Geocoder Autocomplete API Developer's Guide

Constructing a Request

A typical request to the Geocoder Autocomplete API includes the basic elements shown in the following table and, in addition, it may contain resource-specific parameters or data.

Table 1. Basic request elements
Element Value/Example Description
Legacy Base URL https://autocomplete.geocoder.api.here.com Production environment when you use an app_id/app_code pair. For more information, see the Identity & Access Management Developer Guide.
Base URL https://autocomplete.geocoder.ls.hereapi.com Production environment.
Path /6.2/  
Resource suggest GET only, specify request details via query parameters
Application Code - Legacy &app_code={YOUR_APP_CODE} Substitute your own unique app_code. For more information, see the Identity & Access Management Developer Guide.
Application Id - Legacy &app_id={YOUR_APP_ID} Substitute your own unique app_id. For more information, see the Identity & Access Management Developer Guide.
API Key ?apiKey={YOUR_API_KEY} Substitute your own unique apiKey. For more information, see the Identity & Access Management Developer Guide.

This example search request uses HTTP GET to request autocomplete suggestions for the search term Berli:

https://autocomplete.geocoder.ls.hereapi.com/6.2/suggest.json
?query=Berli
&apiKey={YOUR_API_KEY}
Note: This example uses a HERE API Key to authenticate your request. For the available authentication options, see the Identity & Access Management Developer Guide.