Any API/URL

How to import data from API?

  1. Go to the Resources page

  2. Click Add Resource

  3. Click the API tab

  4. Specify the remote file, resource name, the URL link. As for authentication, Acho currently supports three methods:

  • None: If API is for the public to use, it's no need to provide authentication.

  • Basic Authentication: requires to provide username and password.

  • API Key Authentication requires to provide an API key.

How to get API of the public dataset?

If the dataset that you want to import has a download button, you can just right-click the button and choose "Copy link address". Then, you can directly import the dataset to Acho from API without downloading the file. (The example is from here)