HTTP Status Error Codes

Errors will return with standard HTTP status codes.

Status codes are as follows:

  • 1xx: Informational - Communicates transfer protocol-level information.

  • 2xx: Success - The request was successful.

  • 3xx: Redirection - The client must take some additional action to complete the request.

  • 4xx: Client Error - Failed request due to client error.

  • 5xx: Server Error - Failed request due to server error.

400 Bad Request

A 400 Bad Request error means that the server was unable to proceed with the request. The most common cause of the error is bad syntax in the request URL or body.

401 Unauthorized

401 Unauthorized errors are usually caused by a problem in the request header of your API call, i.e. you don't use a valid API key to make the API call.

403 Access Denied

When your application makes an API call with your API key and the request is not allowed.

404 Resource Not Found

This error occurs when your application tries to call an API or fetch an entity that does not exist.

405 Method Not Allowed

This error indicates that the HTTP protocol methods in your request are not supported. Check the documentation for the API to see supported methods.

429 Rate Limit

You are allowed to make 20 requests every 10 mins and an error occurs if you surpass this limit.

500 Internal Server Error

A 500 Internal Server Error indicates that Ayrshare is experiencing an internal error or processing failed.