What are current API rate limits for searches ?

<hidden> anonymous
Created: 2 years and 10 months ago • Updated: 2 years and 10 months ago
I want to know if there are any rate limits for api searches currently. If there are any, i would like to abide by the limits and not get blocked.

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Hi. There's no publicly-announced limit for API searches, rather most normal uses of the API should be fine and not detected as botnets, etc. There's a bit more information on this at the bottom of this page: https://duckduckgo.com/api

However, if you're concerned that you may be detected as such, feel free to get in touch to make sure you don't have problems: bd@duckduckgo.com.
posted by tagawa Staff2 years and 10 months ago Link