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Accessing Basic API JSON Endpoints

Learn about our basic API JSON endpoints and how to use them.

This guide covers our basic API JSON endpoints. If you're looking for our customizable API JSON endpoints read this guide.

In order to use our basic API JSON endpoints take the following steps:

Allow access to the basic API JSON endpoint

  • Open Manager, go to the Instance Settings > Developer in the left-hand sidebar nav. You can also access it in the Accounts UI under Settings.
  • Search for "Access to Instant JSON API for content" and/or "Allow cross domain access to Basic JSON API" and toggle the button ON, then click Save. If these settings are turned on the button will appear active.

View the endpoints at https://[hash]-dev.webengine.zesty.io/-/instant/[zuid].json

  • Select a ZUID from a page group or data set that you want to view
  • Plug in your Zesty.io developer preview URL and append this /-/instant/[zuid].json

Please note that images are not generated, however their CDN ID is shown.

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