Restrictions and requirements

Yandex.XML provides access to Russian, Turkish, and Worldwide types of search. The desired search type is selected during registration.

The search type determines the ranking formula, the set of documents that are searched (the search base), and the restrictions that are applied to usage of Yandex.XML.

The following types of restrictions are applied:

  • Limit to the number of IP addresses that are associated with the account (by default, one).
  • Daily limits on the number of search queries sent. If the IP address changes, the limit applies to the total number of queries sent from all network addresses.
  1. Limits on the number of results sent.
  2. License agreement
  3. Limit on the number of results returned
  4. Formatting requirements
  5. Additional functionality

Limits on the number of results sent.

Condition Number of search queries
The website is registered in the Yandex.Webmaster service.

The number of search queries allowed is determined individually for each user. Restrictions depend on the sites registered in Yandex.Webmaster.

The following types of limits are also applied:

Telephone number is not confirmed.

The restrictions can't be lifted.

Telephone number confirmed.
Restriction. One telephone number may be confirmed no more than once, and only for a single account.

The restrictions can't be lifted.

In order to change the restrictions (increase the maximum number of queries per day and IP addresses allowed), become a partner of the Yandex Advertising Network.

License agreement

Search type Link
“Russian” search type
“Turkish” search type
“Worldwide” search type

Limit on the number of results returned

For each search query, no more than 1000 results are returned.

Formatting requirements

When using the service, follow the requirements for formatting results and the recommendations for protection from robots.

Additional functionality

To get information about additional features of Yandex.XML and how to get access to them, contact a Yandex representative.