STANDS4 Web Services:

Grammar API

The Grammar API from STANDS4 is a web service for checking the spelling and style of text in many languages.

Request URL:

http://www.stands4.com/services/v2/grammar.php

Request parameters:

Parameter Value Required Default Description
uid string Y  

Your API user id

tokenid string Y  

Your valid developer token id

text string Y  

The text you would like to check

lang string Y  

The language of the provided text

Sample request URL:

http://www.stands4.com/services/v2/grammar.php?uid=1001&tokenid=tk324324&text=i%20loves%20you

Response elements:

matches Contains all of the check responses
message

Specific error message

rule

Rule broken ID

description

Rule broken description

Sample response:

matches: [
{
message: "This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter",
shortMessage: "",
replacements: [
{
value: "I"
}
],
offset: 0,
length: 1,
context: {
text: "i loves you",
offset: 0,
length: 1
},
rule: {
id: "UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START",
description: "Checks that a sentence starts with an uppercase letter",
issueType: "typographical",
category: {
id: "CASING",
name: "Capitalization"
}
}

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