Client API Introduction
The Kongregate Client-side API
Note about the API
The Kongregate API is only accessible on kongregate.com. Integrating the APIs outside of our web platform will result in errors and non-functionality.
The Kongregate API Object
Throughout the API documentation, you will see references to the "Kongregate" object or the "Kongregate API" object. In order to keep the API simple, function names, arguments, and return values are the same no matter what language is being used. The main difference when using a different language is how you go about obtaining the main Kongregate API object.
This is explained further in the language-specific documentation, but just keep in mind that when you see a variable named
kongregate or a reference to a "Kongregate" object or "Kongregate API" object you will need to substitute in the appropriate language-specific construct. It can be useful to create your own
kongregate variable which references the API so that your code exactly matches the documentation.
The Kongregate Server-side HTTP API
In addition to client-side links, Kongregate offers a Server Side HTTP API to provide for secure communication and submissions between your game's server and Kongregate. These calls are used for verifying purchases and submitting high scores, as well as looking up user information and getting badge feeds.
- Flash IFRAME Integration: Allows you to use the Kongregate API when your game is hosted in an iframe on another domain
- If you run into problems, please check out the API integration forum.
Updated almost 3 years ago