Peek Inside

Monitor all your competitors websites and get notified when their content change.

View all of your Competitors

You can view all your Competitors on the one screen along with the URL, Last Change Date and Last Called date.

Adding a new Competitor

Click on 'Add competitor' to get started. Simply input the Website's URL to begin monitoring that domain for visual changes.

View your Competitor Logs

Click on 'View' to view your Competitor Logs. These logs will show you a timeline of any small or large changes to the website and when they occurred.

Compare before and after screenshots

Use the slider to compare the before and after screenshots that were logged when the change was detected. Skip back in history and view how it has changed over time.

Basic Usage

Setup your first Competitor Monitor

This tutorial will show you how to monitor the Google homepage for visual changes.

  1. Click the 'Add competitor' button.
  2. Input https://google.com as the website URL and click save.
  3. SaaS Ninja will track visual changes on this domain every 24hrs and notify you if things change.

API Overview

Authentication

You'll need to authenticate using your API Key.

There are two ways to authenticate:

Request Headers:

$ curl -H "X-Api-Id: <API_KEY_ID>" -H "X-Api-Secret: <API_SECRET>" 'https://snja.io'

URL Parameters:

$ curl 'https://snja.io/foo?_id=<API_KEY_ID>&_secret=<API_SECRET>'

API Keys

API Keys can be created and managed in the API Keys section.

  1. Go to the API Keys section.
  2. Click on the button 'Generate API Key'.
  3. A new key will be genereated for use with the API.

Rate Limits

API Keys are rate limited to ensure fair delivery of services. You can view the current Rate Limit and Remaining Requests in the returned Response Headers from the API. Below is a description of the Response Headers.

Header Description
X-RateLimit-Limit The maximum number of requests per time window.
X-RateLimit-Remaining The number of requests remaining before reset.
X-RateLimit-Reset The time at which the current rate limit window resets in UTC Epoch seconds.

Error Codes

The following HTTP response codes are used.

Code Message Description
200 OK The request has succeeded.
400 Bad Request The request could not be understood by the server due to malformed syntax.
401 Unauthorised This indicates that you have not passed a valid API key, the key has expired, or the Authorization header is not formatted correctly.
404 Not Found The server has not found anything matching the Request-URI.
405 Method Not Allowed This indicates that the request method is known by the server but has been disabled and cannot be used.
429 Too Many Requests We have recieved too many requests from your API Key in a given amount of time. Wait a while and try again.

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