Bing Web Search API

Bring intelligent search to your apps and harness the ability to comb billions of web pages, images, videos and news stories with a single API call.

Get enhanced search details from billions of web documents

Retrieve web documents indexed by Bing and narrow down the results by result type, freshness and more. Try out the demo. Submit a query via the search box or click on one of the provided examples.

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Result and answer ranking

Search results and answers can be ranked and arranged to fit your layout.

Instant answers

Use relevant Bing answers, including image, video, news, calculator and time zone.

Location and market-aware results

Results are customised to the location or market of the user. The location or market can be determined implicitly (via IP address) or configured explicitly.

Safe search and adult intent

Customise the safe-search level of the results. Response also includes an adult intent flag, specified as a true or false value.

Spelling suggestions

Get spelling suggestions for queries when Bing is confident of a misspelling.

Related searches

Help users discover more search options with a list of related queries.

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