FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

What Is An IP Address Location API

An IP Address Location API is simply a tool that enables you to know the location of the people visiting your site right from your site's admin panel without having to download or install any database.
Normally IP location databases are downloaded by site owners to enable them have access to their site visitor's location information. But thanks to the IP Address Location API, you don't need an IP Location Database to have direct access to instant information on your site's visitors' locations.
So if you a webmaster or a site administrator, you don't need an IP Location database to know the location of your site's visitors, a reliable IP Address Location API, like the one we provide on this site will give you detailed information on your site's visitors easily.

HOW IT WORKS

You simply signup with us for our $39.99 per month or $199.99 per year membership subscription and you get unlimited access through our IP Address API to trace unlimited IP addresses and get detailed and accurate results in real time.
When tracing IP addresses from your website or blog admin panel, you simply send queries to our database and using any programming language like PHP you interpret the detailed results we give back to you in real time in a simple format.
We also offer a free 3 day trial period for you test IP Location API and see how effective it is.

WHAT YOU GET

Using our very fast and reliable IP Address Location API usually provides with detailed results such as:
  1. Host Name or IP Address queried
  2. Resolved IP Address (if a Host Name was queried)
  3. Country Code (ISO-3166-1 alpha-2)
  4. Country Name
  5. Region Code (ISO-3166-2 for US and CA, FIPS 10-4 for other countries)
  6. Region Name
  7. City
  8. Postcode
  9. Latitude
  10. Longitude
  11. ISP
  12. Organization

Benefits of using an IP Location API

There are many benefits that come with using an IP Address Location API, popular ones include:

No Need To Buy And Download An IP Location Database

One of the benefits of using an IP Address location API is that you don't need to buy or download an IP Address Location Database.
Usually when you are using an IP Address Location API, like the one we offer on our site, you don't need bother yourself with the complexities of purchasing and downloading an IP Location database. You will be giving a short code which you can simply install on your site and you get to trace IP addresses in real time without the complexity of hosting the IP Location database. This saves you a lot of space on your servers; it also saves you time and most importantly it saves you money.

A Better Knowledge Of Your Site's Visitors

Another great benefit of using an IP Address Location API is that it gives you an opportunity to have a better knowledge of your site's visitors. With our IP Address API installed on your website or admin panel you get to trace as many IP addresses as you like without limitations and you have a better understanding of where your visitors are coming from. This will help you to relate with them better.

Makes You More Money In The Long Run

When you have a better understanding of the location and other details of your site's visitors, you are able to improve and customize your website content to suit their needs better and eventually make more money.
Having a good knowledge of who your visitors are, will help you create better content to serve them well and you can even use newsletters and other email marketing tools to promote offers specific to visitors from different locations.

How Does The API Work?

Our IP Address API is highly reliable and very simple to use.
  • You don't need to install anything.
  • You don't need to bother with regular updates.
  • You don't need to download an IP Location database and upgrade regularly.
All you simply need to do is integrate the API link we give you with your website and instantly you are ready to trace as many IP address as you like without even leaving your website. You won't ever need to visit an IP Address Tracing site again, you will be able to do it straight from your website or admin panel easily. You can use any programming language like PHP to send queries and interpret the results we send to you in real time and present it a simple easy to read format.
The Exact Process

Signup With Us

Free trial last 3 days and affords you the opportunity to trace as many as 50,000 IP addresses within that period. Full membership costs $39.99 per month and $199.99 per year [i.e. that resolves to $16.67 per month] and allows you unlimited access to our IP Address API, and you get to trace as many IP addresses as you want daily without any form of limitations whatsoever to get IP Address Location, and information on the ISP and Organization related to the IP address.

You Get Your API Link

Once you sign up with us and confirm your account with us, you can then login to IPaddressAPI.com, where you will find your API link.

Integrate With Your Site

You can then integrate your API link into your blog or website admin panel in seconds to start tracing IP addresses right from your website easily.
So you don't need to download anything. You don't need regular updates either. Your API link connects you with our reliable and up to date IP Location Database and you get search results in real time.
Tracing IP addresses from your website or blog admin panel is not difficult. All you have to do is simply use a programming language like PHP to send queries to our database and get detailed results in real time.

The IP Tracing Process Explained

First, you have to tell our server the IP address of interest. You invoke your query via a simple URL mechanism; every programming language that can fetch URLs is appropriate. Our webservice responds with a plain-text line in a CSV-like format. Finally you have to do some kind of parsing to transform the result into something your application can work with.

Detailed Search Results

Each IP address trace is done in real time and usually includes
  • Host Name or IP Address queried
  • Resolved IP Address (if a Host Name was queried)
  • Country Code (ISO-3166-1 alpha-2)
  • Country Name
  • Region Code (ISO-3166-2 for US and CA, FIPS 10-4 for other countries)
  • Region Name
  • City
  • Postcode
  • Latitude
  • Longitude
  • ISP
  • Organization

Do You Offer A Free Trial?

Here at IPaddressAPI.com, we value customer satisfaction and we believe that you should experience the quality of our services before you part with your hard earned money. So we offer a 3 day free trial period that allows you to trace as many as 50,000 IP addresses to get detailed and accurate information.

