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Search Suggest Code Samples

Use the code samples below as examples to create an application in your desired language. The following code samples use the /search/suggestions endpoint which allows you to execute a request for suggested content based on a query term or phrase. Get started and begin to understand the endpoint by following the examples below in the language of your choice.

 

# Search Suggestions:

curl -X GET "https://apis.ebsco.com/medsapi-dynamic-health/v1/content/search/suggestions?query=heart&maxItemsPerSuggestionType=1"
  -H "accept: application/json"
  -H "authorization: Bearer TOKEN"
  -H "Content-Type: application/json"
// Search Suggestions:

// Construct the client
OkHttpClient client = new OkHttpClient();

// Create the URL
HttpUrl url = new HttpUrl.Builder()
    .scheme("https")
    .host("apis.ebsco.com")
    .addPathSegment("medsapi-dynamic-health")
    .addPathSegment("v1")
    .addPathSegment("content")
    .addPathSegment("search")
    .addPathSegment("suggestions")
    .addQueryParameter("query", "heart")
    .addQueryParameter("maxItemsPerSuggestionType", "1")
    .build();


// Build the request
Request request = new Request.Builder()
    .url(url)
    .get()
    .addHeader("Accept", "application/json")
    .addHeader("Authorization", "Bearer TOKEN")
    .addHeader("Content-Type", "application/json")
    .build();

// Send the request
Response response = client.newCall(request).execute();
// Search Suggestions: 

const host = "https://apis.ebsco.com";
const path = "/medsapi-dynamic-health/v1/content/search/suggestions";
const queryParams = {
    query: "heart",
    maxItemsPerSuggestionType: "1"
};

// Create the Request
const url = host + path;

const settings = {
    async: true,
    crossDomain: true,
    url: url,
    method: "GET",
    headers: {
        Accept: "application/json",
        Authorization: "Bearer TOKEN",
        Content-Type: "application/json"
    },
    data: queryParams
};

// Send the Request
$.ajax(settings).done(function (response) {
    console.log(response);
});

# Search Suggestions:

# Form the URL 
urlstr = File.join('https://', 'apis.ebsco.com', 'medsapi-dynamic-health/v1/content/search/suggestions')
uri = URI.parse(urlstr)
params = { :query => "heart", :maxItemsPerSuggestionType => "1" }

# Add params to URI
uri.query = URI.encode_www_form( params )

# Create the HTTP object
http = Net::HTTP.new(uri.host, uri.port)
http.use_ssl = true
http.verify_mode = OpenSSL::SSL::VERIFY_NONE

# Create the request
request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(uri)
request["Accept"] = "application/json"
request["Authorization"] = "Bearer TOKEN"
request["Content-Type"] = "application/json"

# Send the request
response = http.request(request)

# Search Suggestions:

# Form the URL
url = ''.join(['/medsapi-dynamic-health/v1/content','/search/suggestions'])
queryParams = {
   'query': "heart",
   'maxItemsPerSuggestionType': "1"
}

# Create Connection Instance
conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection("apis.ebsco.com")

# Create the Request Headers
headers = {
    'Authorization': "Bearer TOKEN",
    'Accept': "application/json",
    'content-type': "application/json"  
    }

# Send Request  
conn.request("GET", url, queryParams, headers)