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Instructions for operating your XML & JSON files subscription (Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium).

Basics
To access the functions of the XML or JSON service, you always use a link with the format:

Secure SSL connection
https://xml.dgcsc.org/xml.cfm?password=[your_password]&action=[action]

Unsecure connection
http://xml.dgcsc.org/xml.cfm?password=[your_password]&action=[action]

Free Trial
To test the service simply use the word "trial" (without the quotation marks) as the password, and use one of the following actions:
GoldBE,GoldBAE,GoldBOE,GoldBAOE,LondonFixes,GoldJB,GoldJBA,GoldJBO,GoldJBAO,JLondonFixes

If you get a warning when using the secure SSL link, you may wish to read this.

Available XML price file actions for Gold, Silver, Platinum & Palladium (uses hit credits) (For old versions click here)
Action Result
GoldBE (grams)
GoldBOE (ounces)
Returns the Gold "bid" price XML file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
GoldBAE (grams)
GoldBAOE (ounces)
Returns the Gold "bid & ask" price XML file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
SilverBE (grams)
SilverBOE (ounces)
Returns the Silver "bid" price XML file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
SilverBAE (grams)
SilverBAOE (ounces)
Returns the Silver "bid & ask" price XML file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
PlatinumBE (grams)
PlatinumBOE (ounces)
Returns the Platinum "bid" price XML file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
PlatinumBAE (grams)
PlatinumBAOE (ounces)
Returns the Platinum "bid & ask" price XML file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
PalladiumBE (grams)
PalladiumBOE (ounces)
Returns the Palladium "bid" price XML file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
PalladiumBAE (grams)
PalladiumBAOE (ounces)
Returns the Palladium "bid & ask" price XML file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
LondonFixes Returns the London Fix price XML file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]

Available JSON price file actions for Gold, Silver, Platinum & Palladium (uses hit credits)
Action Result
GoldJB (grams)
GoldJBO (ounces)
Returns the Gold "bid" price JSON file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
GoldJBA (grams)
GoldJBAO (ounces)
Returns the Gold "bid & ask" price JSON file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
SilverJB (grams)
SilverJBO (ounces)
Returns the Silver "bid" price JSON file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
SilverJBA (grams)
SilverJBAO (ounces)
Returns the Silver "bid & ask" price JSON file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
PlatinumJB (grams)
PlatinumJBO (ounces)
Returns the Platinum "bid" price JSON file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
PlatinumJBA (grams)
PlatinumJBAO (ounces)
Returns the Platinum "bid & ask" price JSON file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
PalladiumJB (grams)
PalladiumJBO (ounces)
Returns the Palladium "bid" price JSON file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
PalladiumJBA (grams)
PalladiumJBAO (ounces)
Returns the Palladium "bid & ask" price JSON file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]
JLondonFixes Returns the London Fix price JSON file (sample)
[Each time you use this action, you use one hit credit]


Available user information actions (doesn't use credits)
Action Result
status Returns a page showing useful information about the status of your subscription and is also used to make settings to let you know when you are running short of credit.
xmlstatus Returns a page showing useful information about the status of your subscription in XML format.
recover Used to recover your password if you lose it. In this case you use your paypal e-mail address as the password. Your password wil be e-mailed to your paypal e-mail address.


Log File
A temporary log file that shows some details about the hits on your files is available at https://xml.dgcsc.org/Logs/[your password].txt

This log file may be useful for debugging purposes etc. while developing your application. Log files are purged weekly at approximately midnight Saturday UCT.

Topping up your credit
To top up your credit, simply go to xml.dgcsc.org and click one of the "buy now" buttons. As long as you use the same paypal account e-mail as before, your subscription will be topped up. If you use a different payment e-mail, a new subscription will be created. In either case your Paypal address will receive a confirmation e-mail with the details of the transaction.