We're thrilled to share the Exfm API with our amazing community of music lovers! Our API is intended for 3rd party sites and apps to build upon the Exfm social music platform. We’ve got great data and services and took great care to make it simple and easy to use. We hope you’ll be inspired to build something awesome with it. We can't wait to see what you make!
Please do not use our API to download songs. Exfm is for streaming only.
We’d love to hear about what you’re working on, get your feedback, or answer any questions. Please don’t hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
The current version is 3. All API calls should be directed to ex.fm/api/v3
Some calls require authentication. To authenticate, send username
Many calls are paginated. To paginate use start
You must include a client_id
parameter with every call. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
to obtain a client_id
for your application.
All responses are returned in JSON. For JSONP, add a callback
Get a user's profile information.
Get a user's loved songs (paginated).
Get a user's followers (paginated).
Get users a user is following (paginated).
Get the IDs of the users the user is following.
Get sites the user is following (paginated).
Get a feed of songs loved by users the user is following (paginated).
Get a feed of a user's activity, including loved songs, shared songs, and followed users (paginated).
Get a feed of a user's loved songs (paginated).
Get a feed of actions being perfomed on the user, such as loving of songs the user has loved (AKA relove) and following the user (paginated).
Search for users by username or email address (paginated).
Follow a user (authentication required).
Un-Follow a user (authentication required).
Create a new user (authentication required).
- username (Lowercase letters, numbers, and underscores only. Must start with a letter. 2 - 25 characters.)
- password (4 - 32 characters.)
Shortcut to get the logged in user's profile (authentication required).
Shortcut to get the logged in user's feed (authentication required, paginated).
Get information about a song by Exfm song ID.
Get information about a song by the song URL. The URL can be a direct link to an mp3 file or a Soundcloud or Bandcamp track page. If the URL is not already in Exfm a new song record will be created.
Search for songs by title or artist (paginated).
Love a song (authentication required).
- source (the source url song was loved from)
- context (if loved from another user, send username)
Un-Love a song (authentication required).
Get a hierarchical representation of a song's loves.
Get recent songs, followers, and metadata of the website.
Get the website's songs (paginated).
Get users currently listening to songs on the website.
Get users following the website (paginated).
Follow the website (authentication required).
Unfollow the website (authentication required).
Get the profile for the user who owns this website.
Get sites that have been featured (paginated).