Legacy: What Are Clearbit's API Response Times?
Last Updated: December 21, 2023
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Are API Responses Cached?
Yes, however, the response times can vary. A request for an email/domain that has been reindexed within the past 30 days will return very quickly (low hundreds of milliseconds).
A request for an email/domain that is not in our database OR has been reindexed over 30 days ago will return almost instantly! (with a status of
202 …in the meantime we’ll reindex that record, which can take up to a couple of seconds)
How Quick Should We Expect a Webhook Response to Be?
When using Webhooks, there's no estimate of how long it may take but it does typically take longer than non-webhook users. Customers who don’t want to wait for delivery would use our streaming endpoints.