Details of Our Free Trial Offer

Trial Period - 3 Days
Access - You get full access to our IP Address API
Number of Queries - 50,000! You get to trace as many as 50,000 IP Addresses during the trial period.
Results - Detailed results, which includes IP Address Location, information on the ISP and Organization related to the IP Address.
Want to sign up for our free trial? CLICK HERE!

What Are The Costs Involved?

Access to our IP Address Location API is very affordable. In fact we offer 2 options

3 Day Free Trial

This is free and allows you to enjoy full access to our IP Address API for 3 days. The only limitation to our free trial is that you can't trace more than 50,000 IP addresses. You can upgrade at anytime to the full membership subscription to get unlimited access and trace unlimited IP addresses.

Full Membership

Full membership offers you unlimited access to our IP Address API and it costs just $16.67 per month, if the payment is made annually.

Monthly Billing

This costs $39.99 per month; if payment is made on a monthly basis. This simply means if you choose to be billed on a monthly basis, you pay $39.99 per month.

Annual Billing

This costs $199.99 per year. This simply means if you choose to be billed annually, you get to pay $199.99 per year, which resolves to $16.67 per month and saves you $23.32 per month. This is most affordable option and most people prefer this.

Supported Payment Platform

Our main payment gateway is PayPal, as this is the most popular and secured payment platform online. So all payments are processed through PayPal. Even if you don't have a PayPal account presently, it's free to open and you can pay with your credit or debit card easily.

Full Membership Benefits

  • Unlimited IP Address Trace
  • Detailed and Accurate Information
  • IP Lookup In Real-Time
  • Information On The ISP And Organization Related To The IP Address

How Can I Cancel My Membership?

We value your business but we understand that for certain reasons you may want to cancel your subscription. Cancelling your membership subscription is very easy.
Steps To Cancel Your Membership Subscription

OPTION 1

  • Log in to your PayPal account
  • Click On "Profile" [This can found near the top of the page] - You will be presented with many options
  • Click On "My Preapproved Payments" [This can be found in the Financial Information column] - You will be presented with a list of subscriptions, if they are more than one. If this option is not available then use OPTION 2.
  • Click "Details" Or "View the Agreement" next to the one for IPaddressApi.com and then cancel your subscription
  • Click Cancel or Cancel automatic billing and simply follow the instructions to the end.

OPTION 2

  • Simply log in to your PayPal account.
  • Click on "Profile" [This can be found near the top of the page]
  • Click on "My Money"
  • Click on "Update" which you will find in the "My Preapproved Payment"s section.
  • Click "Cancel" or "Cancel Automatic Billing" and simply follow the instructions to the end.

How do I renew my account if it has expired?

To renew your account if it has expired, login to your account dashboard and select a payment plan. Follow the instructions at PayPal to process the payment.

Membership Benefits

Membership subscription at IPaddressAPI.com is not without its privileges and benefits.
Members have full access with no restrictions to our IP Address Location API.
As a member you get full access to the IP Address Location API, so you can conduct unlimited IP lookups, get detailed and accurate results from our huge, reliable and regularly updated IP location database.

Features

  • Unlimited Access To Our IP Address Location API
  • Unlimited IP Address Lookups
  • Detailed and Accurate Results
  • IP Address Location Lookup In Real-Time
  • Information On The ISP And Organization Related To The IP Address
  • Quick Access To Customer Support If You Need Any Help

Better Relationship With Visitors

Apart from all the features listed above the main benefit you get from being a full member of IPaddressAPI.com is that the use of our IP Address Location API tool gives you a great opportunity to have a better relationship with your site's visitors.
Tracing IP addresses with our IP Address Location API gives you more information about those visiting your website. You can use this information to improve on your site's content, relate better with your visitors and even convert them to paying customers using newsletters and other forms of email marketing.

Better Protection From Spammers

Not only does using IP Address API help you to make more money, it also helps you to understand how to protect your site better as you will be able to identify and block off known spammers and fraudsters once you identify their IP addresses.

How Can I Make Money With Your IP Address Location API

The primary purpose of every business is to make profits while providing needed services to target customers. Our IP Address Location API was designed with that goal in mind, to help you make more money.

Know Your Customers

If you are going to maximize your profits you need to know where your major visitors are coming from. An understanding of your visitors' location and details will help you to be able to customize specific services targeted to meeting their needs. This is where Geotargeting and Geomarketing comes in.

Geotargeting And Geomarketing

Geotargeting and Geomarketing simply refer to customizing your services to specific locations to meet your customers' needs and increase your profits. With our IP Address API tool, you are able to know where your visitors come from and have a better understanding of who they are, you can then take it a step further by:
  • Using auto responders to collect their email addresses and then sending specific marketing offers or services that apply to them and their location using newsletters and other sources of communication.
  • Creating more attractive content that suits the needs of your site's visitors and presenting your services and products in better ways they can relate with.

Conclusion

Using our IP Address Location API, gives you a better understanding of the source of your traffic, and it allows you monetize your website better as you will have a better understanding of the people visiting your website regularly.
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