Developer Resources

Software developers and researchers can use these data feeds and APIs to help people find useful government information.

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  • American Job Center Resource API  – American Job Center partners with O'Net to provide a variety of APIs useful for jobseekers.
  • BusinessUSA Resource Access API  – BusinessUSA connects businesses to government services and information. The API provides access to resource abstracts including programs, services, data, events, and more.
  • Citizen Topics API  – This API lists the topics that we use to organize content on You can access it via the /tags call to the Social Media Registry.
  • Federal Agency Directory API Documentation  – This API contains directory information about federal agencies, such as contact methods, in English and Spanish.
  • Federal Forms API  – This API returns detailed information on federal government forms and the agencies that have created them.
  • Federal Jobs API  – This API returns job openings across the federal government. It includes all current openings posted on that are open to the public and located in the United States.
  • API  – is a URL shortener for government employees. The API can shorten, preview, and show clicks on short URLs.
  • Mobile App Gallery API Documentation  – The App Gallery features mobile apps and websites from government agencies on a variety of platforms in English and Spanish.
  • Product Recall Data API  – This API returns food, car, and product safety data and recalls.
  • Social Media Registry API  – The Social Media Registry is an official source of information about federal government social media accounts.

Data Feeds

  • Data  – URLs are created whenever anyone shortens a .gov or .mil URL using bitly.
  • Frequently Asked Questions XML  – The contents of our frequently asked questions are available in XML, in English and Spanish.
  • RSS Directory  – Find RSS feeds from across government.