Search images using Google Custom Search Engine API.
$ npm install --save google-images
Note: You'll need to set up your own Google Custom Search Engine to execute queries.
const GoogleImages = ;const client = 'CSE ID' 'API KEY';client;// paginate resultsclient;// search for certain sizeclient;
Please see Google's API documentation for details on the option and response properties and their possible values. Note that the option names used here may differ slightly (e.g. no
The identifier for a Custom Search Engine to use.
The credentials for accessing Google's API.
Perform an image search for
The search terms to use for finding images. Identical to those you would use in a web search.
The range of results to return. Useful because often results cannot be returned in a single response. Note that it is a one-based unsigned integer. E.g. page
1 has the first 10 results, page
2 has the next set of 10, etc.
The size of images to search. E.g.
The category of images to search. E.g.
The dominant color to search for. E.g.
The category of color spectrums to search. E.g.
The heuristic level to use for filtering out explicit content using SafeSearch. E.g.
Google deprecated their public Google Images API, so to search for images you need to sign up for Google Custom Search Engine. Here are the steps you need to do:
You can do this here: https://cse.google.com/cse.
Do not specify any sites to search but instead use the "Restrict Pages using Schema.org Types" under the "Advanced options".
For the most inclusive set, use the Schema:
Thing. Make a note of the CSE ID.
In your search engine settings, enable "Image search":
Register a new app and enable Google Custom Search Engine API here: Google Developers Console. Make a note of the API key.
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