Getting started

Guides

OAuth 2.0 Guide

This is required to get an access token for calling APIs. SurveyMonkey currently supports OAuth 2.0 version 15.

Sending Requests Guide

This tutorial will guide you through your first call on the SurveyMonkey API and retrieve a Survey.

Polling for New Survey Responses Guide

This tutorial will show you how to poll our API nightly for new survey responses and show you how to map answers back to the questions in your survey.


SDK & Tools

SurveyMonkey Github

SurveyMonkey lists all of our code examples and related integration code on Github. If you have a SDK or example you would like to be added let us know.

3rd Party Node JS SDK

The Node.js SDK enables you to access features of the SurveyMonkey API with less work. You can get started here: https://github.com/Datahero/node-surveymonkey

3rd Party PHP Wrapper

The PHP wrapper provides a simple mechanism for calling to the SurveyMonkey API. The project is open sourced on github. https://github.com/oori/php-surveymonkey


Support

StackOverflow

We strongly encourage you to ask Technical Questions on StackOverflow. We monitor questions tagged as surveymonkey daily and it helps all our users get answers quickly on a great platform. Here is the SurveyMonkey Listing.

Email Support

We offer limited email support for technical questions not answered on StackOverflow at api-support@surveymonkey.com

 


What's New

12/06/13

  • You may now retrieve respondents for surveys with up to 500,000 respondents

10/22/13

  • API Console now works correctly with IE

10/15/13

  • The "answer_id" in nested items within an answer is now of type String
  • Fixed OAuth dialog so it renders correct in IE 8-10
  • Characters that have been encoded as HTML entities in the survey are now rendered correctly as Unicode in the output
  • New API console has been deployed at https://developer.surveymonkey.com/api_console