[Action required] API changes announcement for existing customers

Note: This announcement applies to API customers that are registered to a Prototype and Developer plans.

Hello all!

We are writing to inform you that a new set of plans is replacing our current application plans (Prototype and Developer plans) and prices.

As of 10th May 2022, the Prototype and Developer plans will no longer be operational. Oxford Dictionaries API will offer two new plans:

- Introductory plan
- Unlimited plan

For Prototype and Developer plan customers, changes are happening between 12th April 2022 and 10th May 2022. So do not worry! You will have time to check the options and choose how you wish to proceed using our data by selecting the Introductory or Unlimited plan.

For further instructions on how to change plans, and for more information, please visit our new plans announcement page.

Link: https://developer.oxforddictionaries.com/new-plans-announcement

If you have any questions, please feel free to leave us a comment or reach us at our Contact Us page. (https://developer.oxforddictionaries.com/contact-us)

The Oxford dictionaries API team

I am approaching the limits of my allowance. Will I be charged if I go over?

annarita__amenduniannarita__amenduni Member
edited October 2018 in Frequently asked questions

If it looks as though you are close to hitting your request limit for the month, you will receive a notification in plenty of time to log-in to your account and change it to a higher level account, with a greater request allowance.

You can change your plan by signing in and navigating to 'API credentials', clicking on the name of your application, and then clicking 'Review/Change'.

If you have a Free account, and choose to stay on your existing plan once you have hit your monthly allowance, your access will cease for the remainder of the month, but you will not be charged anything extra.

Those on our paid plans will still have access to the API once they have hit their monthly request limit, but will be charged £0.002 per additional call.

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