Alexa Web Information Service
Developer Guide

Alexa Web Information Service


The Alexa Web Information Service (AWIS) offers a platform for creating innovative Web solutions and services based on Alexa's vast information about web sites, accessible with a web services API. The following documentation describes how to use the Alexa Web Information Service.

This documentation includes the following sections:

  • Making Requests

    The Making Requests Guide contains information about how to make requests to Alexa Web Information Service.

  • API Reference

    The API Reference contains details about the Alexa Web Information Service, including the Actions, Response Groups, and other elements that make up the application programming interface (API).

In order to use the Alexa Web Information Service, you must first sign up for an Amazon AWS account, and then create an IAM user and assign an execute policy for the service. See the following link for more details: