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Forums API keeps track of online discussions

We deliver 10 million forum posts per day from over 9,000 forums in our Forums API.

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10 million forum posts per day

Tap into the global discussions with our Forums API

Forums have always been a vital part of social media conversations online. That is where you find niche discussions about aquariums and railroads, as well as the major auto, gaming, and tech forums. This is also where you find discussions that the major platforms reject and do not find compliant but are still just as relevant and important for a company or brand.

Forums are not only about the labelled topic but about a community that discusses all sorts of matters. That is why you need a broad range of forums for any kind of media monitoring because you don’t know where a brand will be mentioned or a relevant discussion gains momentum.

We deliver 10 million forum posts per day from over 9,000 forums in our Forums API. Whether you want to keep track of all 131,000 Dutch forum posts daily, or the 13,000 Norwegian ones, we have got you covered.


Our advanced forum search engine.

  • Search in forums and get instant results in JSON
  • 12 months of history
  • 84 languages
  • Search by keywords, language or country

How to Use the Forums API

The Twingly Forums API, provides you with a way to access and analyse discussions from forums. This API can be used to retrieve information such as threads, authors, and content. It can also be used to track discussions related to specific topics or keywords, monitor public opinion and sentiment, and identify emerging trends or issues.

By leveraging the power of forums data, you can build applications that help users discover new insights, enhance their products, and improve their overall experience.

Designed to be user friendly

The Twingly Forums API is designed to be user-friendly and easy to integrate, making it a valuable tool for businesses and organizations looking to gain deeper insights into customer conversations and online sentiment.

Product FAQ

What is the scope of the Forums API's coverage?

We provide all new posts from over 9,000 forums worldwide. This gives you access to over 10 million forum posts per day in our Forums API.

How frequently is the Forums API updated with new content?

New content is added every second, 24/7. Our dynamic data collection prioritizes frequently updating forums, optimizing our data collection for efficiency.


Is there support for multi-language content?

Yes, we support forum posts in 85 languages.

Does the Forums API offer content filtering?

Yes, you can filter on keywords, languages, countries, forums, time period, etc.

What kind of metadata does the API provide for each post?

Apart from the title, text and thread of each post, we also provide timestamp, location, language, etc. 

Is it possible to add a forum?

If you have noticed that we are not currently covering a particular forum, please let us know by filling out our Request Sources form. We will do our best to ensure that the forum is indexed in the future. Note that adding new sources requires some manual work and comes with a small fee. For more information, please send an email to

Is it possible to backfill old posts when a new forum gets added?

When adding a new source, all historical posts which are less than three years old will be added to our index. However, in some rare cases it's not possible to index historical data.

How is a country code assigned to a forum in the Forums API?

This is done manually when we add a new forum. It is determined by the domain, whois information or any contact details found on the site itself.

What is the Forums API's reliability and uptime history?

You can find the historical uptime for our search API on our status page:

Is there a support channel for technical assistance?

Yes, you have easy accessible support forms on our platform when you log in. You can also always reach out to

Technical FAQ

Do I need an API key or authentication to access the service?

Yes, you get your API key by signing up on

What methods and data formats does the Forums API support?

In the Forum Search API, all queries are passed to a single search endpoint that accepts POST requests with JSON bodies and responds with JSON.


Is there rate limiting or usage quotas?

Yes. The Forum Search API is limited to 5 requests per second and API key. Trial customers get 100 free requests, whereas the usage quota for paying customers can be tailored to the customer’s needs.

What query parameters can be used for filtering and searching?

The data in our Forum Search API can be filtered on keywords, languages, countries, forums, time periods, etc. All available search query parameters are described in our documentation on

Is there any documentation or example requests available?

Documentation with example requests is available on

Is there a sandbox or testing environment?

Yes. On it is possible to test queries and search in our data directly in the browser.

What is the API's uptime and reliability history?

Our API's historical uptime can be found on our status page:

Is there technical support or a developer community for assistance?

Yes. The Forum Search API has an easily accessible support form available to users logged into our platform. You can also always reach out to

Is there an API versioning strategy in place?

We implement updates to our API seamlessly to avoid breaking changes. Changelogs for all our APIs can be found at

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