On Jan. 3, 2019, YQL service at https://t.co/g4W9RhdMLk will be retired. YQL based services that use https://t.co/g4W9RhdMLk, including users of https://t.co/5IkUaEykdl, will no longer operate. Yahoo Weather API users see the tweet below for info about continuing your service.— Yahoo Developer (@ydn) December 31, 2018
query.yahooapis.com and weather.yahooapis.com not working? Here's why
If you have been wondering why query.yahooapis.com and weather.yahooapis.com have become inaccessible, then we have the answer for you. Both these services have been retired by Yahoo.
As per official information by the Yahoo Developer Network, the company pulled the plug for both these services on January 03. The announcement in this regard was made on December 31.
On Jan. 3, 2019, YQL service at http://query.yahooapis.com will be retired. YQL based services that use http://query.yahooapis.com , including users of http://datatables.org , will no longer operate. Yahoo Weather API users see the tweet below for info about continuing your service
On Jan. 3, 2019, the http://weather.yahooapis.com and http://query.yahooapis.com for Yahoo Weather API will be retired. Contact [email protected] for credentials for the free Yahoo Weather API service at https://weather-ydn-yql.media.yahoo.com/forecastrss
On Jan. 3, 2019, the https://t.co/fsJ4qmcvuu and https://t.co/g4W9RhdMLk for Yahoo Weather API will be retired. Contact [email protected] for credentials for the free Yahoo Weather API service at https://t.co/NnRPnx9jZw.— Yahoo Developer (@ydn) December 31, 2018
Aside from these, the company has also shut down the Yahoo Classic Mail. Announcement for this was made in early December.
Starting January 31, 2019, the Classic version of Yahoo Mail will no longer be available. At that time, you’ll be upgraded to the latest version of Yahoo Mail or Basic Mail, depending on your browser’s compatibility
Yahoo hasn’t revealed the reasons behind these shutdowns though. Let us know your thoughts on these developments in the comments section below.
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