Developers can integrate Limelight services into their applications and workflows using Limelight APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) and SDKs (Software Development Kits). These APIs and SDKs provide the ability to configure, manage, and monitor Limelight services. If you need expert assistance, Limelight’s legendary service and support teams are ready to help.
Limelight has a range of APIs and SDKs that empower you to securely integrate Limelight services into your workflow.
Limelight offers resources to make integration as fast and easy as possible.
Limelight Content Delivery helps organizations deliver their websites, mobile applications, videos, music, software, games and other applications. Developer resources for Content Delivery include:
Configure and manage Content Delivery service configurations and service instances with this REST API. It exposes the full set of Limelight customer-facing configuration options to developers via API, with predefined Service Profile templates for common use cases to accelerate the learning curve. Authorized users can create, update, retrieve and delete Content Delivery service configurations. Configurations are bi-directionally compatible with Limelight Control configurations for flexible workflow across the organization.
Retrieve and monitor Limelight service metrics with this REST API. Access traffic, storage, DNS and other key metrics, filter with custom Data Segments, and get metadata on important parameters like geographic region codes, status codes and data retention periods.
Remove stale content instantly across the entire CDN. This REST API provides programmatic access to SmartPurge, which is able to purge over one billion objects in less than one second. It provides access to all SmartPurge features including purge by pattern and purge by tag for bulk purges and provides completion confirmations and callbacks.
Create custom queries to access data in custom formats and data aggregations in the time frames you need (real time, near real time and historical) from Limelight’s EdgeQuery analytics platform.
Upload and manage stored content in Limelight Origin Storage. Manage login/logout, authentication, session tokens, directories, and files including both non-multipart and multipart upload. Features of this CORS-compliant API include copy, move, list, download and delete.
Limelight offers Live and On-Demand video services, with dedicated APIs to serve them.
Manage Limelight Video Platform (LVP) media and channels with the ability to query, upload and create, update, and delete media, channels or channel groups using this REST API. You can also augment the Limelight schema with your own custom metadata fields.
Retrieve Limelight LVP player analytics with this REST API. Query a range of viewership metrics including most-played media, traffic sources, media and channel performance, viewer engagement, geography, system information and usage of storage and bandwidth. Provides the ability to filter results returned. Provides the same information as the Analytics tab of the Media Library console.
Receive a callback to the URL of your choice upon Limelight LVP events occurring. Set up automatic notification events when media or channels are created, modified or deleted in an account.
Create, manage and delete Realtime Streaming streams with this REST API.
An HTML SDK as well as SDKs for iOS and Android mobile devices enable clients to subscribe to Limelight Realtime Streaming streams.
Create and manage the schedules and profiles that govern the Live-to-VOD recording service in Limelight MMD Live.
For Dynamic Ad Insertion, track impressions and enable interactivity features including trick-play policy enforcement such as disabling fast forward during ads. Supports leading platforms including iOS, Android, Desktop, Windows Phone and Roku.