The Pill ID API provides direct access to the PillID.com Pill Identification service, which stores the master copy of an extensive, and up-to-date databases providing a definitive identification (Pill ID) from the imprint’s alpha characters, numeric digits and logos. This database is one of the most extensive and up-to-date databases found anywhere.



Utilizing our patented look up routines, we provide a definitive identification (ID) that include logos when others cannot. A definitive Pill ID makes it unnecessary for the user to search through long lists of possible matches, as is often the case when using other resources on the Web.

Pill ID Formats

Our Pill ID API is currently available in two different formats , XML and JSON. These code snippets are to be embedded into your web site and formatted to the customers specifications. The API is also available for WordPress blogs as a plugin and can be installed and utilized with no programming experience within 10 minutes.


There is no database installed and no search computations done on the publishers site. There is also no sizable source code addition to the publishers site, there is no performance impact. Our WordPress plugin is less than 300k bytes. Our API does require an ‘up to date’ host with the capability to run PHP.

Pill ID Resource

When your web based application requests a resource, PillID.Com authenticates your request. It first verifies your application key is valid, matches to your IP address and has the matching URL. Your site is then are permitted to read the information provided by the resource.


You can place the entry box anywhere on your site and customize the surrounding text to suit your needs. When using the WordPress plugin version of the Pill Identifier API you can place the entry box anywhere on a page or within a post with a simple short-code.



Feature PILLID.COM search on your website or blog.


The searches performed via the Pill ID API utilize the same rule sets, error responses and results as the “Quick Search” on the PillID.com website. For more information on featuring the premier pill identification search our your website, contact us at Pill ID.


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