Contextualize REST API: Query Context

Method description

Returns the top product attributes and the top specific products for a specific query. Both the attributes and specific products weights are calculated based on user clicks, add-to-carts and purchases and the values are normalized using a linear function.

With segmentation can send a user attributes list ("key":"value", ...) and number of tries in the request and the API try to return a segment data using this user attributes. If not have results for this user attributes in this number of tries it return the basic query context.

"topAttributes" objects don't have a fixed order and it may change in between requests. Although, values for each attribute are sorted by "weight" in descending order.

"topProducts" are sorted by "weight" in descending order.

HTTP method


URL schema


URL example


Path Parameters

Parameter nameRequiredDescription
client_id(tick)Client identifier on the system

URI Parameters

Parameter nameRequiredDescriptionDefault


Search term that user did-
lang(tick)Language of the query-
attributes.rows (error) Number of values of each field1
products.rows (error) Number of products to return5



Minimum number of events required to return a field or product.

client configuration / 10
userAttributes (error) User attributes to get segmentation data-
maxTries(error) Max tries to do segmentation intentsclient configuration / 3


200 - successful request

Type: application/json

Example application/json
  "topAttributes": [
      "field": "brand",
      "values": [
        {"value": "apple", "weight": 3},
        {"value": "sony", "weight": 1.8}
      "field": "category",
      "values": [
        {"value": "mobiles", "weight": 3}
  "topProducts": [
    {"value":"213115", weight:"3"},
    {"value":"213149", weight:"1.3"}
400 - mandatory query parameter is missing

Type: application/json

Example application/json
  "code": 400,
  "error": "XXX is mandatory"
404 - either client or endpoint don't exist

Type: application/json

Example application/json
  "code": 404,
  "error": "XXX not found"