation available here

You can find all examples in example directory.

Create a new client

To start making requests you need the API Key. You can find it on your profile page on Using the API Key you can create Client.

Most users will be fine with NewBasicClient function.

client := websitecategorization.NewBasicClient(apiKey)

If you want to set custom http.Client to use proxy then you can use NewClient function.

transport := &http.Transport{Proxy: http.ProxyURL(proxyUrl)}

client := websitecategorization.NewClient(apiKey, websitecategorization.ClientParams{
    HTTPClient: &http.Client{
        Transport: transport,
        Timeout:   20 * time.Second,

Make basic requests

Website Categorization API lets you get top Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) categories for websites.

// Make request to get a list of categories by a domain name as a model instance.
wCategorizationResp, _, err := client.Get(ctx, "")
if err != nil {

for _, obj := range wCategorizationResp.Categories {
    if obj.Tier1 != nil {
        log.Printf("ID: %s, Name: %s, Confidence: %f ",
        obj.Tier1.ID, obj.Tier1.Name, obj.Tier1.Confidence)

// Make request to get raw data in XML.
resp, err := client.GetRaw(context.Background(), "",
if err != nil {



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