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Turn github.com into structured data

Microlink SDK

Make your content attractive

Microlink SDK converts github.com links into beautiful previews, engaging better your links.

large

const mql = require('@microlink/mql')

module.exports = props => {

  const { status, data } = await mql('https://github.com/substack/stream-handbook', {
    video: true,
    audio:true,
    palette: true,
    iframe: true,
    ...props
  })
}

normal

const mql = require('@microlink/mql')

module.exports = props => {

  const { status, data } = await mql('https://github.com/substack/stream-handbook', {
    video: true,
    audio:true,
    palette: true,
    iframe: true,
    ...props
  })
}

small

const mql = require('@microlink/mql')

module.exports = props => {

  const { status, data } = await mql('https://github.com/substack/stream-handbook', {
    video: true,
    audio:true,
    palette: true,
    iframe: true,
    ...props
  })
}

Features

Capabilities under the hood.

  • Background Refresh
    Stale revalidation, keeping things fresh and always up to date via ttl, reflecting any change on the target URL.
  • Unified Metadata
    Normalized from Open Graph, JSON+LD or HTML markup, such as author, images, colors, dates, lang, etc.
  • Caching Level
    Using Microlink CDN to deliver a different resource each time the query string changes.
  • Color Detection
    Get predominant and complementary colors per every image detected.
  • Contextual Data
    Get more from any data, expanding it to get extra useful information.
  • Media Detection
    Get the original source of any image, video or audio.
  • Native Embeds
    Using oEmbed to get the embedded representation of any URL.
  • Prerender Ready
    Cloud based solution with superior operational performance.
  • Cloud Browsing
    Fast, scalable, and reliable browser automation.
  • Background Refresh
    Stale revalidation, keeping things fresh and always up to date via ttl, reflecting any change on the target URL.
  • Unified Metadata
    Normalized from Open Graph, JSON+LD or HTML markup, such as author, images, colors, dates, lang, etc.
  • Caching Level
    Using Microlink CDN to deliver a different resource each time the query string changes.
  • Color Detection
    Get predominant and complementary colors per every image detected.
  • Contextual Data
    Get more from any data, expanding it to get extra useful information.
  • Media Detection
    Get the original source of any image, video or audio.
  • Native Embeds
    Using oEmbed to get the embedded representation of any URL.
  • Prerender Ready
    Cloud based solution with superior operational performance.
  • Cloud Browsing
    Fast, scalable, and reliable browser automation.

Microlink API

Build APIs from websites

Microlink Query Language (MQL) is a programmatic way to getting content from any URL.

Using MQL (docs)

const mql = require('@microlink/mql')

module.exports = props => {

  const { status, data } = await mql('https://github.com/substack/stream-handbook', {
    video: true,
    audio:true,
    palette: true,
    iframe: true,
    ...props
  })
}

Using Microlink CLI (docs)

$ microlink-api https://github.com/substack/stream-handbook
{
  "title": "substack/stream-handbook",
  "description": "how to write node programs with streams. Contribute to substack/stream-handbook development by creating an account on GitHub.",
  "lang": "en",
  "author": "substack",
  "publisher": "GitHub",
  "image": {
    "url": "https://cdn.microlink.io/data/assets/github.com!substack!stream-handbook/avatars3.githubusercontent.com!u!12631!s=400&v=4.jpg",
    "type": "jpg",
    "size": 35450,
    "height": 400,
    "width": 400,
    "size_pretty": "35.5 kB",
    "palette": [
      "#F71904",
      "#EEBC84",
      "#8E2118",
      "#896652",
      "#C6BCA8",
      "#5B3F2D"
    ],
    "background_color": "#EEBC84",
    "color": "#9E1003",
    "alternative_color": "#8E2118"
  },
  "audio": null,
  "url": "https://github.com/substack/stream-handbook",
  "iframe": null,
  "date": "2020-01-11T10:43:08.000Z",
  "logo": null,
  "video": null,
  "screenshot": {
    "url": "https://cdn.microlink.io/screenshot/github.png"
  }
}