oEmbed

oEmbed is a format for allowing an embedded representation of a URL on third party sites. The simple API allows a website to display embedded content (such as photos or videos) when a user posts a link to that resource, without having to parse the resource directly.

Field name Example value(s) Description
url http://www.mobypicture.com/user/marjolijn/view/90053 The URL to retrieve embedding information for.
format (optional) xml The required response format. JSON and XML re supported, defaults to XML
maxwidth (optional) 1900 The maximum width of the embedded resource.
maxheight (optional) 1080 The maximum height of the embedded resource.

More documentation on oEmbed can be found on http://oembed.com.

URL scheme: http://www.mobypicture.com/user/*/view/*
API endpoint: http://api.mobypicture.com/oEmbed

Supports discovery via tags
Example: http:/api.mobypicture.com/oEmbed?url=http://www.mobypicture.com/user/marjolijn/view/90053&format=xml
URL scheme: http://moby.to/*
API endpoint: http://api.mobypicture.com/oEmbed
Example: http:/api.mobypicture.com/oEmbed?url=http://moby.to/1234&format=xml

This page is last updated on May 27, 2010 by

Comment Form

About Mobypicture Developers

Build your own applications on top of Mobypicture, like over 600 others have done before you using our extensive API.

You can find find out more about the usage of the Mobypicture API in the API Documentation. To use the API you have to get a developer key. This also allows you to promote your Mobypicture enabled app on the Mobypicture website.

Get a Mobypicture developer key

RSS Mobypicture product news

  • Help Mozambique March 25, 2019
    We've created a collection of effective charitable organisations who are working on the ground to help the people of Mozambique and the surrounding countries. Please support and share.
  • Drawing or colouring? January 8, 2019
    Some of us prefer drawing over coloring, but need a clear plan.Some people just start drawing the first line on paper. They have a vague idea about what they want to create.A tree or dinosaur.This weekend I went to a dinosaur workshop with my son (4).He likes dinosaurs, hey, everybody likes dinosaurs, but he loves […]
  • Ten books I read in 2018 December 31, 2018
    1. Enlightenment Now Steven Pinker Found it very difficult to read. And I didn’t finish it. Pinker tries to be very eloquent in every single sentence. Couldn’t finish more than one chapter at the time. There are quite some interesting pleas in there for liberalism, but it didn't stick with me. I think that the […]