PowerReviews READ API

  • Version: 1
  • Host: readservices-b2c.powerreviews.com
  • Protocols: https

Welcome

Welcome to the documentation for the PowerReviews READ API. Our READ API powers our JavaScript rendered review display and can be used by customers building their own Ratings & Reviews display solution.

The PowerReviews READ API can be called directly from the browser by your web application and doesn’t provide any Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

PowerReviews customers leverage this API for customized displays on websites and mobile applications.

Overview

URL Parameters

There are a few paths and query parameters that are used across the READ API.

Path Parameters:

  • Merchant ID: unique account identifier (required)
  • Locale: specifier for language and location (required)
  • Page ID: product identifier for calls made at the product level

Query Parameter:

API Key (required)

Each endpoint had additional parameters detailed on their respective reference pages.

Endpoints Summary

Reviews Endpoint:

  • Endpoint for accessing review data
  • Use Case: Data in this response can be used to power a full review display

Questions Endpoint:

  • Endpoint for accessing questions & answers data by product
  • Use Case: Data in this response can be used to power a full Q&A display

Snippets Endpoint:

  • Endpoint for accessing a rollup of star rating, number of reviews, and number of answered questions
  • Use Case: Data from this response can be used for snippets on both PDP and Category pages

Summary Endpoint:

  • Endpoint for accessing summary data at the product level
  • Use Case: This response data contains summary data that can be used to build a custom Review Snapshot

Media Endpoint:

  • Endpoint for accessing visual User Generated Content (UGC)
  • Use Case: Data from this response can be used to create galleries and custom visual content displays