VisionNet API As You Type Search

All requests must first be Authorized and must use the HTTP GET method over HTTPS. Results are encoded int UTF-8.

This call allows you to implement As You Type results by displaying Ajax powered results in the browser.

The search query is run against following fields (in order of scoring priority): Name, Number(Company and Business), CompanyPreviousName, URL(Companies), Address, Status(Company and Business).

The query will preserve special characters ' & and phrase surrounded by "" will be an exact match. Other special characters in the query will be replaced by space. The address field will only display up to last 2 parts of the address.

https://services.vision-net.ie/cws/1.5/query?q={SEARCH_QUERY}&t={INDEX_TYPE}
Parameter Type Description
q Search Query Search phrase composing of any combination of the search fields eg: vision net dublin. Minimum size is 2 characters.
t Index Type Optional parameter where you can specify commas separated datasets to search through. Will search all datasets if not provided:
cs - irish companies
bn - businesses

The response will return a JSON Array, with up to 20 results, sorted by datasets in the order of: cs, bn and the revelance.

Sample response - company(cs):

Sample response - business(bn):