5 Joke APIs to tickle your fancy 🤣

joke apis

If you don't fancy creating a project using a Trivia API or a Weather API from my previous articles, you might want to give these Joke API's a tickle!

Dad Joke API

🔐 API Key Required? - No

💰 Cost - Free

A collection of dad jokes, known for being cheesy and punny 😂 Jokes are returned in JSON format. This API can also generate random jokes.


Jokes API

🔐 API Key Required? - No

💰 Cost - Free

JokeAPI provides a wide range of jokes on topics such as programming, dark, and puns. Response formats including JSON, XML, YAML and plain text. You are limited to 120 requests per minute.


Dad Jokes

🔐 API Key Required? - Yes

💰 Cost - Free Tier & Paid Options

One Dad Jokes API just isn't punny enough - so here's a second! The free tier allows 50 requests to the random joke endpoint per day. Jokes are returned in JSON format.


Official Joke API

🔐 API Key Required? - No

💰 Cost - Free

This API gives a collection of jokes in various categories such as programming, knock-knock, and miscellaneous. Jokes are returned in JSON format.


Geek Jokes API

🔐 API Key Required? - No

💰 Cost - Free

This API is a collection of geeky jokes about programming, technology, and science. Jokes are returned in JSON format.

I’d love to see any projects you’ve created with a joke API, or if you’ve not created a project - leave me your favourite joke in the comments!

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Written by Kera Cudmore

Junior Software Developer at the Met Office | Code Institute Alumna.

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