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API HTTP Status Codes

Status codes indicate the result of the HTTP request.

  • 1XX - informational
  • 2XX - success
  • 3XX - redirection
  • 4XX - client error
  • 5XX - server error

Common status codes returned by WhosOnLocation are:

  • 200 – The request has succeeded (with output)
  • 204 – The request has succeeded (without output)
  • 400 – Bad request may be malformed or missing data. See return message.
  • 403 – Forbidden. API key may be restricted to other endpoints.
  • 404 – Resource not found
  • 405 – Method not allowed (e.g. DELETE on a non-deletable resource)
  • 429 – Rate limited due to excessive requests, please retry after short pause
  • 500 – Server error. We were unable to process the request (and our development have been notified)

 

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